Best Albums of the 2020s

Listed below are the best albums of the 2020s as calculated from their overall rankings in over 46,000 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.
20205,44456,022
20212,0284,920
Total7,47260,942

The best artists of the 2020s are The Strokes, Fiona Apple, Phoebe Bridgers, Taylor Swift, Run The Jewels, Fleet Foxes, Jessie Ware, Rory Ferreira, The Weeknd and Perfume Genius.
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 100 of 100

Best Albums of the 2020s composition

Year Albums %


2020 876 88%
2021 125 13%
Country Albums %


United States 486 49%
United Kingdom 191 19%
Canada 64 6%
Mixed Nationality 39 4%
Australia 34 3%
France 25 2%
Sweden 14 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 991 99%
Yes 10 1%
Live? Albums %
No 982 98%
Yes 19 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 997 100%
Yes 4 0%
Best Artists of 2009
1. Animal Collective
2. The Antlers
3. The xx
4. Grizzly Bear
5. Phoenix (FR)
6. Muse
7. Florence + The Machine
8. Arctic Monkeys
9. Dirty Projectors
10. Mumford & Sons
11. Mastodon
12. Kid Cudi
13. Fever Ray
14. Kasabian
15. Yeah Yeah Yeahs
16. St. Vincent
17. Lady Gaga
18. The Flaming Lips
19. The Horrors
20. Them Crooked Vultures
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