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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 23,000 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.
20103,003252,650 The Suburbs (38th)
by Arcade Fire
20113,228192,553 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (198th)
by Bon Iver
20123,422181,770 Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (106th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20133,919163,447 Modern Vampires Of The City (183rd)
by Vampire Weekend
20144,190111,545 Lost In The Dream (332nd)
by The War On Drugs
20153,85894,521 To Pimp A Butterfly (143rd)
by Kendrick Lamar
20161,4909,377 Blackstar (1,676th)
by David Bowie
Total23,1101,005,863

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.

Trouble Will Find MeUnited States The National
Year of Release:2013Appears in:340 charts
Rank in 2013:7Rank Score:4,599
Rank in 2010s31Overall Rank:432
Average Rating:  79/100 (588 votes)
Comments: 66 comments
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32.

InnerspeakerAustralia Tame Impala
Year of Release:2010Appears in:325 charts
Rank in 2010:11Rank Score:4,572
Rank in 2010s32Overall Rank:435
Average Rating:  81/100 (519 votes)
Comments: 38 comments
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33.

BenjiUnited States Sun Kil Moon
Year of Release:2014Appears in:312 charts
Rank in 2014:2Rank Score:3,904
Rank in 2010s33Overall Rank:495
Average Rating:  79/100 (484 votes)
Comments: 71 comments
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34.

Have One On MeUnited States Joanna Newsom
Year of Release:2010Appears in:229 charts
Rank in 2010:12Rank Score:3,866
Rank in 2010s34Overall Rank:502
Average Rating:  81/100 (286 votes)
Comments: 28 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:283 charts
Rank in 2012:6Rank Score:3,861
Rank in 2010s35Overall Rank:503
Average Rating:  80/100 (411 votes)
Comments: 49 comments
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36.

The Wild HuntSweden The Tallest Man On Earth
Year of Release:2010Appears in:234 charts
Rank in 2010:13Rank Score:3,822
Rank in 2010s36Overall Rank:507
Average Rating:  79/100 (309 votes)
Comments: 30 comments
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37.

21United Kingdom Adele
Year of Release:2011Appears in:254 charts
Rank in 2011:7Rank Score:3,787
Rank in 2010s37Overall Rank:511
Average Rating:  71/100 (554 votes)
Comments: 64 comments
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38.

The SeerUnited States Swans
Year of Release:2012Appears in:237 charts
Rank in 2012:7Rank Score:3,785
Rank in 2010s38Overall Rank:513
Average Rating:  81/100 (367 votes)
Comments: 34 comments
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39.

Wasting LightUnited States Foo Fighters
Year of Release:2011Appears in:242 charts
Rank in 2011:8Rank Score:3,777
Rank in 2010s39Overall Rank:514
Average Rating:  76/100 (491 votes)
Comments: 37 comments
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40.

KaputtCanada Destroyer
Year of Release:2011Appears in:275 charts
Rank in 2011:9Rank Score:3,676
Rank in 2010s40Overall Rank:526
Average Rating:  79/100 (371 votes)
Comments: 35 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 202 20%
2011 194 19%
2012 182 18%
2013 179 18%
2014 136 14%
2015 98 10%
2016 9 1%
Artist Albums %


The Weeknd 5 1%
Death Grips 5 1%
Kendrick Lamar 4 0%
Grimes 4 0%
Burial 4 0%
Sun Kil Moon 4 0%
Drake 4 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 534 53%
United Kingdom 227 23%
Canada 73 7%
Australia 28 3%
Sweden 27 3%
France 15 2%
Mixed Nationality 15 2%
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