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This is a list of the greatest albums of all time, created and ranked by music fans worldwide. Music is as subjective as any art form, but most people can agree that there are works that rise above the rest and go down as the best albums of all time, regardless of their genre. This is not a list of your "favorite" albums, but a list of the "greatest" albums. Whatever your musical tastes, vote and rank the albums you think had the most impact on music, the most influence on culture and other musicians... the greatest relevance to their genre. From Diamond-certified albums to the most popular albums ever, this list has them all.

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1
12,192 9,166
The Dark Side of the Moon is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

2
11,151 5,857
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Cl... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

3
8,917 6,141
Led Zeppelin IV is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin

4
10,202 5,159
Abbey Road is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Beatles

5
8,181 5,087
The White Album is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Beatles

6
8,152 4,447
Revolver is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Beatles

7
5,997 5,016
Who's Next is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Who

8
7,253 6,136
Nevermind is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Nirvana

9
6,214 4,217
Pet Sounds is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Beach Boys

10
5,930 4,366
The Doors is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Doors

11
5,990 4,905
Led Zeppelin is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin

12
6,156 4,861
Rumours is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Fleetwood Mac

13
6,371 3,972
Rubber Soul is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Beatles

14
5,812 3,662
Are You Experienced is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Jimi Hendrix Experience

15
5,650 3,647
The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Sta... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

16
7,495 4,916
Wish You Were Here is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Pink Floyd

17
5,014 4,436
London Calling is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Clash

18
5,306 4,074
Led Zeppelin II is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Led Zeppelin

19
5,142 4,544
A Night at the Opera is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

20
4,988 5,392
Back in Black is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

21
5,823 5,547
Thriller is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
Michael Jackson

22
4,559 4,807
Hotel California is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

23
3,774 4,709
The Joshua Tree is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time

24
4,598 3,258
Electric Ladyland is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Jimi Hendrix Experience

25
4,394 3,283
Sticky Fingers is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Albums of All Time
The Rolling Stones