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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.
20102,487205,708 The Suburbs (41st)
by Arcade Fire
20112,671156,314 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (228th)
by Bon Iver
20122,837135,446 Lonerism (153rd)
by Tame Impala
20133,303118,222 Modern Vampires Of The City (235th)
by Vampire Weekend
20143,37554,529 Lost In The Dream (638th)
by The War On Drugs
20154491,201 Viet Cong (10,030th)
by Viet Cong
Total15,122671,420

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

Wasting LightUnited States Foo Fighters
Year of Release:2011Appears in:198 charts
Rank in 2011:7Rank Score:3,285
Rank in 2010s31Overall Rank:502
Average Rating:  77/100 (374 votes)
Comments: 29 comments
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32.

BlunderbussUnited States Jack White
Year of Release:2012Appears in:253 charts
Rank in 2012:7Rank Score:3,084
Rank in 2010s32Overall Rank:533
Average Rating:  77/100 (482 votes)
Comments: 68 comments
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33.

Have One On MeUnited States Joanna Newsom
Year of Release:2010Appears in:171 charts
Rank in 2010:12Rank Score:3,035
Rank in 2010s33Overall Rank:539
Average Rating:  80/100 (220 votes)
Comments: 20 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:234 charts
Rank in 2012:8Rank Score:3,019
Rank in 2010s34Overall Rank:541
Average Rating:  80/100 (314 votes)
Comments: 42 comments
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35.

KaputtCanada Destroyer
Year of Release:2011Appears in:212 charts
Rank in 2011:8Rank Score:3,001
Rank in 2010s35Overall Rank:544
Average Rating:  79/100 (292 votes)
Comments: 27 comments
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36.

21United Kingdom Adele
Year of Release:2011Appears in:198 charts
Rank in 2011:9Rank Score:2,939
Rank in 2010s36Overall Rank:552
Average Rating:  71/100 (436 votes)
Comments: 51 comments
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The Money StoreUnited States Death Grips
Year of Release:2012Appears in:165 charts
Rank in 2012:9Rank Score:2,805
Rank in 2010s37Overall Rank:583
Average Rating:  77/100 (267 votes)
Comments: 27 comments
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38.

Hurry Up, We're DreamingFrance M83
Year of Release:2011Appears in:219 charts
Rank in 2011:10Rank Score:2,661
Rank in 2010s38Overall Rank:607
Average Rating:  78/100 (298 votes)
Comments: 32 comments
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39.

The ArchAndroid (Suites II and III)United States Janelle Monáe
Year of Release:2010Appears in:197 charts
Rank in 2010:13Rank Score:2,661
Rank in 2010s39Overall Rank:608
Average Rating:  79/100 (277 votes)
Comments: 21 comments
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40.

CongratulationsUnited States MGMT
Year of Release:2010Appears in:174 charts
Rank in 2010:14Rank Score:2,660
Rank in 2010s40Overall Rank:609
Average Rating:  74/100 (401 votes)
Comments: 40 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 250 25%
2011 235 24%
2012 213 21%
2013 194 19%
2014 108 11%
2015 0 0%
Artist Albums %


Death Grips 5 1%
J. Cole 4 0%
The Weeknd 4 0%
Burial 4 0%
The Black Keys 3 0%
Bruce Springsteen 3 0%
One Direction 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 529 53%
United Kingdom 221 22%
Canada 68 7%
Australia 30 3%
Sweden 24 2%
France 15 2%
Mixed Nationality 15 2%
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