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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 17,000 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.
20102,355210,881 The Suburbs (39th)
by Arcade Fire
20112,505163,924 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (209th)
by Bon Iver
20122,662134,099 Lonerism (166th)
by Tame Impala
20133,134122,683 Modern Vampires Of The City (224th)
by Vampire Weekend
20142,64245,579 To Be Kind (651st)
by Swans
Total13,298677,165

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

Trouble Will Find MeUnited States The National
Year of Release:2013Appears in:269 charts
Rank in 2013:4Rank Score:4,340
Rank in 2010s21Overall Rank:376
Average Rating:  78/100 (430 votes)
Comments: 57 comments
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22.

YeezusUnited States Kanye West
Year of Release:2013Appears in:215 charts
Rank in 2013:5Rank Score:4,225
Rank in 2010s22Overall Rank:387
Average Rating:  72/100 (412 votes)
Comments: 67 comments
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23.

AMUnited Kingdom Arctic Monkeys
Year of Release:2013Appears in:254 charts
Rank in 2013:6Rank Score:4,187
Rank in 2010s23Overall Rank:393
Average Rating:  77/100 (448 votes)
Comments: 61 comments
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24.

An Awesome WaveUnited Kingdom ∆ (alt-j)
Year of Release:2012Appears in:213 charts
Rank in 2012:4Rank Score:4,159
Rank in 2010s24Overall Rank:396
Average Rating:  77/100 (317 votes)
Comments: 37 comments
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25.

BloomUnited States Beach House
Year of Release:2012Appears in:277 charts
Rank in 2012:5Rank Score:4,089
Rank in 2010s25Overall Rank:406
Average Rating:  80/100 (466 votes)
Comments: 60 comments
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26.

Plastic BeachUnited Kingdom Gorillaz
Year of Release:2010Appears in:250 charts
Rank in 2010:9Rank Score:4,058
Rank in 2010s26Overall Rank:411
Average Rating:  77/100 (464 votes)
Comments: 39 comments
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27.

InnerspeakerAustralia Tame Impala
Year of Release:2010Appears in:241 charts
Rank in 2010:10Rank Score:3,704
Rank in 2010s27Overall Rank:434
Average Rating:  79/100 (312 votes)
Comments: 28 comments
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28.

...Like ClockworkUnited States Queens Of The Stone Age
Year of Release:2013Appears in:219 charts
Rank in 2013:7Rank Score:3,694
Rank in 2010s28Overall Rank:436
Average Rating:  81/100 (377 votes)
Comments: 30 comments
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29.

The Age Of AdzUnited States Sufjan Stevens
Year of Release:2010Appears in:196 charts
Rank in 2010:11Rank Score:3,583
Rank in 2010s29Overall Rank:449
Average Rating:  78/100 (285 votes)
Comments: 23 comments
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30.

The SeerUnited States Swans
Year of Release:2012Appears in:185 charts
Rank in 2012:6Rank Score:3,555
Rank in 2010s30Overall Rank:456
Average Rating:  81/100 (256 votes)
Comments: 25 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 265 27%
2011 233 23%
2012 220 22%
2013 196 20%
2014 86 9%
Artist Albums %


The Weeknd 4 0%
Death Grips 4 0%
Burial 4 0%
Swans 3 0%
Justin Bieber 3 0%
The Men 3 0%
Laura Marling 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 538 54%
United Kingdom 218 22%
Canada 66 7%
Australia 33 3%
Sweden 21 2%
France 16 2%
Mixed Nationality 14 1%
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