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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 16,000 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.
20102,297206,134 The Suburbs (39th)
by Arcade Fire
20112,439160,450 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (205th)
by Bon Iver
20122,588129,389 Lonerism (170th)
by Tame Impala
20133,061114,841 Reflektor (243rd)
by Arcade Fire
20142,34836,727 To Be Kind (663rd)
by Swans
Total12,733647,541

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

BrothersUnited States The Black Keys
Year of Release:2010Appears in:361 charts
Rank in 2010:5Rank Score:6,788
Rank in 2010s11Overall Rank:248
Average Rating: 79/100 (577 votes)
Comments: 31 comments
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12.

The King Of LimbsUnited Kingdom Radiohead
Year of Release:2011Appears in:379 charts
Rank in 2011:3Rank Score:5,696
Rank in 2010s12Overall Rank:283
Average Rating: 75/100 (803 votes)
Comments: 128 comments
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13.

This Is HappeningUnited States LCD Soundsystem
Year of Release:2010Appears in:260 charts
Rank in 2010:6Rank Score:4,846
Rank in 2010s13Overall Rank:326
Average Rating: 80/100 (383 votes)
Comments: 26 comments
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14.

ContraUnited States Vampire Weekend
Year of Release:2010Appears in:263 charts
Rank in 2010:7Rank Score:4,612
Rank in 2010s14Overall Rank:343
Average Rating: 76/100 (529 votes)
Comments: 43 comments
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15.

El CaminoUnited States The Black Keys
Year of Release:2011Appears in:283 charts
Rank in 2011:4Rank Score:4,579
Rank in 2010s15Overall Rank:346
Average Rating: 79/100 (468 votes)
Comments: 34 comments
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16.

Let England ShakeUnited Kingdom P.J. Harvey
Year of Release:2011Appears in:274 charts
Rank in 2011:5Rank Score:4,433
Rank in 2010s16Overall Rank:354
Average Rating: 79/100 (412 votes)
Comments: 37 comments
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17.

The Smile Sessions
Compilation
United States The Beach Boys
Year of Release:2011Appears in:154 charts
Rank in 2011:6Rank Score:4,366
Rank in 2010s17Overall Rank:362
Average Rating: 85/100 (285 votes)
Comments: 36 comments
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18.

Halcyon DigestUnited States Deerhunter
Year of Release:2010Appears in:252 charts
Rank in 2010:8Rank Score:4,272
Rank in 2010s18Overall Rank:374
Average Rating: 81/100 (330 votes)
Comments: 30 comments
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19.

Channel ORANGEUnited States Frank Ocean
Year of Release:2012Appears in:237 charts
Rank in 2012:3Rank Score:4,152
Rank in 2010s19Overall Rank:385
Average Rating: 77/100 (378 votes)
Comments: 54 comments
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20.

Random Access MemoriesFrance Daft Punk
Year of Release:2013Appears in:289 charts
Rank in 2013:3Rank Score:4,141
Rank in 2010s20Overall Rank:387
Average Rating: 77/100 (504 votes)
Comments: 64 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 269 27%
2011 239 24%
2012 223 22%
2013 198 20%
2014 73 7%
Artist Albums %


Death Grips 4 0%
Burial 4 0%
The Weeknd 4 0%
Lana Del Rey 3 0%
Sun Kil Moon 3 0%
Manic Street Preachers 3 0%
Justin Bieber 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 533 53%
United Kingdom 219 22%
Canada 67 7%
Australia 35 3%
Sweden 23 2%
France 15 1%
Mixed Nationality 14 1%
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