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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 23,000 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.
20102,993249,664 The Suburbs (38th)
by Arcade Fire
20113,198189,574 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (197th)
by Bon Iver
20123,394178,367 Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (111th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20133,893161,330 Modern Vampires Of The City (180th)
by Vampire Weekend
20144,165109,411 Lost In The Dream (338th)
by The War On Drugs
20153,81090,560 To Pimp A Butterfly (155th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20161,2286,910 Blackstar (1,827th)
by David Bowie
Total22,681985,815

The best artists of the 2010s are Arcade Fire, Kendrick Lamar, Kanye West, Tame Impala, The National, Vampire Weekend, Beach House, The Black Keys, Sufjan Stevens and Bon Iver.
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The SuburbsCanada Arcade Fire
Year of Release:2010Appears in:1,111 charts
Rank in 2010:1Rank Score:37,019
Rank in 2010s1Overall Rank:38
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (1,590 votes)
Comments: 167 comments
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My Beautiful Dark Twisted FantasyUnited States Kanye West
Year of Release:2010Appears in:795 charts
Rank in 2010:2Rank Score:27,068
Rank in 2010s2Overall Rank:60
Average Rating:  82/100 (1,088 votes)
Comments: 164 comments
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Good Kid, M.A.A.D CityUnited States Kendrick Lamar
Year of Release:2012Appears in:582 charts
Rank in 2012:1Rank Score:17,676
Rank in 2010s3Overall Rank:111
Average Rating: Top rated 87/100 (806 votes)
Comments: 114 comments
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LonerismAustralia Tame Impala
Year of Release:2012Appears in:678 charts
Rank in 2012:2Rank Score:17,087
Rank in 2010s4Overall Rank:113
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (922 votes)
Comments: 115 comments
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To Pimp A ButterflyUnited States Kendrick Lamar
Year of Release:2015Appears in:554 charts
Rank in 2015:1Rank Score:13,161
Rank in 2010s5Overall Rank:155
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (740 votes)
Comments: 213 comments
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6.

High VioletUnited States The National
Year of Release:2010Appears in:555 charts
Rank in 2010:3Rank Score:12,631
Rank in 2010s6Overall Rank:162
Average Rating:  82/100 (780 votes)
Comments: 65 comments
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Modern Vampires Of The CityUnited States Vampire Weekend
Year of Release:2013Appears in:524 charts
Rank in 2013:1Rank Score:11,235
Rank in 2010s7Overall Rank:180
Average Rating:  82/100 (731 votes)
Comments: 90 comments
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Bon Iver, Bon IverUnited States Bon Iver
Year of Release:2011Appears in:477 charts
Rank in 2011:1Rank Score:10,514
Rank in 2010s8Overall Rank:197
Average Rating:  79/100 (766 votes)
Comments: 75 comments
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9.

Helplessness BluesUnited States Fleet Foxes
Year of Release:2011Appears in:483 charts
Rank in 2011:2Rank Score:8,698
Rank in 2010s9Overall Rank:238
Average Rating:  81/100 (776 votes)
Comments: 80 comments
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10.

Teen DreamUnited States Beach House
Year of Release:2010Appears in:483 charts
Rank in 2010:4Rank Score:8,545
Rank in 2010s10Overall Rank:241
Average Rating:  82/100 (670 votes)
Comments: 72 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 210 21%
2011 193 19%
2012 182 18%
2013 180 18%
2014 133 13%
2015 96 10%
2016 6 1%
Artist Albums %


Death Grips 6 1%
Lana Del Rey 4 0%
Burial 4 0%
Kendrick Lamar 4 0%
Julia Holter 4 0%
Grimes 4 0%
Drake 4 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 541 54%
United Kingdom 225 23%
Canada 73 7%
Australia 26 3%
Sweden 26 3%
Mixed Nationality 14 1%
France 13 1%
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