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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 37,000 greatest album charts.

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

Bon Iver, Bon IverUnited States Bon Iver
Year of Release:2011Appears in:724 charts
Rank in 2011:1Rank Score:14,457
Rank in 2010s10Overall Rank:192
Average Rating:  80/100 (1,093 votes)
Comments: 90 comments
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2.

Helplessness BluesUnited States Fleet Foxes
Year of Release:2011Appears in:719 charts
Rank in 2011:2Rank Score:12,757
Rank in 2010s13Overall Rank:218
Average Rating:  82/100 (1,072 votes)
Comments: 92 comments
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3.

The Smile SessionsUnited States The Beach Boys
Year of Release:2011Appears in:356 charts
Rank in 2011:3Rank Score:9,459
Rank in 2010s27Overall Rank:305
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (656 votes)
Comments: 59 comments
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4.

The King Of LimbsUnited Kingdom Radiohead
Year of Release:2011Appears in:705 charts
Rank in 2011:4Rank Score:8,267
Rank in 2010s32Overall Rank:339
Average Rating:  76/100 (1,693 votes)
Comments: 211 comments
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5.

Let England ShakeUnited Kingdom PJ Harvey
Year of Release:2011Appears in:521 charts
Rank in 2011:5Rank Score:7,386
Rank in 2010s35Overall Rank:370
Average Rating:  80/100 (757 votes)
Comments: 47 comments
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6.

El CaminoUnited States The Black Keys
Year of Release:2011Appears in:480 charts
Rank in 2011:6Rank Score:7,349
Rank in 2010s37Overall Rank:374
Average Rating:  78/100 (904 votes)
Comments: 54 comments
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7.

Hurry Up, We're DreamingFrance M83
Year of Release:2011Appears in:373 charts
Rank in 2011:7Rank Score:5,509
Rank in 2010s45Overall Rank:482
Average Rating:  77/100 (526 votes)
Comments: 42 comments
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8.

21United Kingdom Adele
Year of Release:2011Appears in:361 charts
Rank in 2011:8Rank Score:5,360
Rank in 2010s47Overall Rank:495
Average Rating:  71/100 (740 votes)
Comments: 79 comments
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9.

Wasting LightUnited States Foo Fighters
Year of Release:2011Appears in:331 charts
Rank in 2011:9Rank Score:5,045
Rank in 2010s49Overall Rank:526
Average Rating:  76/100 (654 votes)
Comments: 45 comments
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10.

KaputtCanada Destroyer
Year of Release:2011Appears in:349 charts
Rank in 2011:10Rank Score:4,429
Rank in 2010s57Overall Rank:585
Average Rating:  79/100 (471 votes)
Comments: 41 comments
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Best Albums of 2011 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 7 1%
The Weeknd 3 0%
Foo Fighters 2 0%
R.E.M. 2 0%
소녀시대 [Girls' Generation] 2 0%
Lil Wayne 2 0%
Cowboy Junkies 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 514 51%
United Kingdom 176 18%
Canada 52 5%
Australia 29 3%
Mixed Nationality 28 3%
Germany 26 3%
Sweden 21 2%
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