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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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%
Best Ever Albums
1. OK Computer by Radiohead
2. The Dark Side Of The Moon by Pink Floyd
3. Abbey Road by The Beatles
4. Revolver by The Beatles
5. Kid A by Radiohead
6. Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band by The Beatles
7. In Rainbows by Radiohead
8. Wish You Were Here by Pink Floyd
9. The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars by David Bowie
10. The Velvet Underground & Nico by The Velvet Underground & Nico
11. Untitled (Led Zeppelin IV) by Led Zeppelin
12. Pet Sounds by The Beach Boys
13. Funeral by Arcade Fire
14. The Beatles (The White Album) by The Beatles
15. Nevermind by Nirvana (US)
16. In The Aeroplane Over The Sea by Neutral Milk Hotel
17. Doolittle by Pixies
18. The Queen Is Dead by The Smiths
19. London Calling by The Clash
20. To Pimp A Butterfly by Kendrick Lamar
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