Best Albums of 2020

Listed below are the best albums of 2020 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 53,000 greatest album charts.

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2020 year summaryThe best artists of 2020 were The Strokes, Fiona Apple, Phoebe Bridgers, Taylor Swift, Jessie Ware, The Weeknd, Fleet Foxes, Run The Jewels, Charli XCX and Tame Impala.
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2020
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4,045
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Buy album United States
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1,883
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1,639
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1,596
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1,575
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1,472
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1,408
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Best Albums of 2020 composition

Country Albums %


United States 481 48%
United Kingdom 194 19%
Canada 61 6%
Australia 34 3%
Mixed Nationality 28 3%
France 24 2%
Germany 20 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 985 99%
Yes 15 2%
Live? Albums %
No 973 97%
Yes 27 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 996 100%
Yes 4 0%
Recognised  Year Charts (2023)
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3. Top 40 Albums of 2023 by Decibel (2023)
4. Top 100 Albums of 2023 by Piccadilly Records (2023)
5. The best albums of 2023 by Independent (2023)
6. BrooklynVegan's Top 55 Albums of 2023 by BrooklynVegan (2023)
7. The 20 best albums of 2023 by Dazed (2023)
8. Dit zijn de 20 beste albums van 2023 by OOR (2023)
9. The Top 50 Albums of the Year by Crack Magazine (2023)
10. Albums of the year 2023 by The Line Of Best Fit (2023)
11. The Best Albums of 2023 by FLOOD Magazine (2023)
12. Exclaim!'s 50 Best Albums of 2023 by Exclaim! (2023)
13. NME Albums Of The Year 2023 by New Music Express (2023)
14. Albums Of The Year 2023 by Rough Trade (2023)
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16. The 50 Best Albums Of 2023 by Complex (2023)
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19. Uncut Best 75 Albums Of The Year 2023 by Uncut (2023)
20. The 100 Best Albums of 2023 by Rolling Stone (2023)
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