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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 18,000 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.
20102,487205,708 The Suburbs (41st)
by Arcade Fire
20112,671156,314 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (227th)
by Bon Iver
20122,837135,446 Lonerism (153rd)
by Tame Impala
20133,303118,222 Modern Vampires Of The City (235th)
by Vampire Weekend
20143,37554,529 Lost In The Dream (638th)
by The War On Drugs
20154491,201 Viet Cong (10,029th)
by Viet Cong
Total15,122671,420

The best artists of the 2010s are Arcade Fire, Kanye West, Tame Impala, The National, Vampire Weekend, The Black Keys, Kendrick Lamar, Beach House, Bon Iver and Fleet Foxes.
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RankAlbumArtist
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The SuburbsCanada Arcade Fire
Year of Release:2010Appears in:924 charts
Rank in 2010:1Rank Score:29,763
Rank in 2010s1Overall Rank:41
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (1,206 votes)
Comments: 134 comments
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My Beautiful Dark Twisted FantasyUnited States Kanye West
Year of Release:2010Appears in:624 charts
Rank in 2010:2Rank Score:19,759
Rank in 2010s2Overall Rank:79
Average Rating:  81/100 (771 votes)
Comments: 130 comments
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LonerismAustralia Tame Impala
Year of Release:2012Appears in:490 charts
Rank in 2012:1Rank Score:11,176
Rank in 2010s3Overall Rank:153
Average Rating:  84/100 (586 votes)
Comments: 90 comments
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High VioletUnited States The National
Year of Release:2010Appears in:459 charts
Rank in 2010:3Rank Score:10,759
Rank in 2010s4Overall Rank:164
Average Rating:  82/100 (615 votes)
Comments: 59 comments
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Good Kid, M.A.A.D CityUnited States Kendrick Lamar
Year of Release:2012Appears in:396 charts
Rank in 2012:2Rank Score:10,523
Rank in 2010s5Overall Rank:170
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (480 votes)
Comments: 80 comments
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Bon Iver, Bon IverUnited States Bon Iver
Year of Release:2011Appears in:393 charts
Rank in 2011:1Rank Score:7,908
Rank in 2010s6Overall Rank:227
Average Rating:  79/100 (588 votes)
Comments: 62 comments
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Modern Vampires Of The CityUnited States Vampire Weekend
Year of Release:2013Appears in:390 charts
Rank in 2013:1Rank Score:7,528
Rank in 2010s7Overall Rank:235
Average Rating:  82/100 (515 votes)
Comments: 71 comments
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Teen DreamUnited States Beach House
Year of Release:2010Appears in:380 charts
Rank in 2010:4Rank Score:7,021
Rank in 2010s8Overall Rank:249
Average Rating:  81/100 (512 votes)
Comments: 60 comments
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ReflektorCanada Arcade Fire
Year of Release:2013Appears in:392 charts
Rank in 2013:2Rank Score:6,594
Rank in 2010s9Overall Rank:264
Average Rating:  80/100 (611 votes)
Comments: 114 comments
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Helplessness BluesUnited States Fleet Foxes
Year of Release:2011Appears in:395 charts
Rank in 2011:2Rank Score:6,474
Rank in 2010s10Overall Rank:266
Average Rating:  80/100 (593 votes)
Comments: 72 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 250 25%
2011 235 24%
2012 213 21%
2013 194 19%
2014 108 11%
2015 0 0%
Artist Albums %


Death Grips 5 1%
J. Cole 4 0%
The Weeknd 4 0%
Burial 4 0%
The Black Keys 3 0%
Bruce Springsteen 3 0%
One Direction 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 529 53%
United Kingdom 221 22%
Canada 68 7%
Australia 30 3%
Sweden 24 2%
France 15 2%
Mixed Nationality 15 2%
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