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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 23,000 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.
20103,004252,827 The Suburbs (38th)
by Arcade Fire
20113,228192,505 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (198th)
by Bon Iver
20123,430181,971 Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (106th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20133,921163,167 Modern Vampires Of The City (182nd)
by Vampire Weekend
20144,192111,507 Lost In The Dream (332nd)
by The War On Drugs
20153,86094,584 To Pimp A Butterfly (143rd)
by Kendrick Lamar
20161,5199,637 A Moon Shaped Pool (1,646th)
by Radiohead
Total23,1541,006,199

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

KaputtCanada Destroyer
Year of Release:2011Appears in:275 charts
Rank in 2011:9Rank Score:3,676
Rank in 2010s41Overall Rank:526
Average Rating:  79/100 (371 votes)
Comments: 35 comments
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42.

BlunderbussUnited States Jack White
Year of Release:2012Appears in:293 charts
Rank in 2012:9Rank Score:3,610
Rank in 2010s42Overall Rank:533
Average Rating:  77/100 (580 votes)
Comments: 75 comments
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43.

Hurry Up, We're DreamingFrance M83
Year of Release:2011Appears in:271 charts
Rank in 2011:10Rank Score:3,551
Rank in 2010s43Overall Rank:540
Average Rating:  77/100 (386 votes)
Comments: 37 comments
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44.

Run The Jewels 2United States Run The Jewels
Year of Release:2014Appears in:248 charts
Rank in 2014:3Rank Score:3,547
Rank in 2010s44Overall Rank:543
Average Rating:  81/100 (368 votes)
Comments: 23 comments
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45.

To Be KindUnited States Swans
Year of Release:2014Appears in:262 charts
Rank in 2014:4Rank Score:3,400
Rank in 2010s45Overall Rank:567
Average Rating:  81/100 (418 votes)
Comments: 69 comments
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46.

VisionsCanada Grimes
Year of Release:2012Appears in:261 charts
Rank in 2012:10Rank Score:3,286
Rank in 2010s46Overall Rank:586
Average Rating:  77/100 (421 votes)
Comments: 31 comments
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47.

The ArchAndroid (Suites II and III)United States Janelle Monáe
Year of Release:2010Appears in:241 charts
Rank in 2010:14Rank Score:3,281
Rank in 2010s47Overall Rank:590
Average Rating:  80/100 (348 votes)
Comments: 26 comments
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48.

I Love You, HoneybearUnited States Father John Misty
Year of Release:2015Appears in:292 charts
Rank in 2015:3Rank Score:3,245
Rank in 2010s48Overall Rank:595
Average Rating:  80/100 (468 votes)
Comments: 44 comments
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49.

CongratulationsUnited States MGMT
Year of Release:2010Appears in:209 charts
Rank in 2010:15Rank Score:3,088
Rank in 2010s49Overall Rank:623
Average Rating:  74/100 (477 votes)
Comments: 48 comments
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50.

CurrentsAustralia Tame Impala
Year of Release:2015Appears in:276 charts
Rank in 2015:4Rank Score:3,014
Rank in 2010s50Overall Rank:643
Average Rating:  80/100 (497 votes)
Comments: 63 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 202 20%
2011 195 20%
2012 182 18%
2013 179 18%
2014 136 14%
2015 97 10%
2016 9 1%
Artist Albums %


Death Grips 5 1%
The Weeknd 5 1%
Lana Del Rey 4 0%
Julia Holter 4 0%
Kendrick Lamar 4 0%
Grimes 4 0%
Laura Marling 4 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 536 54%
United Kingdom 225 23%
Canada 73 7%
Australia 28 3%
Sweden 27 3%
France 15 2%
Mixed Nationality 15 2%
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