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.

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.
20205,46856,469
20212,0995,280
Total7,56761,749

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 12 of 100

Best Albums of the 2020s composition

Year Albums %


2020 867 87%
2021 133 13%
Country Albums %


United States 482 48%
United Kingdom 193 19%
Canada 63 6%
Mixed Nationality 39 4%
Australia 34 3%
France 26 3%
Norway 15 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 990 99%
Yes 10 1%
Live? Albums %
No 981 98%
Yes 19 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 996 100%
Yes 4 0%
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