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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 24,000 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.
20103,094263,445 The Suburbs (38th)
by Arcade Fire
20113,302196,492 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (198th)
by Bon Iver
20123,521192,389 Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (101st)
by Kendrick Lamar
20133,991172,507 Modern Vampires Of The City (170th)
by Vampire Weekend
20144,273116,038 Lost In The Dream (319th)
by The War On Drugs
20153,979107,030 To Pimp A Butterfly (122nd)
by Kendrick Lamar
20162,17617,340 A Moon Shaped Pool (1,237th)
by Radiohead
Total24,3361,065,240

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

InnerspeakerAustralia Tame Impala
Year of Release:2010Appears in:333 charts
Rank in 2010:10Rank Score:4,882
Rank in 2010s31Overall Rank:424
Average Rating:  81/100 (552 votes)
Comments: 38 comments
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32.

ContraUnited States Vampire Weekend
Year of Release:2010Appears in:352 charts
Rank in 2010:11Rank Score:4,803
Rank in 2010s32Overall Rank:428
Average Rating:  77/100 (727 votes)
Comments: 55 comments
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33.


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The Money StoreUnited States Death Grips
Year of Release:2012Appears in:228 charts
Rank in 2012:6Rank Score:4,635
Rank in 2010s33Overall Rank:440
Average Rating:  80/100 (412 votes)
Comments: 40 comments
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34.

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:298 charts
Rank in 2012:7Rank Score:4,164
Rank in 2010s34Overall Rank:483
Average Rating:  80/100 (431 votes)
Comments: 51 comments
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35.

21United Kingdom Adele
Year of Release:2011Appears in:263 charts
Rank in 2011:7Rank Score:4,005
Rank in 2010s35Overall Rank:497
Average Rating:  71/100 (568 votes)
Comments: 65 comments
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36.

Have One On MeUnited States Joanna Newsom
Year of Release:2010Appears in:244 charts
Rank in 2010:12Rank Score:3,961
Rank in 2010s36Overall Rank:501
Average Rating:  81/100 (301 votes)
Comments: 29 comments
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37.

To Be KindUnited States Swans
Year of Release:2014Appears in:273 charts
Rank in 2014:2Rank Score:3,900
Rank in 2010s37Overall Rank:509
Average Rating:  81/100 (438 votes)
Comments: 70 comments
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38.

The Wild HuntSweden The Tallest Man On Earth
Year of Release:2010Appears in:242 charts
Rank in 2010:13Rank Score:3,865
Rank in 2010s38Overall Rank:512
Average Rating:  79/100 (321 votes)
Comments: 30 comments
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39.

CurrentsAustralia Tame Impala
Year of Release:2015Appears in:319 charts
Rank in 2015:3Rank Score:3,861
Rank in 2010s39Overall Rank:513
Average Rating:  80/100 (556 votes)
Comments: 68 comments
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40.

The ArchAndroid (Suites II and III)United States Janelle Monáe
Year of Release:2010Appears in:257 charts
Rank in 2010:14Rank Score:3,851
Rank in 2010s40Overall Rank:515
Average Rating:  80/100 (356 votes)
Comments: 28 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 195 20%
2011 195 20%
2012 177 18%
2013 177 18%
2014 139 14%
2015 100 10%
2016 17 2%
Artist Albums %


Death Grips 6 1%
The Weeknd 5 1%
Sun Kil Moon 4 0%
Drake 4 0%
Laura Marling 4 0%
Kendrick Lamar 4 0%
Grimes 4 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 549 55%
United Kingdom 223 22%
Canada 71 7%
Australia 29 3%
Sweden 23 2%
France 14 1%
Germany 12 1%
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