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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Buy album United States
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95
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Kid A Mnesia 
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80
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Headsoup 
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Buy album United States
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22
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Convocations 
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Buy album United States
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Buy album United States
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13
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Buy album United States
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Best Albums of 2021 composition

Country Albums %


United States 459 46%
United Kingdom 189 19%
Canada 49 5%
Mixed Nationality 44 4%
Australia 39 4%
Germany 27 3%
France 19 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 992 99%
Yes 8 1%
Live? Albums %
No 974 97%
Yes 26 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 989 99%
Yes 11 1%
Best Artists of the 2010s
1. Kendrick Lamar
2. Kanye West
3. Tame Impala
4. Arcade Fire
5. Beach House
6. Frank Ocean
7. Sufjan Stevens
8. Radiohead
9. The National
10. Nick Cave
11. Vampire Weekend
12. Lana Del Rey
13. Car Seat Headrest
14. Bon Iver
15. David Bowie
16. The War On Drugs
17. Death Grips
18. Arctic Monkeys
19. Swans
20. Tyler, The Creator
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