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, Weezer, Tyler, The Creator, Japanese Breakfast, Black Midi, Lana Del Rey and Shame.
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 1 of 100

Best Albums of 2021 composition

Country Albums %


United States 470 47%
United Kingdom 185 19%
Australia 47 5%
Mixed Nationality 44 4%
Canada 41 4%
Germany 24 2%
Sweden 17 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 986 99%
Yes 14 1%
Live? Albums %
No 969 97%
Yes 31 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 988 99%
Yes 12 1%
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