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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.
20102,974245,502 The Suburbs (38th)
by Arcade Fire
20113,171187,663 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (200th)
by Bon Iver
20123,375174,991 Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (111th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20133,875159,131 Modern Vampires Of The City (186th)
by Vampire Weekend
20144,121106,062 Lost In The Dream (340th)
by The War On Drugs
20153,69283,935 To Pimp A Butterfly (173rd)
by Kendrick Lamar
20169884,365 Blackstar (2,093rd)
by David Bowie
Total22,196961,650

The best artists of the 2010s are Arcade Fire, Kanye West, Kendrick Lamar, Tame Impala, The National, Vampire Weekend, Beach House, The Black Keys, Sufjan Stevens and Bon Iver.
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RankAlbumArtist
11.

Teen DreamUnited States Beach House
Year of Release:2010Appears in:474 charts
Rank in 2010:4Rank Score:8,232
Rank in 2010s11Overall Rank:245
Average Rating:  82/100 (659 votes)
Comments: 71 comments
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12.

Carrie & LowellUnited States Sufjan Stevens
Year of Release:2015Appears in:460 charts
Rank in 2015:2Rank Score:7,513
Rank in 2010s12Overall Rank:267
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (564 votes)
Comments: 80 comments
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13.

BrothersUnited States The Black Keys
Year of Release:2010Appears in:430 charts
Rank in 2010:5Rank Score:7,074
Rank in 2010s13Overall Rank:283
Average Rating:  78/100 (794 votes)
Comments: 39 comments
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14.

An Awesome WaveUnited Kingdom ∆ (alt-j)
Year of Release:2012Appears in:311 charts
Rank in 2012:3Rank Score:7,029
Rank in 2010s14Overall Rank:285
Average Rating:  78/100 (496 votes)
Comments: 50 comments
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15.

This Is HappeningUnited States LCD Soundsystem
Year of Release:2010Appears in:352 charts
Rank in 2010:6Rank Score:6,842
Rank in 2010s15Overall Rank:290
Average Rating:  82/100 (564 votes)
Comments: 39 comments
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16.

Channel ORANGEUnited States Frank Ocean
Year of Release:2012Appears in:357 charts
Rank in 2012:4Rank Score:6,451
Rank in 2010s16Overall Rank:306
Average Rating:  80/100 (556 votes)
Comments: 66 comments
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17.

AMUnited Kingdom Arctic Monkeys
Year of Release:2013Appears in:381 charts
Rank in 2013:3Rank Score:6,415
Rank in 2010s17Overall Rank:310
Average Rating:  78/100 (727 votes)
Comments: 92 comments
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18.

Random Access MemoriesFrance Daft Punk
Year of Release:2013Appears in:414 charts
Rank in 2013:4Rank Score:6,043
Rank in 2010s18Overall Rank:330
Average Rating:  78/100 (742 votes)
Comments: 75 comments
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19.

Halcyon DigestUnited States Deerhunter
Year of Release:2010Appears in:356 charts
Rank in 2010:7Rank Score:5,910
Rank in 2010s19Overall Rank:336
Average Rating:  82/100 (490 votes)
Comments: 41 comments
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20.

Lost In The DreamUnited States The War On Drugs
Year of Release:2014Appears in:398 charts
Rank in 2014:1Rank Score:5,880
Rank in 2010s20Overall Rank:340
Average Rating:  81/100 (560 votes)
Comments: 73 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 215 22%
2011 195 20%
2012 182 18%
2013 181 18%
2014 132 13%
2015 91 9%
2016 4 0%
Artist Albums %


Death Grips 6 1%
Julia Holter 4 0%
Grimes 4 0%
Sun Kil Moon 4 0%
Beach House 4 0%
Drake 4 0%
The Tallest Man On Earth 4 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 544 54%
United Kingdom 218 22%
Canada 75 8%
Australia 28 3%
Sweden 25 3%
Mixed Nationality 14 1%
France 13 1%
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