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.
20205,38355,178
20211,6293,079
Total7,01258,257

The best artists of the 2020s are The Strokes, Fiona Apple, Phoebe Bridgers, Taylor Swift, Run The Jewels, Fleet Foxes, Jessie Ware, The Weeknd, Perfume Genius and Rory Ferreira.
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 21 of 100

Best Albums of the 2020s composition

Year Albums %


2020 910 91%
2021 90 9%
Country Albums %


United States 476 48%
United Kingdom 188 19%
Canada 65 7%
Mixed Nationality 39 4%
Australia 34 3%
France 26 3%
Norway 14 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 990 99%
Yes 10 1%
Live? Albums %
No 979 98%
Yes 21 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 999 100%
Yes 1 0%
Best Artists of the 1970s
1. Pink Floyd
2. David Bowie
3. Led Zeppelin
4. Neil Young
5. The Rolling Stones
6. The Clash
7. The Who
8. Fleetwood Mac
9. Black Sabbath
10. Genesis
11. Bruce Springsteen
12. Bob Dylan
13. Stevie Wonder
14. Yes
15. Joy Division
16. Nick Drake
17. Paul McCartney
18. Joni Mitchell
19. Queen
20. Bob Marley
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