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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 15,000 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.
20102,138197,218 The Suburbs (39th)
by Arcade Fire
20112,265151,372 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (202nd)
by Bon Iver
20122,392118,745 Lonerism (185th)
by Tame Impala
20132,850103,893 Reflektor (243rd)
by Arcade Fire
20141,65219,860 To Be Kind (949th)
by Swans
Total11,297591,088

The best artists of the 2010s are Arcade Fire, Kanye West, The National, Tame Impala, The Black Keys, Beach House, Vampire Weekend, Kendrick Lamar, Bon Iver and Fleet Foxes.
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31.

The Age Of AdzUnited States Sufjan Stevens
Year of Release:2010Appears in:181 charts
Rank in 2010:11Rank Score:3,197
Rank in 2010s31Overall Rank:470
Average Rating: 78/100 (257 votes)
Comments: 22 comments
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32.

21United Kingdom Adele
Year of Release:2011Appears in:184 charts
Rank in 2011:8Rank Score:3,121
Rank in 2010s32Overall Rank:479
Average Rating: 70/100 (398 votes)
Comments: 48 comments
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33.

The ArchAndroid (Suites II and III)United States Janelle Monáe
Year of Release:2010Appears in:184 charts
Rank in 2010:12Rank Score:2,855
Rank in 2010s33Overall Rank:517
Average Rating: 80/100 (253 votes)
Comments: 20 comments
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34.

KaputtCanada Destroyer
Year of Release:2011Appears in:187 charts
Rank in 2011:9Rank Score:2,768
Rank in 2010s34Overall Rank:532
Average Rating: 78/100 (258 votes)
Comments: 25 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:199 charts
Rank in 2012:7Rank Score:2,717
Rank in 2010s35Overall Rank:542
Average Rating: 79/100 (276 votes)
Comments: 39 comments
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36.

Have One On MeUnited States Joanna Newsom
Year of Release:2010Appears in:153 charts
Rank in 2010:13Rank Score:2,623
Rank in 2010s36Overall Rank:561
Average Rating: 79/100 (193 votes)
Comments: 19 comments
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37.

The SeerUnited States Swans
Year of Release:2012Appears in:154 charts
Rank in 2012:8Rank Score:2,615
Rank in 2010s37Overall Rank:563
Average Rating: 80/100 (226 votes)
Comments: 22 comments
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38.

The Wild HuntSweden The Tallest Man On Earth
Year of Release:2010Appears in:149 charts
Rank in 2010:14Rank Score:2,490
Rank in 2010s38Overall Rank:594
Average Rating: 79/100 (200 votes)
Comments: 23 comments
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39.

ShieldsUnited States Grizzly Bear
Year of Release:2012Appears in:199 charts
Rank in 2012:9Rank Score:2,486
Rank in 2010s39Overall Rank:595
Average Rating: 80/100 (300 votes)
Comments: 30 comments
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40.

CongratulationsUnited States MGMT
Year of Release:2010Appears in:155 charts
Rank in 2010:15Rank Score:2,450
Rank in 2010s40Overall Rank:601
Average Rating: 74/100 (365 votes)
Comments: 35 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 286 29%
2011 247 25%
2012 227 23%
2013 190 19%
2014 50 5%
Artist Albums %


Death Grips 4 0%
Burial 4 0%
The Weeknd 4 0%
Drake 3 0%
Mogwai 3 0%
Coheed and Cambria 3 0%
Lana Del Rey 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 524 52%
United Kingdom 225 23%
Canada 65 7%
Australia 32 3%
Sweden 23 2%
Norway 17 2%
France 15 2%
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