Best Albums of 2011

Listed below are the best albums of 2011 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 46,000 greatest album charts.

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2011 year summaryThe best artists of 2011 were Fleet Foxes, Bon Iver, The Beach Boys, PJ Harvey, Radiohead, The Black Keys, Destroyer, M83, Adele and Foo Fighters.
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2011
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11,193
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11,115
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7,600
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6,669
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5,993
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5,519
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4,421
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4,063
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 1 of 100

Best Albums of 2011 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 5 0%
The Weeknd 3 0%
Cowboy Junkies 2 0%
Thee Oh Sees 2 0%
Wussy 2 0%
Grouper 2 0%
Frank Zappa 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 506 51%
United Kingdom 175 17%
Canada 54 5%
Mixed Nationality 31 3%
Australia 29 3%
Germany 25 2%
Sweden 25 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 961 96%
Yes 40 4%
Live? Albums %
No 985 98%
Yes 16 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 1,000 100%
Yes 1 0%
Recognised  Decade Charts (2010s)
1. 100 Best Albums of the 2010s by Rolling Stone (2019)
2. 100 Best Albums of the 2010s: Staff Picks by Billboard (2019)
3. Top 100 Albums of the Decade by Crack Magazine (2019)
4. The Needle Drop's Top Albums Of The 2010s by The Needle Drop (2019)
5. Tiny Mix Tapes 2010s: Favorite 100 Music Releases of the Decade by Tiny Mix Tapes (2019)
6. The A.V. Club's 50 best albums of the 2010s by The A.V. Club (2019)
7. Top 50 Albums of the 2010s by The Wild Honey Pie (2019)
8. NME's Greatest Albums of The Decade: The 2010s by New Music Express (2019)
9. Gorilla vs. Bear’s Albums of the Decade | 2010-2019 by Gorilla vs. Bear (2019)
10. The 50 best albums of the decade – 2010 to 2019 by Independent (2019)
11. All The Best Albums Of The 2010s, Ranked by Uproxx (2019)
12. The 100 Best Albums Of The 2010s by Stereogum (2019)
13. The 50 Best Albums of the Decade by Deep Cuts (2019)
14. Top 100 Albums of the 2010s by Consequence of Sound (2019)
15. The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s by Paste (2019)
16. StuBru albums of 2010s by StuBru (2017)
17. The 200 Best Albums of the 2010s by Pitchfork (2019)
18. 100 greatest albums of the 2010s by cleveland.com (2019)
19. Top 108 Best Albums Of The 2010s by 108 Mics (2020)
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