Best Albums of the 2020s

Listed below are the best albums of the 2020s as calculated from their overall rankings in over 45,000 greatest album charts.

Best albums by year or decade
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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.
20205,70971,432
20214,57443,355
2022554100
Dawn FM (26,853rd)by The Weeknd
Total10,837114,886

The best artists of the 2020s are The Strokes, Fiona Apple, Phoebe Bridgers, Taylor Swift, The Weeknd, Little Simz, Run The Jewels, Black Country, New Road, Fleet Foxes and Jessie Ware.
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Best Albums of the 2020s composition

Year Albums %


2020 578 58%
2021 421 42%
2022 1 0%
Country Albums %


United States 503 50%
United Kingdom 203 20%
Canada 62 6%
Mixed Nationality 41 4%
Australia 39 4%
France 15 2%
Sweden 13 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 990 99%
Yes 10 1%
Live? Albums %
No 978 98%
Yes 22 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 995 100%
Yes 5 1%
Best Albums of the 2020s
1. The New Abnormal by The Strokes
2. Fetch The Bolt Cutters by Fiona Apple
3. Punisher by Phoebe Bridgers
4. Folklore by Taylor Swift
5. After Hours by The Weeknd
6. For The First Time by Black Country, New Road
7. RTJ4 by Run The Jewels
8. Sometimes I Might Be Introvert by Little Simz
9. Shore by Fleet Foxes
10. What's Your Pleasure? by Jessie Ware
11. OK Human by Weezer
12. The Slow Rush by Tame Impala
13. The Ascension by Sufjan Stevens
14. Set My Heart On Fire Immediately by Perfume Genius
15. How I'm Feeling Now by Charli XCX
16. Call Me If You Get Lost by Tyler, The Creator
17. Promises by Floating Points, Pharoah Sanders & The London Symphony Orchestra
18. Future Nostalgia by Dua Lipa
19. Cavalcade by Black Midi
20. Rough And Rowdy Ways by Bob Dylan
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