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, Squid, Tyler, The Creator, Black Midi, Weezer, Low and Lana Del Rey.
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Best Albums of 2021 composition

Country Albums %


United States 453 45%
United Kingdom 197 20%
Canada 45 5%
Mixed Nationality 45 5%
Australia 41 4%
Germany 29 3%
France 19 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 989 99%
Yes 11 1%
Live? Albums %
No 970 97%
Yes 30 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 988 99%
Yes 12 1%
Best Artists of 1985
1. Kate Bush
2. Tom Waits
3. Dire Straits
4. The Smiths
5. The Jesus And Mary Chain
6. Tears For Fears
7. The Cure
8. The Replacements
9. Prefab Sprout
10. Marillion
11. New Order
12. The Pogues
13. Hüsker Dü
14. The Waterboys
15. The Fall
16. R.E.M.
17. Talking Heads
18. Prince
19. Prince And The Revolution
20. The Cult
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