Best Albums of 2021

Listed below are the best albums of 2021 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 44,000 greatest album charts.

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2021 year summaryThe best artists of 2021 are Black Country, New Road, Weezer, Black Midi, Tyler, The Creator, Floating Points, Pharoah Sanders & The London Symphony Orchestra, Squid, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Lana Del Rey, Shame and King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard.
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 57 of 100

Best Albums of 2021 composition

Country Albums %


United States 429 43%
United Kingdom 151 15%
Mixed Nationality 50 5%
Australia 44 4%
Canada 40 4%
Germany 31 3%
France 28 3%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 982 98%
Yes 18 2%
Live? Albums %
No 974 97%
Yes 26 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 990 99%
Yes 10 1%
Best Albums of 2020
1. The New Abnormal by The Strokes
2. Fetch The Bolt Cutters by Fiona Apple
3. Punisher by Phoebe Bridgers
4. Folklore by Taylor Swift
5. RTJ4 by Run The Jewels
6. Shore by Fleet Foxes
7. What's Your Pleasure? by Jessie Ware
8. After Hours by The Weeknd
9. Set My Heart On Fire Immediately by Perfume Genius
10. How I'm Feeling Now by Charli XCX
11. The Slow Rush by Tame Impala
12. The Ascension by Sufjan Stevens
13. Future Nostalgia by Dua Lipa
14. Rough And Rowdy Ways by Bob Dylan
15. Heaven To A Tortured Mind by Yves Tumor
16. Song Machine: Season One by Gorillaz
17. Saint Cloud by Waxahatchee
18. Miss Anthropocene by Grimes
19. Sawayama by Rina Sawayama
20. A Hero’s Death by Fontaines D.C.
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