Best Albums of the 2020s

Listed below are the best albums of the 2020s as calculated from their overall rankings in over 42,000 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.
20201,6714,922
Total1,6714,922

The best artists of the 2020s are Fiona Apple, Nicolas Jaar, The Strokes, Tame Impala, Rory Ferreira, Archy Marshall, Grimes, Yves Tumor, Perfume Genius and The Weeknd.
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 100 of 100

Best Albums of the 2020s composition

Year Albums %


2020 1,000 100%
Country Albums %


United States 437 44%
United Kingdom 135 14%
Canada 55 6%
Mixed Nationality 40 4%
Germany 33 3%
Australia 29 3%
France 29 3%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 987 99%
Yes 13 1%
Live? Albums %
No 987 99%
Yes 13 1%
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