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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2021
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2023
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546
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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%
Recognised  Decade Charts (2020s)
1. 100 Best Albums of the 2010s: Staff Picks by Billboard (2019)
2. The Needle Drop's Top Albums Of The 2010s by The Needle Drop (2019)
3. The 200 Best Albums of the 2010s by Pitchfork (2019)
4. BrooklynVegan's Top Albums of 2010s by BrooklynVegan (2020)
5. The A.V. Club's 50 best albums of the 2010s by The A.V. Club (2019)
6. All The Best Albums Of The 2010s, Ranked by Uproxx (2019)
7. Gorilla vs. Bear Albums of the 2010s by Gorilla vs. Bear (2019)
8. Top 100 Albums of the Decade by Crack Magazine (2019)
9. NME's Greatest Albums of The Decade: The 2010s by New Music Express (2019)
10. Top 50 Albums of the 2010s by The Wild Honey Pie (2019)
11. 100 Best Albums of the 2010s by Rolling Stone (2019)
12. The 50 best albums of the decade – 2010 to 2019 by Independent (2019)
13. The 50 Best Albums of the Decade by Deep Cuts (2019)
14. The 100 Best Albums Of The 2010s by Stereogum (2019)
15. The 101 Best Albums of the 2010s by Spin (2020)
16. Tiny Mix Tapes 2010s: Favorite 100 Music Releases of the Decade by Tiny Mix Tapes (2019)
17. Top 100 Albums of the 2010s by Consequence of Sound (2019)
18. Die 100 besten Alben der 10er Jahre by Musikexpress.de (2020)
19. Die besten Platten 2010-2019 by Spex (2019)
20. The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s by Paste (2019)
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