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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.
20102,220200,401 The Suburbs (38th)
by Arcade Fire
20112,364155,039 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (204th)
by Bon Iver
20122,482123,642 Lonerism (175th)
by Tame Impala
20132,956108,727 Reflektor (236th)
by Arcade Fire
20141,86125,857 To Be Kind (798th)
by Swans
Total11,883613,666

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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21.

Trouble Will Find MeUnited States The National
Year of Release:2013Appears in:264 charts
Rank in 2013:4Rank Score:3,877
Rank in 2010s21Overall Rank:402
Average Rating: 78/100 (395 votes)
Comments: 56 comments
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22.

Halcyon DigestUnited States Deerhunter
Year of Release:2010Appears in:237 charts
Rank in 2010:8Rank Score:3,768
Rank in 2010s22Overall Rank:417
Average Rating: 81/100 (317 votes)
Comments: 30 comments
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23.

Plastic BeachUnited Kingdom Gorillaz
Year of Release:2010Appears in:241 charts
Rank in 2010:9Rank Score:3,766
Rank in 2010s23Overall Rank:418
Average Rating: 77/100 (440 votes)
Comments: 39 comments
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24.

AMUnited Kingdom Arctic Monkeys
Year of Release:2013Appears in:220 charts
Rank in 2013:5Rank Score:3,550
Rank in 2010s24Overall Rank:437
Average Rating: 77/100 (389 votes)
Comments: 59 comments
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25.

YeezusUnited States Kanye West
Year of Release:2013Appears in:188 charts
Rank in 2013:6Rank Score:3,541
Rank in 2010s25Overall Rank:438
Average Rating: 72/100 (368 votes)
Comments: 62 comments
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26.

InnerspeakerAustralia Tame Impala
Year of Release:2010Appears in:222 charts
Rank in 2010:10Rank Score:3,526
Rank in 2010s26Overall Rank:440
Average Rating: 79/100 (282 votes)
Comments: 27 comments
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27.

BlunderbussUnited States Jack White
Year of Release:2012Appears in:238 charts
Rank in 2012:5Rank Score:3,464
Rank in 2010s27Overall Rank:445
Average Rating: 77/100 (437 votes)
Comments: 67 comments
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28.

An Awesome WaveUnited Kingdom ∆ (alt-j)
Year of Release:2012Appears in:197 charts
Rank in 2012:6Rank Score:3,425
Rank in 2010s28Overall Rank:449
Average Rating: 77/100 (285 votes)
Comments: 33 comments
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29.

...Like ClockworkUnited States Queens Of The Stone Age
Year of Release:2013Appears in:203 charts
Rank in 2013:7Rank Score:3,356
Rank in 2010s29Overall Rank:453
Average Rating: 81/100 (330 votes)
Comments: 29 comments
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30.

Wasting LightUnited States Foo Fighters
Year of Release:2011Appears in:177 charts
Rank in 2011:7Rank Score:3,334
Rank in 2010s30Overall Rank:455
Average Rating: 76/100 (335 votes)
Comments: 29 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 276 28%
2011 244 24%
2012 228 23%
2013 194 19%
2014 58 6%
Artist Albums %


The Weeknd 4 0%
Burial 4 0%
Death Grips 4 0%
J. Cole 3 0%
The Men 3 0%
One Direction 3 0%
Swans 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 531 53%
United Kingdom 220 22%
Canada 66 7%
Australia 33 3%
Sweden 24 2%
Norway 16 2%
France 15 2%
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