Best Albums of 2011

Listed below are the best albums of 2011 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 41,000 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, Adele, M83, Destroyer and Foo Fighters.
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11,374
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Best Albums of 2011 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 6 1%
The Weeknd 3 0%
Lady Gaga 2 0%
Kate Bush 2 0%
Radiohead 2 0%
Cowboy Junkies 2 0%
Andy Stott 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 509 51%
United Kingdom 172 17%
Canada 52 5%
Mixed Nationality 32 3%
Australia 31 3%
Germany 26 3%
Sweden 21 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 961 96%
Yes 39 4%
Live? Albums %
No 995 100%
Yes 5 1%
Best Albums of 2006
1. Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not by Arctic Monkeys
2. Ys by Joanna Newsom
3. Black Holes And Revelations by Muse
4. Back To Black by Amy Winehouse
5. The Devil And God Are Raging Inside Me by Brand New
6. The Black Parade by My Chemical Romance
7. Donuts by J Dilla
8. Sam's Town by The Killers
9. Stadium Arcadium by Red Hot Chili Peppers
10. 10,000 Days by Tool
11. The Crane Wife by The Decemberists
12. The Eraser by Thom Yorke
13. Silent Shout by The Knife
14. Continuum by John Mayer
15. First Impressions Of Earth by The Strokes
16. Return To Cookie Mountain by TV On The Radio
17. Yellow House by Grizzly Bear
18. The Life Pursuit by Belle And Sebastian
19. The Trials Of Van Occupanther by Midlake
20. Harmony In Ultraviolet by Tim Hecker
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