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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 23,000 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.
20103,003252,599 The Suburbs (38th)
by Arcade Fire
20113,228192,515 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (198th)
by Bon Iver
20123,424181,907 Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (106th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20133,921163,478 Modern Vampires Of The City (183rd)
by Vampire Weekend
20144,191111,480 Lost In The Dream (334th)
by The War On Drugs
20153,85994,381 To Pimp A Butterfly (143rd)
by Kendrick Lamar
20161,5079,495 Blackstar (1,665th)
by David Bowie
Total23,1331,005,854

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.

...Like ClockworkUnited States Queens Of The Stone Age
Year of Release:2013Appears in:336 charts
Rank in 2013:4Rank Score:6,085
Rank in 2010s21Overall Rank:335
Average Rating:  82/100 (581 votes)
Comments: 48 comments
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22.

Random Access MemoriesFrance Daft Punk
Year of Release:2013Appears in:423 charts
Rank in 2013:5Rank Score:6,083
Rank in 2010s22Overall Rank:336
Average Rating:  78/100 (769 votes)
Comments: 76 comments
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23.

El CaminoUnited States The Black Keys
Year of Release:2011Appears in:366 charts
Rank in 2011:4Rank Score:5,606
Rank in 2010s23Overall Rank:363
Average Rating:  78/100 (695 votes)
Comments: 48 comments
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24.

The Smile Sessions
Compilation
United States The Beach Boys
Year of Release:2011Appears in:218 charts
Rank in 2011:5Rank Score:5,509
Rank in 2010s24Overall Rank:370
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (428 votes)
Comments: 46 comments
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25.

Plastic BeachUnited Kingdom Gorillaz
Year of Release:2010Appears in:335 charts
Rank in 2010:8Rank Score:5,431
Rank in 2010s25Overall Rank:374
Average Rating:  77/100 (635 votes)
Comments: 51 comments
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26.

Let England ShakeUnited Kingdom P.J. Harvey
Year of Release:2011Appears in:397 charts
Rank in 2011:6Rank Score:5,408
Rank in 2010s26Overall Rank:376
Average Rating:  80/100 (564 votes)
Comments: 43 comments
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27.

BloomUnited States Beach House
Year of Release:2012Appears in:376 charts
Rank in 2012:5Rank Score:5,309
Rank in 2010s27Overall Rank:385
Average Rating:  80/100 (613 votes)
Comments: 68 comments
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28.

YeezusUnited States Kanye West
Year of Release:2013Appears in:298 charts
Rank in 2013:6Rank Score:5,057
Rank in 2010s28Overall Rank:398
Average Rating:  75/100 (656 votes)
Comments: 97 comments
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29.

The Age Of AdzUnited States Sufjan Stevens
Year of Release:2010Appears in:273 charts
Rank in 2010:9Rank Score:4,948
Rank in 2010s29Overall Rank:408
Average Rating:  78/100 (413 votes)
Comments: 35 comments
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30.

ContraUnited States Vampire Weekend
Year of Release:2010Appears in:348 charts
Rank in 2010:10Rank Score:4,709
Rank in 2010s30Overall Rank:421
Average Rating:  77/100 (699 votes)
Comments: 55 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 202 20%
2011 194 19%
2012 182 18%
2013 180 18%
2014 136 14%
2015 97 10%
2016 9 1%
Artist Albums %


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


United States 535 54%
United Kingdom 226 23%
Canada 73 7%
Australia 28 3%
Sweden 27 3%
France 15 2%
Mixed Nationality 15 2%
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