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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 26,000 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.
20103,228276,814 The Suburbs (39th)
by Arcade Fire
20113,422208,635 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (196th)
by Bon Iver
20123,638206,778 Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (91st)
by Kendrick Lamar
20134,127186,110 Modern Vampires Of The City (175th)
by Vampire Weekend
20144,424126,541 Lost In The Dream (288th)
by The War On Drugs
20154,137125,425 To Pimp A Butterfly (111th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20163,34956,915 A Moon Shaped Pool (366th)
by Radiohead
20178054 Pink Season (28,383rd)
by Pink Guy
Total26,4051,187,273

The best artists of the 2010s are Arcade Fire, Kendrick Lamar, Kanye West, Tame Impala, The National, Beach House, Sufjan Stevens, Vampire Weekend, The Black Keys and Radiohead.
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11.

Helplessness BluesUnited States Fleet Foxes
Year of Release:2011Appears in:539 charts
Rank in 2011:2Rank Score:9,920
Rank in 2010s11Overall Rank:230
Average Rating:  81/100 (854 votes)
Comments: 84 comments
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ReflektorCanada Arcade Fire
Year of Release:2013Appears in:551 charts
Rank in 2013:2Rank Score:9,605
Rank in 2010s12Overall Rank:234
Average Rating:  80/100 (973 votes)
Comments: 137 comments
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13.

Channel ORANGEUnited States Frank Ocean
Year of Release:2012Appears in:453 charts
Rank in 2012:3Rank Score:8,994
Rank in 2010s13Overall Rank:249
Average Rating:  81/100 (676 votes)
Comments: 80 comments
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14.

This Is HappeningUnited States LCD Soundsystem
Year of Release:2010Appears in:418 charts
Rank in 2010:5Rank Score:8,612
Rank in 2010s14Overall Rank:255
Average Rating:  82/100 (646 votes)
Comments: 44 comments
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15.

An Awesome WaveUnited Kingdom ∆ (alt-j)
Year of Release:2012Appears in:374 charts
Rank in 2012:4Rank Score:8,333
Rank in 2010s15Overall Rank:269
Average Rating:  78/100 (588 votes)
Comments: 55 comments
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16.

BrothersUnited States The Black Keys
Year of Release:2010Appears in:473 charts
Rank in 2010:6Rank Score:8,023
Rank in 2010s16Overall Rank:277
Average Rating:  78/100 (883 votes)
Comments: 42 comments
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17.

Lost In The DreamUnited States The War On Drugs
Year of Release:2014Appears in:469 charts
Rank in 2014:1Rank Score:7,770
Rank in 2010s17Overall Rank:288
Average Rating:  81/100 (651 votes)
Comments: 75 comments
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18.

AMUnited Kingdom Arctic Monkeys
Year of Release:2013Appears in:438 charts
Rank in 2013:3Rank Score:7,720
Rank in 2010s18Overall Rank:290
Average Rating:  77/100 (864 votes)
Comments: 104 comments
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19.

Random Access MemoriesFrance Daft Punk
Year of Release:2013Appears in:467 charts
Rank in 2013:4Rank Score:7,203
Rank in 2010s19Overall Rank:307
Average Rating:  79/100 (844 votes)
Comments: 81 comments
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20.

...Like ClockworkUnited States Queens Of The Stone Age
Year of Release:2013Appears in:371 charts
Rank in 2013:5Rank Score:7,002
Rank in 2010s20Overall Rank:316
Average Rating:  82/100 (630 votes)
Comments: 50 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 184 18%
2011 189 19%
2012 162 16%
2013 174 17%
2014 132 13%
2015 112 11%
2016 47 5%
2017 0 0%
Artist Albums %


Death Grips 7 1%
The Weeknd 5 1%
Beach House 4 0%
Lana Del Rey 4 0%
Swans 4 0%
Frank Ocean 4 0%
Burial 4 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 565 57%
United Kingdom 210 21%
Canada 71 7%
Australia 29 3%
Sweden 23 2%
France 13 1%
Mixed Nationality 12 1%
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