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.

Best albums by year or decade
Decade:
Year:
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.
View chart at point in time
 Show this chart as it was on the following date
Share this chart
Share | |
Collector's summary (top 1,000)Log in or register to discover the great albums that are missing from your music collection!
Sort by
Year of Release:
2022
Appears in:
Rank Score:
23
Rank in 2022:
Rank in 2020s:
Overall Rank:
Average Rating:
Comments:
Year of Release:
2021
Appears in:
Rank Score:
23
Rank in 2021:
Rank in 2020s:
Overall Rank:
Average Rating:
Comments:
Year of Release:
2021
Appears in:
Rank Score:
23
Rank in 2021:
Rank in 2020s:
Overall Rank:
Average Rating:
Comments:
Year of Release:
2021
Appears in:
Rank Score:
23
Rank in 2021:
Rank in 2020s:
Overall Rank:
Average Rating:
Comments:
Year of Release:
2021
Appears in:
Rank Score:
23
Rank in 2021:
Rank in 2020s:
Overall Rank:
Average Rating:
Comments:
Year of Release:
2020
Appears in:
Rank Score:
23
Rank in 2020:
Rank in 2020s:
Overall Rank:
Average Rating:
Comments:
Year of Release:
2021
Appears in:
Rank Score:
23
Rank in 2021:
Rank in 2020s:
Overall Rank:
Average Rating:
Comments:
Year of Release:
2020
Appears in:
Rank Score:
23
Rank in 2020:
Rank in 2020s:
Overall Rank:
Average Rating:
Comments:
Year of Release:
2022
Appears in:
Rank Score:
23
Rank in 2022:
Rank in 2020s:
Overall Rank:
Average Rating:
Comments:
Year of Release:
2020
Appears in:
Rank Score:
23
Rank in 2020:
Rank in 2020s:
Overall Rank:
Average Rating:
Comments:
Total albums: 1,000. Page 100 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%
Show all
Compilation? Albums %
No 991 99%
Yes 9 1%
Live? Albums %
No 976 98%
Yes 24 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 996 100%
Yes 4 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
Back to Top