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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 23,000 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.
20103,003252,579 The Suburbs (38th)
by Arcade Fire
20113,227192,465 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (198th)
by Bon Iver
20123,423181,469 Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (106th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20133,917163,341 Modern Vampires Of The City (181st)
by Vampire Weekend
20144,190111,327 Lost In The Dream (332nd)
by The War On Drugs
20153,85394,618 To Pimp A Butterfly (143rd)
by Kendrick Lamar
20161,4789,235 Blackstar (1,668th)
by David Bowie
Total23,0911,005,033

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:1,130 charts
Rank in 2010:1Rank Score:37,513
Rank in 2010s1Overall Rank:38
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (1,605 votes)
Comments: 172 comments
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My Beautiful Dark Twisted FantasyUnited States Kanye West
Year of Release:2010Appears in:822 charts
Rank in 2010:2Rank Score:27,833
Rank in 2010s2Overall Rank:58
Average Rating:  83/100 (1,108 votes)
Comments: 169 comments
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Good Kid, M.A.A.D CityUnited States Kendrick Lamar
Year of Release:2012Appears in:602 charts
Rank in 2012:1Rank Score:18,380
Rank in 2010s3Overall Rank:107
Average Rating: Top rated 87/100 (820 votes)
Comments: 119 comments
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LonerismAustralia Tame Impala
Year of Release:2012Appears in:694 charts
Rank in 2012:2Rank Score:17,270
Rank in 2010s4Overall Rank:112
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (930 votes)
Comments: 116 comments
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To Pimp A ButterflyUnited States Kendrick Lamar
Year of Release:2015Appears in:574 charts
Rank in 2015:1Rank Score:13,993
Rank in 2010s5Overall Rank:143
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (761 votes)
Comments: 216 comments
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6.

High VioletUnited States The National
Year of Release:2010Appears in:557 charts
Rank in 2010:3Rank Score:12,530
Rank in 2010s6Overall Rank:165
Average Rating:  82/100 (786 votes)
Comments: 65 comments
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Modern Vampires Of The CityUnited States Vampire Weekend
Year of Release:2013Appears in:535 charts
Rank in 2013:1Rank Score:11,292
Rank in 2010s7Overall Rank:181
Average Rating:  82/100 (738 votes)
Comments: 91 comments
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Bon Iver, Bon IverUnited States Bon Iver
Year of Release:2011Appears in:488 charts
Rank in 2011:1Rank Score:10,638
Rank in 2010s8Overall Rank:198
Average Rating:  79/100 (772 votes)
Comments: 76 comments
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Helplessness BluesUnited States Fleet Foxes
Year of Release:2011Appears in:495 charts
Rank in 2011:2Rank Score:9,018
Rank in 2010s9Overall Rank:234
Average Rating:  81/100 (783 votes)
Comments: 80 comments
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Teen DreamUnited States Beach House
Year of Release:2010Appears in:492 charts
Rank in 2010:4Rank Score:8,800
Rank in 2010s10Overall Rank:239
Average Rating:  82/100 (678 votes)
Comments: 73 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 203 20%
2011 194 19%
2012 182 18%
2013 179 18%
2014 135 14%
2015 98 10%
2016 9 1%
Artist Albums %


Death Grips 5 1%
The Weeknd 5 1%
Julia Holter 4 0%
Laura Marling 4 0%
Kendrick Lamar 4 0%
Burial 4 0%
Grimes 4 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 533 53%
United Kingdom 227 23%
Canada 74 7%
Australia 27 3%
Sweden 27 3%
Mixed Nationality 16 2%
France 15 2%
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