Best Albums of 2021

Listed below are the best albums of 2021 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 53,000 greatest album charts.

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2021 year summaryThe best artists of 2021 were Little Simz, Black Country, New Road, Floating Points, Pharoah Sanders & The London Symphony Orchestra, Weezer, Japanese Breakfast, Squid (2020s), Tyler, The Creator, Black Midi, Low and Wolf Alice.
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154
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110
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74
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67
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Best Albums of 2021 composition

Country Albums %


United States 455 46%
United Kingdom 191 19%
Canada 50 5%
Mixed Nationality 45 5%
Australia 39 4%
Germany 27 3%
France 19 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 991 99%
Yes 9 1%
Live? Albums %
No 974 97%
Yes 26 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 989 99%
Yes 11 1%
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