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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 19,000 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.
20102,597213,238 The Suburbs (40th)
by Arcade Fire
20112,772160,654 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (213th)
by Bon Iver
20122,992145,616 Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (137th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20133,455126,476 Modern Vampires Of The City (234th)
by Vampire Weekend
20143,57269,769 Lost In The Dream (477th)
by The War On Drugs
20151,1616,797 To Pimp A Butterfly (2,039th)
by Kendrick Lamar
Total16,549722,550

The best artists of the 2010s are Arcade Fire, Kanye West, Tame Impala, The National, Kendrick Lamar, The Black Keys, Vampire Weekend, Beach House, Bon Iver and Fleet Foxes.
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The SuburbsCanada Arcade Fire
Year of Release:2010Appears in:965 charts
Rank in 2010:1Rank Score:31,017
Rank in 2010s1Overall Rank:40
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (1,290 votes)
Comments: 137 comments
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My Beautiful Dark Twisted FantasyUnited States Kanye West
Year of Release:2010Appears in:663 charts
Rank in 2010:2Rank Score:21,467
Rank in 2010s2Overall Rank:74
Average Rating:  82/100 (839 votes)
Comments: 139 comments
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Good Kid, M.A.A.D CityUnited States Kendrick Lamar
Year of Release:2012Appears in:444 charts
Rank in 2012:1Rank Score:12,561
Rank in 2010s3Overall Rank:136
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (562 votes)
Comments: 92 comments
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LonerismAustralia Tame Impala
Year of Release:2012Appears in:530 charts
Rank in 2012:2Rank Score:12,089
Rank in 2010s4Overall Rank:145
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (650 votes)
Comments: 101 comments
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High VioletUnited States The National
Year of Release:2010Appears in:478 charts
Rank in 2010:3Rank Score:11,164
Rank in 2010s5Overall Rank:163
Average Rating:  82/100 (659 votes)
Comments: 59 comments
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Bon Iver, Bon IverUnited States Bon Iver
Year of Release:2011Appears in:412 charts
Rank in 2011:1Rank Score:8,573
Rank in 2010s6Overall Rank:213
Average Rating:  79/100 (632 votes)
Comments: 64 comments
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Modern Vampires Of The CityUnited States Vampire Weekend
Year of Release:2013Appears in:422 charts
Rank in 2013:1Rank Score:7,798
Rank in 2010s7Overall Rank:234
Average Rating:  82/100 (570 votes)
Comments: 76 comments
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Teen DreamUnited States Beach House
Year of Release:2010Appears in:399 charts
Rank in 2010:4Rank Score:7,215
Rank in 2010s8Overall Rank:249
Average Rating:  81/100 (551 votes)
Comments: 61 comments
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ReflektorCanada Arcade Fire
Year of Release:2013Appears in:404 charts
Rank in 2013:2Rank Score:7,070
Rank in 2010s9Overall Rank:254
Average Rating:  80/100 (675 votes)
Comments: 117 comments
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Helplessness BluesUnited States Fleet Foxes
Year of Release:2011Appears in:412 charts
Rank in 2011:2Rank Score:6,947
Rank in 2010s10Overall Rank:260
Average Rating:  80/100 (640 votes)
Comments: 73 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 239 24%
2011 224 22%
2012 210 21%
2013 195 20%
2014 122 12%
2015 10 1%
Artist Albums %


Burial 4 0%
Death Grips 4 0%
Sun Kil Moon 3 0%
Alcest 3 0%
Bruce Springsteen 3 0%
Swans 3 0%
Taylor Swift 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 546 55%
United Kingdom 214 21%
Canada 70 7%
Australia 29 3%
Sweden 25 3%
Mixed Nationality 16 2%
France 15 2%
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