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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.
20103,021255,677 The Suburbs (38th)
by Arcade Fire
20113,245190,965 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (201st)
by Bon Iver
20123,456184,367 Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (103rd)
by Kendrick Lamar
20133,934164,831 Modern Vampires Of The City (179th)
by Vampire Weekend
20144,215110,013 Lost In The Dream (341st)
by The War On Drugs
20153,90897,658 To Pimp A Butterfly (133rd)
by Kendrick Lamar
20161,67211,763 A Moon Shaped Pool (1,438th)
by Radiohead
Total23,4511,015,274

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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ReflektorCanada Arcade Fire
Year of Release:2013Appears in:498 charts
Rank in 2013:2Rank Score:8,667
Rank in 2010s11Overall Rank:241
Average Rating:  80/100 (898 votes)
Comments: 135 comments
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12.

Carrie & LowellUnited States Sufjan Stevens
Year of Release:2015Appears in:499 charts
Rank in 2015:2Rank Score:8,532
Rank in 2010s12Overall Rank:242
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (609 votes)
Comments: 89 comments
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13.

This Is HappeningUnited States LCD Soundsystem
Year of Release:2010Appears in:377 charts
Rank in 2010:5Rank Score:7,609
Rank in 2010s13Overall Rank:272
Average Rating:  82/100 (595 votes)
Comments: 43 comments
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14.

BrothersUnited States The Black Keys
Year of Release:2010Appears in:448 charts
Rank in 2010:6Rank Score:7,460
Rank in 2010s14Overall Rank:279
Average Rating:  78/100 (828 votes)
Comments: 41 comments
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15.

An Awesome WaveUnited Kingdom ∆ (alt-j)
Year of Release:2012Appears in:328 charts
Rank in 2012:3Rank Score:7,321
Rank in 2010s15Overall Rank:285
Average Rating:  78/100 (531 votes)
Comments: 52 comments
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16.

Channel ORANGEUnited States Frank Ocean
Year of Release:2012Appears in:377 charts
Rank in 2012:4Rank Score:7,089
Rank in 2010s16Overall Rank:291
Average Rating:  80/100 (580 votes)
Comments: 70 comments
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17.

AMUnited Kingdom Arctic Monkeys
Year of Release:2013Appears in:394 charts
Rank in 2013:3Rank Score:6,811
Rank in 2010s17Overall Rank:300
Average Rating:  78/100 (774 votes)
Comments: 97 comments
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18.

Halcyon DigestUnited States Deerhunter
Year of Release:2010Appears in:369 charts
Rank in 2010:7Rank Score:6,240
Rank in 2010s18Overall Rank:330
Average Rating:  82/100 (509 votes)
Comments: 41 comments
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The King Of LimbsUnited Kingdom Radiohead
Year of Release:2011Appears in:506 charts
Rank in 2011:3Rank Score:6,204
Rank in 2010s19Overall Rank:332
Average Rating:  76/100 (1,181 votes)
Comments: 164 comments
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...Like ClockworkUnited States Queens Of The Stone Age
Year of Release:2013Appears in:343 charts
Rank in 2013:4Rank Score:6,187
Rank in 2010s20Overall Rank:333
Average Rating:  82/100 (585 votes)
Comments: 48 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 202 20%
2011 194 19%
2012 177 18%
2013 179 18%
2014 136 14%
2015 100 10%
2016 12 1%
Artist Albums %


The Weeknd 5 1%
Death Grips 5 1%
The Tallest Man On Earth 4 0%
Mac DeMarco 4 0%
Laura Marling 4 0%
Sun Kil Moon 4 0%
Burial 4 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 533 53%
United Kingdom 228 23%
Canada 74 7%
Australia 29 3%
Sweden 26 3%
France 15 2%
Mixed Nationality 15 2%
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