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, The Weeknd, Run The Jewels, Fleet Foxes, Jessie Ware, Tame Impala and Sufjan Stevens.
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 3 of 100

Best Albums of 2020 composition

Country Albums %


United States 495 50%
United Kingdom 194 19%
Canada 56 6%
Mixed Nationality 35 4%
Australia 33 3%
France 24 2%
Japan 16 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 983 98%
Yes 17 2%
Live? Albums %
No 976 98%
Yes 24 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 998 100%
Yes 2 0%
Best Ever Artists
1. The Beatles
2. Radiohead
3. Pink Floyd
4. David Bowie
5. Bob Dylan
6. Led Zeppelin
7. The Rolling Stones
8. Arcade Fire
9. The Velvet Underground
10. Nirvana
11. Kendrick Lamar
12. The Smiths
13. Neil Young
14. Pixies
15. Miles Davis
16. The Beach Boys
17. Kanye West
18. Jimi Hendrix
19. Bruce Springsteen
20. R.E.M.
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