Best Albums of 2021

Listed below are the best albums of 2021 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 47,000 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, Weezer, Black Midi, Tyler, The Creator, Squid, Injury Reserve and Spellling.
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 100 of 100

Best Albums of 2021 composition

Country Albums %


United States 461 46%
United Kingdom 182 18%
Australia 48 5%
Mixed Nationality 43 4%
Canada 43 4%
Germany 28 3%
Sweden 17 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 988 99%
Yes 12 1%
Live? Albums %
No 970 97%
Yes 30 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 988 99%
Yes 12 1%
Best Ever Albums
1. OK Computer by Radiohead
2. The Dark Side Of The Moon by Pink Floyd
3. Abbey Road by The Beatles
4. Revolver by The Beatles
5. Kid A by Radiohead
6. Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band by The Beatles
7. In Rainbows by Radiohead
8. Wish You Were Here by Pink Floyd
9. The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars by David Bowie
10. The Velvet Underground & Nico by The Velvet Underground & Nico
11. Untitled (Led Zeppelin IV) by Led Zeppelin
12. Pet Sounds by The Beach Boys
13. Funeral by Arcade Fire
14. The Beatles (The White Album) by The Beatles
15. Nevermind by Nirvana (US)
16. In The Aeroplane Over The Sea by Neutral Milk Hotel
17. Doolittle by Pixies
18. The Queen Is Dead by The Smiths
19. London Calling by The Clash
20. To Pimp A Butterfly by Kendrick Lamar
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