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.
20205,57764,189
20213,13618,367
Total8,71382,556

The best artists of the 2020s are The Strokes, Fiona Apple, Phoebe Bridgers, Taylor Swift, Run The Jewels, Fleet Foxes, The Weeknd, Jessie Ware, Rory Ferreira and Phil Elverum.
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Best Albums of the 2020s composition

Year Albums %


2020 708 71%
2021 292 29%
Country Albums %


United States 498 50%
United Kingdom 197 20%
Canada 56 6%
Australia 41 4%
Mixed Nationality 37 4%
France 22 2%
Germany 14 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 993 99%
Yes 7 1%
Live? Albums %
No 979 98%
Yes 21 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 996 100%
Yes 4 0%
Best Ever Artists
1. The Beatles
2. Radiohead
3. Pink Floyd
4. David Bowie
5. Led Zeppelin
6. Bob Dylan
7. The Rolling Stones
8. Arcade Fire
9. The Velvet Underground
10. Nirvana
11. The Smiths
12. Kendrick Lamar
13. Neil Young
14. Pixies
15. The Beach Boys
16. Kanye West
17. Miles Davis
18. Jimi Hendrix
19. Bruce Springsteen
20. R.E.M.
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