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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.
20102,565210,809 The Suburbs (39th)
by Arcade Fire
20112,745158,846 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (213th)
by Bon Iver
20122,955143,501 Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (143rd)
by Kendrick Lamar
20133,397124,672 Modern Vampires Of The City (234th)
by Vampire Weekend
20143,52067,144 Lost In The Dream (506th)
by The War On Drugs
20159574,925 To Pimp A Butterfly (2,268th)
by Kendrick Lamar
Total16,139709,897

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:954 charts
Rank in 2010:1Rank Score:30,549
Rank in 2010s1Overall Rank:39
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (1,259 votes)
Comments: 136 comments
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My Beautiful Dark Twisted FantasyUnited States Kanye West
Year of Release:2010Appears in:647 charts
Rank in 2010:2Rank Score:20,602
Rank in 2010s2Overall Rank:74
Average Rating:  82/100 (820 votes)
Comments: 135 comments
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Good Kid, M.A.A.D CityUnited States Kendrick Lamar
Year of Release:2012Appears in:434 charts
Rank in 2012:1Rank Score:12,102
Rank in 2010s3Overall Rank:143
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (544 votes)
Comments: 91 comments
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LonerismAustralia Tame Impala
Year of Release:2012Appears in:517 charts
Rank in 2012:2Rank Score:11,776
Rank in 2010s4Overall Rank:149
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (630 votes)
Comments: 97 comments
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High VioletUnited States The National
Year of Release:2010Appears in:474 charts
Rank in 2010:3Rank Score:11,009
Rank in 2010s5Overall Rank:164
Average Rating:  82/100 (646 votes)
Comments: 59 comments
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Bon Iver, Bon IverUnited States Bon Iver
Year of Release:2011Appears in:406 charts
Rank in 2011:1Rank Score:8,367
Rank in 2010s6Overall Rank:213
Average Rating:  79/100 (619 votes)
Comments: 64 comments
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Modern Vampires Of The CityUnited States Vampire Weekend
Year of Release:2013Appears in:420 charts
Rank in 2013:1Rank Score:7,795
Rank in 2010s7Overall Rank:234
Average Rating:  82/100 (553 votes)
Comments: 74 comments
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Teen DreamUnited States Beach House
Year of Release:2010Appears in:398 charts
Rank in 2010:4Rank Score:7,154
Rank in 2010s8Overall Rank:247
Average Rating:  81/100 (540 votes)
Comments: 61 comments
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ReflektorCanada Arcade Fire
Year of Release:2013Appears in:408 charts
Rank in 2013:2Rank Score:6,883
Rank in 2010s9Overall Rank:259
Average Rating:  80/100 (652 votes)
Comments: 117 comments
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Helplessness BluesUnited States Fleet Foxes
Year of Release:2011Appears in:411 charts
Rank in 2011:2Rank Score:6,828
Rank in 2010s10Overall Rank:262
Average Rating:  80/100 (625 votes)
Comments: 72 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 242 24%
2011 225 23%
2012 213 21%
2013 194 19%
2014 119 12%
2015 7 1%
Artist Albums %


Burial 4 0%
Death Grips 4 0%
The Weeknd 4 0%
Drake 3 0%
Kendrick Lamar 3 0%
Future Islands 3 0%
Flying Lotus 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 540 54%
United Kingdom 218 22%
Canada 73 7%
Australia 30 3%
Sweden 24 2%
France 15 2%
Mixed Nationality 15 2%
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