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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.
20103,021255,864 The Suburbs (38th)
by Arcade Fire
20113,248191,071 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (201st)
by Bon Iver
20123,458184,594 Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (103rd)
by Kendrick Lamar
20133,934165,473 Modern Vampires Of The City (179th)
by Vampire Weekend
20144,215110,214 Lost In The Dream (340th)
by The War On Drugs
20153,90897,806 To Pimp A Butterfly (133rd)
by Kendrick Lamar
20161,68311,858 A Moon Shaped Pool (1,433rd)
by Radiohead
Total23,4671,016,880

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:326 charts
Rank in 2010:10Rank Score:4,805
Rank in 2010s31Overall Rank:419
Average Rating:  81/100 (526 votes)
Comments: 38 comments
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32.

ContraUnited States Vampire Weekend
Year of Release:2010Appears in:343 charts
Rank in 2010:11Rank Score:4,646
Rank in 2010s32Overall Rank:431
Average Rating:  77/100 (705 votes)
Comments: 55 comments
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33.


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The Money StoreUnited States Death Grips
Year of Release:2012Appears in:224 charts
Rank in 2012:6Rank Score:4,153
Rank in 2010s33Overall Rank:476
Average Rating:  80/100 (393 votes)
Comments: 40 comments
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34.

The Wild HuntSweden The Tallest Man On Earth
Year of Release:2010Appears in:238 charts
Rank in 2010:12Rank Score:3,898
Rank in 2010s34Overall Rank:499
Average Rating:  79/100 (314 votes)
Comments: 30 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:285 charts
Rank in 2012:7Rank Score:3,895
Rank in 2010s35Overall Rank:500
Average Rating:  80/100 (412 votes)
Comments: 49 comments
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36.

21United Kingdom Adele
Year of Release:2011Appears in:256 charts
Rank in 2011:7Rank Score:3,830
Rank in 2010s36Overall Rank:509
Average Rating:  71/100 (557 votes)
Comments: 64 comments
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37.

Have One On MeUnited States Joanna Newsom
Year of Release:2010Appears in:233 charts
Rank in 2010:13Rank Score:3,826
Rank in 2010s37Overall Rank:510
Average Rating:  81/100 (289 votes)
Comments: 29 comments
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38.

The SeerUnited States Swans
Year of Release:2012Appears in:241 charts
Rank in 2012:8Rank Score:3,804
Rank in 2010s38Overall Rank:512
Average Rating:  81/100 (370 votes)
Comments: 34 comments
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39.

Wasting LightUnited States Foo Fighters
Year of Release:2011Appears in:246 charts
Rank in 2011:8Rank Score:3,743
Rank in 2010s39Overall Rank:519
Average Rating:  77/100 (492 votes)
Comments: 37 comments
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40.

BenjiUnited States Sun Kil Moon
Year of Release:2014Appears in:313 charts
Rank in 2014:2Rank Score:3,667
Rank in 2010s40Overall Rank:530
Average Rating:  79/100 (487 votes)
Comments: 71 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 202 20%
2011 194 19%
2012 177 18%
2013 182 18%
2014 134 13%
2015 99 10%
2016 12 1%
Artist Albums %


Death Grips 5 1%
The Weeknd 5 1%
Laura Marling 4 0%
Sun Kil Moon 4 0%
Kendrick Lamar 4 0%
Burial 4 0%
Julia Holter 4 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 531 53%
United Kingdom 229 23%
Canada 74 7%
Australia 29 3%
Sweden 26 3%
France 15 2%
Mixed Nationality 15 2%
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