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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 24,000 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.
20103,067259,027 The Suburbs (38th)
by Arcade Fire
20113,272192,778 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (198th)
by Bon Iver
20123,492188,806 Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (100th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20133,965168,311 Modern Vampires Of The City (177th)
by Vampire Weekend
20144,242112,352 Lost In The Dream (327th)
by The War On Drugs
20153,935101,869 To Pimp A Butterfly (127th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20161,91013,989 A Moon Shaped Pool (1,352nd)
by Radiohead
Total23,8831,037,132

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:1,148 charts
Rank in 2010:1Rank Score:38,399
Rank in 2010s1Overall Rank:38
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (1,637 votes)
Comments: 174 comments
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My Beautiful Dark Twisted FantasyUnited States Kanye West
Year of Release:2010Appears in:849 charts
Rank in 2010:2Rank Score:28,864
Rank in 2010s2Overall Rank:58
Average Rating:  82/100 (1,148 votes)
Comments: 176 comments
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Good Kid, M.A.A.D CityUnited States Kendrick Lamar
Year of Release:2012Appears in:634 charts
Rank in 2012:1Rank Score:19,636
Rank in 2010s3Overall Rank:100
Average Rating: Top rated 87/100 (861 votes)
Comments: 121 comments
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LonerismAustralia Tame Impala
Year of Release:2012Appears in:716 charts
Rank in 2012:2Rank Score:17,896
Rank in 2010s4Overall Rank:112
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (964 votes)
Comments: 120 comments
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To Pimp A ButterflyUnited States Kendrick Lamar
Year of Release:2015Appears in:609 charts
Rank in 2015:1Rank Score:15,649
Rank in 2010s5Overall Rank:127
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (809 votes)
Comments: 222 comments
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6.

High VioletUnited States The National
Year of Release:2010Appears in:566 charts
Rank in 2010:3Rank Score:12,801
Rank in 2010s6Overall Rank:163
Average Rating:  82/100 (802 votes)
Comments: 69 comments
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Modern Vampires Of The CityUnited States Vampire Weekend
Year of Release:2013Appears in:551 charts
Rank in 2013:1Rank Score:11,678
Rank in 2010s7Overall Rank:177
Average Rating:  82/100 (760 votes)
Comments: 93 comments
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Bon Iver, Bon IverUnited States Bon Iver
Year of Release:2011Appears in:499 charts
Rank in 2011:1Rank Score:10,825
Rank in 2010s8Overall Rank:198
Average Rating:  80/100 (792 votes)
Comments: 79 comments
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9.

Helplessness BluesUnited States Fleet Foxes
Year of Release:2011Appears in:502 charts
Rank in 2011:2Rank Score:9,316
Rank in 2010s9Overall Rank:231
Average Rating:  81/100 (802 votes)
Comments: 82 comments
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10.

Carrie & LowellUnited States Sufjan Stevens
Year of Release:2015Appears in:513 charts
Rank in 2015:2Rank Score:9,146
Rank in 2010s10Overall Rank:234
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (625 votes)
Comments: 89 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 198 20%
2011 195 20%
2012 178 18%
2013 181 18%
2014 135 14%
2015 99 10%
2016 14 1%
Artist Albums %


Death Grips 6 1%
The Weeknd 5 1%
Mac DeMarco 4 0%
Laura Marling 4 0%
Sun Kil Moon 4 0%
Drake 4 0%
Kendrick Lamar 4 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 543 54%
United Kingdom 225 23%
Canada 72 7%
Australia 29 3%
Sweden 25 3%
France 13 1%
Germany 12 1%
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