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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.
20102,274205,444 The Suburbs (39th)
by Arcade Fire
20112,407158,505 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (205th)
by Bon Iver
20122,548128,122 Lonerism (171st)
by Tame Impala
20133,030113,760 Reflektor (238th)
by Arcade Fire
20142,13632,618 To Be Kind (693rd)
by Swans
Total12,395638,449

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:856 charts
Rank in 2010:1Rank Score:28,987
Rank in 2010s1Overall Rank:39
Average Rating: 84/100 (1,104 votes)
Comments: 125 comments
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2.

My Beautiful Dark Twisted FantasyUnited States Kanye West
Year of Release:2010Appears in:569 charts
Rank in 2010:2Rank Score:18,524
Rank in 2010s2Overall Rank:77
Average Rating: 81/100 (689 votes)
Comments: 120 comments
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3.

High VioletUnited States The National
Year of Release:2010Appears in:421 charts
Rank in 2010:3Rank Score:10,474
Rank in 2010s3Overall Rank:151
Average Rating: 81/100 (574 votes)
Comments: 54 comments
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4.

LonerismAustralia Tame Impala
Year of Release:2012Appears in:440 charts
Rank in 2012:1Rank Score:9,576
Rank in 2010s4Overall Rank:170
Average Rating: 84/100 (507 votes)
Comments: 80 comments
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5.

Good Kid, M.A.A.D CityUnited States Kendrick Lamar
Year of Release:2012Appears in:347 charts
Rank in 2012:2Rank Score:9,254
Rank in 2010s5Overall Rank:178
Average Rating: 85/100 (409 votes)
Comments: 71 comments
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6.

Bon Iver, Bon IverUnited States Bon Iver
Year of Release:2011Appears in:367 charts
Rank in 2011:1Rank Score:8,139
Rank in 2010s6Overall Rank:205
Average Rating: 79/100 (541 votes)
Comments: 58 comments
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7.

Helplessness BluesUnited States Fleet Foxes
Year of Release:2011Appears in:369 charts
Rank in 2011:2Rank Score:7,729
Rank in 2010s7Overall Rank:214
Average Rating: 80/100 (551 votes)
Comments: 70 comments
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8.

ReflektorCanada Arcade Fire
Year of Release:2013Appears in:344 charts
Rank in 2013:1Rank Score:6,968
Rank in 2010s8Overall Rank:239
Average Rating: 80/100 (522 votes)
Comments: 104 comments
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9.

Teen DreamUnited States Beach House
Year of Release:2010Appears in:351 charts
Rank in 2010:4Rank Score:6,866
Rank in 2010s9Overall Rank:245
Average Rating: 81/100 (478 votes)
Comments: 57 comments
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10.

BrothersUnited States The Black Keys
Year of Release:2010Appears in:359 charts
Rank in 2010:5Rank Score:6,760
Rank in 2010s10Overall Rank:247
Average Rating: 79/100 (572 votes)
Comments: 31 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 268 27%
2011 245 25%
2012 224 22%
2013 195 20%
2014 68 7%
Artist Albums %


Death Grips 4 0%
Burial 4 0%
The Weeknd 4 0%
Lana Del Rey 3 0%
Coheed and Cambria 3 0%
Perfume Genius 3 0%
One Direction 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 531 53%
United Kingdom 217 22%
Canada 68 7%
Australia 35 4%
Sweden 24 2%
Mixed Nationality 15 2%
Norway 15 2%
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