Year-End Lists

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Slant: The 50 Best Albums of 2020

10 December 2020

Slant Magazine: The 50 Best Albums of 2020

[see also 2010s, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2013, 2012, 2011]

  1. Fiona AppleFetch the Bolt Cutters
  2. GrimesMiss Anthropocene
  3. Jessie WareWhat's Your Pleasure?
  4. Taylor SwiftFolklore
  5. Dua LipaFuture Nostalgia
  6. Charli XCXhow I'm feeling now
  7. Bad BunnyYHLQMDLG
  8. Phoebe BridgersPunisher
  9. The WeekndAfter Hours
  10. Run the JewelsRTJ4
  11. Carly Rae JepsenDedicated Side B
  12. WaxahatcheeSaint Cloud
  13. Touché AmoréLament
  14. AnnieDark Hearts
  15. Perfume GeniusSet My Heart on Fire Immediately
  16. Rina SawayamaSawayama
  17. Sufjan StevensThe Ascension
  18. ShamirShamir
  19. Bartees StrangeLive Forever
  20. NNAMDÏBRAT
  21. The 1975Notes on a Conditional Form
  22. I'm Glad It's YouEvery Sun, Every Moon
  23. King KruleMan Alive!
  24. Porridge RadioEvery Bad
  25. RatboysPrinter's Devil
  26. Young NudyAnyways
  27. Adrianne Lenkersongs
  28. HalseyManic
  29. ArcaKiCk i
  30. Bob DylanRough and Rowdy Ways
  31. Troye SivanIn a Dream
  32. Empty CountryEmpty Country
  33. Honey HarperStarmaker
  34. Lil BabyMy Turn
  35. Moses SumneyGræ
  36. The MicrophonesMicrophones in 2020
  37. The ChicksGaslighter
  38. Lianne La HavasLianne La Havas
  39. DisclosureEnergy
  40. Bright EyesDown in the Weeds, Where the World Once Was
  41. HaimWomen in Music Pt. III
  42. Soccer Mommycolor theory
  43. ProtomartyrUltimate Success Today
  44. Lilly HiattWalking Proof
  45. PoppyI Disagree
  46. Kylie MinogueDISCO
  47. Lil WayneFuneral
  48. Hayley WilliamsPetals for Armor
  49. 21 Savage & Metro BoominSavage Mode II
  50. DoglegMelee