Best Albums of the 2020s

Listed below are the best albums of the 2020s as calculated from their overall rankings in over 43,000 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.
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Total2,3669,439

The best artists of the 2020s are Fiona Apple, The Strokes, Nicolas Jaar, Tame Impala, Archy Marshall, Rory Ferreira, Run The Jewels, Perfume Genius, Grimes and Phoebe Bridgers.
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 10 of 100

Best Albums of the 2020s composition

Year Albums %


2020 1,000 100%
Country Albums %


United States 439 44%
United Kingdom 149 15%
Canada 66 7%
Mixed Nationality 49 5%
Australia 37 4%
Germany 35 4%
France 27 3%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 988 99%
Yes 12 1%
Live? Albums %
No 981 98%
Yes 19 2%
Recognised  Year Charts (2019)
1. 50 Best Albums of 2019 by Rolling Stone (2019)
2. Best albums of 2019 by Fopp (2019)
3. The 50 Best Albums of 2019 by Billboard (2019)
4. Top 10 Albums of the Year 2019 by Bleep (2019)
5. The Best Albums of 2019 by FLOOD Magazine (2019)
6. The Best Albums of 2019 by The Line Of Best Fit (2019)
7. Gorilla vs. Bear's Albums of 2019 by Gorilla vs. Bear (2019)
8. OOR's Eindlijst 2019 [OOR Top 20 Albums of 2019] by OOR (2019)
9. The 20 best albums of 2019 by Dazed (2019)
10. BrooklynVegan's Top 50 Albums of 2019 by BrooklynVegan (2019)
11. Uncut's Top 75 albums of 2019 by Uncut (2019)
12. Albums Of The Year 2019 by Louder Than War (2019)
13. The Top 50 Albums of 2019 by Crack Magazine (2019)
14. The Wire's Top 50 Releases 2019 by The Wire (2019)
15. Top 99 Music Albums of 2019 by The Quietus (2019)
16. The 50 best albums of 2019 by Independent (2019)
17. Top 50 Albums of 2019 by Vive Le Rock! (2019)
18. Top 100 Albums of 2019 by Piccadilly Records (2019)
19. Kerrang!'s Albums Of 2019 by Kerrang! (2019)
20. Top 50 Albums of 2019 by The Needle Drop (2019)
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