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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.
20102,656216,203 The Suburbs (40th)
by Arcade Fire
20112,826163,520 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (208th)
by Bon Iver
20123,035147,746 Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (132nd)
by Kendrick Lamar
20133,502130,985 Modern Vampires Of The City (216th)
by Vampire Weekend
20143,71073,138 Lost In The Dream (440th)
by The War On Drugs
20151,5659,897 To Pimp A Butterfly (1,801st)
by Kendrick Lamar
Total17,294741,489

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:198 charts
Rank in 2010:12Rank Score:3,524
Rank in 2010s31Overall Rank:490
Average Rating:  81/100 (241 votes)
Comments: 22 comments
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32.

Wasting LightUnited States Foo Fighters
Year of Release:2011Appears in:208 charts
Rank in 2011:7Rank Score:3,486
Rank in 2010s32Overall Rank:497
Average Rating:  76/100 (411 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:3,478
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:271 charts
Rank in 2014:2Rank Score:3,413
Rank in 2010s34Overall Rank:505
Average Rating:  79/100 (407 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:3,252
Rank in 2010s35Overall Rank:528
Average Rating:  80/100 (305 votes)
Comments: 28 comments
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36.

BlunderbussUnited States Jack White
Year of Release:2012Appears in:262 charts
Rank in 2012:8Rank Score:3,198
Rank in 2010s36Overall Rank:541
Average Rating:  77/100 (513 votes)
Comments: 69 comments
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37.

KaputtCanada Destroyer
Year of Release:2011Appears in:230 charts
Rank in 2011:8Rank Score:3,196
Rank in 2010s37Overall Rank:542
Average Rating:  79/100 (312 votes)
Comments: 27 comments
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38.

The Wild HuntSweden The Tallest Man On Earth
Year of Release:2010Appears in:203 charts
Rank in 2010:13Rank Score:3,123
Rank in 2010s38Overall Rank:553
Average Rating:  79/100 (268 votes)
Comments: 25 comments
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The Money StoreUnited States Death Grips
Year of Release:2012Appears in:177 charts
Rank in 2012:9Rank Score:3,102
Rank in 2010s39Overall Rank:557
Average Rating:  77/100 (301 votes)
Comments: 31 comments
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40.

Hurry Up, We're DreamingFrance M83
Year of Release:2011Appears in:234 charts
Rank in 2011:9Rank Score:3,064
Rank in 2010s40Overall Rank:566
Average Rating:  78/100 (330 votes)
Comments: 35 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 239 24%
2011 223 22%
2012 206 21%
2013 196 20%
2014 121 12%
2015 15 2%
Artist Albums %


Burial 4 0%
Death Grips 4 0%
Kendrick Lamar 3 0%
J. Cole 3 0%
Flying Lotus 3 0%
Grimes 3 0%
Justin Bieber 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 529 53%
United Kingdom 225 23%
Canada 71 7%
Australia 29 3%
Sweden 25 3%
Mixed Nationality 17 2%
France 16 2%
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