Best Albums of 2020

Listed below are the best albums of 2020 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 45,000 greatest album charts.

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

Artist Albums %


Adrianne Lenker 3 0%
Aygün Kazımova 3 0%
Sault 2 0%
The Heliocentrics 2 0%
Nicolas Jaar 2 0%
Disclosure 2 0%
Arca 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 485 49%
United Kingdom 187 19%
Canada 59 6%
Mixed Nationality 45 5%
Australia 29 3%
France 26 3%
Germany 18 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 989 99%
Yes 11 1%
Live? Albums %
No 986 99%
Yes 14 1%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 999 100%
Yes 1 0%
Best Albums of 1962
1. Modern Sounds In Country And Western Music by Ray Charles
2. Howlin' Wolf by Howlin' Wolf
3. Waltz For Debby by Bill Evans Trio
4. Bob Dylan by Bob Dylan
5. Green Onions by Booker T. & The M.G.'s
6. Tijuana Moods by Charles Mingus
7. Go by Dexter Gordon
8. Tous Les Garçons Et Les Filles by Françoise Hardy
9. Jazz Samba by Stan Getz & Charlie Byrd
10. The Bridge by Sonny Rollins
11. Takin' Off by Herbie Hancock
12. Live At The Village Vanguard by John Coltrane
13. Crying by Roy Orbison
14. Coltrane by John Coltrane Quartet
15. Sentimentally Yours by Patsy Cline
16. Mosaic by Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers
17. Surfer's Choice by Dick Dale And His Del-Tones
18. Undercurrent by Bill Evans & Jim Hall
19. Peter, Paul And Mary by Peter, Paul And Mary
20. Surfin' Safari by The Beach Boys
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