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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.
20102,656216,296 The Suburbs (40th)
by Arcade Fire
20112,826163,524 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (208th)
by Bon Iver
20123,035147,793 Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (132nd)
by Kendrick Lamar
20133,502131,006 Modern Vampires Of The City (216th)
by Vampire Weekend
20143,71073,166 Lost In The Dream (439th)
by The War On Drugs
20151,5739,934 To Pimp A Butterfly (1,801st)
by Kendrick Lamar
Total17,302741,720

The best artists of the 2010s are Arcade Fire, Kanye West, Tame Impala, The National, Kendrick Lamar, Vampire Weekend, The Black Keys, Beach House, Bon Iver and Fleet Foxes.
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The SuburbsCanada Arcade Fire
Year of Release:2010Appears in:977 charts
Rank in 2010:1Rank Score:31,694
Rank in 2010s1Overall Rank:40
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (1,317 votes)
Comments: 138 comments
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My Beautiful Dark Twisted FantasyUnited States Kanye West
Year of Release:2010Appears in:667 charts
Rank in 2010:2Rank Score:21,613
Rank in 2010s2Overall Rank:74
Average Rating:  81/100 (864 votes)
Comments: 143 comments
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Good Kid, M.A.A.D CityUnited States Kendrick Lamar
Year of Release:2012Appears in:457 charts
Rank in 2012:1Rank Score:12,877
Rank in 2010s3Overall Rank:132
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (591 votes)
Comments: 98 comments
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LonerismAustralia Tame Impala
Year of Release:2012Appears in:538 charts
Rank in 2012:2Rank Score:12,339
Rank in 2010s4Overall Rank:143
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (677 votes)
Comments: 102 comments
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High VioletUnited States The National
Year of Release:2010Appears in:478 charts
Rank in 2010:3Rank Score:11,182
Rank in 2010s5Overall Rank:165
Average Rating:  82/100 (665 votes)
Comments: 59 comments
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Bon Iver, Bon IverUnited States Bon Iver
Year of Release:2011Appears in:415 charts
Rank in 2011:1Rank Score:8,782
Rank in 2010s6Overall Rank:208
Average Rating:  79/100 (642 votes)
Comments: 64 comments
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Modern Vampires Of The CityUnited States Vampire Weekend
Year of Release:2013Appears in:431 charts
Rank in 2013:1Rank Score:8,606
Rank in 2010s7Overall Rank:216
Average Rating:  82/100 (586 votes)
Comments: 78 comments
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Teen DreamUnited States Beach House
Year of Release:2010Appears in:408 charts
Rank in 2010:4Rank Score:7,435
Rank in 2010s8Overall Rank:246
Average Rating:  81/100 (562 votes)
Comments: 61 comments
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ReflektorCanada Arcade Fire
Year of Release:2013Appears in:412 charts
Rank in 2013:2Rank Score:7,284
Rank in 2010s9Overall Rank:250
Average Rating:  80/100 (690 votes)
Comments: 118 comments
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Helplessness BluesUnited States Fleet Foxes
Year of Release:2011Appears in:416 charts
Rank in 2011:2Rank Score:7,015
Rank in 2010s10Overall Rank:258
Average Rating:  80/100 (654 votes)
Comments: 74 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 239 24%
2011 223 22%
2012 206 21%
2013 196 20%
2014 121 12%
2015 15 2%
Artist Albums %


Burial 4 0%
Death Grips 4 0%
Drake 3 0%
The Black Keys 3 0%
Steven Wilson 3 0%
Justin Bieber 3 0%
of Montreal 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 529 53%
United Kingdom 225 23%
Canada 71 7%
Australia 29 3%
Sweden 25 3%
Mixed Nationality 17 2%
France 16 2%
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