List of number-one albums from the 2020s (New Zealand)

This is the Recorded Music NZ list of number-one albums in New Zealand during the 2020s decade. In New Zealand, Recorded Music NZ compiles the top 40 albums chart each Friday, and dates the chart for the following Monday. Over-the-counter sales of both physical and digital formats make up the data. Certifications are awarded for the number of shipments to retailers.[1] Gold certifications are awarded after 7,500 sales, and platinum certifications after 15,000.[2]

The following albums were all number one in New Zealand in the 2020s.

Number onesEdit

Key

 *  – Number-one album of the year[nb 1]
 †  – Album of New Zealand origin[nb 2]
 ‡  – Number-one album of the year, of New Zealand origin
Artist Album Weeks at
number one
Reached number one Certification Ref.
Six60 Six60 3 6 January 2020 5× Platinum [3]
Eminem Music to Be Murdered By 1 27 January 2020 Gold [4]
Six60 Six60 4 3 February 2020 5× Platinum [5]
BTS Map of the Soul: 7 1 2 March 2020 Gold [6]
Six60 Six60 3 9 March 2020 5× Platinum [7]
The Weeknd After Hours 1 30 March 2020 Gold [8]
Dua Lipa Future Nostalgia 1 6 April 2020 3× Platinum [9]
Six60 Six60 4 13 April 2020 5× Platinum [10]
Drake Dark Lane Demo Tapes 1 11 May 2020 - [11]
Six60 Six60 1 18 May 2020 5× Platinum [12]
Blindspott Blindspott 1 25 May 2020 3× Platinum [13]
Six60 Six60 1 1 June 2020 5× Platinum [14]
Lady Gaga Chromatica 1 8 June 2020 - [15]
Six60 Six60 2 15 June 2020 5× Platinum [16]
Bob Dylan Rough and Rowdy Ways 1 29 June 2020 - [17]
Six60 Six60 1 6 July 2020 5× Platinum [18]
Pop Smoke Shoot for the Stars, Aim for the Moon 1 13 July 2020 3× Platinum [19]
Juice Wrld Legends Never Die 2 20 July 2020 Gold [20]
Taylor Swift Folklore 1 3 August 2020 2× Platinum [21]
Split Enz True Colours: 40th Anniversary Mix 1 10 August 2020 Platinum [22]
Taylor Swift Folklore 1 17 August 2020 2× Platinum [23]
Pop Smoke Shoot for the Stars, Aim for the Moon 7 24 August 2020 3× Platinum [24]
Blackpink The Album 1 12 October 2020 - [25]
Pop Smoke Shoot for the Stars, Aim for the Moon 2 19 October 2020 3× Platinum [26]
Bruce Springsteen Letter to You 1 2 November 2020 - [27]
Ariana Grande Positions 2 9 November 2020 Platinum [28]
AC/DC Power Up 1 23 November 2020 - [29]
BTS Be 1 30 November 2020 - [30]
Six60 Six60 1 7 December 2020 5× Platinum [31]
Michael Bublé Christmas 1 14 December 2020 12× Platinum [32]
Taylor Swift Evermore 1 21 December 2020 Platinum [33]
L.A.B. L.A.B. IV 1 28 December 2020 Platinum [34]
Artist Album Weeks at
number one
Reached number one Certification Ref
Six60 Six60 2 4 January 2021 5× Platinum [35]
L.A.B. L.A.B. IV 2 18 January 2021 Platinum [36]
Six60 Six60 2 1 February 2021 5× Platinum [37]
Foo Fighters Medicine at Midnight 1 15 February 2021 - [38]
Six60 Six60 5 22 February 2021 5× Platinum [39]
Justin Bieber Justice 1 29 March 2021 Platinum [40]
Teeks Something to Feel 1 5 April 2021 - [41]
Justin Bieber Justice 1 12 April 2021 Platinum [42]
Taylor Swift Fearless (Taylor's Version) 1 19 April 2021 Gold [43]
Justin Bieber Justice 1 26 April 2021 Platinum [44]
Six60 Six60 3 3 May 2021 5× Platinum [45]
J. Cole The Off-Season 1 24 May 2021 Gold [46]
Olivia Rodrigo Sour 10 6 June 2021 2× Platinum [47]
Billie Eilish Happier Than Ever 1 9 August 2021 Gold [48]
Olivia Rodrigo Sour 1 16 August 2021 2× Platinum [49]
Doja Cat Planet Her 1 23 August 2021 2× Platinum [50]
Lorde Solar Power 1 30 August 2021 - [51]
Kanye West Donda 1 6 September 2021 Gold [52]
Drake Certified Lover Boy 2 13 September 2021 Gold [53]
Lil Nas X Montero 1 27 September 2021 Gold [54]
Drake Certified Lover Boy 1 4 October 2021 Gold [55]
Doja Cat Planet Her 1 11 October 2021 2× Platinum [56]
Shihad Old Gods 1 18 October 2021 - [57]
Doja Cat Planet Her 1 25 October 2021 2× Platinum [58]
Hollie Smith Coming in from the Dark 1 1 November 2021 - [59]
Ed Sheeran = 1 8 November 2021 Platinum [60]
ABBA Voyage 1 15 November 2021 - [61]
Taylor Swift Red (Taylor's Version) 1 22 November 2021 Platinum [62]
Adele 30 7 29 November 2021 2× Platinum [63]
Artist Album Weeks at
number one
Reached number one Certification Ref
The Weeknd Dawn FM 1 17 January 2022 - [64]
L.A.B. L.A.B. V 2 24 January 2022 - [65]
Various artists Encanto (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) 5 7 February 2022 - [66]
Olivia Rodrigo Sour 1 14 March 2022 2× Platinum [67]
Rex Orange County Who Cares? 1 21 March 2022 - [68]
Doja Cat Planet Her 1 28 March 2022 2× Platinum [69]
Aldous Harding Warm Chris 1 4 April 2022 - [70]
Red Hot Chili Peppers Unlimited Love 1 11 April 2022 - [71]
Olivia Rodrigo Sour 3 18 April 2022 2× Platinum [72]
Future I Never Liked You 1 9 May 2022 - [73]
Jack Harlow Come Home the Kids Miss You 1 16 May 2022 - [74]
Kendrick Lamar Mr. Morale & the Big Steppers 1 23 May 2022 - [75]
Harry Styles Harry's House 3 30 May 2022 Platinum [76]
BTS Proof 1 20 June 2022 - [77]
Drake Honestly, Nevermind 1 27 June 2022 - [78]
Harry Styles Harry's House 3 4 July 2022 Platinum [79]
Tami Neilson Kingmaker 1 25 July 2022 - [80]
Harry Styles Harry's House 1 1 August 2022 Platinum [81]
Beyoncé Renaissance 2 8 August 2022 Gold [82]
The Weeknd The Highlights 2 22 August 2022 2× Platinum [83]
Muse Will of the People 1 5 September 2022 - [84]
Yungblud Yungblud 1 12 September 2022 - [85]
Marlon Williams My Boy 1 19 September 2022 - [86]
The Beths Expert in a Dying Field 1 26 September 2022 - [87]
The Weeknd The Highlights 1 3 October 2022 2× Platinum [88]
Avantdale Bowling Club Trees 1 10 October 2022 - [89]
Six60 Castle St 1 17 October 2022 - [90]
Red Hot Chili Peppers Return of the Dream Canteen 1 24 October 2022 - [91]
Taylor Swift Midnights 5 31 October 2022 Platinum [92]

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Annual charts are sourced from the RMNZ website.
  2. ^ Whether or not a song is of New Zealand origin is determined by RMNZ

ReferencesEdit

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  85. ^ "12 September 2022". Recorded Music NZ. Retrieved 10 September 2022.
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