Billboard Critics' 10 Best Albums of 2011

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1. Adele - 21

Adele - 21
February 22, 2011
Soul
Critic Score
75
13 reviews
User Score
73
59 reviews

2. Bon Iver - Bon Iver, Bon Iver

Bon Iver - Bon Iver, Bon Iver
June 21, 2011
Indie Folk
Critic Score
83
22 reviews
User Score
87
242 reviews

3. Kanye West & Jay-Z - Watch the Throne

Kanye West & Jay-Z - Watch the Throne
August 8, 2011
Hip Hop
Critic Score
76
19 reviews
User Score
79
94 reviews

4. Frank Ocean - Nostalgia, Ultra.

Frank Ocean - Nostalgia, Ultra.
February 18, 2011
R&B
Critic Score
75
6 reviews
User Score
82
58 reviews

5. Drake - Take Care

Drake - Take Care
November 15, 2011
Hip Hop
Critic Score
83
22 reviews
User Score
82
89 reviews

6. Fucked Up - David Comes to Life

Fucked Up - David Comes to Life
June 7, 2011
Hardcore Punk
Critic Score
83
19 reviews
User Score
80
30 reviews

7. The Weeknd - House of Balloons

The Weeknd - House of Balloons
March 21, 2011
R&B
Critic Score
83
14 reviews
User Score
85
93 reviews

8. Florence + The Machine - Ceremonials

Florence + The Machine - Ceremonials
November 1, 2011
Indie Pop
Critic Score
77
20 reviews
User Score
79
73 reviews

9. James Blake - James Blake

James Blake - James Blake
February 8, 2011
Dubstep
Critic Score
83
21 reviews
User Score
86
193 reviews

10. The Joy Formidable - The Big Roar

The Joy Formidable - The Big Roar
March 15, 2011
Indie Rock
Critic Score
77
12 reviews
User Score
74
10 reviews
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