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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.
20103,230277,409 The Suburbs (39th)
by Arcade Fire
20113,422208,708 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (196th)
by Bon Iver
20123,640206,971 Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (89th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20134,127186,589 Modern Vampires Of The City (174th)
by Vampire Weekend
20144,427126,627 Lost In The Dream (288th)
by The War On Drugs
20154,138125,875 To Pimp A Butterfly (111th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20163,35957,683 A Moon Shaped Pool (364th)
by Radiohead
20178876 Pink Season (23,490th)
by Pink Guy
Total26,4311,189,937

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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RankAlbumArtist
21.

The King Of LimbsUnited Kingdom Radiohead
Year of Release:2011Appears in:544 charts
Rank in 2011:3Rank Score:6,691
Rank in 2010s21Overall Rank:331
Average Rating:  76/100 (1,281 votes)
Comments: 176 comments
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22.

The Smile Sessions
Compilation
United States The Beach Boys
Year of Release:2011Appears in:246 charts
Rank in 2011:4Rank Score:6,649
Rank in 2010s22Overall Rank:333
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (480 votes)
Comments: 49 comments
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23.

Halcyon DigestUnited States Deerhunter
Year of Release:2010Appears in:397 charts
Rank in 2010:7Rank Score:6,428
Rank in 2010s23Overall Rank:344
Average Rating:  82/100 (549 votes)
Comments: 43 comments
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24.

Plastic BeachUnited Kingdom Gorillaz
Year of Release:2010Appears in:371 charts
Rank in 2010:8Rank Score:6,243
Rank in 2010s24Overall Rank:349
Average Rating:  78/100 (701 votes)
Comments: 52 comments
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25.

BloomUnited States Beach House
Year of Release:2012Appears in:415 charts
Rank in 2012:5Rank Score:6,192
Rank in 2010s25Overall Rank:352
Average Rating:  81/100 (664 votes)
Comments: 71 comments
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26.

Let England ShakeUnited Kingdom P.J. Harvey
Year of Release:2011Appears in:440 charts
Rank in 2011:5Rank Score:6,100
Rank in 2010s26Overall Rank:356
Average Rating:  80/100 (607 votes)
Comments: 43 comments
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27.

A Moon Shaped PoolUnited Kingdom Radiohead
Year of Release:2016Appears in:548 charts
Rank in 2016:1Rank Score:5,985
Rank in 2010s27Overall Rank:363
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (912 votes)
Comments: 170 comments
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28.

El CaminoUnited States The Black Keys
Year of Release:2011Appears in:384 charts
Rank in 2011:6Rank Score:5,911
Rank in 2010s28Overall Rank:369
Average Rating:  78/100 (748 votes)
Comments: 48 comments
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29.

YeezusUnited States Kanye West
Year of Release:2013Appears in:344 charts
Rank in 2013:6Rank Score:5,855
Rank in 2010s29Overall Rank:371
Average Rating:  75/100 (746 votes)
Comments: 106 comments
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30.

The Age Of AdzUnited States Sufjan Stevens
Year of Release:2010Appears in:300 charts
Rank in 2010:9Rank Score:5,547
Rank in 2010s30Overall Rank:390
Average Rating:  80/100 (475 votes)
Comments: 39 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 185 19%
2011 189 19%
2012 163 16%
2013 174 17%
2014 130 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%
Frank Ocean 4 0%
Swans 4 0%
Burial 4 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 563 56%
United Kingdom 210 21%
Canada 72 7%
Australia 30 3%
Sweden 23 2%
France 13 1%
Mixed Nationality 12 1%
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