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 were Little Simz, Black Country, New Road, Weezer, Tyler, The Creator, Floating Points, Pharoah Sanders & The London Symphony Orchestra, Black Midi, Japanese Breakfast, Low, Injury Reserve and Squid.
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Total albums: 973. Page 1 of 98

Best Albums of 2021 composition

Country Albums %


United States 468 47%
United Kingdom 180 18%
Mixed Nationality 46 5%
Canada 43 4%
Australia 39 4%
Germany 23 2%
Sweden 18 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 988 99%
Yes 12 1%
Live? Albums %
No 972 97%
Yes 28 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 990 99%
Yes 10 1%
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