Best Albums of the 2020s

Listed below are the best albums of the 2020s as calculated from their overall rankings in over 47,000 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.
20205,95280,029
20215,14761,865
20223,02718,559
Total14,126160,452

The best artists of the 2020s are The Strokes, Black Country, New Road, Fiona Apple, Phoebe Bridgers, Taylor Swift, Little Simz, The Weeknd, Floating Points, Pharoah Sanders & The London Symphony Orchestra, Fleet Foxes and Black Midi.
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Best Albums of the 2020s composition

Year Albums %


2020 479 48%
2021 377 38%
2022 144 14%
Country Albums %


United States 497 50%
United Kingdom 206 21%
Canada 59 6%
Australia 41 4%
Mixed Nationality 38 4%
Sweden 16 2%
Japan 14 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 991 99%
Yes 9 1%
Live? Albums %
No 975 98%
Yes 25 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 997 100%
Yes 3 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 Jimi Hendrix Experience
7. The Velvet Underground & Nico
8. Led Zeppelin
9. The Doors
10. The Rolling Stones
11. King Crimson
12. John Coltrane
13. Frank Zappa
14. The Kinks
15. Love
16. Van Morrison
17. Charles Mingus
18. Neil Young
19. The Zombies
20. Miles Davis
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