Best Albums of 2011

Listed below are the best albums of 2011 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 52,000 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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9,555
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9,380
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6,392
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6,270
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5,081
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4,574
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3,828
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3,480
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2011
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3,330
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Best Albums of 2011 composition

Country Albums %


United States 485 49%
United Kingdom 182 18%
Canada 55 6%
Mixed Nationality 36 4%
Germany 25 3%
Australia 25 3%
Sweden 22 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 955 96%
Yes 45 5%
Live? Albums %
No 973 97%
Yes 27 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 995 100%
Yes 5 1%
Best Albums of the 1980s
1. The Queen Is Dead by The Smiths
2. Doolittle by Pixies
3. Remain In Light by Talking Heads
4. Disintegration by The Cure
5. The Stone Roses by The Stone Roses
6. The Joshua Tree by U2
7. Hounds Of Love by Kate Bush
8. Daydream Nation by Sonic Youth
9. Thriller by Michael Jackson
10. Closer by Joy Division
11. Purple Rain by Prince And The Revolution
12. Surfer Rosa by Pixies
13. Master Of Puppets by Metallica
14. Rain Dogs by Tom Waits
15. Appetite For Destruction by Guns N' Roses
16. Graceland by Paul Simon
17. Back In Black by AC/DC
18. Spirit Of Eden by Talk Talk
19. Murmur by R.E.M.
20. Moving Pictures by Rush
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