Best Albums of the 2020s

Listed below are the best albums of the 2020s as calculated from their overall rankings in over 53,000 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.
20207,124104,023
20216,57795,365
20226,32988,846
20234,81354,975
20249523,399
Total25,795346,608

The best artists of the 2020s are Black Country, New Road, The Strokes, Taylor Swift, Little Simz, Fiona Apple, Phoebe Bridgers, King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard, Black Midi, The Weeknd and Sufjan Stevens.
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2020
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1,574
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2020
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1,532
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2020
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2020
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1,447
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2020
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1,430
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2022
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1,421
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2021
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1,350
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2022
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1,347
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2021
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1,344
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Best Albums of the 2020s composition

Year Albums %


2020 279 28%
2021 282 28%
2022 256 26%
2023 175 18%
2024 9 1%
Country Albums %


United States 507 51%
United Kingdom 214 21%
Canada 49 5%
Australia 37 4%
Mixed Nationality 32 3%
Sweden 14 1%
France 13 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 993 99%
Yes 8 1%
Live? Albums %
No 986 99%
Yes 15 1%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 998 100%
Yes 3 0%
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