Best Album Releases of 2020

As 2020 is gone there is no help but whether how music has impacted the year with the amazing range, as lockdown started and still on music is still being made by wonderful artists to keep us entertained both then and now. 

These are some of the best albums of 2020:

1. BTS – Map Of The Soul 7

This album was released on February 21, 2020, by Big Hit Entertainment, this marked a nice recognition for BTS to the world. Without the assistance of US radio stations, the album with an account of 20 tracks went top of the billboard’s 200 charts. This album is all about their journey and development of 7 years since their debut. 

2. Wizkid – Made in Lagos.

The afrobeats Nigerian artist’s fourth album was released on the 30 of October 2020 by the Starboy entertainment and RCA records, getting collaborations from aboard HER, Ella Mai, Damian Marley, and also from Nigeria with the likes of Tems, African giant Burna boy and so much more. The album mostly talks about the originality of his music and how his music is going places.

3. Kehlani – It Was Good Until It Wasn’t 

This album was released on the 8th of May 2020, appearing with the features of Troy Lanez, Aiko, Masego, James Blake, and more. The album has 15 tracks and this album was debuted at the number 2 on the US billboard 200 charts.

4. Selena Gomez – Rare 

Released by the date January 10, 2020, by Interscope Records. She said her album was all about her daily from the past few years and had some guest features of Kid Cudi and 6lack. It also had amazing producers like Jon Bellion, Jason Evigan, Ian Kirkpatrick, and more. This album contains ” Lose you to love me” which topped the hot billboard charts.

5. Chole x Halle – Ungodly Hour

The duo sisters released their album on the 12th of June 2020 by Columbia Records and Parkwoods Entertainment. The album was debuted number 16 on the billboard 200 chart. The album really makes it stand on maturation as the two singers try out new things in their songs like “I don’t have the time ” and “To teach you how to smile”.

6. Ariana Grande – Positions 

This is the sixth studio album from Ariana, bringing out all of her emotions on her current relationship and past break up, this album debuted topped the Billboard 200 charts. It was released on the 30th of October 20 by Republic Records and had features of the likes of Megan the stallion, Ty Dolla Sign, and The Weeknd. 

7. Lady Gaga – Chromatic 

It was released on 29 of May 2020 by Interscope Records and had featured with the likes of Blackpink, Ariana Grande, Elton John, and more. This album has one of the hit songs ” Rain on me” which topped the Billboard hot 100 charts and at number 5 which is “Stupid love”.

8. The Weeknd – After hours 

Being the fourth album, The Weeknd gave us a delicious taste of his 80s inspired disco jam that made a smash hit “Blinding lights ” which was the number 1 on the Hot Billboard charts. This beautiful album was released on the 20th of March 2020 by Republic Records and XO.

9. Taylor Swift – Folklore 

Released on July 24, 2020, by the Republic Records. As a surprise album, this brings joy to the fans of Taylor Swift. She collaborated with Aaron Dessner and Jack Antonoff. she did all the work in isolation with her engineers, mixers, writers, producers, and duet partners across the county to bring out out this perfection.

The best ways to listen from home are Spotify, iTunes, or getting a vinyl subscription delivered to your door. Enjoy!