Best Albums of 2020

Listed below are the best albums of 2020 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 49,000 greatest album charts.

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2020 year summaryThe best artists of 2020 were The Strokes, Fiona Apple, Phoebe Bridgers, Taylor Swift, Fleet Foxes, Jessie Ware, The Weeknd, Run The Jewels, Charli XCX and Tame Impala.
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Best Albums of 2020 composition

Country Albums %


United States 486 49%
United Kingdom 194 19%
Canada 59 6%
Australia 33 3%
Mixed Nationality 30 3%
France 25 3%
Germany 20 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 985 99%
Yes 15 2%
Live? Albums %
No 975 98%
Yes 25 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 995 100%
Yes 5 1%
Recognised  Decade Charts (2020s)
1. 100 Best Albums of the 2010s: Staff Picks by Billboard (2019)
2. NME's Greatest Albums of The Decade: The 2010s by New Music Express (2019)
3. Gorilla vs. Bear Albums of the 2010s by Gorilla vs. Bear (2019)
4. The 50 best albums of the decade – 2010 to 2019 by Independent (2019)
5. The 200 Best Albums of the 2010s by Pitchfork (2019)
6. All The Best Albums Of The 2010s, Ranked by Uproxx (2019)
7. 100 Best Albums of the 2010s by Rolling Stone (2019)
8. Top 100 Albums of the Decade by Crack Magazine (2019)
9. The Needle Drop's Top Albums Of The 2010s by The Needle Drop (2019)
10. The A.V. Club's 50 best albums of the 2010s by The A.V. Club (2019)
11. Top 50 Albums of the 2010s by The Wild Honey Pie (2019)
12. The 100 Best Albums Of The 2010s by Stereogum (2019)
13. The 50 Best Albums of the Decade by Deep Cuts (2019)
14. Top 100 Albums of the 2010s by Consequence of Sound (2019)
15. The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s by Paste (2019)
16. Tiny Mix Tapes 2010s: Favorite 100 Music Releases of the Decade by Tiny Mix Tapes (2019)
17. StuBru albums of 2010s by StuBru (2017)
18. 100 greatest albums of the 2010s by cleveland.com (2019)
19. Top 108 Best Albums Of The 2010s by 108 Mics (2020)
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