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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10,444
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Best Albums of 2011 composition

Country Albums %


United States 493 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 Ever Albums
1. OK Computer by Radiohead
2. The Dark Side Of The Moon by Pink Floyd
3. Abbey Road by The Beatles
4. Revolver by The Beatles
5. Kid A by Radiohead
6. Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band by The Beatles
7. In Rainbows by Radiohead
8. Wish You Were Here by Pink Floyd
9. The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars by David Bowie
10. The Velvet Underground & Nico by The Velvet Underground & Nico
11. Untitled (Led Zeppelin IV) by Led Zeppelin
12. Pet Sounds by The Beach Boys
13. Funeral by Arcade Fire
14. The Beatles (The White Album) by The Beatles
15. Nevermind by Nirvana (US)
16. In The Aeroplane Over The Sea by Neutral Milk Hotel
17. London Calling by The Clash
18. The Queen Is Dead by The Smiths
19. Doolittle by Pixies
20. To Pimp A Butterfly by Kendrick Lamar
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