Best Albums of the 2020s

Listed below are the best albums of the 2020s as calculated from their overall rankings in over 49,000 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.
20206,15992,975
20215,51280,394
20224,72162,069
2023283459
Total16,675235,897

The best artists of the 2020s are Black Country, New Road, The Strokes, Taylor Swift, Fiona Apple, Little Simz, Phoebe Bridgers, The Weeknd, Black Midi, King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard and Floating Points, Pharoah Sanders & The London Symphony Orchestra.
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2020
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2021
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264
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260
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259
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2022
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258
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2022
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257
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256
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254
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 15 of 100

Best Albums of the 2020s composition

Year Albums %


2020 381 38%
2021 336 34%
2022 282 28%
2023 2 0%
Country Albums %


United States 491 49%
United Kingdom 217 22%
Canada 55 5%
Australia 39 4%
Mixed Nationality 35 3%
France 18 2%
Japan 14 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 993 99%
Yes 8 1%
Live? Albums %
No 979 98%
Yes 22 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 998 100%
Yes 3 0%
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