Best Albums of 2020

Listed below are the best albums of 2020 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 41,000 greatest album charts.

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2020 year summaryThe best artists of 2020 are Fiona Apple, The Strokes, Tame Impala, Nicolas Jaar, Grimes, The Weeknd, Yves Tumor, Mac Miller, Dua Lipa and Destroyer.
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Total albums: 18. Page 1 of 2

Best Albums of 2020 composition

Country Albums %


United States 441 44%
United Kingdom 134 13%
Canada 61 6%
Mixed Nationality 42 4%
Germany 29 3%
France 28 3%
Australia 27 3%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 987 99%
Yes 13 1%
Live? Albums %
No 991 99%
Yes 9 1%
Recognised  Year Charts (2019)
1. 50 Best Albums of 2019 by Rolling Stone (2019)
2. Best albums of 2019 by Fopp (2019)
3. The 50 Best Albums of 2019 by Billboard (2019)
4. Top 10 Albums of the Year 2019 by Bleep (2019)
5. Albums Of The Year 2019 by Louder Than War (2019)
6. The Top 50 Albums of 2019 by Crack Magazine (2019)
7. The Wire's Top 50 Releases 2019 by The Wire (2019)
8. Top 99 Music Albums of 2019 by The Quietus (2019)
9. The 50 best albums of 2019 by Independent (2019)
10. Top 50 Albums of 2019 by Vive Le Rock! (2019)
11. Top 100 Albums of 2019 by Piccadilly Records (2019)
12. Kerrang!'s Albums Of 2019 by Kerrang! (2019)
13. The Best Albums of 2019 by Thrillist (2019)
14. Top 50 Albums of 2019 by The Needle Drop (2019)
15. Best Albums of 2019 by Northern Transmissions (2019)
16. The Loud And Quiet best 40 albums of 2019 by Loud And Quiet (2019)
17. The Best Albums of 2019 by The Ringer (2019)
18. Top 20 Albums of 2019 by Spectrum Culture (2019)
19. Albums Of The Year 2019 by Rough Trade (2019)
20. The 50 Best Albums of 2019 by Dummy (2019)
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