Best Albums of the 2020s

Listed below are the best albums of the 2020s as calculated from their overall rankings in over 53,000 greatest album charts.

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2020s decade summary
YearAlbums The number of albums from each year featuring in the greatest album charts. Score Total rank score for each year (made up of the total rank score from all albums in that year) Top Ranked Album The top ranked album from each year and where it ranks in the overall chart.
20207,248105,535
20216,69797,426
20226,48392,585
20235,05861,460
20241,82710,024
Total27,313367,029

The best artists of the 2020s are Black Country, New Road, The Strokes, Taylor Swift, Little Simz, Fiona Apple, Phoebe Bridgers, King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard, Black Midi, The Weeknd and Sufjan Stevens.
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2022
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453
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2022
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409
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2021
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395
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2020
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341
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2023
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331
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2021
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246
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2023
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130
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2022
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113
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2022
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105
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Best Albums of the 2020s composition

Year Albums %


2020 264 26%
2021 277 28%
2022 251 25%
2023 182 18%
2024 27 3%
Country Albums %


United States 505 50%
United Kingdom 214 21%
Canada 54 5%
Australia 37 4%
Mixed Nationality 32 3%
Sweden 15 1%
France 14 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 994 99%
Yes 7 1%
Live? Albums %
No 984 98%
Yes 17 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 997 100%
Yes 4 0%
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