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Best Albums of the 2010s

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Listed below are the greatest albums of the 2010s as calculated from their overall rankings in over 24,000 greatest album charts.

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YearAlbums   The number of albums from each year featuring in the greatest album charts. Score   Total rank score for each year (made up of the total rank score from all albums in that year) Top Ranked Album   The top ranked album from each year and where it ranks in the overall chart.
20103,080263,041 The Suburbs (38th)
by Arcade Fire
20113,288195,867 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (198th)
by Bon Iver
20123,510191,449 Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (100th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20133,980171,866 Modern Vampires Of The City (170th)
by Vampire Weekend
20144,270115,526 Lost In The Dream (319th)
by The War On Drugs
20153,973106,402 To Pimp A Butterfly (122nd)
by Kendrick Lamar
20162,12316,786 A Moon Shaped Pool (1,252nd)
by Radiohead
Total24,2241,060,937

The best artists of the 2010s are Arcade Fire, Kendrick Lamar, Kanye West, Tame Impala, The National, Vampire Weekend, Beach House, Sufjan Stevens, The Black Keys and Bon Iver.
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The SuburbsCanada Arcade Fire
Year of Release:2010Appears in:1,159 charts
Rank in 2010:1Rank Score:38,488
Rank in 2010s1Overall Rank:38
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (1,662 votes)
Comments: 177 comments
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My Beautiful Dark Twisted FantasyUnited States Kanye West
Year of Release:2010Appears in:862 charts
Rank in 2010:2Rank Score:29,158
Rank in 2010s2Overall Rank:58
Average Rating:  82/100 (1,175 votes)
Comments: 177 comments
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Good Kid, M.A.A.D CityUnited States Kendrick Lamar
Year of Release:2012Appears in:647 charts
Rank in 2012:1Rank Score:20,030
Rank in 2010s3Overall Rank:100
Average Rating: Top rated 87/100 (889 votes)
Comments: 127 comments
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LonerismAustralia Tame Impala
Year of Release:2012Appears in:726 charts
Rank in 2012:2Rank Score:18,129
Rank in 2010s4Overall Rank:112
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (987 votes)
Comments: 123 comments
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To Pimp A ButterflyUnited States Kendrick Lamar
Year of Release:2015Appears in:631 charts
Rank in 2015:1Rank Score:16,427
Rank in 2010s5Overall Rank:122
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (839 votes)
Comments: 224 comments
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6.

High VioletUnited States The National
Year of Release:2010Appears in:574 charts
Rank in 2010:3Rank Score:12,966
Rank in 2010s6Overall Rank:162
Average Rating:  82/100 (815 votes)
Comments: 69 comments
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Modern Vampires Of The CityUnited States Vampire Weekend
Year of Release:2013Appears in:565 charts
Rank in 2013:1Rank Score:12,047
Rank in 2010s7Overall Rank:170
Average Rating:  82/100 (776 votes)
Comments: 94 comments
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Bon Iver, Bon IverUnited States Bon Iver
Year of Release:2011Appears in:504 charts
Rank in 2011:1Rank Score:10,997
Rank in 2010s8Overall Rank:198
Average Rating:  80/100 (807 votes)
Comments: 79 comments
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9.

Carrie & LowellUnited States Sufjan Stevens
Year of Release:2015Appears in:527 charts
Rank in 2015:2Rank Score:9,878
Rank in 2010s9Overall Rank:222
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (649 votes)
Comments: 92 comments
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10.

Helplessness BluesUnited States Fleet Foxes
Year of Release:2011Appears in:511 charts
Rank in 2011:2Rank Score:9,535
Rank in 2010s10Overall Rank:229
Average Rating:  81/100 (818 votes)
Comments: 82 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 197 20%
2011 196 20%
2012 179 18%
2013 175 18%
2014 136 14%
2015 100 10%
2016 17 2%
Artist Albums %


The Weeknd 5 1%
Death Grips 5 1%
Sun Kil Moon 4 0%
Drake 4 0%
Laura Marling 4 0%
Kendrick Lamar 4 0%
Grimes 4 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 551 55%
United Kingdom 223 22%
Canada 71 7%
Australia 29 3%
Sweden 23 2%
France 13 1%
Germany 12 1%
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