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, Squid, Floating Points, Pharoah Sanders & The London Symphony Orchestra, Tyler, The Creator, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Lana Del Rey, King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard and Shame.
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 72 of 100

Best Albums of 2021 composition

Country Albums %


United States 429 43%
United Kingdom 156 16%
Australia 47 5%
Mixed Nationality 46 5%
Canada 40 4%
Germany 33 3%
France 31 3%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 982 98%
Yes 18 2%
Live? Albums %
No 975 98%
Yes 25 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 990 99%
Yes 10 1%
Best Albums of the 1990s
1. OK Computer by Radiohead
2. In The Aeroplane Over The Sea by Neutral Milk Hotel
3. Nevermind by Nirvana
4. The Bends by Radiohead
5. Loveless by My Bloody Valentine
6. Ten by Pearl Jam
7. Siamese Dream by The Smashing Pumpkins
8. (What's The Story) Morning Glory? by Oasis
9. Automatic For The People by R.E.M.
10. In Utero by Nirvana
11. Grace by Jeff Buckley
12. Ágætis Byrjun by Sigur Rós
13. Weezer (The Blue Album) by Weezer
14. Illmatic by Nas
15. Dummy by Portishead
16. Mellon Collie And The Infinite Sadness by The Smashing Pumpkins
17. Spiderland by Slint
18. Pinkerton by Weezer
19. Homogenic by Björk
20. The Soft Bulletin by The Flaming Lips
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