Year-End Lists

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The Line of Best Fit: The Best Albums of 2020 Ranked

03 December 2020

The Line of Best Fit: The Best Albums of 2020 Ranked

  1. Rina SawayamaSawayama
  2. SamiaThe Baby
  3. Charli XCXhow I'm feeling now
  4. Phoebe BridgersPunisher
  5. Moses SumneyGræ
  6. Bob DylanRough and Rowdy Ways
  7. Perfume GeniusSet My Heart on Fire Immediately
  8. Yves TumorHeaven to a Tortured Mind
  9. Chloe x HalleUngodly Hour
  10. Run the JewelsRTJ4
  11. Fiona AppleFetch the Bolt Cutters
  12. WaxahatcheeSaint Cloud
  13. Che LingoThe Worst Generation
  14. Julianna BarwickHealing Is a Miracle
  15. J HusBig Conspiracy
  16. Empress OfI'm Your Empress Of
  17. Gil Scott-Heron (posthumously) & Makaya McCravenWe’re New Again: A Reimagining
  18. clipping.Visions of Bodies Being Burned
  19. Open Mike EagleAnime, Trauma and Divorce
  20. Christian Lee HutsonBeginners
  21. Megan Thee StallionGood News
  22. Orville PeckShow Pony
  23. AmaaraeThe Angel You Don't Know
  24. Kelly Lee OwensInner Song
  25. Fontaines D.C.A Hero's Death
  26. THEY.The Amanda Tape
  27. Adrianne Lenkersongs
  28. Victoria MonétJaguar
  29. Fleet FoxesShore
  30. Helena DelandSomeone New
  31. Whatever, ManBlackstarkids
  32. Taylor SwiftFolklore
  33. Nubya GarciaSOURCE
  34. Donovan WoodsWithout People
  35. Jessie WareWhat's Your Pleasure?
  36. Hayley WilliamsPetals for Armor
  37. Keeley ForsythDebris
  38. I Break HorsesWarnings
  39. Dream WifeSo When You Gonna...
  40. Dua LipaFuture Nostalgia
  41. Burna BoyTwice as Tall
  42. GiggsNow or Never
  43. Mina TindleSister
  44. Mac MillerCircles
  45. KhruangbinMordechai
  46. HindsThe Prettiest Curse
  47. Lady GagaChromatica
  48. HaimWomen in Music Pt. III
  49. Headie OneEdna
  50. AnnieDark Hearts