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, Tyler, The Creator, Weezer, Japanese Breakfast, Black Midi, Lana Del Rey and Shame.
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2021
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 8 of 100

Best Albums of 2021 composition

Country Albums %


United States 474 47%
United Kingdom 184 18%
Australia 47 5%
Mixed Nationality 44 4%
Canada 41 4%
Germany 24 2%
France 16 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%
Best Artists of 1970
1. Black Sabbath
2. Neil Young
3. Simon & Garfunkel
4. George Harrison
5. John Lennon
6. Miles Davis
7. Van Morrison
8. Led Zeppelin
9. Creedence Clearwater Revival
10. The Stooges
11. The Beatles
12. Grateful Dead
13. The Velvet Underground
14. Derek & The Dominos
15. Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young
16. Crosby, Stills & Nash
17. Cat Stevens
18. Yusuf Islam
19. Deep Purple
20. Santana
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