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.
20205,44456,012
20212,0374,984
Total7,48160,996

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.
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Total albums: 999. Page 100 of 100

Best Albums of the 2020s composition

Year Albums %


2020 875 88%
2021 125 13%
Country Albums %


United States 485 49%
United Kingdom 191 19%
Canada 64 6%
Mixed Nationality 39 4%
Australia 34 3%
France 25 3%
Sweden 14 1%
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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 Artists of 1985
1. Kate Bush
2. Tom Waits
3. Dire Straits
4. The Smiths
5. The Jesus And Mary Chain
6. The Cure
7. Tears For Fears
8. The Replacements
9. New Order
10. Prefab Sprout
11. Marillion
12. The Pogues
13. Hüsker Dü
14. The Fall
15. The Waterboys
16. R.E.M.
17. Prince
18. Talking Heads
19. Prince And The Revolution
20. The Cult
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