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Best Albums of 2011

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Listed below are the greatest albums of 2011 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 22,000 greatest album charts.

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2011 year summaryThe best artists of 2011 were Bon Iver, Fleet Foxes, The Black Keys, Radiohead, The Beach Boys, P.J. Harvey, Foo Fighters, Adele, Destroyer and M83.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

Bon Iver, Bon IverUnited States Bon Iver
Year of Release:2011Appears in:464 charts
Rank in 2011:1Rank Score:10,272
Rank in 2010s8Overall Rank:199
Average Rating:  79/100 (748 votes)
Comments: 72 comments
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2.

Helplessness BluesUnited States Fleet Foxes
Year of Release:2011Appears in:475 charts
Rank in 2011:2Rank Score:8,537
Rank in 2010s9Overall Rank:238
Average Rating:  81/100 (766 votes)
Comments: 80 comments
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3.

El CaminoUnited States The Black Keys
Year of Release:2011Appears in:359 charts
Rank in 2011:3Rank Score:5,604
Rank in 2010s22Overall Rank:356
Average Rating:  78/100 (680 votes)
Comments: 46 comments
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4.

The King Of LimbsUnited Kingdom Radiohead
Year of Release:2011Appears in:474 charts
Rank in 2011:4Rank Score:5,478
Rank in 2010s23Overall Rank:362
Average Rating:  75/100 (1,093 votes)
Comments: 155 comments
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5.

The Smile Sessions
Compilation
United States The Beach Boys
Year of Release:2011Appears in:208 charts
Rank in 2011:5Rank Score:5,463
Rank in 2010s24Overall Rank:363
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (419 votes)
Comments: 44 comments
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6.

Let England ShakeUnited Kingdom P.J. Harvey
Year of Release:2011Appears in:384 charts
Rank in 2011:6Rank Score:5,445
Rank in 2010s25Overall Rank:364
Average Rating:  80/100 (543 votes)
Comments: 42 comments
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7.

Wasting LightUnited States Foo Fighters
Year of Release:2011Appears in:238 charts
Rank in 2011:7Rank Score:3,758
Rank in 2010s36Overall Rank:506
Average Rating:  77/100 (480 votes)
Comments: 35 comments
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8.

21United Kingdom Adele
Year of Release:2011Appears in:244 charts
Rank in 2011:8Rank Score:3,700
Rank in 2010s38Overall Rank:515
Average Rating:  71/100 (538 votes)
Comments: 61 comments
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9.

KaputtCanada Destroyer
Year of Release:2011Appears in:273 charts
Rank in 2011:9Rank Score:3,654
Rank in 2010s39Overall Rank:520
Average Rating:  79/100 (363 votes)
Comments: 32 comments
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10.

Hurry Up, We're DreamingFrance M83
Year of Release:2011Appears in:261 charts
Rank in 2011:10Rank Score:3,305
Rank in 2010s43Overall Rank:569
Average Rating:  78/100 (372 votes)
Comments: 36 comments
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Best Albums of 2011 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 6 1%
R.E.M. 3 0%
The Weeknd 3 0%
Cass McCombs 2 0%
Pearl Jam 2 0%
Tim Hecker 2 0%
Bill Frisell 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 509 51%
United Kingdom 182 18%
Canada 54 5%
Australia 32 3%
Mixed Nationality 29 3%
Germany 25 3%
Sweden 22 2%
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