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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 24,000 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.
20103,083263,331 The Suburbs (38th)
by Arcade Fire
20113,290196,335 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (198th)
by Bon Iver
20123,518192,066 Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (101st)
by Kendrick Lamar
20133,985172,274 Modern Vampires Of The City (170th)
by Vampire Weekend
20144,273115,879 Lost In The Dream (318th)
by The War On Drugs
20153,978106,860 To Pimp A Butterfly (123rd)
by Kendrick Lamar
20162,15617,030 A Moon Shaped Pool (1,248th)
by Radiohead
Total24,2831,063,775

The best artists of the 2010s are Arcade Fire, Kendrick Lamar, Kanye West, Tame Impala, The National, Vampire Weekend, Beach House, Sufjan Stevens, The Black Keys and Bon Iver.
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RankAlbumArtist
21.

Halcyon DigestUnited States Deerhunter
Year of Release:2010Appears in:380 charts
Rank in 2010:7Rank Score:6,303
Rank in 2010s21Overall Rank:332
Average Rating:  82/100 (524 votes)
Comments: 42 comments
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22.

The King Of LimbsUnited Kingdom Radiohead
Year of Release:2011Appears in:516 charts
Rank in 2011:3Rank Score:6,240
Rank in 2010s22Overall Rank:336
Average Rating:  76/100 (1,216 votes)
Comments: 168 comments
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23.

The Smile Sessions
Compilation
United States The Beach Boys
Year of Release:2011Appears in:228 charts
Rank in 2011:4Rank Score:5,860
Rank in 2010s23Overall Rank:360
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (449 votes)
Comments: 49 comments
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24.

BloomUnited States Beach House
Year of Release:2012Appears in:394 charts
Rank in 2012:5Rank Score:5,736
Rank in 2010s24Overall Rank:365
Average Rating:  80/100 (632 votes)
Comments: 71 comments
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25.

Plastic BeachUnited Kingdom Gorillaz
Year of Release:2010Appears in:344 charts
Rank in 2010:8Rank Score:5,629
Rank in 2010s25Overall Rank:367
Average Rating:  77/100 (661 votes)
Comments: 51 comments
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26.

El CaminoUnited States The Black Keys
Year of Release:2011Appears in:370 charts
Rank in 2011:5Rank Score:5,621
Rank in 2010s26Overall Rank:369
Average Rating:  78/100 (718 votes)
Comments: 48 comments
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27.

Let England ShakeUnited Kingdom P.J. Harvey
Year of Release:2011Appears in:412 charts
Rank in 2011:6Rank Score:5,529
Rank in 2010s27Overall Rank:374
Average Rating:  80/100 (581 votes)
Comments: 43 comments
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28.

YeezusUnited States Kanye West
Year of Release:2013Appears in:308 charts
Rank in 2013:6Rank Score:5,118
Rank in 2010s28Overall Rank:405
Average Rating:  75/100 (694 votes)
Comments: 100 comments
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29.

The Age Of AdzUnited States Sufjan Stevens
Year of Release:2010Appears in:282 charts
Rank in 2010:9Rank Score:5,117
Rank in 2010s29Overall Rank:406
Average Rating:  79/100 (441 votes)
Comments: 37 comments
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30.

Trouble Will Find MeUnited States The National
Year of Release:2013Appears in:353 charts
Rank in 2013:7Rank Score:4,982
Rank in 2010s30Overall Rank:415
Average Rating:  79/100 (610 votes)
Comments: 68 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 195 20%
2011 195 20%
2012 177 18%
2013 177 18%
2014 138 14%
2015 101 10%
2016 17 2%
Artist Albums %


The Weeknd 5 1%
Death Grips 5 1%
Drake 4 0%
Laura Marling 4 0%
Kendrick Lamar 4 0%
Grimes 4 0%
Julia Holter 4 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 549 55%
United Kingdom 223 22%
Canada 71 7%
Australia 29 3%
Sweden 23 2%
France 14 1%
Germany 12 1%
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