Best Albums of 2011

Listed below are the best albums of 2011 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 41,000 greatest album charts.

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2011 year summaryThe best artists of 2011 were Bon Iver, Fleet Foxes, The Beach Boys, PJ Harvey, Radiohead, The Black Keys, Adele, M83, Destroyer and Foo Fighters.
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11,408
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4,009
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3,938
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Best Albums of 2011 composition

Country Albums %


United States 509 51%
United Kingdom 172 17%
Canada 52 5%
Mixed Nationality 32 3%
Australia 31 3%
Germany 26 3%
Sweden 21 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 961 96%
Yes 39 4%
Live? Albums %
No 994 99%
Yes 6 1%
Best Artists of 1988
1. Sonic Youth
2. Pixies
3. Talk Talk
4. Public Enemy
5. Metallica
6. My Bloody Valentine
7. Tracy Chapman
8. N.W.A
9. R.E.M.
10. Jane's Addiction
11. Queensrÿche
12. Iron Maiden
13. Leonard Cohen
14. The Traveling Wilburys
15. The Pogues
16. The Go-Betweens
17. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
18. Morrissey
19. U2
20. The Church
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