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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 19,000 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.
20102,665217,617 The Suburbs (40th)
by Arcade Fire
20112,833164,583 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (209th)
by Bon Iver
20123,046148,655 Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (129th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20133,509131,872 Modern Vampires Of The City (217th)
by Vampire Weekend
20143,72673,996 Lost In The Dream (433rd)
by The War On Drugs
20151,62010,421 To Pimp A Butterfly (1,747th)
by Kendrick Lamar
Total17,399747,145

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

Have One On MeUnited States Joanna Newsom
Year of Release:2010Appears in:199 charts
Rank in 2010:12Rank Score:3,510
Rank in 2010s31Overall Rank:494
Average Rating:  81/100 (243 votes)
Comments: 24 comments
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32.

Wasting LightUnited States Foo Fighters
Year of Release:2011Appears in:209 charts
Rank in 2011:7Rank Score:3,510
Rank in 2010s32Overall Rank:495
Average Rating:  76/100 (413 votes)
Comments: 31 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:251 charts
Rank in 2012:6Rank Score:3,475
Rank in 2010s33Overall Rank:499
Average Rating:  80/100 (337 votes)
Comments: 44 comments
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34.

BenjiUnited States Sun Kil Moon
Year of Release:2014Appears in:272 charts
Rank in 2014:2Rank Score:3,359
Rank in 2010s34Overall Rank:511
Average Rating:  79/100 (409 votes)
Comments: 62 comments
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35.

The SeerUnited States Swans
Year of Release:2012Appears in:213 charts
Rank in 2012:7Rank Score:3,266
Rank in 2010s35Overall Rank:530
Average Rating:  80/100 (307 votes)
Comments: 28 comments
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36.

KaputtCanada Destroyer
Year of Release:2011Appears in:228 charts
Rank in 2011:8Rank Score:3,228
Rank in 2010s36Overall Rank:538
Average Rating:  79/100 (314 votes)
Comments: 27 comments
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37.

BlunderbussUnited States Jack White
Year of Release:2012Appears in:262 charts
Rank in 2012:8Rank Score:3,195
Rank in 2010s37Overall Rank:542
Average Rating:  77/100 (513 votes)
Comments: 69 comments
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38.

21United Kingdom Adele
Year of Release:2011Appears in:219 charts
Rank in 2011:9Rank Score:3,159
Rank in 2010s38Overall Rank:549
Average Rating:  71/100 (466 votes)
Comments: 52 comments
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39.

The Wild HuntSweden The Tallest Man On Earth
Year of Release:2010Appears in:205 charts
Rank in 2010:13Rank Score:3,122
Rank in 2010s39Overall Rank:554
Average Rating:  79/100 (268 votes)
Comments: 25 comments
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40.

Hurry Up, We're DreamingFrance M83
Year of Release:2011Appears in:234 charts
Rank in 2011:10Rank Score:3,071
Rank in 2010s40Overall Rank:568
Average Rating:  78/100 (330 votes)
Comments: 35 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 241 24%
2011 219 22%
2012 207 21%
2013 197 20%
2014 119 12%
2015 17 2%
Artist Albums %


Death Grips 4 0%
Burial 4 0%
Perfume Genius 3 0%
The Tallest Man On Earth 3 0%
The Weeknd 3 0%
Julia Holter 3 0%
Neil Young 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 528 53%
United Kingdom 224 22%
Canada 72 7%
Australia 29 3%
Sweden 25 3%
Mixed Nationality 18 2%
France 16 2%
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