Skip Nav

Best Albums of 2020

Presenting 50 of the Best Albums to Drop in 2020

As POPSUGAR editors, we independently select and write about stuff we love and think you'll like too. POPSUGAR has affiliate and advertising partnerships so we get revenue from sharing this content and from your purchase.

Circles by Mac Miller
Image Source: amazon.com

After what feels like an entire decade, 2020 is finally coming to a close. The year was very, uh, eventful, and we're grateful that music was there through all the ups and downs. Standout albums include Mac Miller's posthumous masterpiece, Circles; Beyoncé's deluxe edition of The Lion King: The Gift; and Megan Thee Stallion's debut LP, Good News — projects that respectively explored topics such as mental health, Black empowerment, and self-worth.

Pop and R&B music also had major moments with albums like Dua Lipa's Future Nostalgia and Chloe x Halle's Ungodly Hour. And while some artists released projects that were the perfect escape from our socially distanced mores (think: Lady Gaga's Chromatica), other LPs fit the indoor lifestyle with their pensive, secluded sound (*looks at Taylor Swift's Folklore*).

Many tunes kept us afloat over the past year, so, without further ado, I present to you 50 of the best albums to drop 2020, in no particular order.

Latest Entertainment