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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 35,000 greatest album charts.

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2011 year summaryThe best artists of 2011 were Bon Iver, Fleet Foxes, The Beach Boys, Radiohead, The Black Keys, P.J. Harvey, M83, Adele, Foo Fighters and Destroyer.
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RankAlbumArtist
31.

Ravedeath, 1972Canada Tim Hecker
Year of Release:2011Appears in:144 charts
Rank in 2011:31Rank Score:1,390
Rank in 2010s168Overall Rank:1,586
Average Rating:  78/100 (175 votes)
Comments: 15 comments
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32.

w h o k i l lUnited States Tune-Yards
Year of Release:2011Appears in:179 charts
Rank in 2011:32Rank Score:1,298
Rank in 2010s176Overall Rank:1,677
Average Rating:  74/100 (262 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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33.

ReplicaUnited States Oneohtrix Point Never
Year of Release:2011Appears in:108 charts
Rank in 2011:33Rank Score:1,256
Rank in 2010s178Overall Rank:1,710
Average Rating:  77/100 (155 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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34.

Space Is Only NoiseUnited States Nicolas Jaar
Year of Release:2011Appears in:122 charts
Rank in 2011:34Rank Score:1,221
Rank in 2010s184Overall Rank:1,752
Average Rating:  73/100 (181 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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35.

Born This WayUnited States Lady Gaga
Year of Release:2011Appears in:83 charts
Rank in 2011:35Rank Score:1,190
Rank in 2010s188Overall Rank:1,788
Average Rating:  56/100 (262 votes)
Comments: 24 comments
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36.

Watch The ThroneUnited States Jay-Z & Kanye West
Year of Release:2011Appears in:172 charts
Rank in 2011:36Rank Score:1,181
Rank in 2010s190Overall Rank:1,804
Average Rating:  73/100 (329 votes)
Comments: 21 comments
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37.

XXXUnited States Danny Brown
Year of Release:2011Appears in:101 charts
Rank in 2011:37Rank Score:1,180
Rank in 2010s191Overall Rank:1,805
Average Rating:  78/100 (209 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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38.

Knife ManUnited States AJJ
Year of Release:2011Appears in:67 charts
Rank in 2011:38Rank Score:1,173
Rank in 2010s193Overall Rank:1,813
Average Rating:  78/100 (104 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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39.

DaysUnited States Real Estate
Year of Release:2011Appears in:150 charts
Rank in 2011:39Rank Score:1,170
Rank in 2010s194Overall Rank:1,817
Average Rating:  77/100 (206 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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40.

Black UpUnited States Shabazz Palaces
Year of Release:2011Appears in:124 charts
Rank in 2011:40Rank Score:1,151
Rank in 2010s199Overall Rank:1,842
Average Rating:  76/100 (149 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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Best Albums of 2011 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 9 1%
The Weeknd 3 0%
The Milk Carton Kids 2 0%
Lil Wayne 2 0%
Lady Gaga 2 0%
Radiohead 2 0%
Kate Bush 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 515 52%
United Kingdom 178 18%
Canada 55 6%
Mixed Nationality 29 3%
Australia 27 3%
Germany 27 3%
Sweden 23 2%
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