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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.
20103,231278,109 The Suburbs (39th)
by Arcade Fire
20113,431209,164 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (196th)
by Bon Iver
20123,646207,708 Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (88th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20134,136186,565 Modern Vampires Of The City (175th)
by Vampire Weekend
20144,432127,223 Lost In The Dream (283rd)
by The War On Drugs
20154,147126,903 To Pimp A Butterfly (111th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20163,39760,367 A Moon Shaped Pool (346th)
by Radiohead
2017112129 I See You (22,637th)
by The xx
Total26,5321,196,168

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

To Be KindUnited States Swans
Year of Release:2014Appears in:288 charts
Rank in 2014:2Rank Score:4,098
Rank in 2010s41Overall Rank:510
Average Rating:  81/100 (465 votes)
Comments: 72 comments
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42.

Run The Jewels 2United States Run The Jewels
Year of Release:2014Appears in:291 charts
Rank in 2014:3Rank Score:4,078
Rank in 2010s42Overall Rank:512
Average Rating:  82/100 (429 votes)
Comments: 24 comments
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43.

The Wild HuntSweden The Tallest Man On Earth
Year of Release:2010Appears in:252 charts
Rank in 2010:13Rank Score:3,972
Rank in 2010s43Overall Rank:523
Average Rating:  79/100 (334 votes)
Comments: 30 comments
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44.

BenjiUnited States Sun Kil Moon
Year of Release:2014Appears in:320 charts
Rank in 2014:4Rank Score:3,930
Rank in 2010s44Overall Rank:528
Average Rating:  79/100 (524 votes)
Comments: 72 comments
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45.

BlackstarUnited Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:2016Appears in:470 charts
Rank in 2016:2Rank Score:3,926
Rank in 2010s45Overall Rank:529
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (753 votes)
Comments: 81 comments
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46.

The ArchAndroid (Suites II and III)United States Janelle Monáe
Year of Release:2010Appears in:268 charts
Rank in 2010:14Rank Score:3,812
Rank in 2010s46Overall Rank:542
Average Rating:  80/100 (370 votes)
Comments: 28 comments
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47.

I Love You, HoneybearUnited States Father John Misty
Year of Release:2015Appears in:329 charts
Rank in 2015:4Rank Score:3,793
Rank in 2010s47Overall Rank:544
Average Rating:  80/100 (529 votes)
Comments: 47 comments
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48.

Hurry Up, We're DreamingFrance M83
Year of Release:2011Appears in:284 charts
Rank in 2011:9Rank Score:3,718
Rank in 2010s48Overall Rank:558
Average Rating:  77/100 (408 votes)
Comments: 38 comments
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49.

VisionsCanada Grimes
Year of Release:2012Appears in:292 charts
Rank in 2012:9Rank Score:3,710
Rank in 2010s49Overall Rank:560
Average Rating:  77/100 (469 votes)
Comments: 33 comments
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50.

KaputtCanada Destroyer
Year of Release:2011Appears in:285 charts
Rank in 2011:10Rank Score:3,662
Rank in 2010s50Overall Rank:572
Average Rating:  79/100 (388 votes)
Comments: 36 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 185 19%
2011 190 19%
2012 161 16%
2013 173 17%
2014 129 13%
2015 114 11%
2016 48 5%
2017 0 0%
Artist Albums %


Death Grips 7 1%
The Weeknd 5 1%
Drake 4 0%
Laura Marling 4 0%
Beach House 4 0%
Lana Del Rey 4 0%
Frank Ocean 4 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 562 56%
United Kingdom 211 21%
Canada 71 7%
Australia 30 3%
Sweden 23 2%
France 13 1%
Mixed Nationality 12 1%
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