Year-End Lists

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NME: The 50 Best Albums of 2020

11 December 2020

NME: The 50 Best Albums of 2020

[see also 2010s, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2012, 2011]

  1. Run the JewelsRTJ4
  2. Taylor SwiftFolklore
  3. Dua LipaFuture Nostalgia
  4. The StrokesThe New Abnormal
  5. Phoebe BridgersPunisher
  6. Kelly Lee OwensInner Song
  7. Rina SawayamaSawayama
  8. HaimWomen in Music Pt. III
  9. BeabadoobeeFake It Flowers
  10. J HusBig Conspiracy
  11. Fiona AppleFetch the Bolt Cutters
  12. Megan Thee StallionGood News
  13. DeftonesOhms
  14. Lady GagaChromatica
  15. Fontaines D.C.A Hero's Death
  16. Tame ImpalaThe Slow Rush
  17. Hayley WilliamsPetals for Armor
  18. Porridge RadioEvery Bad
  19. The KillersImploding the Mirage
  20. Lil Uzi VertEternal Atake
  21. Róisín MurphyRóisín Machine
  22. Working Men's ClubWorking Men's Club
  23. Burna BoyTwice as Tall
  24. Charli XCXhow I'm feeling now
  25. Laura MarlingSong for Our Daughter
  26. The CribsNight Network
  27. Headie OneEdna
  28. BlossomsFoolish Loving Spaces
  29. The WeekndAfter Hours
  30. KhruangbinMordechai
  31. Empress OfI'm Your Empress Of
  32. Miley CyrusPlastic Hearts
  33. Declan McKennaZeros
  34. WizkidMade in Lagos
  35. Soccer Mommycolor theory
  36. ela minusacts of rebellion
  37. ThundercatIt Is What It Is
  38. Yungbludweird!
  39. Dominic FikeWhat Could Possibly Go Wrong
  40. HalseyManic
  41. JunglepussyJp4
  42. SaultUntitled (Black Is)
  43. The 1975Notes on a Conditional Form
  44. BTSMap of the Soul: 7
  45. Princess NokiaEverything is Beautiful
  46. IdlesUltra Mono
  47. Moses BoydDark Matter
  48. GrimesMiss Anthropocene
  49. Bob DylanRough and Rowdy Ways
  50. Rico NastyNightmare Vacation