Best Albums of 2011

Listed below are the best albums of 2011 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 46,000 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, Adele, M83 and Foo Fighters.
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 100 of 100

Best Albums of 2011 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 7 1%
The Weeknd 3 0%
Radiohead 2 0%
The Milk Carton Kids 2 0%
C418 2 0%
Bill Frisell 2 0%
Gorillaz 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 492 49%
United Kingdom 181 18%
Canada 50 5%
Mixed Nationality 36 4%
Australia 28 3%
Germany 25 3%
Sweden 24 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 957 96%
Yes 43 4%
Live? Albums %
No 977 98%
Yes 23 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 996 100%
Yes 4 0%
Best Albums of 1984
1. Purple Rain by Prince And The Revolution
2. The Smiths by The Smiths
3. Ride The Lightning by Metallica
4. Born In The U.S.A. by Bruce Springsteen
5. Let It Be by The Replacements
6. Hatful Of Hollow by The Smiths
7. Double Nickels On The Dime by Minutemen
8. Stop Making Sense by Talking Heads
9. Legend by Bob Marley & The Wailers
10. Zen Arcade by Hüsker Dü
11. Treasure by Cocteau Twins
12. Powerslave by Iron Maiden
13. Ocean Rain by Echo & The Bunnymen
14. The Unforgettable Fire by U2
15. Reckoning by R.E.M.
16. 1984 by Van Halen
17. Diamond Life by Sade
18. Meat Puppets II by Meat Puppets
19. Rattlesnakes by Lloyd Cole & The Commotions
20. Arvo Pärt: Tabula Rasa by Keith Jarrett / Gidon Kremer; Dennis Russell Davies / Staatsorchester Stuttgart; The 12 Cellists Of The Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra; Saulius Sondeckis / Lithuanian Chamber Orchestra / Alfred Schnittke
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