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Uproxx Music Critics Poll: Best Albums of 2020

20 December 2020

Uproxx Music Critics Poll: Best Albums of 2020, a survey of more than 230 critics

[see also 2019, 2018]

  1. Fiona AppleFetch the Bolt Cutters
  2. Phoebe BridgersPunisher
  3. Taylor SwiftFolklore
  4. WaxahatcheeSaint Cloud
  5. Run the JewelsRTJ4
  6. HaimWomen in Music Pt. III
  7. Dua LipaFuture Nostalgia
  8. Freddie Gibbs & The AlchemistAlfredo
  9. Bob DylanRough and Rowdy Ways
  10. The WeekndAfter Hours
  11. Yves TumorHeaven to a Tortured Mind
  12. Fleet FoxesShore
  13. Bartees StrangeLive Forever
  14. Rina SawayamaSawayama
  15. Jessie WareWhat's Your Pleasure?
  16. Lil Uzi VertEternal Atake
  17. Chloe x HalleUngodly Hour
  18. Tame ImpalaThe Slow Rush
  19. The 1975Notes on a Conditional Form
  20. Lil BabyMy Turn
  21. SaultUntitled (Black Is)
  22. DoglegMelee
  23. Bad BunnyYHLQMDLG
  24. Lady GagaChromatica
  25. Soccer Mommycolor theory
  26. Perfume GeniusSet My Heart on Fire Immediately
  27. SaultUntitled (Rise)
  28. Jason Isbell and The 400 UnitReunions
  29. Jeff RosenstockNo Dream
  30. Laura MarlingSong for Our Daughter
  31. Bonny Light HorsemanBonny Light Horseman
  32. Megan Thee StallionGood News
  33. Mac MillerCircles
  34. Hayley WilliamsPetals for Armor
  35. HumInlet
  36. DeftonesOhms
  37. ThundercatIt Is What It Is
  38. KhruangbinMordechai
  39. Sufjan StevensThe Ascension
  40. DehdFlower of Devotion
  41. Adrianne Lenkersongs
  42. Pop SmokeShoot for the Stars, Aim for the Moon
  43. The StrokesThe New Abnormal
  44. Charli XCXhow I'm feeling now
  45. Moses SumneyGræ
  46. GrimesMiss Anthropocene
  47. U.S. GirlsHeavy Light
  48. 21 Savage & Metro BoominSavage Mode II
  49. Westside GunnPray for Paris
  50. Jay ElectronicaA Written Testimony