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.
20205,95179,347
20215,14261,449
20222,93817,470
Total14,031158,267

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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Total albums: 1,000. Page 38 of 100

Best Albums of the 2020s composition

Year Albums %


2020 485 49%
2021 381 38%
2022 134 13%
Country Albums %


United States 497 50%
United Kingdom 208 21%
Canada 57 6%
Australia 41 4%
Mixed Nationality 37 4%
Sweden 17 2%
France 13 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 991 99%
Yes 9 1%
Live? Albums %
No 976 98%
Yes 24 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 996 100%
Yes 4 0%
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