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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.
20102,337209,793 The Suburbs (39th)
by Arcade Fire
20112,490162,707 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (210th)
by Bon Iver
20122,643133,116 Lonerism (167th)
by Tame Impala
20133,109120,430 Modern Vampires Of The City (226th)
by Vampire Weekend
20142,57943,275 To Be Kind (662nd)
by Swans
Total13,158669,320

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
31.

The SeerUnited States Swans
Year of Release:2012Appears in:183 charts
Rank in 2012:7Rank Score:3,447
Rank in 2010s31Overall Rank:465
Average Rating:  81/100 (254 votes)
Comments: 25 comments
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32.

Wasting LightUnited States Foo Fighters
Year of Release:2011Appears in:182 charts
Rank in 2011:7Rank Score:3,389
Rank in 2010s32Overall Rank:469
Average Rating:  76/100 (352 votes)
Comments: 29 comments
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33.

21United Kingdom Adele
Year of Release:2011Appears in:189 charts
Rank in 2011:8Rank Score:3,024
Rank in 2010s33Overall Rank:520
Average Rating:  70/100 (419 votes)
Comments: 50 comments
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34.

Have One On MeUnited States Joanna Newsom
Year of Release:2010Appears in:164 charts
Rank in 2010:12Rank Score:2,887
Rank in 2010s34Overall Rank:534
Average Rating:  80/100 (208 votes)
Comments: 20 comments
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35.

The Idler Wheel Is Wiser Than The Driver Of The Screw And Whipping Cords Will Serve You More Than Ropes Will Ever DoUnited States Fiona Apple
Year of Release:2012Appears in:218 charts
Rank in 2012:8Rank Score:2,839
Rank in 2010s35Overall Rank:546
Average Rating:  79/100 (301 votes)
Comments: 40 comments
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36.

The ArchAndroid (Suites II and III)United States Janelle Monáe
Year of Release:2010Appears in:186 charts
Rank in 2010:13Rank Score:2,826
Rank in 2010s36Overall Rank:549
Average Rating:  79/100 (268 votes)
Comments: 21 comments
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37.

KaputtCanada Destroyer
Year of Release:2011Appears in:200 charts
Rank in 2011:9Rank Score:2,814
Rank in 2010s37Overall Rank:553
Average Rating:  79/100 (279 votes)
Comments: 27 comments
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38.

The Wild HuntSweden The Tallest Man On Earth
Year of Release:2010Appears in:164 charts
Rank in 2010:14Rank Score:2,796
Rank in 2010s38Overall Rank:557
Average Rating:  79/100 (224 votes)
Comments: 24 comments
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The Money StoreUnited States Death Grips
Year of Release:2012Appears in:149 charts
Rank in 2012:9Rank Score:2,680
Rank in 2010s39Overall Rank:584
Average Rating:  77/100 (242 votes)
Comments: 27 comments
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40.

Hurry Up, We're DreamingFrance M83
Year of Release:2011Appears in:203 charts
Rank in 2011:10Rank Score:2,606
Rank in 2010s40Overall Rank:602
Average Rating:  78/100 (277 votes)
Comments: 30 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 266 27%
2011 235 24%
2012 222 22%
2013 194 19%
2014 83 8%
Artist Albums %


Burial 4 0%
The Weeknd 4 0%
Death Grips 4 0%
Coldplay 3 0%
Liars 3 0%
The Men 3 0%
Justin Bieber 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 541 54%
United Kingdom 214 21%
Canada 67 7%
Australia 33 3%
Sweden 21 2%
France 16 2%
Mixed Nationality 14 1%
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