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The best albums of 2020
previous years: MCCh 2019 - MCCh 2018 -
MCCh 2017 - MCCh 2016 - MCCh 2015 -
MCCh 2014 - MCCh 2013 - MCCh 2012 - MCCh 2011 - MCCh 2010 - MCCh 2009 - MCCh 2008



MCCh is based on reviews from critics worldwide. We consider all world music sites that meet these conditions:

- Qualified albums (with numbers, letters, drawings, whatever)
- They publish over 400 reviews per year
- This information is accessible online

Beware of imitations :wink:


The weighted average is based on a formula that includes a) the average of ratings and b) the number of sources that have rated the album.

For now, we consult these websites
The magazines I used for the ratings were:
EUR + Australia: Gaffa-dk; Gaffa-sw; Humo; Indiestyle; Jenesaispop; Laut; Mondosonoro; Musikexpress; Nojesguiden; Ondarock; Plattentests; Sentire Ascoltare; The Music
UK: Clash; DIY; Drowned In Sound (out); God Is In The Tv; Load And Quiet; Music OMH; NME: The 405 (out); The Guardian; The Line Of Best Fit; The Skinny
USA + Canada: Allmusic; Consequence Of Sound; Earbuddy; Exclaim!; Nothern Transmissions; Paste; Pitchfork; Popmatters; Rolling Stone; Spectrum Culture; Under The Radar

Very Important: You can help improve MCCH: If you know some web sources, please, let me know.
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MCCh 2020 (01) January 31

Ten new albums in top 10!

Next: February 15, 2020
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MCCh 2020 (02) February 15

Eight new albums in top 15!

Next: February 29, 2020
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MCCh 2020 (03) February 29

Seven new albums in top 20!

Next: March 15, 2020
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MCCh 2020 (04) March 15

Five new albums in top 25!

Next: March 31, 2020
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MCCh 2020 (05) March 31

Eight new albums in top 30 and ne number one!

Next: April 15, 2020
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MCCh 2020 (06) April 15

Eight new albums in top 35!

Next: April 30, 2020
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MCCh 2020 (07) April 30

Six new albums in top 40 and new number one!

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MCCh 2020 (08) May 15

Five new albums in top 45!

Next: May 31, 2020
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MCCh 2020 (09) May 31

Six new albums in top 50!

Next: June 15, 2020
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MCCh 2020 (10) June 15

Seven new albums in top 55!

Next: June 30, 2020
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MCCh 2020 (11) June 30

Ten new albums in top 60!

Next: July 15, 2020
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MCCh 2020 (12) July 15

Seven new albums in top 65!

Next: July 31, 2020
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Hi Otisredding!

Thanks again for your amazing work!!!

Here are links to even earlier Megacritic lists, that you can add to the beginning of your first post if you like:
MCCh 2010 - MCCh 2009 - MCCh 2008
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Can't see July 31 update..
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Trinita' wrote: Fri Aug 07, 2020 3:37 pm Can't see July 31 update..
It hasn't been posted yet. Otisredding may be on holiday.
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MCCh 2020 (13) July 31

Next: August 15, 2020
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MCCh 2020 (14) August 15

Ten new albums in top 75!

Next: August 31, 2020
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MCCh 2020 (15) August 31

Seven new albums in top 80!

Next: September 15, 2020
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MCCh 2020 (16) September 15

Six new albums in top 85!

Next: September 30, 2020
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MCCh 2020 (17) September 30

Eleven new albums in top 90!

Next: October 15, 2020
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Henrik wrote: Wed Jul 22, 2020 8:18 am Hi Otisredding!

Thanks again for your amazing work!!!

Here are links to even earlier Megacritic lists, that you can add to the beginning of your first post if you like:
MCCh 2010 - MCCh 2009 - MCCh 2008
Of course! Thank you, Henrik
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MCCh 2020 (18) October 15

Six new albums in top 95!

Next: October 31, 2020
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MCCh 2020 (19) October 31

Eight new albums in top 100!

Next: November 15, 2020
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MCCh 2020 (20) November 15

One new album in top 100!

Next: November 30, 2020
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MCCh 2020 (21) November 30

Two new albums in top 100!

Next: December 31, 2020
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MCCh 2020 (22) December 31

Seven new albums in top 100!

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Thanks for another year of doing this Otisredding!
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Gillingham wrote: Thu Dec 31, 2020 3:13 pm Thanks for another year of doing this Otisredding!
DITTO! :music-rockon:
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Ghassan, welcome to the forum! A couple of things: this thread is not for end-of-year lists, it's for the bimonthly year-so-far album list compiled by one of our members (Otisredding). There's another section of the forum dedicated to the end-of-year lists. And, this one has been posted already: http://acclaimedmusic.net/forums/viewto ... =28&t=9527. Thank you for your enthusiasm, but when you have a list to post it's probably a good idea to check first whether it's already here. Again, welcome!
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Rdwdbob wrote: Thu Dec 31, 2020 4:31 pm
Gillingham wrote: Thu Dec 31, 2020 3:13 pm Thanks for another year of doing this Otisredding!
DITTO! :music-rockon:
Yes, thank you Otisredding! One more year of fantastic work!
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Very big thank you from me too Otis for all the time and effort you put into this all year long!
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great job Otisredding
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Yes, thanks OtisRedding! I always look forward to these updates and they once again introduced me to some good music I would probably have ignored otherwise.
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thanks for your work mr. Otisredding, it is an excellent selection of albums.
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