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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, The Black Keys, PJ Harvey, Adele, M83, Foo Fighters and Destroyer.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

Bon Iver, Bon IverUnited States Bon Iver
Year of Release:2011Appears in:709 charts
Rank in 2011:1Rank Score:14,352
Rank in 2010s10Overall Rank:190
Average Rating:  80/100 (1,078 votes)
Comments: 89 comments
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2.

Helplessness BluesUnited States Fleet Foxes
Year of Release:2011Appears in:705 charts
Rank in 2011:2Rank Score:12,658
Rank in 2010s13Overall Rank:218
Average Rating:  81/100 (1,060 votes)
Comments: 91 comments
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3.

The Smile SessionsUnited States The Beach Boys
Year of Release:2011Appears in:349 charts
Rank in 2011:3Rank Score:9,334
Rank in 2010s26Overall Rank:301
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (643 votes)
Comments: 58 comments
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4.

The King Of LimbsUnited Kingdom Radiohead
Year of Release:2011Appears in:691 charts
Rank in 2011:4Rank Score:8,265
Rank in 2010s31Overall Rank:337
Average Rating:  76/100 (1,662 votes)
Comments: 210 comments
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5.

El CaminoUnited States The Black Keys
Year of Release:2011Appears in:476 charts
Rank in 2011:5Rank Score:7,246
Rank in 2010s35Overall Rank:370
Average Rating:  78/100 (893 votes)
Comments: 54 comments
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6.

Let England ShakeUnited Kingdom PJ Harvey
Year of Release:2011Appears in:508 charts
Rank in 2011:6Rank Score:7,164
Rank in 2010s36Overall Rank:378
Average Rating:  80/100 (745 votes)
Comments: 47 comments
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7.

21United Kingdom Adele
Year of Release:2011Appears in:357 charts
Rank in 2011:7Rank Score:5,471
Rank in 2010s45Overall Rank:485
Average Rating:  71/100 (724 votes)
Comments: 79 comments
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8.

Hurry Up, We're DreamingFrance M83
Year of Release:2011Appears in:364 charts
Rank in 2011:8Rank Score:5,301
Rank in 2010s46Overall Rank:499
Average Rating:  77/100 (521 votes)
Comments: 42 comments
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9.

Wasting LightUnited States Foo Fighters
Year of Release:2011Appears in:327 charts
Rank in 2011:9Rank Score:5,036
Rank in 2010s51Overall Rank:524
Average Rating:  76/100 (646 votes)
Comments: 45 comments
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10.

KaputtCanada Destroyer
Year of Release:2011Appears in:340 charts
Rank in 2011:10Rank Score:4,452
Rank in 2010s54Overall Rank:578
Average Rating:  79/100 (465 votes)
Comments: 41 comments
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Best Albums of 2011 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 7 1%
The Weeknd 3 0%
Cowboy Junkies 2 0%
Childish Gambino 2 0%
Lil Wayne 2 0%
Bill Frisell 2 0%
Andy Stott 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 513 51%
United Kingdom 179 18%
Canada 53 5%
Australia 29 3%
Germany 27 3%
Mixed Nationality 26 3%
Sweden 22 2%
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