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.

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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.
20205,15150,611
2021850797
Total6,00151,407

The best artists of the 2020s are The Strokes, Fiona Apple, Phoebe Bridgers, Taylor Swift, Run The Jewels, Fleet Foxes, Tame Impala, Jessie Ware, Perfume Genius and The Weeknd.
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Best Albums of the 2020s composition

Year Albums %


2020 975 98%
2021 25 3%
Country Albums %


United States 485 49%
United Kingdom 189 19%
Canada 61 6%
Mixed Nationality 41 4%
Australia 31 3%
France 25 3%
Germany 19 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 989 99%
Yes 11 1%
Live? Albums %
No 986 99%
Yes 14 1%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 999 100%
Yes 1 0%
Best Artists of the 1960s
1. The Beatles
2. The Velvet Underground
3. Jimi Hendrix
4. Bob Dylan
5. The Beach Boys
6. The Velvet Underground & Nico
7. The Jimi Hendrix Experience
8. Led Zeppelin
9. The Doors
10. The Rolling Stones
11. King Crimson
12. John Coltrane
13. Frank Zappa
14. The Kinks
15. Van Morrison
16. Love
17. Charles Mingus
18. Neil Young
19. The Zombies
20. The Who
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