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 4 of 100

Best Albums of 2020 composition

Country Albums %


United States 496 50%
United Kingdom 193 19%
Canada 56 6%
Mixed Nationality 35 4%
Australia 33 3%
France 24 2%
Japan 16 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 984 98%
Yes 16 2%
Live? Albums %
No 976 98%
Yes 24 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 998 100%
Yes 2 0%
Best Artists of the 2000s
1. Radiohead
2. Arcade Fire
3. The Strokes
4. Coldplay
5. Arctic Monkeys
6. Sufjan Stevens
7. Muse
8. Animal Collective
9. Wilco
10. The White Stripes
11. Kanye West
12. Phil Elverum
13. Interpol
14. Modest Mouse
15. Godspeed You! Black Emperor
16. Queens Of The Stone Age
17. LCD Soundsystem
18. Madvillain
19. The National
20. Gorillaz
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