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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Total albums: 1,000. Page 45 of 100

Best Albums of 2020 composition

Country Albums %


United States 486 49%
United Kingdom 195 20%
Canada 60 6%
Australia 33 3%
Mixed Nationality 30 3%
France 25 3%
Germany 20 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 984 98%
Yes 16 2%
Live? Albums %
No 974 97%
Yes 26 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 995 100%
Yes 5 1%
Best Albums of the 1950s
1. Kind Of Blue by Miles Davis
2. Mingus Ah Um by Charles Mingus
3. Time Out by The Dave Brubeck Quartet
4. Blue Train by John Coltrane
5. Elvis Presley by Elvis Presley
6. In The Wee Small Hours by Frank Sinatra
7. Here's Little Richard by Little Richard
8. The Shape Of Jazz To Come by Ornette Coleman
9. Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers by Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers
10. Chuck Berry Is On Top by Chuck Berry
11. Lady In Satin by Billie Holiday
12. Brilliant Corners by Thelonious Monk
13. Songs For Swingin' Lovers! by Frank Sinatra
14. Saxophone Colossus by Sonny Rollins
15. Somethin' Else by Cannonball Adderley
16. The "Chirping" Crickets by The Crickets
17. Birth Of The Cool by Miles Davis
18. Buddy Holly by Buddy Holly
19. Chet Baker Sings by Chet Baker
20. Moanin' In The Moonlight by Howlin' Wolf
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