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.
20205,88476,547
20215,02257,643
20222,0849,501
Total12,990143,691

The best artists of the 2020s are The Strokes, Black Country, New Road, Fiona Apple, Phoebe Bridgers, Taylor Swift, Little Simz, The Weeknd, Fleet Foxes, Floating Points, Pharoah Sanders & The London Symphony Orchestra and Jessie Ware.
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 100 of 100

Best Albums of the 2020s composition

Year Albums %


2020 513 51%
2021 406 41%
2022 81 8%
Artist Albums %


Arca 6 1%
King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard 6 1%
Taylor Swift 4 0%
Lana Del Rey 3 0%
Neil Young 3 0%
Sewerslvt 3 0%
Nas 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 504 50%
United Kingdom 210 21%
Canada 57 6%
Australia 42 4%
Mixed Nationality 35 4%
France 15 2%
Norway 14 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 988 99%
Yes 12 1%
Live? Albums %
No 975 98%
Yes 25 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 996 100%
Yes 4 0%
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