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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2011
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11,412
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7,468
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6,604
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6,255
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5,620
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4,070
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4,023
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3,941
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 1 of 100

Best Albums of 2011 composition

Country Albums %


United States 508 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%
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