Best Albums of 2020

Listed below are the best albums of 2020 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 46,000 greatest album charts.

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2020 year summaryThe best artists of 2020 were The Strokes, Fiona Apple, Phoebe Bridgers, Taylor Swift, The Weeknd, Fleet Foxes, Run The Jewels, Jessie Ware, Charli XCX and Sufjan Stevens.
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 99 of 100

Best Albums of 2020 composition

Country Albums %


United States 495 50%
United Kingdom 189 19%
Canada 55 6%
Mixed Nationality 38 4%
Australia 31 3%
France 23 2%
Germany 17 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 984 98%
Yes 16 2%
Live? Albums %
No 976 98%
Yes 24 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 996 100%
Yes 4 0%
Popular  Charts
1. The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time by Rolling Stone (2020)
2. The Top 100 Albums by VH1 (2001)
3. The 500 Greatest Albums Of All Time by New Music Express (2013)
4. 200 Greatest Albums of All Time by Uncut (2016)
5. The Definitive 200 by National Association of Recording Merchandisers (2007)
6. Virgin All-Time Top 1000 Albums by Virgin (2000)
7. Greatest 100 Albums of All Time by The Guinness Book of British Hit Singles & Albums with NME (2006)
8. Mojo Readers: The 100 Greatest Albums Ever Made by Mojo (1996)
9. Top 100 Greatest Music Albums by Melody Maker (2000)
10. The 100 Greatest Albums Of All Time by Absolute Radio (2012)
11. 100 Greatest Albums Ever by Q (2006)
12. The Greatest Rock Albums by uDiscoverMusic (2015)
13. Os 100 Melhores Discos de Todos Os Tempos by Sinewave (2012)
14. Top 100 Albums Ever by Consequence of Sound (2010)
15. Top 100 Albums by Rolling Stone (Germany) (1997)
16. 100 Greatest Rock Albums of All Time by Classic Rock (2001)
17. All Time Top 100 Albums by Sounds (1985)
18. Top 100 Albums by ABC (2006)
19. The Top 50 Albums of All Time by Sound & Vision Magazine (2010)
20. The Guardian 100 Best Albums Ever by The Guardian (1997)
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