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.
20205,85275,706
20214,98656,297
20221,7736,534
Total12,611138,536

The best artists of the 2020s are The Strokes, Fiona Apple, Black Country, New Road, 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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Best Albums of the 2020s composition

Year Albums %


2020 526 53%
2021 412 41%
2022 62 6%
Artist Albums %


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


United States 501 50%
United Kingdom 214 21%
Canada 56 6%
Australia 40 4%
Mixed Nationality 37 4%
Norway 15 2%
France 15 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 989 99%
Yes 11 1%
Live? Albums %
No 979 98%
Yes 21 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 996 100%
Yes 4 0%
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