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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.
20102,495206,310 The Suburbs (41st)
by Arcade Fire
20112,674157,285 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (221st)
by Bon Iver
20122,846135,963 Lonerism (152nd)
by Tame Impala
20133,314119,232 Modern Vampires Of The City (234th)
by Vampire Weekend
20143,38855,536 Lost In The Dream (632nd)
by The War On Drugs
20154801,332 Viet Cong (9,961st)
by Viet Cong
Total15,197675,657

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:197 charts
Rank in 2011:7Rank Score:3,253
Rank in 2010s31Overall Rank:513
Average Rating:  77/100 (375 votes)
Comments: 29 comments
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32.

BlunderbussUnited States Jack White
Year of Release:2012Appears in:256 charts
Rank in 2012:7Rank Score:3,118
Rank in 2010s32Overall Rank:526
Average Rating:  77/100 (484 votes)
Comments: 68 comments
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33.

KaputtCanada Destroyer
Year of Release:2011Appears in:214 charts
Rank in 2011:8Rank Score:3,114
Rank in 2010s33Overall Rank:530
Average Rating:  79/100 (292 votes)
Comments: 27 comments
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34.

Have One On MeUnited States Joanna Newsom
Year of Release:2010Appears in:173 charts
Rank in 2010:12Rank Score:3,071
Rank in 2010s34Overall Rank:536
Average Rating:  80/100 (220 votes)
Comments: 20 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:238 charts
Rank in 2012:8Rank Score:3,026
Rank in 2010s35Overall Rank:541
Average Rating:  80/100 (314 votes)
Comments: 42 comments
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36.

21United Kingdom Adele
Year of Release:2011Appears in:198 charts
Rank in 2011:9Rank Score:2,941
Rank in 2010s36Overall Rank:554
Average Rating:  71/100 (439 votes)
Comments: 51 comments
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The Money StoreUnited States Death Grips
Year of Release:2012Appears in:168 charts
Rank in 2012:9Rank Score:2,884
Rank in 2010s37Overall Rank:568
Average Rating:  77/100 (269 votes)
Comments: 27 comments
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38.

Hurry Up, We're DreamingFrance M83
Year of Release:2011Appears in:219 charts
Rank in 2011:10Rank Score:2,676
Rank in 2010s38Overall Rank:606
Average Rating:  78/100 (300 votes)
Comments: 32 comments
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39.

The ArchAndroid (Suites II and III)United States Janelle Monáe
Year of Release:2010Appears in:196 charts
Rank in 2010:13Rank Score:2,660
Rank in 2010s39Overall Rank:610
Average Rating:  79/100 (278 votes)
Comments: 21 comments
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40.

CongratulationsUnited States MGMT
Year of Release:2010Appears in:174 charts
Rank in 2010:14Rank Score:2,628
Rank in 2010s40Overall Rank:618
Average Rating:  74/100 (402 votes)
Comments: 40 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 250 25%
2011 234 23%
2012 212 21%
2013 195 20%
2014 109 11%
2015 0 0%
Artist Albums %


Death Grips 5 1%
J. Cole 4 0%
The Weeknd 4 0%
Burial 4 0%
Neil Young 3 0%
Bruce Springsteen 3 0%
Joe Bonamassa 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 530 53%
United Kingdom 219 22%
Canada 70 7%
Australia 30 3%
Sweden 24 2%
Mixed Nationality 15 2%
France 15 2%
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