Best Albums of the 2020s

Listed below are the best albums of the 2020s as calculated from their overall rankings in over 47,000 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.
20205,95379,736
20215,14261,759
20222,98718,223
Total14,082159,719

The best artists of the 2020s are The Strokes, Black Country, New Road, Fiona Apple, Phoebe Bridgers, Taylor Swift, Little Simz, The Weeknd, Floating Points, Pharoah Sanders & The London Symphony Orchestra, Fleet Foxes and Black Midi.
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Best Albums of the 2020s composition

Year Albums %


2020 482 48%
2021 376 38%
2022 142 14%
Country Albums %


United States 497 50%
United Kingdom 206 21%
Canada 59 6%
Australia 41 4%
Mixed Nationality 37 4%
Sweden 16 2%
Norway 14 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 991 99%
Yes 9 1%
Live? Albums %
No 975 98%
Yes 25 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 997 100%
Yes 3 0%
Best Ever Albums
1. OK Computer by Radiohead
2. The Dark Side Of The Moon by Pink Floyd
3. Abbey Road by The Beatles
4. Revolver by The Beatles
5. Kid A by Radiohead
6. Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band by The Beatles
7. In Rainbows by Radiohead
8. Wish You Were Here by Pink Floyd
9. The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars by David Bowie
10. The Velvet Underground & Nico by The Velvet Underground & Nico
11. Untitled (Led Zeppelin IV) by Led Zeppelin
12. Pet Sounds by The Beach Boys
13. Funeral by Arcade Fire
14. The Beatles (The White Album) by The Beatles
15. In The Aeroplane Over The Sea by Neutral Milk Hotel
16. Nevermind by Nirvana (US)
17. Doolittle by Pixies
18. The Queen Is Dead by The Smiths
19. London Calling by The Clash
20. To Pimp A Butterfly by Kendrick Lamar
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