Best Albums of 2020

Listed below are the best albums of 2020 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 49,000 greatest album charts.

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2020 year summaryThe best artists of 2020 were The Strokes, Fiona Apple, Phoebe Bridgers, Taylor Swift, Fleet Foxes, Jessie Ware, The Weeknd, Run The Jewels, Charli XCX and Tame Impala.
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Total albums: 975. Page 1 of 98

Best Albums of 2020 composition

Country Albums %


United States 486 49%
United Kingdom 195 20%
Canada 60 6%
Australia 33 3%
Mixed Nationality 30 3%
France 25 3%
Germany 21 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 984 98%
Yes 16 2%
Live? Albums %
No 974 97%
Yes 26 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 996 100%
Yes 4 0%
Best Ever Albums
1. OK Computer by Radiohead
2. The Dark Side Of The Moon by Pink Floyd
3. Abbey Road by The Beatles
4. Revolver by The Beatles
5. Kid A by Radiohead
6. Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band by The Beatles
7. In Rainbows by Radiohead
8. Wish You Were Here by Pink Floyd
9. The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars by David Bowie
10. The Velvet Underground & Nico by The Velvet Underground & Nico
11. Untitled (Led Zeppelin IV) by Led Zeppelin
12. Pet Sounds by The Beach Boys
13. The Beatles (The White Album) by The Beatles
14. Funeral by Arcade Fire
15. Nevermind by Nirvana (US)
16. In The Aeroplane Over The Sea by Neutral Milk Hotel
17. The Queen Is Dead by The Smiths
18. Doolittle by Pixies
19. London Calling by The Clash
20. To Pimp A Butterfly by Kendrick Lamar
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