Best Albums of 2011

Listed below are the best albums of 2011 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 45,000 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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10,610
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4,184
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Best Albums of 2011 composition

Country Albums %


United States 498 50%
United Kingdom 181 18%
Canada 50 5%
Mixed Nationality 37 4%
Australia 28 3%
Germany 24 2%
Sweden 24 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 958 96%
Yes 42 4%
Live? Albums %
No 980 98%
Yes 20 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 996 100%
Yes 4 0%
Best Albums of the 1990s
1. OK Computer by Radiohead
2. Nevermind by Nirvana (US)
3. In The Aeroplane Over The Sea by Neutral Milk Hotel
4. The Bends by Radiohead
5. Loveless by My Bloody Valentine
6. Ten by Pearl Jam
7. Siamese Dream by The Smashing Pumpkins
8. (What's The Story) Morning Glory? by Oasis
9. Automatic For The People by R.E.M.
10. Grace by Jeff Buckley
11. In Utero by Nirvana (US)
12. Ágætis Byrjun by Sigur Rós
13. Illmatic by Nas
14. Weezer (The Blue Album) by Weezer
15. Dummy by Portishead
16. Mellon Collie And The Infinite Sadness by The Smashing Pumpkins
17. Spiderland by Slint
18. Homogenic by Björk
19. The Soft Bulletin by The Flaming Lips
20. Enter The Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) by Wu-Tang Clan
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