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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 17,000 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.
20102,390196,836 The Suburbs (41st)
by Arcade Fire
20112,548148,666 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (234th)
by Bon Iver
20122,715124,040 Lonerism (167th)
by Tame Impala
20133,169108,918 Modern Vampires Of The City (238th)
by Vampire Weekend
20143,01025,502 Benji (1,748th)
by Sun Kil Moon
Total13,832603,961

The best artists of the 2010s are Arcade Fire, Kanye West, The National, Tame Impala, Vampire Weekend, The Black Keys, Beach House, Kendrick Lamar, Bon Iver and Fleet Foxes.
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The SuburbsCanada Arcade Fire
Year of Release:2010Appears in:898 charts
Rank in 2010:1Rank Score:28,947
Rank in 2010s1Overall Rank:41
Average Rating:  84/100 (1,161 votes)
Comments: 129 comments
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My Beautiful Dark Twisted FantasyUnited States Kanye West
Year of Release:2010Appears in:591 charts
Rank in 2010:2Rank Score:19,041
Rank in 2010s2Overall Rank:79
Average Rating:  81/100 (734 votes)
Comments: 125 comments
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3.

High VioletUnited States The National
Year of Release:2010Appears in:438 charts
Rank in 2010:3Rank Score:10,454
Rank in 2010s3Overall Rank:161
Average Rating:  82/100 (600 votes)
Comments: 58 comments
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4.

LonerismAustralia Tame Impala
Year of Release:2012Appears in:458 charts
Rank in 2012:1Rank Score:10,190
Rank in 2010s4Overall Rank:167
Average Rating:  84/100 (550 votes)
Comments: 87 comments
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Good Kid, M.A.A.D CityUnited States Kendrick Lamar
Year of Release:2012Appears in:369 charts
Rank in 2012:2Rank Score:9,342
Rank in 2010s5Overall Rank:183
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (442 votes)
Comments: 76 comments
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Bon Iver, Bon IverUnited States Bon Iver
Year of Release:2011Appears in:375 charts
Rank in 2011:1Rank Score:7,292
Rank in 2010s6Overall Rank:234
Average Rating:  79/100 (570 votes)
Comments: 60 comments
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Modern Vampires Of The CityUnited States Vampire Weekend
Year of Release:2013Appears in:359 charts
Rank in 2013:1Rank Score:7,176
Rank in 2010s7Overall Rank:238
Average Rating:  82/100 (486 votes)
Comments: 66 comments
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8.

Teen DreamUnited States Beach House
Year of Release:2010Appears in:359 charts
Rank in 2010:4Rank Score:6,719
Rank in 2010s8Overall Rank:252
Average Rating:  81/100 (497 votes)
Comments: 58 comments
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9.

BrothersUnited States The Black Keys
Year of Release:2010Appears in:372 charts
Rank in 2010:5Rank Score:6,415
Rank in 2010s9Overall Rank:263
Average Rating:  79/100 (596 votes)
Comments: 31 comments
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ReflektorCanada Arcade Fire
Year of Release:2013Appears in:377 charts
Rank in 2013:2Rank Score:6,387
Rank in 2010s10Overall Rank:264
Average Rating:  80/100 (578 votes)
Comments: 109 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 263 26%
2011 259 26%
2012 224 22%
2013 204 20%
2014 50 5%
Artist Albums %


The Weeknd 4 0%
Death Grips 4 0%
Burial 4 0%
Swans 3 0%
Justin Bieber 3 0%
Grimes 3 0%
Future Islands 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 529 53%
United Kingdom 217 22%
Canada 63 6%
Australia 32 3%
Sweden 26 3%
France 17 2%
Mixed Nationality 15 2%
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