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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.
20102,612213,932 The Suburbs (40th)
by Arcade Fire
20112,775161,521 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (212th)
by Bon Iver
20122,996146,438 Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (136th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20133,455127,720 Modern Vampires Of The City (229th)
by Vampire Weekend
20143,62270,726 Lost In The Dream (473rd)
by The War On Drugs
20151,2277,050 To Pimp A Butterfly (2,025th)
by Kendrick Lamar
Total16,687727,388

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
41.

21United Kingdom Adele
Year of Release:2011Appears in:209 charts
Rank in 2011:10Rank Score:2,990
Rank in 2010s41Overall Rank:568
Average Rating:  71/100 (455 votes)
Comments: 52 comments
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42.

The ArchAndroid (Suites II and III)United States Janelle Monáe
Year of Release:2010Appears in:211 charts
Rank in 2010:14Rank Score:2,771
Rank in 2010s42Overall Rank:601
Average Rating:  79/100 (292 votes)
Comments: 21 comments
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43.

CongratulationsUnited States MGMT
Year of Release:2010Appears in:180 charts
Rank in 2010:15Rank Score:2,562
Rank in 2010s43Overall Rank:650
Average Rating:  74/100 (421 votes)
Comments: 41 comments
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44.

VisionsCanada Grimes
Year of Release:2012Appears in:218 charts
Rank in 2012:10Rank Score:2,496
Rank in 2010s44Overall Rank:660
Average Rating:  76/100 (334 votes)
Comments: 27 comments
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45.

m b vIreland My Bloody Valentine
Year of Release:2013Appears in:229 charts
Rank in 2013:8Rank Score:2,318
Rank in 2010s45Overall Rank:699
Average Rating:  78/100 (399 votes)
Comments: 55 comments
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46.

Total Life ForeverUnited Kingdom Foals
Year of Release:2010Appears in:132 charts
Rank in 2010:16Rank Score:2,264
Rank in 2010s46Overall Rank:725
Average Rating:  75/100 (233 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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47.

ShieldsUnited States Grizzly Bear
Year of Release:2012Appears in:219 charts
Rank in 2012:11Rank Score:2,201
Rank in 2010s47Overall Rank:747
Average Rating:  79/100 (351 votes)
Comments: 33 comments
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48.

To Be KindUnited States Swans
Year of Release:2014Appears in:212 charts
Rank in 2014:3Rank Score:2,107
Rank in 2010s48Overall Rank:775
Average Rating:  80/100 (330 votes)
Comments: 62 comments
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49.

Suck It And SeeUnited Kingdom Arctic Monkeys
Year of Release:2011Appears in:153 charts
Rank in 2011:11Rank Score:2,000
Rank in 2010s49Overall Rank:814
Average Rating:  74/100 (407 votes)
Comments: 31 comments
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50.

Celebration RockCanada Japandroids
Year of Release:2012Appears in:165 charts
Rank in 2012:12Rank Score:1,962
Rank in 2010s50Overall Rank:827
Average Rating:  76/100 (252 votes)
Comments: 33 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 242 24%
2011 221 22%
2012 211 21%
2013 195 20%
2014 121 12%
2015 10 1%
Artist Albums %


Burial 4 0%
Death Grips 4 0%
Laura Marling 3 0%
Sufjan Stevens 3 0%
Coldplay 3 0%
The Black Keys 3 0%
Joe Bonamassa 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 547 55%
United Kingdom 214 21%
Canada 70 7%
Australia 27 3%
Sweden 25 3%
Mixed Nationality 17 2%
France 15 2%
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