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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Total albums: 1,000. Page 4 of 100

Best Albums of 2020 composition

Country Albums %


United States 486 49%
United Kingdom 187 19%
Canada 58 6%
Mixed Nationality 44 4%
Australia 29 3%
France 26 3%
Germany 19 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%
Recognised  Year Charts (2020)
1. The 50 Best Albums of 2020 by Rolling Stone (2020)
2. The 50 Best Albums of 2020 by Billboard (2020)
3. The 100 Best Albums of 2020 by Noisey (2020)
4. The Skinny's Top 10 Albums of 2020 by The Skinny (2020)
5. Les Inrocks Albums of the Year 2020 by Les Inrocks (2020)
6. Uncut's Top 75 albums of 2020 by Uncut (2020)
7. The Loud And Quiet best albums of 2020 by Loud And Quiet (2020)
8. The 40 best albums of 2020 by Independent (2020)
9. Gigwise's 51 Best Albums of 2020 by Gigwise (2020)
10. The 20 best albums of 2020 by The A.V. Club (2020)
11. The 50 Best Albums Of 2020 by NPR (2020)
12. The Best Albums of 2020 Ranked by The Line Of Best Fit (2020)
13. The 60 Best Albums of 2020 by PopMatters (2020)
14. BPM’s Top 50 Albums Of 2020 by Beats Per Minute (2020)
15. The 50 best albums of 2020 by New Music Express (2020)
16. Best Albums of 2020 by Northern Transmissions (2020)
17. The 75 Best Albums of 2020 by The Alternative (2020)
18. Top 55 Albums Of 2020 by BrooklynVegan (2020)
19. Exclaim!'s 50 Best Albums of 2020 by Exclaim! (2020)
20. The Top 50 Albums of 2020 by Crack Magazine (2020)
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