Best Albums of the 2020s

Listed below are the best albums of the 2020s as calculated from their overall rankings in over 45,000 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.
20205,14050,321
2021839752
Total5,97951,073

The best artists of the 2020s are The Strokes, Fiona Apple, Phoebe Bridgers, Taylor Swift, Run The Jewels, Fleet Foxes, Tame Impala, Jessie Ware, Perfume Genius and The Weeknd.
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Best Albums of the 2020s composition

Year Albums %


2020 977 98%
2021 23 2%
Country Albums %


United States 485 49%
United Kingdom 190 19%
Canada 58 6%
Mixed Nationality 42 4%
Australia 31 3%
France 24 2%
Germany 19 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 989 99%
Yes 11 1%
Live? Albums %
No 986 99%
Yes 14 1%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 999 100%
Yes 1 0%
Best Artists of 1994
1. Jeff Buckley
2. Weezer
3. Nas
4. Portishead
5. Oasis
6. Nine Inch Nails
7. Nirvana
8. Pavement
9. Soundgarden
10. Blur
11. Green Day
12. The Notorious B.I.G.
13. Manic Street Preachers
14. Suede
15. Guided By Voices
16. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
17. Pink Floyd
18. Pearl Jam
19. Alice In Chains
20. Live
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