Rolling Stone's Top 40 Albums of 2011

Entertainment: Music Rolling Stone

Missing: Big K.R.I.T. (32) * Eric Church (19) * Gary Clark, Jr. (40) * Das Racist (28) * Dawes (35) * The Decemberists (7) * Fleet Foxes (4) * Mastadon (38) * Frank Ocean (24) * Panda Bear (37) * Josh T. Pearson (33) * Pistol Annies (29) * St. Vincent (26) * Stephen Malmus and the Jicks (36) * SuperHeavy (34) * tUnE-yArDs (13) * TV on the Radio (17) * Kurt Vile (39) * Wild Flag (9)

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Vote RankingList Ranking  

11

1

Adele

Musician

46.99% (86 of 183 votes)

6

2

Kanye West

Vocalist

50.34% (300 of 596 votes)

9

2

Jay-Z

Vocalist

47.69% (62 of 130 votes)

24

3

Paul Simon (Rocker)

Vocalist

0% (0 of 0 votes)

25

5

Radiohead

Musicians

0% (0 of 2 votes)

7

6

Lady GaGa

Vocalist

50.0% (6 of 12 votes)

17

7

The Decemberists

Musicians

0% (0 of 1 votes)

1

8

Wilco

Musicians

100% (1 of 1 votes)

19

10

Robbie Robertson

Vocalist

0% (0 of 0 votes)

20

11

My Morning Jacket

Musicians

0% (0 of 0 votes)

3

12

The Black Keys

Musicians

83.33% (5 of 6 votes)

18

13

Tune-Yards

Musicians

0% (0 of 0 votes)

22

14

Beastie Boys

Musicians

0% (0 of 5 votes)

23

15

Cage The Elephant

Musicians

0% (0 of 0 votes)

10

16

R.E.M.

Musicians

47.06% (64 of 136 votes)

4

17

TV on the Radio

Musicians

66.67% (2 of 3 votes)

21

18

Feist

Vocalist

0% (0 of 1 votes)

28

19

Eric Church

Vocalist

0% (0 of 0 votes)

8

20

Foo Fighters

Musicians

48.39% (105 of 217 votes)

13

21

Bon Iver

Musicians

0% (0 of 0 votes)

2

22

Drake (Musician)

Musician

87.50% (7 of 8 votes)

12

23

Tom Waits

Musician

16.67% (1 of 6 votes)

30

24

Frank Ocean

Vocalist

0% (0 of 2 votes)

5

25

Beyonce Knowles

Vocalist

53.76% (93 of 173 votes)

26

26

St. Vincent

Musician

0% (0 of 2 votes)

14

27

Florence + The Machine

Musician

0% (0 of 1 votes)

15

30

Tom Morello

Musician

0% (0 of 0 votes)

16

31

Miranda Lambert

Vocalist

0% (0 of 0 votes)

27

38

Mastodon

Musicians

0% (0 of 2 votes)

29

40

Gary Clark, Jr.

Musician

0% (0 of 0 votes)