Best Albums of 2020

Listed below are the best albums of 2020 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 53,000 greatest album charts.

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2020 year summaryThe best artists of 2020 were The Strokes, Fiona Apple, Phoebe Bridgers, Taylor Swift, Jessie Ware, Fleet Foxes, The Weeknd, Run The Jewels, Charli XCX and Tame Impala.
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Best Albums of 2020 composition

Country Albums %


United States 484 48%
United Kingdom 191 19%
Canada 61 6%
Australia 34 3%
Mixed Nationality 28 3%
France 23 2%
Germany 21 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 987 99%
Yes 14 1%
Live? Albums %
No 974 97%
Yes 27 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 998 100%
Yes 3 0%
Recognised  Decade Charts (2020s)
1. 100 Best Albums of the 2010s: Staff Picks by Billboard (2019)
2. The A.V. Club's 50 best albums of the 2010s by The A.V. Club (2019)
3. BrooklynVegan's Top Albums of 2010s by BrooklynVegan (2020)
4. All The Best Albums Of The 2010s, Ranked by Uproxx (2019)
5. Gorilla vs. Bear Albums of the 2010s by Gorilla vs. Bear (2019)
6. Top 100 Albums of the Decade by Crack Magazine (2019)
7. NME's Greatest Albums of The Decade: The 2010s by New Music Express (2019)
8. Top 50 Albums of the 2010s by The Wild Honey Pie (2019)
9. 100 Best Albums of the 2010s by Rolling Stone (2019)
10. The 50 best albums of the decade – 2010 to 2019 by Independent (2019)
11. The Needle Drop's Top Albums Of The 2010s by The Needle Drop (2019)
12. The 200 Best Albums of the 2010s by Pitchfork (2019)
13. The 100 Best Albums Of The 2010s by Stereogum (2019)
14. The 101 Best Albums of the 2010s by Spin (2020)
15. The 50 Best Albums of the Decade by Deep Cuts (2019)
16. Top 100 Albums of the 2010s by Consequence of Sound (2019)
17. Die 100 besten Alben der 10er Jahre by Musikexpress.de (2020)
18. The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s by Paste (2019)
19. Die besten Platten 2010-2019 by Spex (2019)
20. BEST OF 2011 - 2020: Die besten Alben des Jahrzehnts by laut (2020)
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