Best Albums of 2020

Listed below are the best albums of 2020 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 42,000 greatest album charts.

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2020 year summaryThe best artists of 2020 are Fiona Apple, The Strokes, Tame Impala, Nicolas Jaar, Grimes, Yves Tumor, The Weeknd, Perfume Genius, Mac Miller and Dua Lipa.
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 5 of 100

Best Albums of 2020 composition

Country Albums %


United States 437 44%
United Kingdom 135 14%
Canada 55 6%
Mixed Nationality 40 4%
Germany 33 3%
France 29 3%
Australia 29 3%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 987 99%
Yes 13 1%
Live? Albums %
No 987 99%
Yes 13 1%
Recognised  Decade Charts (2010s)
1. 100 Best Albums of the 2010s by Rolling Stone (2019)
2. 100 Best Albums of the 2010s: Staff Picks by Billboard (2019)
3. Gorilla vs. Bear’s Albums of the Decade | 2010-2019 by Gorilla vs. Bear (2019)
4. The 50 best albums of the decade – 2010 to 2019 by Independent (2019)
5. All The Best Albums Of The 2010s, Ranked by Uproxx (2019)
6. Top 100 Albums of the Decade by Crack Magazine (2019)
7. The Needle Drop's Top Albums Of The 2010s by The Needle Drop (2019)
8. Tiny Mix Tapes 2010s: Favorite 100 Music Releases of the Decade by Tiny Mix Tapes (2019)
9. The A.V. Club's 50 best albums of the 2010s by The A.V. Club (2019)
10. Top 50 Albums of the 2010s by The Wild Honey Pie (2019)
11. NME's Greatest Albums of The Decade: The 2010s by New Music Express (2019)
12. The 100 Best Albums Of The 2010s by Stereogum (2019)
13. The 200 Best Albums of the 2010s by Pitchfork (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. StuBru albums of 2010s by StuBru (2017)
17. 100 greatest albums of the 2010s by cleveland.com (2019)
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