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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 18,000 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.
20102,428202,875 The Suburbs (41st)
by Arcade Fire
20112,594155,392 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (231st)
by Bon Iver
20122,768131,603 Lonerism (163rd)
by Tame Impala
20133,236116,097 Modern Vampires Of The City (235th)
by Vampire Weekend
20143,26249,420 Lost In The Dream (762nd)
by The War On Drugs
2015179414 Panda Bear Meets The Grim Reaper (15,011th)
by Panda Bear
Total14,467655,801

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

Wasting LightUnited States Foo Fighters
Year of Release:2011Appears in:195 charts
Rank in 2011:7Rank Score:3,313
Rank in 2010s31Overall Rank:492
Average Rating:  77/100 (369 votes)
Comments: 29 comments
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32.

BlunderbussUnited States Jack White
Year of Release:2012Appears in:250 charts
Rank in 2012:7Rank Score:3,110
Rank in 2010s32Overall Rank:523
Average Rating:  77/100 (477 votes)
Comments: 68 comments
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33.

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:231 charts
Rank in 2012:8Rank Score:2,984
Rank in 2010s33Overall Rank:539
Average Rating:  79/100 (310 votes)
Comments: 42 comments
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34.

KaputtCanada Destroyer
Year of Release:2011Appears in:209 charts
Rank in 2011:8Rank Score:2,956
Rank in 2010s34Overall Rank:545
Average Rating:  79/100 (289 votes)
Comments: 27 comments
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35.

Have One On MeUnited States Joanna Newsom
Year of Release:2010Appears in:172 charts
Rank in 2010:12Rank Score:2,928
Rank in 2010s35Overall Rank:551
Average Rating:  80/100 (220 votes)
Comments: 20 comments
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36.

21United Kingdom Adele
Year of Release:2011Appears in:194 charts
Rank in 2011:9Rank Score:2,859
Rank in 2010s36Overall Rank:560
Average Rating:  71/100 (434 votes)
Comments: 51 comments
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The Money StoreUnited States Death Grips
Year of Release:2012Appears in:164 charts
Rank in 2012:9Rank Score:2,751
Rank in 2010s37Overall Rank:586
Average Rating:  77/100 (258 votes)
Comments: 27 comments
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38.

Hurry Up, We're DreamingFrance M83
Year of Release:2011Appears in:213 charts
Rank in 2011:10Rank Score:2,694
Rank in 2010s38Overall Rank:598
Average Rating:  78/100 (295 votes)
Comments: 31 comments
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39.

CongratulationsUnited States MGMT
Year of Release:2010Appears in:170 charts
Rank in 2010:13Rank Score:2,670
Rank in 2010s39Overall Rank:605
Average Rating:  74/100 (395 votes)
Comments: 39 comments
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40.

The ArchAndroid (Suites II and III)United States Janelle Monáe
Year of Release:2010Appears in:193 charts
Rank in 2010:14Rank Score:2,646
Rank in 2010s40Overall Rank:607
Average Rating:  79/100 (276 votes)
Comments: 21 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 247 25%
2011 249 25%
2012 211 21%
2013 194 19%
2014 99 10%
2015 0 0%
Artist Albums %


Death Grips 5 1%
J. Cole 4 0%
Burial 4 0%
The Weeknd 4 0%
Mogwai 3 0%
Sun Kil Moon 3 0%
The Black Keys 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 535 54%
United Kingdom 218 22%
Canada 68 7%
Australia 30 3%
Sweden 23 2%
Mixed Nationality 16 2%
France 14 1%
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