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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 16,000 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.
20102,263203,430 The Suburbs (39th)
by Arcade Fire
20112,393157,069 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (205th)
by Bon Iver
20122,541126,388 Lonerism (172nd)
by Tame Impala
20133,023112,178 Reflektor (238th)
by Arcade Fire
20142,07829,978 To Be Kind (737th)
by Swans
Total12,298629,043

The best artists of the 2010s are Arcade Fire, Kanye West, The National, Tame Impala, The Black Keys, Vampire Weekend, Beach House, Kendrick Lamar, Bon Iver and Fleet Foxes.
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1.

The SuburbsCanada Arcade Fire
Year of Release:2010Appears in:848 charts
Rank in 2010:1Rank Score:28,932
Rank in 2010s1Overall Rank:39
Average Rating: 84/100 (1,095 votes)
Comments: 125 comments
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2.

My Beautiful Dark Twisted FantasyUnited States Kanye West
Year of Release:2010Appears in:564 charts
Rank in 2010:2Rank Score:18,392
Rank in 2010s2Overall Rank:77
Average Rating: 81/100 (683 votes)
Comments: 120 comments
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3.

High VioletUnited States The National
Year of Release:2010Appears in:418 charts
Rank in 2010:3Rank Score:10,455
Rank in 2010s3Overall Rank:151
Average Rating: 81/100 (570 votes)
Comments: 54 comments
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4.

LonerismAustralia Tame Impala
Year of Release:2012Appears in:434 charts
Rank in 2012:1Rank Score:9,486
Rank in 2010s4Overall Rank:172
Average Rating: 84/100 (504 votes)
Comments: 79 comments
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5.

Good Kid, M.A.A.D CityUnited States Kendrick Lamar
Year of Release:2012Appears in:341 charts
Rank in 2012:2Rank Score:9,008
Rank in 2010s5Overall Rank:181
Average Rating: 85/100 (404 votes)
Comments: 69 comments
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6.

Bon Iver, Bon IverUnited States Bon Iver
Year of Release:2011Appears in:363 charts
Rank in 2011:1Rank Score:8,094
Rank in 2010s6Overall Rank:204
Average Rating: 79/100 (537 votes)
Comments: 57 comments
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7.

Helplessness BluesUnited States Fleet Foxes
Year of Release:2011Appears in:365 charts
Rank in 2011:2Rank Score:7,725
Rank in 2010s7Overall Rank:213
Average Rating: 80/100 (546 votes)
Comments: 70 comments
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8.

ReflektorCanada Arcade Fire
Year of Release:2013Appears in:343 charts
Rank in 2013:1Rank Score:6,986
Rank in 2010s8Overall Rank:238
Average Rating: 80/100 (520 votes)
Comments: 104 comments
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9.

Teen DreamUnited States Beach House
Year of Release:2010Appears in:345 charts
Rank in 2010:4Rank Score:6,830
Rank in 2010s9Overall Rank:244
Average Rating: 81/100 (476 votes)
Comments: 57 comments
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10.

BrothersUnited States The Black Keys
Year of Release:2010Appears in:356 charts
Rank in 2010:5Rank Score:6,830
Rank in 2010s10Overall Rank:245
Average Rating: 79/100 (571 votes)
Comments: 31 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 274 27%
2011 245 25%
2012 226 23%
2013 194 19%
2014 61 6%
Artist Albums %


Death Grips 4 0%
The Weeknd 4 0%
Burial 4 0%
The Tallest Man On Earth 3 0%
Drake 3 0%
Gazpacho 3 0%
Lana Del Rey 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 535 54%
United Kingdom 218 22%
Canada 65 7%
Australia 33 3%
Sweden 23 2%
Mixed Nationality 16 2%
Norway 16 2%
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