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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 20,000 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.
20102,746223,352 The Suburbs (40th)
by Arcade Fire
20112,927169,522 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (208th)
by Bon Iver
20123,119153,669 Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (126th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20133,562136,539 Modern Vampires Of The City (200th)
by Vampire Weekend
20143,81480,086 Lost In The Dream (402nd)
by The War On Drugs
20152,09215,431 To Pimp A Butterfly (1,577th)
by Kendrick Lamar
Total18,260778,599

The best artists of the 2010s are Arcade Fire, Kanye West, Tame Impala, Kendrick Lamar, The National, Vampire Weekend, The Black Keys, Beach House, Bon Iver and Fleet Foxes.
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RankAlbumArtist
41.

Hurry Up, We're DreamingFrance M83
Year of Release:2011Appears in:245 charts
Rank in 2011:10Rank Score:3,130
Rank in 2010s41Overall Rank:563
Average Rating:  78/100 (340 votes)
Comments: 36 comments
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42.

The ArchAndroid (Suites II and III)United States Janelle Monáe
Year of Release:2010Appears in:221 charts
Rank in 2010:14Rank Score:2,926
Rank in 2010s42Overall Rank:599
Average Rating:  79/100 (311 votes)
Comments: 23 comments
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43.

CongratulationsUnited States MGMT
Year of Release:2010Appears in:194 charts
Rank in 2010:15Rank Score:2,749
Rank in 2010s43Overall Rank:629
Average Rating:  74/100 (442 votes)
Comments: 43 comments
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44.

VisionsCanada Grimes
Year of Release:2012Appears in:226 charts
Rank in 2012:10Rank Score:2,637
Rank in 2010s44Overall Rank:652
Average Rating:  76/100 (356 votes)
Comments: 27 comments
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45.

To Be KindUnited States Swans
Year of Release:2014Appears in:222 charts
Rank in 2014:3Rank Score:2,474
Rank in 2010s45Overall Rank:686
Average Rating:  81/100 (351 votes)
Comments: 64 comments
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46.

m b vIreland My Bloody Valentine
Year of Release:2013Appears in:239 charts
Rank in 2013:8Rank Score:2,437
Rank in 2010s46Overall Rank:694
Average Rating:  79/100 (418 votes)
Comments: 55 comments
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47.

Total Life ForeverUnited Kingdom Foals
Year of Release:2010Appears in:141 charts
Rank in 2010:16Rank Score:2,400
Rank in 2010s47Overall Rank:708
Average Rating:  75/100 (243 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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48.

ShieldsUnited States Grizzly Bear
Year of Release:2012Appears in:222 charts
Rank in 2012:11Rank Score:2,229
Rank in 2010s48Overall Rank:759
Average Rating:  80/100 (370 votes)
Comments: 33 comments
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49.

St. VincentUnited States St. Vincent
Year of Release:2014Appears in:228 charts
Rank in 2014:4Rank Score:2,170
Rank in 2010s49Overall Rank:775
Average Rating:  79/100 (391 votes)
Comments: 39 comments
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50.

Run The Jewels 2United States Run The Jewels
Year of Release:2014Appears in:199 charts
Rank in 2014:5Rank Score:2,147
Rank in 2010s50Overall Rank:783
Average Rating:  80/100 (264 votes)
Comments: 19 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 237 24%
2011 218 22%
2012 205 21%
2013 195 20%
2014 123 12%
2015 22 2%
Artist Albums %


Death Grips 5 1%
Burial 4 0%
The Tallest Man On Earth 4 0%
Sufjan Stevens 3 0%
Drake 3 0%
Pond 3 0%
Beach House 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 529 53%
United Kingdom 222 22%
Canada 71 7%
Australia 31 3%
Sweden 27 3%
Mixed Nationality 17 2%
France 15 2%
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