Year-End Lists

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Billboard: The 50 Best Albums of 2020

07 December 2020

Billboard: The 50 Best Albums of 2020

[see also 2010s, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011]

  1. Taylor SwiftFolklore
  2. Dua LipaFuture Nostalgia
  3. The WeekndAfter Hours
  4. Bad BunnyYHLQMDLG
  5. Lady GagaChromatica
  6. Lil BabyMy Turn
  7. Fiona AppleFetch the Bolt Cutters
  8. The ChicksGaslighter
  9. Pop SmokeMeet the Woo 2
  10. HaimWomen in Music Pt. III
  11. Ariana GrandePositions
  12. Megan Thee StallionGood News
  13. Chris StapletonStarting Over
  14. Run the JewelsRTJ4
  15. Phoebe BridgersPunisher
  16. Mac MillerCircles
  17. Chloe x HalleUngodly Hour
  18. HalseyManic
  19. Machine Gun KellyTickets to My Downfall
  20. Rina SawayamaSawayama
  21. GrimesMiss Anthropocene
  22. Selena GomezRare
  23. Lil Uzi VertEternal Atake
  24. J BalvinColores
  25. BlackpinkThe Album
  26. Perfume GeniusSet My Heart on Fire Immediately
  27. Tame ImpalaThe Slow Rush
  28. Jessie ReyezBefore Love Came to Kill Us
  29. The 1975Notes on a Conditional Form
  30. Jason Isbell and The 400 UnitReunions
  31. BeabadoobeeFake It Flowers
  32. KehlaniIt Was Good Until It Wasn't
  33. BTSMap of the Soul: 7
  34. Bruce SpringsteenLetter to You
  35. Junior HAtrapado en un Sueño
  36. Teyana TaylorThe Album
  37. Flo MilliHo, Why Is You Here?
  38. Anuel AAEmmanuel
  39. Sam SmithLove Goes
  40. CaribouSuddenly
  41. Hayley WilliamsPetals for Armor
  42. BrandyB7
  43. Sam HuntSouthside
  44. Kany GarcíaMesa Para Dos
  45. 21 Savage & Metro BoominSavage Mode II
  46. Lucinda WilliamsGood Souls Better Angels
  47. Conan GrayKid Krow
  48. Alejandro FernándezHecho En México
  49. Jay ElectronicaA Written Testimony
  50. DaBabyBlame It on Baby