Special Report

50 Greatest Pop Albums of All Time

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25. Lauryn Hill, The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill
> Release date: August 18, 1998
> Peak position on Billboard 200: #1 (for 4 weeks)
> Total weeks on Billboard 200: 91
> Certified U.S. unit sales: 10
> Rolling Stone Greatest Albums rank: #10

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24. Stevie Wonder, Songs in the Key of Life
> Release date: September 28, 1976
> Peak position on Billboard 200: #1 (for 14 weeks)
> Total weeks on Billboard 200: 82
> Certified U.S. unit sales: 10
> Rolling Stone Greatest Albums rank: #4

23. Bruce Springsteen, Born in the U.S.A.
> Release date: June 1, 1984
> Peak position on Billboard 200: #1 (for 7 weeks)
> Total weeks on Billboard 200: 143
> Certified U.S. unit sales: 15
> Rolling Stone Greatest Albums rank: #142

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22. Michael Jackson, Off the Wall
> Release date: August 1, 1979
> Peak position on Billboard 200: #3 (for 3 weeks)
> Total weeks on Billboard 200: 193
> Certified U.S. unit sales: 9
> Rolling Stone Greatest Albums rank: #36

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21. Pearl Jam, Ten
> Release date: August 20, 1991
> Peak position on Billboard 200: #2 (for 4 weeks)
> Total weeks on Billboard 200: 264
> Certified U.S. unit sales: 13
> Rolling Stone Greatest Albums rank: #160

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