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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.
20102,993249,618 The Suburbs (38th)
by Arcade Fire
20113,196189,665 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (197th)
by Bon Iver
20123,392178,316 Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (110th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20133,893161,315 Modern Vampires Of The City (180th)
by Vampire Weekend
20144,165109,300 Lost In The Dream (333rd)
by The War On Drugs
20153,81090,573 To Pimp A Butterfly (155th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20161,2236,894 Blackstar (1,847th)
by David Bowie
Total22,672985,681

The best artists of the 2010s are Arcade Fire, Kendrick Lamar, Kanye West, Tame Impala, The National, Vampire Weekend, Beach House, The Black Keys, Sufjan Stevens and Bon Iver.
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ReflektorCanada Arcade Fire
Year of Release:2013Appears in:472 charts
Rank in 2013:2Rank Score:8,435
Rank in 2010s11Overall Rank:242
Average Rating:  80/100 (875 votes)
Comments: 133 comments
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12.

Carrie & LowellUnited States Sufjan Stevens
Year of Release:2015Appears in:477 charts
Rank in 2015:2Rank Score:8,006
Rank in 2010s12Overall Rank:255
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (587 votes)
Comments: 84 comments
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13.

BrothersUnited States The Black Keys
Year of Release:2010Appears in:434 charts
Rank in 2010:5Rank Score:7,156
Rank in 2010s13Overall Rank:282
Average Rating:  78/100 (808 votes)
Comments: 39 comments
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14.

An Awesome WaveUnited Kingdom ∆ (alt-j)
Year of Release:2012Appears in:312 charts
Rank in 2012:3Rank Score:7,076
Rank in 2010s14Overall Rank:287
Average Rating:  77/100 (509 votes)
Comments: 51 comments
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15.

Channel ORANGEUnited States Frank Ocean
Year of Release:2012Appears in:366 charts
Rank in 2012:4Rank Score:6,910
Rank in 2010s15Overall Rank:291
Average Rating:  80/100 (566 votes)
Comments: 67 comments
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16.

This Is HappeningUnited States LCD Soundsystem
Year of Release:2010Appears in:358 charts
Rank in 2010:6Rank Score:6,886
Rank in 2010s16Overall Rank:294
Average Rating:  82/100 (577 votes)
Comments: 39 comments
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17.

AMUnited Kingdom Arctic Monkeys
Year of Release:2013Appears in:389 charts
Rank in 2013:3Rank Score:6,684
Rank in 2010s17Overall Rank:299
Average Rating:  78/100 (750 votes)
Comments: 95 comments
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18.

Random Access MemoriesFrance Daft Punk
Year of Release:2013Appears in:413 charts
Rank in 2013:4Rank Score:6,095
Rank in 2010s18Overall Rank:329
Average Rating:  78/100 (758 votes)
Comments: 75 comments
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19.

Halcyon DigestUnited States Deerhunter
Year of Release:2010Appears in:366 charts
Rank in 2010:7Rank Score:6,085
Rank in 2010s19Overall Rank:330
Average Rating:  82/100 (500 votes)
Comments: 41 comments
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Lost In The DreamUnited States The War On Drugs
Year of Release:2014Appears in:404 charts
Rank in 2014:1Rank Score:6,053
Rank in 2010s20Overall Rank:333
Average Rating:  81/100 (574 votes)
Comments: 73 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 210 21%
2011 193 19%
2012 182 18%
2013 180 18%
2014 133 13%
2015 96 10%
2016 6 1%
Artist Albums %


Death Grips 6 1%
Kendrick Lamar 4 0%
Grimes 4 0%
Julia Holter 4 0%
Sun Kil Moon 4 0%
Drake 4 0%
Beach House 4 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 542 54%
United Kingdom 224 22%
Canada 73 7%
Australia 26 3%
Sweden 26 3%
Mixed Nationality 14 1%
France 13 1%
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