2020 is coming to an end and Billboard has released its top artists of the year. Topping the charts for categories like Hard Rock Album, Mainstream Rock Songs, and Top Rock Albums are artists like Queen, Five Finger Death Punch, Elton John, and Metallic. Frankly, that’s not too surprising, although the number of greatest hits recordings on two of the three charts is a little disappointing. Not surprising, but disappointing nonetheless.

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hard rock albums

  1. Queen, The biggest hits
  2. AC DC, Back in black
  3. Metallic, black scrapbook
  4. Five Finger Death Punch, A decade of destruction
  5. Linkin Park, Hybrid theory
  6. Bon Jovi, Greatest Hits: The Ultimate Collection
  7. Ozzy Osbourne, ordinary man
  8. foo fighters, The biggest hits
  9. Guns N’ Roses, appetite for destruction
  10. Aerosmith, The biggest hits

Mainstream rock songs

  1. Five Finger Death Punch, “A bit quirky”
  2. Godsmack, “Unforgettable”
  3. Five Finger Death Punch, “Upside down”
  4. the pretty Reckless, “Death by Rock and Roll”
  5. I prevail, “Hurricane”
  6. bubbling, “Dangerous”
  7. Shinedown, “Atlas Falls”
  8. Ozzy Osbourne, “Under the Cemetery”
  9. bad wolves, “Sober”
  10. Fall upside down, “Popular Monster”

Top Rock Albums

  1. Queen, The biggest hits
  2. Elton John, Diamonds
  3. MacFleetwood, Rumors
  4. Splashback Clearwater Revival, the Chronicle
  5. The Beatles, Abbey Road
  6. Journey, The biggest hits
  7. The Beatles, 1
  8. Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, The biggest hits
  9. AC DC, Back in black
  10. imagine Dragons, To evolve

Check out the full ranking of all genres here. if you are not satisfied with these rankings, you can also vote for our best album of 2020 here!

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