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
Decade:
Year:
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.
View chart at point in time
 Show this chart as it was on the following date
Share this chart
Share | |
Collector's summary (top 1,000)Log in or register to discover the great albums that are missing from your music collection!
Sort by
Year of Release:
2020
Appears in:
Rank Score:
90
Rank in 2020:
Rank in 2020s:
Overall Rank:
Average Rating:
Comments:
Year of Release:
2020
Appears in:
Rank Score:
90
Rank in 2020:
Rank in 2020s:
Overall Rank:
Average Rating:
Comments:
Year of Release:
2020
Appears in:
Rank Score:
89
Rank in 2020:
Rank in 2020s:
Overall Rank:
Average Rating:
Comments:
Year of Release:
2021
Appears in:
Rank Score:
88
Rank in 2021:
Rank in 2020s:
Overall Rank:
Average Rating:
Comments:
Year of Release:
2020
Appears in:
Rank Score:
88
Rank in 2020:
Rank in 2020s:
Overall Rank:
Average Rating:
Comments:
Year of Release:
2020
Appears in:
Rank Score:
87
Rank in 2020:
Rank in 2020s:
Overall Rank:
Average Rating:
Comments:
Year of Release:
2020
Appears in:
Rank Score:
87
Rank in 2020:
Rank in 2020s:
Overall Rank:
Average Rating:
Comments:
Year of Release:
2020
Appears in:
Rank Score:
87
Rank in 2020:
Rank in 2020s:
Overall Rank:
Average Rating:
Comments:
Year of Release:
2020
Appears in:
Rank Score:
86
Rank in 2020:
Rank in 2020s:
Overall Rank:
Average Rating:
Comments:
Year of Release:
2020
Appears in:
Rank Score:
86
Rank in 2020:
Rank in 2020s:
Overall Rank:
Average Rating:
Comments:
Total albums: 1,000. Page 13 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%
Show all
Compilation? Albums %
No 990 99%
Yes 10 1%
Live? Albums %
No 981 98%
Yes 19 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 996 100%
Yes 4 0%
Best Albums of the 1970s
1. The Dark Side Of The Moon by Pink Floyd
2. Wish You Were Here by Pink Floyd
3. The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars by David Bowie
4. Untitled (Led Zeppelin IV) by Led Zeppelin
5. London Calling by The Clash
6. The Wall by Pink Floyd
7. Rumours by Fleetwood Mac
8. Unknown Pleasures by Joy Division
9. Animals by Pink Floyd
10. Who's Next by The Who
11. Exile On Main St. by The Rolling Stones
12. Blood On The Tracks by Bob Dylan
13. Hunky Dory by David Bowie
14. Marquee Moon by Television
15. Pink Moon by Nick Drake
16. Low by David Bowie
17. Sticky Fingers by The Rolling Stones
18. Paranoid by Black Sabbath
19. What's Going On by Marvin Gaye
20. Born To Run by Bruce Springsteen
Back to Top