Best Albums of 2020

Listed below are the best albums of 2020 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 43,000 greatest album charts.

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2020 year summaryThe best artists of 2020 are Fiona Apple, The Strokes, Tame Impala, Run The Jewels, Perfume Genius, Nicolas Jaar, Phoebe Bridgers, Grimes, Bob Dylan and Dua Lipa.
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Best Albums of 2020 composition

Country Albums %


United States 454 45%
United Kingdom 157 16%
Canada 61 6%
Mixed Nationality 49 5%
Australia 38 4%
France 31 3%
Germany 31 3%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 990 99%
Yes 10 1%
Live? Albums %
No 983 98%
Yes 17 2%
Recognised  Decade Charts (2010s)
1. 100 Best Albums of the 2010s by Rolling Stone (2019)
2. 100 Best Albums of the 2010s: Staff Picks by Billboard (2019)
3. NME's Greatest Albums of The Decade: The 2010s by New Music Express (2019)
4. Gorilla vs. Bear’s Albums of the Decade | 2010-2019 by Gorilla vs. Bear (2019)
5. The 50 best albums of the decade – 2010 to 2019 by Independent (2019)
6. All The Best Albums Of The 2010s, Ranked by Uproxx (2019)
7. Top 100 Albums of the Decade by Crack Magazine (2019)
8. The Needle Drop's Top Albums Of The 2010s by The Needle Drop (2019)
9. Tiny Mix Tapes 2010s: Favorite 100 Music Releases of the Decade by Tiny Mix Tapes (2019)
10. The A.V. Club's 50 best albums of the 2010s by The A.V. Club (2019)
11. Top 50 Albums of the 2010s by The Wild Honey Pie (2019)
12. The 100 Best Albums Of The 2010s by Stereogum (2019)
13. The 50 Best Albums of the Decade by Deep Cuts (2019)
14. StuBru albums of 2010s by StuBru (2017)
15. The 200 Best Albums of the 2010s by Pitchfork (2019)
16. Top 100 Albums of the 2010s by Consequence of Sound (2019)
17. The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s by Paste (2019)
18. 100 greatest albums of the 2010s by cleveland.com (2019)
19. Top 108 Best Albums Of The 2010s by 108 Mics (2020)
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