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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 18,000 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.
20102,427202,772 The Suburbs (41st)
by Arcade Fire
20112,593155,293 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (231st)
by Bon Iver
20122,767131,492 Lonerism (163rd)
by Tame Impala
20133,235115,879 Modern Vampires Of The City (235th)
by Vampire Weekend
20143,25249,210 Benji (762nd)
by Sun Kil Moon
2015176412 Panda Bear Meets The Grim Reaper (15,074th)
by Panda Bear
Total14,450655,058

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

Helplessness BluesUnited States Fleet Foxes
Year of Release:2011Appears in:385 charts
Rank in 2011:2Rank Score:6,333
Rank in 2010s11Overall Rank:271
Average Rating:  80/100 (583 votes)
Comments: 71 comments
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12.

The King Of LimbsUnited Kingdom Radiohead
Year of Release:2011Appears in:404 charts
Rank in 2011:3Rank Score:5,279
Rank in 2010s12Overall Rank:320
Average Rating:  75/100 (851 votes)
Comments: 135 comments
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13.

An Awesome WaveUnited Kingdom ∆ (alt-j)
Year of Release:2012Appears in:228 charts
Rank in 2012:3Rank Score:4,834
Rank in 2010s13Overall Rank:343
Average Rating:  77/100 (335 votes)
Comments: 38 comments
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14.

El CaminoUnited States The Black Keys
Year of Release:2011Appears in:295 charts
Rank in 2011:4Rank Score:4,795
Rank in 2010s14Overall Rank:345
Average Rating:  79/100 (499 votes)
Comments: 36 comments
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15.

Halcyon DigestUnited States Deerhunter
Year of Release:2010Appears in:280 charts
Rank in 2010:6Rank Score:4,793
Rank in 2010s15Overall Rank:346
Average Rating:  81/100 (356 votes)
Comments: 31 comments
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16.

This Is HappeningUnited States LCD Soundsystem
Year of Release:2010Appears in:278 charts
Rank in 2010:7Rank Score:4,763
Rank in 2010s16Overall Rank:350
Average Rating:  80/100 (413 votes)
Comments: 28 comments
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17.

Channel ORANGEUnited States Frank Ocean
Year of Release:2012Appears in:266 charts
Rank in 2012:4Rank Score:4,568
Rank in 2010s17Overall Rank:368
Average Rating:  78/100 (404 votes)
Comments: 56 comments
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18.

The Smile Sessions
Compilation
United States The Beach Boys
Year of Release:2011Appears in:162 charts
Rank in 2011:5Rank Score:4,449
Rank in 2010s18Overall Rank:377
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (303 votes)
Comments: 37 comments
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19.

ContraUnited States Vampire Weekend
Year of Release:2010Appears in:279 charts
Rank in 2010:8Rank Score:4,364
Rank in 2010s19Overall Rank:386
Average Rating:  76/100 (552 votes)
Comments: 43 comments
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20.

AMUnited Kingdom Arctic Monkeys
Year of Release:2013Appears in:279 charts
Rank in 2013:3Rank Score:4,098
Rank in 2010s20Overall Rank:411
Average Rating:  76/100 (473 votes)
Comments: 68 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 247 25%
2011 248 25%
2012 211 21%
2013 195 20%
2014 99 10%
2015 0 0%
Artist Albums %


Death Grips 5 1%
The Weeknd 4 0%
Burial 4 0%
J. Cole 4 0%
Future Islands 3 0%
Grimes 3 0%
Drake 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 536 54%
United Kingdom 218 22%
Canada 67 7%
Australia 30 3%
Sweden 23 2%
Mixed Nationality 16 2%
France 14 1%
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