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.
20205,84775,404
20214,97055,725
20221,7516,313
Total12,568137,442

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 Run The Jewels.
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1,961
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1,471
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1,356
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1,234
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1,183
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1,131
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Best Albums of the 2020s composition

Year Albums %


2020 527 53%
2021 412 41%
2022 61 6%
Country Albums %


United States 499 50%
United Kingdom 215 22%
Canada 56 6%
Australia 40 4%
Mixed Nationality 38 4%
France 15 2%
Norway 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%
Best Artists of the 1960s
1. The Beatles
2. The Velvet Underground
3. Jimi Hendrix
4. Bob Dylan
5. The Beach Boys
6. The Jimi Hendrix Experience
7. The Velvet Underground & Nico
8. Led Zeppelin
9. The Doors
10. The Rolling Stones
11. King Crimson
12. John Coltrane
13. Frank Zappa
14. The Kinks
15. Love
16. Van Morrison
17. Neil Young
18. Charles Mingus
19. The Zombies
20. Miles Davis
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