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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 26,000 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.
20103,265282,060 The Suburbs (39th)
by Arcade Fire
20113,473211,788 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (194th)
by Bon Iver
20123,703210,816 Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (89th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20134,185189,393 Modern Vampires Of The City (176th)
by Vampire Weekend
20144,468128,822 Lost In The Dream (290th)
by The War On Drugs
20154,207130,115 To Pimp A Butterfly (109th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20163,51272,052 A Moon Shaped Pool (293rd)
by Radiohead
2017415857 I See You (13,980th)
by The xx
Total27,2281,225,902

The best artists of the 2010s are Arcade Fire, Kendrick Lamar, Kanye West, Tame Impala, The National, Beach House, Sufjan Stevens, Vampire Weekend, The Black Keys and Radiohead.
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The SuburbsCanada Arcade Fire
Year of Release:2010Appears in:1,228 charts
Rank in 2010:1Rank Score:40,368
Rank in 2010s1Overall Rank:39
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (1,763 votes)
Comments: 185 comments
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My Beautiful Dark Twisted FantasyUnited States Kanye West
Year of Release:2010Appears in:957 charts
Rank in 2010:2Rank Score:32,045
Rank in 2010s2Overall Rank:56
Average Rating:  84/100 (1,270 votes)
Comments: 188 comments
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Good Kid, M.A.A.D CityUnited States Kendrick Lamar
Year of Release:2012Appears in:732 charts
Rank in 2012:1Rank Score:22,604
Rank in 2010s3Overall Rank:89
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (981 votes)
Comments: 136 comments
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LonerismAustralia Tame Impala
Year of Release:2012Appears in:797 charts
Rank in 2012:2Rank Score:20,577
Rank in 2010s4Overall Rank:102
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,075 votes)
Comments: 130 comments
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To Pimp A ButterflyUnited States Kendrick Lamar
Year of Release:2015Appears in:721 charts
Rank in 2015:1Rank Score:19,910
Rank in 2010s5Overall Rank:109
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (963 votes)
Comments: 238 comments
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6.

High VioletUnited States The National
Year of Release:2010Appears in:605 charts
Rank in 2010:3Rank Score:14,022
Rank in 2010s6Overall Rank:159
Average Rating:  83/100 (853 votes)
Comments: 70 comments
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Modern Vampires Of The CityUnited States Vampire Weekend
Year of Release:2013Appears in:602 charts
Rank in 2013:1Rank Score:12,586
Rank in 2010s7Overall Rank:176
Average Rating:  83/100 (830 votes)
Comments: 98 comments
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Carrie & LowellUnited States Sufjan Stevens
Year of Release:2015Appears in:602 charts
Rank in 2015:2Rank Score:11,723
Rank in 2010s8Overall Rank:191
Average Rating: Top rated 87/100 (739 votes)
Comments: 102 comments
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Bon Iver, Bon IverUnited States Bon Iver
Year of Release:2011Appears in:544 charts
Rank in 2011:1Rank Score:11,602
Rank in 2010s9Overall Rank:194
Average Rating:  80/100 (868 votes)
Comments: 84 comments
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10.

Teen DreamUnited States Beach House
Year of Release:2010Appears in:542 charts
Rank in 2010:4Rank Score:10,307
Rank in 2010s10Overall Rank:225
Average Rating:  82/100 (757 votes)
Comments: 76 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 187 19%
2011 188 19%
2012 160 16%
2013 171 17%
2014 127 13%
2015 110 11%
2016 57 6%
2017 0 0%
Artist Albums %


Death Grips 7 1%
The Weeknd 7 1%
Kendrick Lamar 5 1%
Julia Holter 4 0%
Laura Marling 4 0%
Lana Del Rey 4 0%
Beach House 4 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 558 56%
United Kingdom 211 21%
Canada 74 7%
Australia 29 3%
Sweden 23 2%
France 13 1%
Ireland 12 1%
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