Year-End Lists

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Consequence of Sound: Top 50 Albums of 2020

02 December 2020

Consequence of Sound: Top 50 Albums of 2020

[see also 2010s, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2011]

  1. Fiona AppleFetch the Bolt Cutters
  2. Run the JewelsRTJ4
  3. Phoebe BridgersPunisher
  4. Perfume GeniusSet My Heart on Fire Immediately
  5. Dua LipaFuture Nostalgia
  6. WaxahatcheeSaint Cloud
  7. DeftonesOhms
  8. Lady GagaChromatica
  9. Freddie Gibbs & The AlchemistAlfredo
  10. Pearl JamGigaton
  11. Jason Isbell and The 400 UnitReunions
  12. BTSMap of the Soul: 7
  13. Rina SawayamaSawayama
  14. ThundercatIt Is What It Is
  15. The WeekndAfter Hours
  16. Bad BunnyYHLQMDLG
  17. Yves TumorHeaven to a Tortured Mind
  18. Charli XCXhow I'm feeling now
  19. Sufjan StevensThe Ascension
  20. Lil Uzi VertEternal Atake
  21. Hayley WilliamsPetals for Armor
  22. Jay ElectronicaA Written Testimony
  23. BeabadoobeeFake It Flowers
  24. Frances QuinlanLikewise
  25. IdlesUltra Mono
  26. PallbearerForgotten Days
  27. Taylor SwiftFolklore
  28. CaribouSuddenly
  29. Princess NokiaEverything is Beautiful
  30. Future IslandsAs Long as You Are
  31. Oneohtrix Point NeverMagic Oneohtrix Point Never
  32. Fleet FoxesShore
  33. Bruce SpringsteenLetter to You
  34. Boldy James & The AlchemistThe Price of Tea in China
  35. Margo PriceThat's How Rumors Get Started
  36. AnjimileGiver Taker
  37. Burna BoyTwice as Tall
  38. The ChicksGaslighter
  39. ShamirShamir
  40. Lamb of GodLamb of God
  41. Westside GunnPray for Paris
  42. Bartees StrangeLive Forever
  43. Becca MancariThe Greatest Part
  44. AC/DCPower Up
  45. Armani CaesarThe Liz
  46. GrimesMiss Anthropocene
  47. The Flaming LipsAmerican Head
  48. Andy ShaufThe Neon Skyline
  49. Megan Thee StallionGood News
  50. Beach BunnyHoneymoon