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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Headsoup 
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Kid A Mnesia 
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Convocations 
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Solid State Logik 1 
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2021
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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%
Popular  Charts
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3. The 500 Greatest Albums Of All Time by New Music Express (2013)
4. The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time by Rolling Stone (2020)
5. The Definitive 200 by National Association of Recording Merchandisers (2007)
6. Virgin All-Time Top 1000 Albums by Virgin (2000)
7. Top 100 Albums by ABC (2006)
8. The Greatest Rock Albums by uDiscoverMusic (2015)
9. Mojo Readers: The 100 Greatest Albums Ever Made by Mojo (1996)
10. The 100 Greatest Albums of All Time by Consequence of Sound (2022)
11. 100 Greatest Albums Ever by Q (2006)
12. Top 100 Greatest Music Albums by Melody Maker (2000)
13. Greatest 100 Albums of All Time by The Guinness Book of British Hit Singles & Albums with NME (2006)
14. The 100 Greatest Albums Of All Time by Absolute Radio (2012)
15. The Top 50 Albums of All Time by Sound & Vision Magazine (2010)
16. 100 Greatest Albums Of All Time by The Sound (2018)
17. Os 100 Melhores Discos de Todos Os Tempos by Sinewave (2012)
18. Top 100 Greatest Music Albums by Channel 4 (2005)
19. The Guardian 100 Best Albums Ever by The Guardian (1997)
20. Top 100 Albums by Rolling Stone Deutschland (1997)
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