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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 16,000 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.
20102,234200,632 The Suburbs (39th)
by Arcade Fire
20112,370155,748 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (203rd)
by Bon Iver
20122,494124,384 Lonerism (173rd)
by Tame Impala
20132,963109,105 Reflektor (237th)
by Arcade Fire
20141,89326,735 To Be Kind (792nd)
by Swans
Total11,954616,603

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

The Age Of AdzUnited States Sufjan Stevens
Year of Release:2010Appears in:182 charts
Rank in 2010:11Rank Score:3,046
Rank in 2010s31Overall Rank:494
Average Rating: 78/100 (265 votes)
Comments: 22 comments
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32.

21United Kingdom Adele
Year of Release:2011Appears in:187 charts
Rank in 2011:8Rank Score:3,033
Rank in 2010s32Overall Rank:499
Average Rating: 70/100 (408 votes)
Comments: 50 comments
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33.

The SeerUnited States Swans
Year of Release:2012Appears in:169 charts
Rank in 2012:7Rank Score:2,966
Rank in 2010s33Overall Rank:509
Average Rating: 80/100 (240 votes)
Comments: 23 comments
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34.

The ArchAndroid (Suites II and III)United States Janelle Monáe
Year of Release:2010Appears in:184 charts
Rank in 2010:12Rank Score:2,862
Rank in 2010s34Overall Rank:522
Average Rating: 80/100 (256 votes)
Comments: 20 comments
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35.

Have One On MeUnited States Joanna Newsom
Year of Release:2010Appears in:158 charts
Rank in 2010:13Rank Score:2,817
Rank in 2010s35Overall Rank:530
Average Rating: 80/100 (200 votes)
Comments: 19 comments
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36.

KaputtCanada Destroyer
Year of Release:2011Appears in:192 charts
Rank in 2011:9Rank Score:2,798
Rank in 2010s36Overall Rank:533
Average Rating: 78/100 (264 votes)
Comments: 26 comments
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37.

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:208 charts
Rank in 2012:8Rank Score:2,786
Rank in 2010s37Overall Rank:537
Average Rating: 79/100 (283 votes)
Comments: 39 comments
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38.

The Wild HuntSweden The Tallest Man On Earth
Year of Release:2010Appears in:152 charts
Rank in 2010:14Rank Score:2,589
Rank in 2010s38Overall Rank:581
Average Rating: 78/100 (212 votes)
Comments: 23 comments
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39.

Hurry Up, We're DreamingFrance M83
Year of Release:2011Appears in:193 charts
Rank in 2011:10Rank Score:2,478
Rank in 2010s39Overall Rank:602
Average Rating: 78/100 (261 votes)
Comments: 30 comments
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40.

ShieldsUnited States Grizzly Bear
Year of Release:2012Appears in:198 charts
Rank in 2012:9Rank Score:2,435
Rank in 2010s40Overall Rank:611
Average Rating: 80/100 (308 votes)
Comments: 30 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 276 28%
2011 245 25%
2012 228 23%
2013 195 20%
2014 56 6%
Artist Albums %


The Weeknd 4 0%
Death Grips 4 0%
Burial 4 0%
Lana Del Rey 3 0%
Mogwai 3 0%
The Tallest Man On Earth 3 0%
Drake 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 531 53%
United Kingdom 221 22%
Canada 65 7%
Australia 33 3%
Sweden 24 2%
Norway 16 2%
France 15 2%
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