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 85 of 100

Best Albums of 2021 composition

Country Albums %


United States 428 43%
United Kingdom 157 16%
Australia 47 5%
Mixed Nationality 46 5%
Canada 40 4%
Germany 33 3%
France 31 3%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 981 98%
Yes 19 2%
Live? Albums %
No 974 97%
Yes 26 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 990 99%
Yes 10 1%
Best Ever Artists
1. The Beatles
2. Radiohead
3. Pink Floyd
4. David Bowie
5. Bob Dylan
6. Led Zeppelin
7. The Rolling Stones
8. Arcade Fire
9. The Velvet Underground
10. Nirvana
11. The Smiths
12. Kendrick Lamar
13. Neil Young
14. The Beach Boys
15. Pixies
16. Miles Davis
17. Kanye West
18. Jimi Hendrix
19. Bruce Springsteen
20. R.E.M.
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