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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.
20103,271282,157 The Suburbs (40th)
by Arcade Fire
20113,474211,933 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (194th)
by Bon Iver
20123,703210,958 Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (89th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20134,187189,479 Modern Vampires Of The City (176th)
by Vampire Weekend
20144,469129,014 Lost In The Dream (291st)
by The War On Drugs
20154,207130,227 To Pimp A Butterfly (109th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20163,51672,472 A Moon Shaped Pool (287th)
by Radiohead
2017429911 I See You (13,767th)
by The xx
Total27,2561,227,152

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:548 charts
Rank in 2011:2Rank Score:10,075
Rank in 2010s11Overall Rank:229
Average Rating:  81/100 (863 votes)
Comments: 86 comments
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ReflektorCanada Arcade Fire
Year of Release:2013Appears in:565 charts
Rank in 2013:2Rank Score:10,041
Rank in 2010s12Overall Rank:231
Average Rating:  80/100 (996 votes)
Comments: 140 comments
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13.

Channel ORANGEUnited States Frank Ocean
Year of Release:2012Appears in:461 charts
Rank in 2012:3Rank Score:9,381
Rank in 2010s13Overall Rank:243
Average Rating:  81/100 (683 votes)
Comments: 81 comments
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14.

This Is HappeningUnited States LCD Soundsystem
Year of Release:2010Appears in:434 charts
Rank in 2010:5Rank Score:8,957
Rank in 2010s14Overall Rank:251
Average Rating:  82/100 (658 votes)
Comments: 45 comments
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15.

An Awesome WaveUnited Kingdom ∆ (alt-j)
Year of Release:2012Appears in:378 charts
Rank in 2012:4Rank Score:8,398
Rank in 2010s15Overall Rank:270
Average Rating:  78/100 (597 votes)
Comments: 56 comments
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16.

BrothersUnited States The Black Keys
Year of Release:2010Appears in:482 charts
Rank in 2010:6Rank Score:8,047
Rank in 2010s16Overall Rank:280
Average Rating:  78/100 (896 votes)
Comments: 42 comments
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17.

AMUnited Kingdom Arctic Monkeys
Year of Release:2013Appears in:452 charts
Rank in 2013:3Rank Score:7,945
Rank in 2010s17Overall Rank:283
Average Rating:  78/100 (886 votes)
Comments: 107 comments
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18.

A Moon Shaped PoolUnited Kingdom Radiohead
Year of Release:2016Appears in:577 charts
Rank in 2016:1Rank Score:7,899
Rank in 2010s18Overall Rank:287
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (963 votes)
Comments: 176 comments
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19.

Lost In The DreamUnited States The War On Drugs
Year of Release:2014Appears in:484 charts
Rank in 2014:1Rank Score:7,860
Rank in 2010s19Overall Rank:291
Average Rating:  82/100 (668 votes)
Comments: 76 comments
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20.

...Like ClockworkUnited States Queens Of The Stone Age
Year of Release:2013Appears in:382 charts
Rank in 2013:4Rank Score:7,258
Rank in 2010s20Overall Rank:311
Average Rating:  82/100 (638 votes)
Comments: 52 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 186 19%
2011 189 19%
2012 159 16%
2013 171 17%
2014 127 13%
2015 110 11%
2016 58 6%
2017 0 0%
Artist Albums %


Death Grips 7 1%
The Weeknd 7 1%
Kendrick Lamar 5 1%
The Tallest Man On Earth 4 0%
Laura Marling 4 0%
Julia Holter 4 0%
Beach House 4 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 558 56%
United Kingdom 211 21%
Canada 74 7%
Australia 29 3%
Sweden 22 2%
France 13 1%
Ireland 12 1%
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