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Greatest of All Time Billboard 200 Albums

Greatest of All Time Billboard 200 Albums

These all-time rankings are based on actual performance on the weekly Billboard Hot 100 (from its launch on Aug. 4, 1958 through Oct. 10, 2015) and Billboard 200 (from Aug. 17, 1963 — when we combined our two leading pop album album charts for stereo and mono releases into one all-encompassing weekly chart — through […]

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  • 1
    • 21

      Adele
  • 2
    • The Sound Of Music

      Soundtrack
  • 3
    • Thriller

      Michael Jackson
  • 4
    • Fearless

      Taylor Swift
  • 5
    • Born In The U.S.A.

      Bruce Springsteen
  • 6
    • Ropin' The Wind

      Garth Brooks
  • 7
    • Jagged Little Pill

      Alanis Morissette
  • 8
    • Doctor Zhivago

      Soundtrack
  • 9
    • All The Right Reasons

      Nickelback
  • 10
    • Tapestry

      Carole King
  • 11
    • Whitney Houston

      Whitney Houston
  • 12
    • The Fame

      Lady Gaga
  • 13
    • Whipped Cream & Other Delights

      Herb Alpert's Tijuana Brass
  • 14
    • Come On Over

      Shania Twain
  • 15
    • Rumours

      Fleetwood Mac
  • 16
    • Confessions

      Usher
  • 17
    • Frozen

      Soundtrack
  • 18
    • Taylor Swift

      Taylor Swift
  • 19
    • Forever Your Girl

      Paula Abdul
  • 20
    • Some Gave All

      Billy Ray Cyrus
  • 21
    • Falling Into You

      Celine Dion
  • 22
    • Some Hearts

      Carrie Underwood
  • 23
    • The Bodyguard (Soundtrack)

      Whitney Houston
  • 24
    • Please Hammer Don't Hurt 'Em

      M.C. Hammer
  • 25
    • Hysteria

      Def Leppard
  • 26
    • Come Away With Me

      Norah Jones
  • 27
    • Daughtry

      Daughtry
  • 28
    • [Hybrid Theory]

      Linkin Park
  • 29
    • No Fences

      Garth Brooks
  • 30
    • Cracked Rear View

      Hootie & The Blowfish
  • 31
    • The Dark Side Of The Moon

      Pink Floyd
  • 32
    • Fallen

      Evanescence
  • 33
    • Slippery When Wet

      Bon Jovi
  • 34
    • Human Clay

      Creed
  • 35
    • Mary Poppins

      Soundtrack
  • 36
    • Supernatural

      Santana
  • 37
    • Night Visions

      Imagine Dragons
  • 38
    • Frampton Comes Alive

      Peter Frampton
  • 39
    • Goodbye Yellow Brick Road

      Elton John
  • 40
    • Metallica

      Metallica
  • 41
    • ...Baby One More Time

      Britney Spears
  • 42
    • Backstreet Boys

      Backstreet Boys
  • 43
    • Saturday Night Fever

      Soundtrack
  • 44
    • !!Going Places!!

      Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass
  • 45
    • Ten

      Pearl Jam
  • 46
    • 4

      Foreigner
  • 47
    • Escape

      Journey
  • 48
    • Can't Slow Down

      Lionel Richie
  • 49
    • Spice

      Spice Girls
  • 50
    • Mariah Carey

      Mariah Carey
  • 51
    • High School Musical

      Soundtrack
  • 52
    • The Emancipation Of Mimi

      Mariah Carey
  • 53
    • Blood, Sweat & Tears

      Blood, Sweat & Tears
  • 54
    • Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

      The Beatles
  • 55
    • Unorthodox Jukebox

      Bruno Mars
  • 56
    • The Eminem Show

      Eminem
  • 57
    • Time, Love And Tenderness

      Michael Bolton
  • 58
    • Let Go

      Avril Lavigne
  • 59
    • Jesus Christ Superstar

      Various Artists
  • 60
    • Dirty Dancing

      Soundtrack
  • 61
    • II

      Boyz II Men
  • 62
    • In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida

      Iron Butterfly
  • 63
    • Rock N Roll Jesus

      Kid Rock
  • 64
    • 1989

      Taylor Swift
  • 65
    • Appetite For Destruction

      Guns N' Roses
  • 66
    • Hi Infidelity

      REO Speedwagon
  • 67
    • Tragic Kingdom

      No Doubt
  • 68
    • Need You Now

      Lady Antebellum
  • 69
    • Breakfast In America

      Supertramp
  • 70
    • Millennium

      Backstreet Boys
  • 71
    • Hannah Montana 2 (Soundtrack)/Meet Miley Cyrus

      Miley Cyrus
  • 72
    • Control

      Janet Jackson
  • 73
    • American Idiot

      Green Day
  • 74
    • Fleetwood Mac

      Fleetwood Mac
  • 75
    • Girl You Know It's True

      Milli Vanilli
  • 76
    • Here's To The Good Times

      Florida Georgia Line
  • 77
    • Breakaway

      Kelly Clarkson
  • 78
    • My World 2.0

      Justin Bieber
  • 79
    • Unplugged

      Eric Clapton
  • 80
    • The Lion King

      Soundtrack
  • 81
    • Faith

      George Michael
  • 82
    • Don't Be Cruel

      Bobby Brown
  • 83
    • Hotshot

      Shaggy
  • 84
    • Wilson Phillips

      Wilson Phillips
  • 85
    • Country Grammar

      Nelly
  • 86
    • John Denver's Greatest Hits

      John Denver
  • 87
    • Music Box

      Mariah Carey
  • 88
    • Hangin' Tough

      New Kids On The Block
  • 89
    • Chicago II

      Chicago
  • 90
    • Hello, Dolly!

      Original Cast
  • 91
    • The Sign

      Ace Of Base
  • 92
    • The Wall

      Pink Floyd
  • 93
    • Recovery

      Eminem
  • 94
    • Janet Jackson's Rhythm Nation 1814

      Janet Jackson
  • 95
    • Asia

      Asia
  • 96
    • The E.N.D.

      The Black Eyed Peas
  • 97
    • FutureSex/LoveSounds

      Justin Timberlake
  • 98
    • Brothers In Arms

      Dire Straits
  • 99
    • In The Lonely Hour

      Sam Smith
  • 100
    • The Dutchess

      Fergie
  • 101
    • O Brother, Where Art Thou?

      Soundtrack
  • 102
    • Business As Usual

      Men At Work
  • 103
    • The Graduate

      Soundtrack
  • 104
    • Me And My Gang

      Rascal Flatts
  • 105
    • A Hard Day's Night (Soundtrack)

      The Beatles
  • 106
    • Sigh No More

      Mumford & Sons
  • 107
    • Songs In A Minor

      Alicia Keys
  • 108
    • Heart

      Heart
  • 109
    • Crash My Party

      Luke Bryan
  • 110
    • Purple Rain (Soundtrack)

      Prince And The Revolution
  • 111
    • No Strings Attached

      'N Sync
  • 112
    • Speakerboxxx/The Love Below

      OutKast
  • 113
    • X

      Ed Sheeran
  • 114
    • Abraxas

      Santana
  • 115
    • Songs In The Key Of Life

      Stevie Wonder
  • 116
    • Babel

      Mumford & Sons
  • 117
    • Breathless

      Kenny G
  • 118
    • Nevermind

      Nirvana
  • 119
    • Janet.

      Janet Jackson
  • 120
    • Band On The Run

      Paul McCartney And Wings
  • 121
    • Are You Experienced?

      Jimi Hendrix
  • 122
    • Sports

      Huey Lewis & The News
  • 123
    • Hair

      Original Cast Recording
  • 124
    • Synchronicity

      The Police
  • 125
    • Pieces Of You

      Jewel
  • 126
    • CrazySexyCool

      TLC
  • 127
    • The Joshua Tree

      U2
  • 128
    • As I Am

      Alicia Keys
  • 129
    • Cooleyhighharmony

      Boyz II Men
  • 130
    • No Jacket Required

      Phil Collins
  • 131
    • 1

      The Beatles
  • 132
    • The Monkees

      The Monkees
  • 133
    • Whitesnake

      Whitesnake
  • 134
    • Monkey Business

      The Black Eyed Peas
  • 135
    • Abbey Road

      The Beatles
  • 136
    • My Kinda Party

      Jason Aldean
  • 137
    • 'N Sync

      'N Sync
  • 138
    • Bad

      Michael Jackson
  • 139
    • Get Rich Or Die Tryin'

      50 Cent
  • 140
    • Red

      Taylor Swift
  • 141
    • Home

      Dixie Chicks
  • 142
    • Grease

      Soundtrack
  • 143
    • Red Octopus

      Jefferson Starship
  • 144
    • American Pie

      Don McLean
  • 145
    • Honky Chateau

      Elton John
  • 146
    • Led Zeppelin II

      Led Zeppelin
  • 147
    • Konvicted

      Akon
  • 148
    • The Long Run

      Eagles
  • 149
    • Off The Wall

      Michael Jackson
  • 150
    • Back To Black

      Amy Winehouse
  • 151
    • American Fool

      John Cougar
  • 152
    • Tha Carter III

      Lil Wayne
  • 153
    • A Day Without Rain

      Enya
  • 154
    • Unforgettable: With Love

      Natalie Cole
  • 155
    • One Of These Nights

      Eagles
  • 156
    • More Of The Monkees

      The Monkees
  • 157
    • M!ssundaztood

      P!nk
  • 158
    • Totally Krossed Out

      Kris Kross
  • 159
    • Whitney

      Whitney Houston
  • 160
    • Woodstock

      Soundtrack
  • 161
    • That's The Way Of The World (Soundtrack)

      Earth, Wind & Fire
  • 162
    • Silver Side Up

      Nickelback
  • 163
    • Titanic

      Soundtrack
  • 164
    • Let's Talk About Love

      Celine Dion
  • 165
    • Chicago V

      Chicago
  • 166
    • Funny Girl

      Barbra Streisand
  • 167
    • August And Everything After

      Counting Crows
  • 168
    • Glass Houses

      Billy Joel
  • 169
    • Reckless

      Bryan Adams
  • 170
    • What Now My Love

      Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass
  • 171
    • Diana Ross And The Supremes Greatest Hits

      Diana Ross & The Supremes
  • 172
    • Dookie

      Green Day
  • 173
    • Disraeli Gears

      Cream
  • 174
    • Nellyville

      Nelly
  • 175
    • Captain Fantastic And The Brown Dirt Cowboy

      Elton John
  • 176
    • You Don't Mess Around With Jim

      Jim Croce
  • 177
    • Harvest

      Neil Young
  • 178
    • In The Wind

      Peter, Paul & Mary
  • 179
    • True Blue

      Madonna
  • 180
    • Songs From The Big Chair

      Tears For Fears
  • 181
    • Weathered

      Creed
  • 182
    • Dark Horse

      Nickelback
  • 183
    • Private Dancer

      Tina Turner
  • 184
    • Bella Donna

      Stevie Nicks
  • 185
    • Houses Of The Holy

      Led Zeppelin
  • 186
    • Up All Night

      One Direction
  • 187
    • Meet The Beatles!

      The Beatles
  • 188
    • Bridge Over Troubled Water

      Simon & Garfunkel
  • 189
    • Pure Heroine

      Lorde
  • 190
    • First Take

      Roberta Flack
  • 191
    • 52nd Street

      Billy Joel
  • 192
    • Scarecrow

      John Mellencamp
  • 193
    • Back Home Again

      John Denver
  • 194
    • Led Zeppelin IV

      Led Zeppelin
  • 195
    • Cosmo's Factory

      Creedence Clearwater Revival
  • 196
    • Romeo + Juliet

      Soundtrack
  • 197
    • Yourself Or Someone Like You

      matchbox 20
  • 198
    • In Through The Out Door

      Led Zeppelin
  • 199
    • Christina Aguilera

      Christina Aguilera
  • 200
    • The 20/20 Experience

      Justin Timberlake