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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 25,000 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.
20103,184267,736 The Suburbs (39th)
by Arcade Fire
20113,362200,435 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (201st)
by Bon Iver
20123,583198,448 Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (93rd)
by Kendrick Lamar
20134,072177,878 Modern Vampires Of The City (168th)
by Vampire Weekend
20144,370119,120 Lost In The Dream (306th)
by The War On Drugs
20154,084115,922 To Pimp A Butterfly (114th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20162,79126,815 A Moon Shaped Pool (1,050th)
by Radiohead
Total25,4461,106,353

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:524 charts
Rank in 2010:4Rank Score:9,614
Rank in 2010s11Overall Rank:231
Average Rating:  82/100 (727 votes)
Comments: 74 comments
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ReflektorCanada Arcade Fire
Year of Release:2013Appears in:537 charts
Rank in 2013:2Rank Score:9,315
Rank in 2010s12Overall Rank:238
Average Rating:  80/100 (951 votes)
Comments: 135 comments
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13.

Channel ORANGEUnited States Frank Ocean
Year of Release:2012Appears in:435 charts
Rank in 2012:3Rank Score:8,324
Rank in 2010s13Overall Rank:263
Average Rating:  80/100 (643 votes)
Comments: 80 comments
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14.

This Is HappeningUnited States LCD Soundsystem
Year of Release:2010Appears in:409 charts
Rank in 2010:5Rank Score:8,201
Rank in 2010s14Overall Rank:268
Average Rating:  82/100 (631 votes)
Comments: 44 comments
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15.

An Awesome WaveUnited Kingdom ∆ (alt-j)
Year of Release:2012Appears in:356 charts
Rank in 2012:4Rank Score:8,000
Rank in 2010s15Overall Rank:275
Average Rating:  78/100 (565 votes)
Comments: 53 comments
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16.

BrothersUnited States The Black Keys
Year of Release:2010Appears in:464 charts
Rank in 2010:6Rank Score:7,708
Rank in 2010s16Overall Rank:288
Average Rating:  78/100 (867 votes)
Comments: 42 comments
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17.

AMUnited Kingdom Arctic Monkeys
Year of Release:2013Appears in:430 charts
Rank in 2013:3Rank Score:7,460
Rank in 2010s17Overall Rank:295
Average Rating:  77/100 (830 votes)
Comments: 100 comments
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18.

Lost In The DreamUnited States The War On Drugs
Year of Release:2014Appears in:447 charts
Rank in 2014:1Rank Score:7,069
Rank in 2010s18Overall Rank:306
Average Rating:  81/100 (638 votes)
Comments: 75 comments
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19.

Random Access MemoriesFrance Daft Punk
Year of Release:2013Appears in:449 charts
Rank in 2013:4Rank Score:6,656
Rank in 2010s19Overall Rank:323
Average Rating:  78/100 (819 votes)
Comments: 80 comments
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20.

...Like ClockworkUnited States Queens Of The Stone Age
Year of Release:2013Appears in:358 charts
Rank in 2013:5Rank Score:6,588
Rank in 2010s20Overall Rank:326
Average Rating:  82/100 (614 votes)
Comments: 50 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 192 19%
2011 191 19%
2012 175 18%
2013 177 18%
2014 136 14%
2015 103 10%
2016 26 3%
Artist Albums %


Death Grips 7 1%
Kendrick Lamar 5 1%
The Weeknd 5 1%
The Tallest Man On Earth 4 0%
Drake 4 0%
Julia Holter 4 0%
Lana Del Rey 4 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 553 55%
United Kingdom 223 22%
Canada 73 7%
Australia 28 3%
Sweden 23 2%
France 13 1%
Germany 12 1%
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