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, Black Midi, Tyler, The Creator, Weezer, Japanese Breakfast, Spellling and Lana Del Rey.
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2021
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 10 of 100

Best Albums of 2021 composition

Country Albums %


United States 472 47%
United Kingdom 183 18%
Australia 46 5%
Mixed Nationality 42 4%
Canada 40 4%
Germany 26 3%
Sweden 16 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 986 99%
Yes 14 1%
Live? Albums %
No 968 97%
Yes 32 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 987 99%
Yes 13 1%
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