The Most Popular Album of Every Year Since 1956

Here is a list of the most popular album of every year since 1956

Year Artist Album
1956Elvis Presley"Elvis Presley"
1956Harry BelafonteCalypso
1957Elvis Presley"Elvis"
1958Elvis PresleyElvis' Christmas Album
1958Original SoundtrackSouth Pacific
1959Original SoundtrackThe Music from Peter Gunn
1959Miles Davis"Kind of Blue"
1960Frank Sinatra"Nice 'n' Easy"
1960Original SoundtrackThe Sound of Music
1961Original SoundtrackCamelot
1961Ray Charles"The Genius Sings the Blues"
1962Original SoundtrackWest Side Story
1962Bob Dylan"Bob Dylan"
1963The Beatles"Please Please Me"
1964The Beatles"A Hard Day's Night"
1964The BeatlesMeet The Beatles!
1965The BeatlesBeatles VI
1965The BeatlesBeatles '65
1965Bob Dylan"Highway 61 Revisited"
1966The Beatles"Revolver"
1966Herb Alpert & The Tijuana BrassWhipped Cream & Other Delights
1967The Beatles"Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band"
1967The MonkeesMore of The Monkees
1968The Beatles"The White Album"
1969Led Zeppelin"Led Zeppelin II"
1969Iron ButterflyIn-A-Gadda-Da-Vida
1970Simon & Garfunkel"Bridge over Troubled Water"
1971Carole King"Tapestry"
1972Pink Floyd"The Dark Side of the Moon"
1972Neil YoungHarvest
1973WarThe World Is a Ghetto
1973Led Zeppelin"The Houses of the Holy"
1974Elton John"Goodbye Yellow Brick Road"
1974Elton JohnGreatest Hits
1975Led ZeppelinPhysical Graffiti
1975Pink Floyd"Wish You Were Here"
1975Elton JohnCaptain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy
1976Frampton Comes Alive!Peter Frampton
1976Eagles"Hotel California"
1977Fleetwood Mac"Rumours"
1978The Rolling Stones"Some Girls"
1978Original SoundtrackSaturday Night Fever
1979Pink Floyd"The Wall"
1980AC/DC"Back in Black"
1981Stevie Nicks"Bella Donna"
1981REO SpeedwagonHi Infidelity
1982Michael Jackson"Thriller"
1983Prince"Purple Rain"
1984Bruce Springsteen"Born in the U.S.A."
1985Dire Straits"Brothers in Arms"
1986Whitney Houston"Whitney Houston"
1987U2"The Joshua Tree"
1987Bon JoviSlippery When Wet
1988George Michael"Faith"
1989Madonna"Like a Prayer"
1989Bobby BrownDon't Be Cruel
1990Mariah Carey"Mariah Carey"
1990MC HammerPlease Hammer Don't Hurt 'Em
1990Garth BrooksNo Fences
1991Guns N' RosesUse Your Illusion I
1992Eric Clapton"Unplugged"
1992Garth BrooksRopin' the Wind
1992Billy Ray CyrusSome Gave All
1993Whitney Houston"The Bodyguard Original Soundtrack Album"
1994The Lion KingOriginal Soundtrack
1994Ace of BaseThe Sign
1995Hootie & the BlowfishCracked Rear View
1995Alanis Morissette"Jagged Little Pill"
1996Spice Girls"Spice"
1997Backstreet Boys"Backstreet's Back"
1998Lauryn Hill"The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill"
1998TitanicOriginal Soundtrack Album
1999Backstreet BoysMillennium
1999Britney Spears...Baby One More Time
2000NSYNCNo Strings Attached
2000Eminem"The Marshall Mathers LP"
2001Linkin Park"Hybrid Theory"
2002Norah Jones"Come Away with Me"
2003OutKast"Speakerboxxx/The Love Below"
2002EminemThe Eminem Show
200350 CentGet Rich or Die Tryin'
2005Mariah CareyThe Emancipation of Mimi
2005Kanye West"Late Registration"
2006Justin Timberlake"FutureSex/LoveSounds"
2006High School MusicalOriginal Soundtrack Album
2007Josh GrobanNoël
2007Amy Winehouse"Back to Black"
2008Lil Wayne"Tha Carter III"
2008Alicia KeysAs I Am<
2009Taylor Swift"Fearless"
2012Taylor Swift"Red"
2013Justin Timberlake"The 20/20 Experience"
2014Taylor Swift"1989"
2017Kendrick Lamar"DAMN."
2019Billie Eilish"When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?"
2019Post MaloneHollywood's Bleeding
2020Lil BabyMy Turn
2021Morgan WallenDangerous- The Double Album
2022Bad BunnyUn Verano Sin Ti


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