Best Albums of the 2020s

Listed below are the best albums of the 2020s as calculated from their overall rankings in over 42,000 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.
20201,6714,922
Total1,6714,922

The best artists of the 2020s are Fiona Apple, Nicolas Jaar, The Strokes, Tame Impala, Rory Ferreira, Archy Marshall, Grimes, Yves Tumor, The Weeknd and Perfume Genius.
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 57 of 100

Best Albums of the 2020s composition

Year Albums %


2020 1,000 100%
Country Albums %


United States 437 44%
United Kingdom 135 14%
Canada 55 6%
Mixed Nationality 40 4%
Germany 33 3%
Australia 29 3%
France 29 3%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 987 99%
Yes 13 1%
Live? Albums %
No 987 99%
Yes 13 1%
Best Albums of the 1950s
1. Kind Of Blue by Miles Davis
2. Mingus Ah Um by Charles Mingus
3. Time Out by The Dave Brubeck Quartet
4. Blue Train by John Coltrane
5. In The Wee Small Hours by Frank Sinatra
6. Elvis Presley by Elvis Presley
7. The Shape Of Jazz To Come by Ornette Coleman
8. Here's Little Richard by Little Richard
9. Songs For Swingin' Lovers! by Frank Sinatra
10. Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers by Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers
11. Brilliant Corners by Thelonious Monk
12. Lady In Satin by Billie Holiday
13. Chuck Berry Is On Top by Chuck Berry
14. Saxophone Colossus by Sonny Rollins
15. The "Chirping" Crickets by The Crickets
16. Somethin' Else by Cannonball Adderley
17. Birth Of The Cool by Miles Davis
18. Moanin' In The Moonlight by Howlin' Wolf
19. Buddy Holly by Buddy Holly
20. Chet Baker Sings by Chet Baker
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