Best Albums of 2021

Listed below are the best albums of 2021 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 49,000 greatest album charts.

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2021 year summaryThe best artists of 2021 were Black Country, New Road, Little Simz, Floating Points, Pharoah Sanders & The London Symphony Orchestra, Japanese Breakfast, Tyler, The Creator, Squid, Black Midi, Weezer, Lana Del Rey and Low.
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Total albums: 45. Page 1 of 5

Best Albums of 2021 composition

Country Albums %


United States 452 45%
United Kingdom 198 20%
Canada 45 5%
Mixed Nationality 45 5%
Australia 40 4%
Germany 29 3%
France 19 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 989 99%
Yes 11 1%
Live? Albums %
No 971 97%
Yes 29 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 988 99%
Yes 12 1%
Best Artists of 1999
1. Sigur Rós
2. The Flaming Lips
3. Red Hot Chili Peppers
4. フィッシュマンズ [Fishmans]
5. The Dismemberment Plan
6. Blur
7. The Magnetic Fields
8. Wilco
9. American Football
10. Built To Spill
11. Moby
12. Fiona Apple
13. Nine Inch Nails
14. Dream Theater
15. Godspeed You! Black Emperor
16. Blink-182
17. Eminem
18. Rage Against The Machine
19. Muse
20. Dr. Dre
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