Best Albums of 2011

Listed below are the best albums of 2011 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 47,000 greatest album charts.

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2011 year summaryThe best artists of 2011 were Bon Iver, Fleet Foxes, The Beach Boys, PJ Harvey, Radiohead, The Black Keys, Destroyer, M83, Adele and Foo Fighters.
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 14 of 100

Best Albums of 2011 composition

Country Albums %


United States 490 49%
United Kingdom 182 18%
Canada 50 5%
Mixed Nationality 35 4%
Australia 29 3%
Germany 25 3%
Sweden 24 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 956 96%
Yes 44 4%
Live? Albums %
No 974 97%
Yes 26 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 995 100%
Yes 5 1%
Best Artists of the 1980s
1. The Smiths
2. Pixies
3. Prince
4. The Cure
5. Talking Heads
6. U2
7. Metallica
8. Kate Bush
9. The Stone Roses
10. R.E.M.
11. Sonic Youth
12. Michael Jackson
13. Bruce Springsteen
14. Tom Waits
15. Iron Maiden
16. Joy Division
17. Prince And The Revolution
18. New Order
19. Rush
20. Talk Talk
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