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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Buy album United States
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Buy album United States
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Buy album United States
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2020
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13
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Buy album United States
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2020
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13
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Buy album United States
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Year of Release:
2020
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13
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Buy album United States
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2020
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 100 of 100

Best Albums of 2020 composition

Country Albums %


United States 482 48%
United Kingdom 192 19%
Canada 61 6%
Australia 34 3%
Mixed Nationality 28 3%
France 23 2%
Germany 21 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 986 99%
Yes 14 1%
Live? Albums %
No 973 97%
Yes 27 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 997 100%
Yes 3 0%
Popular  Charts
1. 100 Best Albums - 2024 Edition by Apple Music (2024)
2. The Top 100 Albums by VH1 (2001)
3. The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time by Rolling Stone (2020)
4. 200 Greatest Albums of All Time by Uncut (2016)
5. The 500 Greatest Albums Of All Time by New Music Express (2013)
6. The Definitive 200 by National Association of Recording Merchandisers (2007)
7. Virgin All-Time Top 1000 Albums by Virgin (2000)
8. Top 100 Albums by ABC (2006)
9. Greatest 100 Albums of All Time by The Guinness Book of British Hit Singles & Albums with NME (2006)
10. The Greatest Rock Albums by uDiscoverMusic (2015)
11. Die 100 Alben des Jahrhunderts by Spex (2000)
12. The 300 Greatest Albums of All Time (1-100) by Paste (2024)
13. Die 100 besten Alben der Musikgeschichte by radioeins (2019)
14. Die 20 besten Alben der Geschichte by Musikexpress.de (2011)
15. Top 100 Greatest Music Albums by Melody Maker (2000)
16. The 100 Greatest Albums Of All Time by Absolute Radio (2012)
17. 100 Greatest Albums Ever by Q (2006)
18. Mojo Readers: The 100 Greatest Albums Ever Made by Mojo (1996)
19. The 100 Greatest Albums of All Time by Consequence of Sound (2022)
20. Die 100 besten Platten des Jahrhunderts by Wiener (1999)
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