Best Albums of 2020

Listed below are the best albums of 2020 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 50,000 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 484 48%
United Kingdom 192 19%
Canada 62 6%
Australia 34 3%
Mixed Nationality 28 3%
France 25 3%
Germany 21 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 990 99%
Yes 10 1%
Live? Albums %
No 978 98%
Yes 22 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 996 100%
Yes 4 0%
Best Artists of the 2010s
1. Kendrick Lamar
2. Kanye West
3. Tame Impala
4. Arcade Fire
5. Frank Ocean
6. Beach House
7. Sufjan Stevens
8. Radiohead
9. The National
10. Vampire Weekend
11. Car Seat Headrest
12. Death Grips
13. Lana Del Rey
14. David Bowie
15. Bon Iver
16. The War On Drugs
17. Arctic Monkeys
18. Swans
19. Tyler, The Creator
20. Fleet Foxes
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