Debates over what constitutes great art will likely never come to a conclusion. This is especially true when it comes to a medium as personal to people as music.
While it is difficult to quantify the qualities that make good art, when it comes to music, popularity could be considered one measure. There are certain albums that over decades have drawn the admiration of millions of music fans across the world. Such albums can surely be considered among the best.
By creating an index based on album sales, Billboard performance, and recognition among music fans, 24/7 Wall St. has determined the 100 best albums of all time.