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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.
20102,977245,599 The Suburbs (38th)
by Arcade Fire
20113,173187,595 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (200th)
by Bon Iver
20123,375174,971 Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (111th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20133,877159,080 Modern Vampires Of The City (186th)
by Vampire Weekend
20144,122106,044 Lost In The Dream (340th)
by The War On Drugs
20153,69384,010 To Pimp A Butterfly (173rd)
by Kendrick Lamar
20169974,485 Blackstar (2,054th)
by David Bowie
Total22,214961,785

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

...Like ClockworkUnited States Queens Of The Stone Age
Year of Release:2013Appears in:331 charts
Rank in 2013:5Rank Score:5,860
Rank in 2010s21Overall Rank:341
Average Rating:  82/100 (563 votes)
Comments: 46 comments
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22.

El CaminoUnited States The Black Keys
Year of Release:2011Appears in:360 charts
Rank in 2011:3Rank Score:5,557
Rank in 2010s22Overall Rank:359
Average Rating:  78/100 (682 votes)
Comments: 46 comments
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23.

The King Of LimbsUnited Kingdom Radiohead
Year of Release:2011Appears in:478 charts
Rank in 2011:4Rank Score:5,529
Rank in 2010s23Overall Rank:361
Average Rating:  75/100 (1,101 votes)
Comments: 157 comments
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24.

Let England ShakeUnited Kingdom P.J. Harvey
Year of Release:2011Appears in:386 charts
Rank in 2011:5Rank Score:5,437
Rank in 2010s24Overall Rank:366
Average Rating:  80/100 (544 votes)
Comments: 42 comments
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25.

The Smile Sessions
Compilation
United States The Beach Boys
Year of Release:2011Appears in:208 charts
Rank in 2011:6Rank Score:5,370
Rank in 2010s25Overall Rank:372
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (419 votes)
Comments: 44 comments
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26.

Plastic BeachUnited Kingdom Gorillaz
Year of Release:2010Appears in:327 charts
Rank in 2010:8Rank Score:5,249
Rank in 2010s26Overall Rank:377
Average Rating:  77/100 (615 votes)
Comments: 49 comments
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27.

BloomUnited States Beach House
Year of Release:2012Appears in:362 charts
Rank in 2012:5Rank Score:5,031
Rank in 2010s27Overall Rank:396
Average Rating:  80/100 (601 votes)
Comments: 67 comments
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28.

YeezusUnited States Kanye West
Year of Release:2013Appears in:287 charts
Rank in 2013:6Rank Score:4,974
Rank in 2010s28Overall Rank:400
Average Rating:  75/100 (630 votes)
Comments: 91 comments
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29.

ContraUnited States Vampire Weekend
Year of Release:2010Appears in:338 charts
Rank in 2010:9Rank Score:4,636
Rank in 2010s29Overall Rank:417
Average Rating:  77/100 (685 votes)
Comments: 54 comments
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30.

Trouble Will Find MeUnited States The National
Year of Release:2013Appears in:333 charts
Rank in 2013:7Rank Score:4,607
Rank in 2010s30Overall Rank:421
Average Rating:  79/100 (571 votes)
Comments: 63 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 215 22%
2011 195 20%
2012 182 18%
2013 180 18%
2014 132 13%
2015 92 9%
2016 4 0%
Artist Albums %


Death Grips 6 1%
Julia Holter 4 0%
Grimes 4 0%
Sun Kil Moon 4 0%
Beach House 4 0%
Drake 4 0%
The Tallest Man On Earth 4 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 543 54%
United Kingdom 218 22%
Canada 76 8%
Australia 28 3%
Sweden 25 3%
Mixed Nationality 14 1%
France 13 1%
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