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 Ever Artists
1. The Beatles
2. Radiohead
3. Pink Floyd
4. David Bowie
5. Bob Dylan
6. Led Zeppelin
7. Arcade Fire
8. The Rolling Stones
9. The Velvet Underground
10. Nirvana
11. The Smiths
12. Kendrick Lamar
13. Neil Young
14. Pixies
15. The Beach Boys
16. Miles Davis
17. Kanye West
18. Bruce Springsteen
19. R.E.M.
20. The Who
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