Best Albums of 2021

Listed below are the best albums of 2021 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 44,000 greatest album charts.

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2021 year summaryThe best artists of 2021 are Black Country, New Road, Weezer, Black Midi, Tyler, The Creator, Floating Points, Pharoah Sanders & The London Symphony Orchestra, Squid, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Lana Del Rey, Shame and King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard.
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 1 of 100

Best Albums of 2021 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 12 1%
Sufjan Stevens 3 0%
Transatlantic 2 0%
Pierre Vervloesem 2 0%
Weezer 2 0%
The Alchemist 2 0%
KMRU 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 426 43%
United Kingdom 150 15%
Mixed Nationality 48 5%
Australia 47 5%
Canada 40 4%
Germany 31 3%
France 30 3%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 982 98%
Yes 18 2%
Live? Albums %
No 974 97%
Yes 26 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 990 99%
Yes 10 1%
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