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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 24,000 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.
20103,068259,412 The Suburbs (38th)
by Arcade Fire
20113,274193,080 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (197th)
by Bon Iver
20123,492189,245 Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (100th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20133,965168,842 Modern Vampires Of The City (177th)
by Vampire Weekend
20144,243112,775 Lost In The Dream (324th)
by The War On Drugs
20153,936102,638 To Pimp A Butterfly (127th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20161,92214,186 A Moon Shaped Pool (1,353rd)
by Radiohead
Total23,9001,040,179

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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11.

Teen DreamUnited States Beach House
Year of Release:2010Appears in:498 charts
Rank in 2010:4Rank Score:9,128
Rank in 2010s11Overall Rank:235
Average Rating:  82/100 (694 votes)
Comments: 73 comments
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ReflektorCanada Arcade Fire
Year of Release:2013Appears in:509 charts
Rank in 2013:2Rank Score:8,949
Rank in 2010s12Overall Rank:240
Average Rating:  80/100 (907 votes)
Comments: 135 comments
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13.

This Is HappeningUnited States LCD Soundsystem
Year of Release:2010Appears in:386 charts
Rank in 2010:5Rank Score:7,765
Rank in 2010s13Overall Rank:270
Average Rating:  82/100 (598 votes)
Comments: 44 comments
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14.

An Awesome WaveUnited Kingdom ∆ (alt-j)
Year of Release:2012Appears in:336 charts
Rank in 2012:3Rank Score:7,675
Rank in 2010s14Overall Rank:275
Average Rating:  78/100 (539 votes)
Comments: 53 comments
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15.

BrothersUnited States The Black Keys
Year of Release:2010Appears in:454 charts
Rank in 2010:6Rank Score:7,647
Rank in 2010s15Overall Rank:277
Average Rating:  78/100 (836 votes)
Comments: 41 comments
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16.

Channel ORANGEUnited States Frank Ocean
Year of Release:2012Appears in:394 charts
Rank in 2012:4Rank Score:7,596
Rank in 2010s16Overall Rank:280
Average Rating:  80/100 (608 votes)
Comments: 75 comments
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17.

AMUnited Kingdom Arctic Monkeys
Year of Release:2013Appears in:400 charts
Rank in 2013:3Rank Score:7,080
Rank in 2010s17Overall Rank:297
Average Rating:  78/100 (782 votes)
Comments: 98 comments
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18.

Lost In The DreamUnited States The War On Drugs
Year of Release:2014Appears in:417 charts
Rank in 2014:1Rank Score:6,407
Rank in 2010s18Overall Rank:324
Average Rating:  81/100 (604 votes)
Comments: 75 comments
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19.

...Like ClockworkUnited States Queens Of The Stone Age
Year of Release:2013Appears in:346 charts
Rank in 2013:4Rank Score:6,390
Rank in 2010s19Overall Rank:325
Average Rating:  82/100 (594 votes)
Comments: 49 comments
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20.

Random Access MemoriesFrance Daft Punk
Year of Release:2013Appears in:429 charts
Rank in 2013:5Rank Score:6,343
Rank in 2010s20Overall Rank:327
Average Rating:  78/100 (785 votes)
Comments: 80 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 198 20%
2011 195 20%
2012 178 18%
2013 178 18%
2014 135 14%
2015 102 10%
2016 14 1%
Artist Albums %


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


United States 543 54%
United Kingdom 225 23%
Canada 72 7%
Australia 29 3%
Sweden 25 3%
France 13 1%
Germany 12 1%
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