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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 23,000 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.
20102,973245,307 The Suburbs (38th)
by Arcade Fire
20113,171187,530 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (200th)
by Bon Iver
20123,375175,090 Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (111th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20133,872158,819 Modern Vampires Of The City (186th)
by Vampire Weekend
20144,120105,908 Lost In The Dream (340th)
by The War On Drugs
20153,68883,762 To Pimp A Butterfly (173rd)
by Kendrick Lamar
20169734,320 Blackstar (2,092nd)
by David Bowie
Total22,172960,735

The best artists of the 2010s are Arcade Fire, Kanye West, Kendrick Lamar, Tame Impala, The National, Vampire Weekend, Beach House, The Black Keys, Sufjan Stevens and Bon Iver.
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The SuburbsCanada Arcade Fire
Year of Release:2010Appears in:1,094 charts
Rank in 2010:1Rank Score:36,233
Rank in 2010s1Overall Rank:38
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (1,551 votes)
Comments: 164 comments
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My Beautiful Dark Twisted FantasyUnited States Kanye West
Year of Release:2010Appears in:776 charts
Rank in 2010:2Rank Score:26,401
Rank in 2010s2Overall Rank:61
Average Rating:  82/100 (1,056 votes)
Comments: 160 comments
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Good Kid, M.A.A.D CityUnited States Kendrick Lamar
Year of Release:2012Appears in:570 charts
Rank in 2012:1Rank Score:17,383
Rank in 2010s3Overall Rank:111
Average Rating: Top rated 87/100 (781 votes)
Comments: 113 comments
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LonerismAustralia Tame Impala
Year of Release:2012Appears in:665 charts
Rank in 2012:2Rank Score:16,620
Rank in 2010s4Overall Rank:113
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (895 votes)
Comments: 115 comments
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High VioletUnited States The National
Year of Release:2010Appears in:546 charts
Rank in 2010:3Rank Score:12,389
Rank in 2010s5Overall Rank:162
Average Rating:  82/100 (765 votes)
Comments: 64 comments
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To Pimp A ButterflyUnited States Kendrick Lamar
Year of Release:2015Appears in:528 charts
Rank in 2015:1Rank Score:11,550
Rank in 2010s6Overall Rank:173
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (710 votes)
Comments: 210 comments
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Modern Vampires Of The CityUnited States Vampire Weekend
Year of Release:2013Appears in:515 charts
Rank in 2013:1Rank Score:10,968
Rank in 2010s7Overall Rank:186
Average Rating:  82/100 (715 votes)
Comments: 90 comments
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Bon Iver, Bon IverUnited States Bon Iver
Year of Release:2011Appears in:468 charts
Rank in 2011:1Rank Score:10,303
Rank in 2010s8Overall Rank:200
Average Rating:  79/100 (750 votes)
Comments: 72 comments
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Helplessness BluesUnited States Fleet Foxes
Year of Release:2011Appears in:475 charts
Rank in 2011:2Rank Score:8,540
Rank in 2010s9Overall Rank:238
Average Rating:  81/100 (766 votes)
Comments: 80 comments
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ReflektorCanada Arcade Fire
Year of Release:2013Appears in:463 charts
Rank in 2013:2Rank Score:8,288
Rank in 2010s10Overall Rank:243
Average Rating:  80/100 (846 votes)
Comments: 133 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 215 22%
2011 195 20%
2012 182 18%
2013 181 18%
2014 132 13%
2015 91 9%
2016 4 0%
Artist Albums %


Death Grips 6 1%
Kendrick Lamar 4 0%
Julia Holter 4 0%
Grimes 4 0%
Burial 4 0%
Sun Kil Moon 4 0%
Beach House 4 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 543 54%
United Kingdom 218 22%
Canada 75 8%
Australia 28 3%
Sweden 25 3%
Mixed Nationality 15 2%
France 13 1%
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