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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 26,000 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.
20103,260281,251 The Suburbs (38th)
by Arcade Fire
20113,466211,022 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (196th)
by Bon Iver
20123,695210,031 Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (89th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20134,180188,478 Modern Vampires Of The City (176th)
by Vampire Weekend
20144,462128,080 Lost In The Dream (289th)
by The War On Drugs
20154,197128,986 To Pimp A Butterfly (111th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20163,50168,423 A Moon Shaped Pool (304th)
by Radiohead
2017381736 I See You (14,742nd)
by The xx
Total27,1421,217,007

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

Run The Jewels 2United States Run The Jewels
Year of Release:2014Appears in:302 charts
Rank in 2014:2Rank Score:4,227
Rank in 2010s41Overall Rank:509
Average Rating:  82/100 (440 votes)
Comments: 25 comments
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42.

21United Kingdom Adele
Year of Release:2011Appears in:275 charts
Rank in 2011:8Rank Score:4,186
Rank in 2010s42Overall Rank:511
Average Rating:  71/100 (591 votes)
Comments: 66 comments
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43.

To Be KindUnited States Swans
Year of Release:2014Appears in:283 charts
Rank in 2014:3Rank Score:4,059
Rank in 2010s43Overall Rank:520
Average Rating:  81/100 (474 votes)
Comments: 73 comments
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44.

BenjiUnited States Sun Kil Moon
Year of Release:2014Appears in:329 charts
Rank in 2014:4Rank Score:4,053
Rank in 2010s44Overall Rank:521
Average Rating:  79/100 (528 votes)
Comments: 72 comments
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45.

The Wild HuntSweden The Tallest Man On Earth
Year of Release:2010Appears in:254 charts
Rank in 2010:13Rank Score:3,955
Rank in 2010s45Overall Rank:531
Average Rating:  79/100 (339 votes)
Comments: 30 comments
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46.

The ArchAndroidUnited States Janelle Monáe
Year of Release:2010Appears in:275 charts
Rank in 2010:14Rank Score:3,850
Rank in 2010s46Overall Rank:543
Average Rating:  80/100 (374 votes)
Comments: 28 comments
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47.

Hurry Up, We're DreamingFrance M83
Year of Release:2011Appears in:288 charts
Rank in 2011:9Rank Score:3,812
Rank in 2010s47Overall Rank:546
Average Rating:  77/100 (414 votes)
Comments: 38 comments
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48.

I Love You, HoneybearUnited States Father John Misty
Year of Release:2015Appears in:334 charts
Rank in 2015:4Rank Score:3,684
Rank in 2010s48Overall Rank:571
Average Rating:  80/100 (530 votes)
Comments: 47 comments
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49.

KaputtCanada Destroyer
Year of Release:2011Appears in:284 charts
Rank in 2011:10Rank Score:3,659
Rank in 2010s49Overall Rank:575
Average Rating:  79/100 (388 votes)
Comments: 37 comments
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50.

VisionsCanada Grimes
Year of Release:2012Appears in:290 charts
Rank in 2012:9Rank Score:3,654
Rank in 2010s50Overall Rank:577
Average Rating:  77/100 (472 votes)
Comments: 33 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 190 19%
2011 188 19%
2012 160 16%
2013 172 17%
2014 129 13%
2015 108 11%
2016 53 5%
2017 0 0%
Artist Albums %


Death Grips 7 1%
The Weeknd 7 1%
Kendrick Lamar 5 1%
The Tallest Man On Earth 4 0%
Laura Marling 4 0%
Julia Holter 4 0%
Drake 4 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 559 56%
United Kingdom 209 21%
Canada 74 7%
Australia 29 3%
Sweden 23 2%
France 13 1%
Ireland 12 1%
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