Best Albums of the 2020s

Listed below are the best albums of the 2020s as calculated from their overall rankings in over 49,000 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.
20206,26594,432
20215,60282,582
20225,08169,541
20237442,074
Total17,692248,628

The best artists of the 2020s are Black Country, New Road, The Strokes, Little Simz, Fiona Apple, Phoebe Bridgers, Taylor Swift, The Weeknd, King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard, Black Midi and Big Thief.
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 80 of 100

Best Albums of the 2020s composition

Year Albums %


2020 379 38%
2021 321 32%
2022 292 29%
2023 8 1%
Country Albums %


United States 476 48%
United Kingdom 221 22%
Canada 56 6%
Australia 37 4%
Mixed Nationality 35 4%
France 18 2%
Sweden 15 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 994 99%
Yes 6 1%
Live? Albums %
No 979 98%
Yes 21 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 997 100%
Yes 3 0%
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