Best Albums of 2021

Listed below are the best albums of 2021 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 45,000 greatest album charts.

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2021 year summaryThe best artists of 2021 are Shame, Viagra Boys, R.A.P. Ferreira, Rory Ferreira, Bicep, Pearl Charles, Lice, Hospital Bracelet, Steve Earle and Ben Kweller.
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Total albums: 141. Page 1 of 15

Best Albums of 2021 composition

Country Albums %


United States 52 38%
United Kingdom 16 12%
Germany 8 6%
Mixed Nationality 7 5%
Canada 6 4%
New Zealand 3 2%
Sweden 3 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 135 99%
Yes 2 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. Tiny Mix Tapes 2010s: Favorite 100 Music Releases of the Decade by Tiny Mix Tapes (2019)
4. The A.V. Club's 50 best albums of the 2010s by The A.V. Club (2019)
5. Top 50 Albums of the 2010s by The Wild Honey Pie (2019)
6. NME's Greatest Albums of The Decade: The 2010s by New Music Express (2019)
7. Gorilla vs. Bear’s Albums of the Decade | 2010-2019 by Gorilla vs. Bear (2019)
8. The 50 best albums of the decade – 2010 to 2019 by Independent (2019)
9. All The Best Albums Of The 2010s, Ranked by Uproxx (2019)
10. Top 100 Albums of the Decade by Crack Magazine (2019)
11. The Needle Drop's Top Albums Of The 2010s by The Needle Drop (2019)
12. The 50 Best Albums of the Decade by Deep Cuts (2019)
13. The 100 Best Albums Of The 2010s by Stereogum (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. The 200 Best Albums of the 2010s by Pitchfork (2019)
18. 100 greatest albums of the 2010s by cleveland.com (2019)
19. Top 108 Best Albums Of The 2010s by 108 Mics (2020)
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