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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 25,000 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.
20103,187267,944 The Suburbs (39th)
by Arcade Fire
20113,362200,439 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (200th)
by Bon Iver
20123,583198,771 Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (92nd)
by Kendrick Lamar
20134,074178,219 Modern Vampires Of The City (169th)
by Vampire Weekend
20144,370119,378 Lost In The Dream (304th)
by The War On Drugs
20154,089116,001 To Pimp A Butterfly (113th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20162,80727,104 A Moon Shaped Pool (1,030th)
by Radiohead
Total25,4721,107,857

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:1,182 charts
Rank in 2010:1Rank Score:38,996
Rank in 2010s1Overall Rank:39
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (1,703 votes)
Comments: 180 comments
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My Beautiful Dark Twisted FantasyUnited States Kanye West
Year of Release:2010Appears in:902 charts
Rank in 2010:2Rank Score:30,215
Rank in 2010s2Overall Rank:58
Average Rating:  84/100 (1,217 votes)
Comments: 182 comments
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Good Kid, M.A.A.D CityUnited States Kendrick Lamar
Year of Release:2012Appears in:682 charts
Rank in 2012:1Rank Score:21,129
Rank in 2010s3Overall Rank:92
Average Rating: Top rated 87/100 (937 votes)
Comments: 130 comments
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4.

LonerismAustralia Tame Impala
Year of Release:2012Appears in:752 charts
Rank in 2012:2Rank Score:19,041
Rank in 2010s4Overall Rank:110
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,023 votes)
Comments: 126 comments
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To Pimp A ButterflyUnited States Kendrick Lamar
Year of Release:2015Appears in:675 charts
Rank in 2015:1Rank Score:17,933
Rank in 2010s5Overall Rank:113
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (895 votes)
Comments: 229 comments
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6.

High VioletUnited States The National
Year of Release:2010Appears in:596 charts
Rank in 2010:3Rank Score:13,401
Rank in 2010s6Overall Rank:161
Average Rating:  82/100 (832 votes)
Comments: 69 comments
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Modern Vampires Of The CityUnited States Vampire Weekend
Year of Release:2013Appears in:592 charts
Rank in 2013:1Rank Score:12,533
Rank in 2010s7Overall Rank:168
Average Rating:  82/100 (794 votes)
Comments: 95 comments
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Bon Iver, Bon IverUnited States Bon Iver
Year of Release:2011Appears in:519 charts
Rank in 2011:1Rank Score:11,069
Rank in 2010s8Overall Rank:200
Average Rating:  80/100 (831 votes)
Comments: 81 comments
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Carrie & LowellUnited States Sufjan Stevens
Year of Release:2015Appears in:554 charts
Rank in 2015:2Rank Score:10,458
Rank in 2010s9Overall Rank:214
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (694 votes)
Comments: 96 comments
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10.

Helplessness BluesUnited States Fleet Foxes
Year of Release:2011Appears in:529 charts
Rank in 2011:2Rank Score:9,676
Rank in 2010s10Overall Rank:229
Average Rating:  81/100 (835 votes)
Comments: 84 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 192 19%
2011 192 19%
2012 173 17%
2013 177 18%
2014 136 14%
2015 104 10%
2016 26 3%
Artist Albums %


Death Grips 7 1%
The Weeknd 5 1%
Kendrick Lamar 5 1%
Drake 4 0%
Julia Holter 4 0%
Lana Del Rey 4 0%
Burial 4 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 554 55%
United Kingdom 221 22%
Canada 73 7%
Australia 28 3%
Sweden 23 2%
France 13 1%
Ireland 12 1%
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