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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.
20102,541208,440 The Suburbs (39th)
by Arcade Fire
20112,707157,580 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (218th)
by Bon Iver
20122,905138,928 Lonerism (153rd)
by Tame Impala
20133,361120,373 Modern Vampires Of The City (238th)
by Vampire Weekend
20143,46661,266 Lost In The Dream (514th)
by The War On Drugs
20157293,097 To Pimp A Butterfly (2,787th)
by Kendrick Lamar
Total15,709689,685

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

Wasting LightUnited States Foo Fighters
Year of Release:2011Appears in:202 charts
Rank in 2011:7Rank Score:3,330
Rank in 2010s31Overall Rank:502
Average Rating:  77/100 (375 votes)
Comments: 29 comments
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32.

Lost In The DreamUnited States The War On Drugs
Year of Release:2014Appears in:275 charts
Rank in 2014:1Rank Score:3,245
Rank in 2010s32Overall Rank:514
Average Rating:  80/100 (362 votes)
Comments: 48 comments
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33.

Have One On MeUnited States Joanna Newsom
Year of Release:2010Appears in:179 charts
Rank in 2010:12Rank Score:3,241
Rank in 2010s33Overall Rank:515
Average Rating:  80/100 (220 votes)
Comments: 21 comments
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34.

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:240 charts
Rank in 2012:7Rank Score:3,134
Rank in 2010s34Overall Rank:531
Average Rating:  80/100 (313 votes)
Comments: 43 comments
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35.

BlunderbussUnited States Jack White
Year of Release:2012Appears in:257 charts
Rank in 2012:8Rank Score:3,134
Rank in 2010s35Overall Rank:532
Average Rating:  77/100 (483 votes)
Comments: 68 comments
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36.

KaputtCanada Destroyer
Year of Release:2011Appears in:221 charts
Rank in 2011:8Rank Score:3,099
Rank in 2010s36Overall Rank:536
Average Rating:  79/100 (292 votes)
Comments: 27 comments
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37.

21United Kingdom Adele
Year of Release:2011Appears in:209 charts
Rank in 2011:9Rank Score:3,024
Rank in 2010s37Overall Rank:544
Average Rating:  71/100 (438 votes)
Comments: 51 comments
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The Money StoreUnited States Death Grips
Year of Release:2012Appears in:170 charts
Rank in 2012:9Rank Score:2,912
Rank in 2010s38Overall Rank:570
Average Rating:  78/100 (272 votes)
Comments: 28 comments
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39.

The Wild HuntSweden The Tallest Man On Earth
Year of Release:2010Appears in:184 charts
Rank in 2010:13Rank Score:2,779
Rank in 2010s39Overall Rank:592
Average Rating:  79/100 (236 votes)
Comments: 24 comments
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40.

BenjiUnited States Sun Kil Moon
Year of Release:2014Appears in:248 charts
Rank in 2014:2Rank Score:2,678
Rank in 2010s40Overall Rank:609
Average Rating:  79/100 (370 votes)
Comments: 59 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 244 24%
2011 235 24%
2012 211 21%
2013 192 19%
2014 113 11%
2015 6 1%
Artist Albums %


Death Grips 5 0%
The Weeknd 4 0%
Burial 4 0%
How To Dress Well 3 0%
Iceage 3 0%
Justin Bieber 3 0%
Mac DeMarco 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 536 54%
United Kingdom 221 22%
Canada 73 7%
Australia 31 3%
Sweden 22 2%
France 16 2%
Mixed Nationality 14 1%
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