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.
20207,138104,217
20216,58895,536
20226,34189,658
20234,83255,390
20241,0053,718
Total25,904348,519

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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2020
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1,931
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2020
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451
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2022
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431
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2021
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220
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Buy album United States
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2021
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151
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2023
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125
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2023
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80
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Best Albums of the 2020s composition

Year Albums %


2020 280 28%
2021 281 28%
2022 256 26%
2023 174 17%
2024 9 1%
Country Albums %


United States 506 51%
United Kingdom 211 21%
Canada 51 5%
Australia 39 4%
Mixed Nationality 33 3%
Sweden 14 1%
France 13 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 993 99%
Yes 7 1%
Live? Albums %
No 984 98%
Yes 16 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 997 100%
Yes 3 0%
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