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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 14,000 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.
20102,019185,517 The Suburbs (40th)
by Arcade Fire
20112,152142,297 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (196th)
by Bon Iver
20122,249108,431 Lonerism (189th)
by Tame Impala
20132,69389,773 Reflektor (267th)
by Arcade Fire
20149426,700 Benji (1,711th)
by Sun Kil Moon
Total10,055532,718

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

The ArchAndroid (Suites II and III)United States Janelle Monáe
Year of Release:2010Appears in:170 charts
Rank in 2010:12Rank Score:2,693
Rank in 2010s31Overall Rank:520
Average Rating: 80/100 (235 votes)
Comments: 20 comments
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32.

...Like ClockworkUnited States Queens Of The Stone Age
Year of Release:2013Appears in:167 charts
Rank in 2013:6Rank Score:2,643
Rank in 2010s32Overall Rank:527
Average Rating: 80/100 (266 votes)
Comments: 24 comments
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33.

YeezusUnited States Kanye West
Year of Release:2013Appears in:158 charts
Rank in 2013:7Rank Score:2,574
Rank in 2010s33Overall Rank:538
Average Rating: 72/100 (293 votes)
Comments: 55 comments
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34.

KaputtCanada Destroyer
Year of Release:2011Appears in:166 charts
Rank in 2011:9Rank Score:2,549
Rank in 2010s34Overall Rank:545
Average Rating: 78/100 (242 votes)
Comments: 24 comments
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35.

ShieldsUnited States Grizzly Bear
Year of Release:2012Appears in:186 charts
Rank in 2012:7Rank Score:2,511
Rank in 2010s35Overall Rank:557
Average Rating: 80/100 (278 votes)
Comments: 29 comments
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36.

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:183 charts
Rank in 2012:8Rank Score:2,465
Rank in 2010s36Overall Rank:567
Average Rating: 79/100 (252 votes)
Comments: 38 comments
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37.

Have One On MeUnited States Joanna Newsom
Year of Release:2010Appears in:138 charts
Rank in 2010:13Rank Score:2,435
Rank in 2010s37Overall Rank:574
Average Rating: 79/100 (182 votes)
Comments: 18 comments
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38.

Total Life ForeverUnited Kingdom Foals
Year of Release:2010Appears in:111 charts
Rank in 2010:14Rank Score:2,382
Rank in 2010s38Overall Rank:589
Average Rating: 75/100 (186 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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39.

The Wild HuntSweden The Tallest Man On Earth
Year of Release:2010Appears in:136 charts
Rank in 2010:15Rank Score:2,366
Rank in 2010s39Overall Rank:594
Average Rating: 79/100 (183 votes)
Comments: 22 comments
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40.

CongratulationsUnited States MGMT
Year of Release:2010Appears in:145 charts
Rank in 2010:16Rank Score:2,272
Rank in 2010s40Overall Rank:611
Average Rating: 74/100 (341 votes)
Comments: 35 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 303 30%
2011 255 26%
2012 235 24%
2013 185 19%
2014 22 2%
Artist Albums %


Burial 4 0%
Death Grips 4 0%
One Direction 3 0%
Drake 3 0%
Gazpacho 3 0%
You Me At Six 3 0%
Portugal. The Man 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 521 52%
United Kingdom 222 22%
Canada 60 6%
Australia 33 3%
Sweden 23 2%
Mixed Nationality 18 2%
Norway 18 2%
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