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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.
20103,264281,874 The Suburbs (38th)
by Arcade Fire
20113,468211,643 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (194th)
by Bon Iver
20123,696210,634 Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (89th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20134,183189,160 Modern Vampires Of The City (176th)
by Vampire Weekend
20144,466128,644 Lost In The Dream (289th)
by The War On Drugs
20154,201129,922 To Pimp A Butterfly (108th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20163,50969,997 A Moon Shaped Pool (299th)
by Radiohead
2017410825 I See You (14,106th)
by The xx
Total27,1971,222,700

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.

Random Access MemoriesFrance Daft Punk
Year of Release:2013Appears in:473 charts
Rank in 2013:5Rank Score:7,227
Rank in 2010s21Overall Rank:313
Average Rating:  79/100 (861 votes)
Comments: 83 comments
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22.

The Smile Sessions
Compilation
United States The Beach Boys
Year of Release:2011Appears in:250 charts
Rank in 2011:3Rank Score:6,888
Rank in 2010s22Overall Rank:326
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (490 votes)
Comments: 49 comments
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23.

The King Of LimbsUnited Kingdom Radiohead
Year of Release:2011Appears in:548 charts
Rank in 2011:4Rank Score:6,822
Rank in 2010s23Overall Rank:331
Average Rating:  76/100 (1,301 votes)
Comments: 177 comments
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24.

Halcyon DigestUnited States Deerhunter
Year of Release:2010Appears in:405 charts
Rank in 2010:7Rank Score:6,535
Rank in 2010s24Overall Rank:343
Average Rating:  82/100 (556 votes)
Comments: 43 comments
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25.

Plastic BeachUnited Kingdom Gorillaz
Year of Release:2010Appears in:374 charts
Rank in 2010:8Rank Score:6,366
Rank in 2010s25Overall Rank:349
Average Rating:  78/100 (710 votes)
Comments: 53 comments
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26.

BloomUnited States Beach House
Year of Release:2012Appears in:424 charts
Rank in 2012:5Rank Score:6,350
Rank in 2010s26Overall Rank:350
Average Rating:  81/100 (669 votes)
Comments: 71 comments
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27.

Let England ShakeUnited Kingdom P.J. Harvey
Year of Release:2011Appears in:448 charts
Rank in 2011:5Rank Score:6,183
Rank in 2010s27Overall Rank:355
Average Rating:  80/100 (612 votes)
Comments: 43 comments
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28.

El CaminoUnited States The Black Keys
Year of Release:2011Appears in:392 charts
Rank in 2011:6Rank Score:6,058
Rank in 2010s28Overall Rank:363
Average Rating:  78/100 (757 votes)
Comments: 49 comments
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29.

YeezusUnited States Kanye West
Year of Release:2013Appears in:348 charts
Rank in 2013:6Rank Score:5,828
Rank in 2010s29Overall Rank:375
Average Rating:  75/100 (756 votes)
Comments: 109 comments
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30.

InnerspeakerAustralia Tame Impala
Year of Release:2010Appears in:370 charts
Rank in 2010:9Rank Score:5,691
Rank in 2010s30Overall Rank:385
Average Rating:  81/100 (607 votes)
Comments: 38 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 188 19%
2011 189 19%
2012 161 16%
2013 171 17%
2014 127 13%
2015 109 11%
2016 55 6%
2017 0 0%
Artist Albums %


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


United States 555 56%
United Kingdom 212 21%
Canada 74 7%
Australia 29 3%
Sweden 24 2%
France 13 1%
Ireland 12 1%
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