Best Albums of 2021

Listed below are the best albums of 2021 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 46,000 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, Squid, Black Midi, Tyler, The Creator, Weezer, Japanese Breakfast, Spellling and Lana Del Rey.
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 99 of 100

Best Albums of 2021 composition

Country Albums %


United States 472 47%
United Kingdom 183 18%
Australia 46 5%
Mixed Nationality 42 4%
Canada 41 4%
Germany 26 3%
France 17 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 986 99%
Yes 14 1%
Live? Albums %
No 968 97%
Yes 32 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 988 99%
Yes 12 1%
Best Albums of the 1980s
1. The Queen Is Dead by The Smiths
2. Doolittle by Pixies
3. Remain In Light by Talking Heads
4. Disintegration by The Cure
5. The Stone Roses by The Stone Roses
6. The Joshua Tree by U2
7. Daydream Nation by Sonic Youth
8. Hounds Of Love by Kate Bush
9. Closer by Joy Division
10. Thriller by Michael Jackson
11. Purple Rain by Prince And The Revolution
12. Surfer Rosa by Pixies
13. Rain Dogs by Tom Waits
14. Master Of Puppets by Metallica
15. Appetite For Destruction by Guns N' Roses
16. Graceland by Paul Simon
17. Back In Black by AC/DC
18. Spirit Of Eden by Talk Talk
19. Moving Pictures by Rush
20. Murmur by R.E.M.
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