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The Best New Albums Of 2020, Ranked 

Coley Reed
Updated April 2, 2020 2k votes 187 voters 2.5k views 47 items

List Rules Only full-length studio albums. No EPs or mixtapes.

Here's to another year (and decade) of good music with the best new albums of 2020. Featuring highly anticipated albums from the biggest artists right now, like Selena Gomez, this list of 2020 albums includes all genres. If you're looking for genre-specific lists, cast your votes for the best pop albums of 2020. What are the top 10 albums of 2020? 

Vote up the best 2020 albums, and add your favorites if they deserve to be on the list. For more great music, check out who topped our album of the year 2019 list.

1
Rare is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best New Albums Of 2020, Ranked
Selena Gomez

"Rare" 

"Crowded Room (feat. 6lack)"

"A Sweeter Place (feat. Kid Cudi)"

2
Manic is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best New Albums Of 2020, Ranked
Halsey

"Without Me"

"Graveyard"

"Clementine"

3
Ordinary Man is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best New Albums Of 2020, Ranked
Ozzy Osbourne

"Straight to Hell"

"Ordinary Man"

"It's a Raid"

4
Nightfall is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best New Albums Of 2020, Ranked
Little Big Town

"Nightfall"

'The Daughters"

"Trouble With Forever"

5
Blue Moon Rising is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best New Albums Of 2020, Ranked
Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds

"Blue Moon Rising"

"Wandering Star"

"Come On Outside"

6
Heartbreak Weather is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best New Albums Of 2020, Ranked
Niall Horan

"Nice to Meet Ya"

"Put a Little Love on Me"

"No Judgement"

7
After Hours is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best New Albums Of 2020, Ranked
The Weeknd

"Heartless"

"Blinding Lights"

"In Your Eyes"

8
Hotspot is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best New Albums Of 2020, Ranked
Pet Shop Boys

"Dreamland"

"Burning the Heather"

"Monkey Business"

9
I Am Not a Dog on a Chai... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best New Albums Of 2020, Ranked
Morrissey

"Bobby, Don't You Think They Know?"

"Love Is On Its Way Out"

"Jim Jim Falls"

10
Velvet is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best New Albums Of 2020, Ranked
Adam Lambert

"Feel Something"

"New Eyes"

"Comin in Hot"

11
Through Water is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best New Albums Of 2020, Ranked
L├ąpsley

"Through Water"

"My Love Was Like the Rain"

"First"

12
Music To Be Murdered By ... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best New Albums Of 2020, Ranked
Eminem

"Godzilla" (feat. Juice WRLD)

"Those Kinda Nights" (feat. Ed Sheeran)

"Lock It Up" (feat. Anderson .Paak)

13
Treat Myself is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best New Albums Of 2020, Ranked
Meghan Trainor

"No Excuses"

"Wave"

"Nice to Meet Ya"

14
Circles is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best New Albums Of 2020, Ranked
Mac Miller

"Good News"

"Complicated"    

"Circles"   

15
Funeral is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best New Albums Of 2020, Ranked
Lil Wayne

"Funeral"

"Mahogany"

"Mama Mia"

16
Map of the Soul: 7 is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best New Albums Of 2020, Ranked
BTS

"Black Swan"

"On"

"Make It Right"

17
The Slow Rush is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best New Albums Of 2020, Ranked
Tame Impala

"Borderline"

"It Might Be Time"

"Posthumous Forgiveness"

18
High Road is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best New Albums Of 2020, Ranked
Kesha

"Raising Hell"

"My Own Dance"

"Resentment"

19
UNLOCKED is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best New Albums Of 2020, Ranked
Denzel Curry, Kenny Beats

"Take_it_Back_v2"

"DIET_"

"So.Incredible.pkg"

20
Walls is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best New Albums Of 2020, Ranked
Louis Tomlinson

"Two of Us"

"Kill My Mind"

"We Made It"

21
Kid Krow is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best New Albums Of 2020, Ranked
Conan Gray

"Checkmate"

"Comfort Crowd"

"Maniac"

22
Suddenly is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best New Albums Of 2020, Ranked
Caribou

"Home"

"You and I"

"Never Come Back"

23
YHLQMDLG is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best New Albums Of 2020, Ranked
Bad Bunny

"Vete"

"Ignorantes"

"La Difícil"

24
Gigaton is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best New Albums Of 2020, Ranked
Pearl Jam

"Dance of the Clairvoyants"

"Superblood Wolfmoon"

"Quick Escape"

25
Future Nostalgia is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best New Albums Of 2020, Ranked
Dua Lipa

"Don't Start Now"

"Physical"

"Break My Heart"