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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 25,000 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.
20103,184267,736 The Suburbs (39th)
by Arcade Fire
20113,362200,435 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (201st)
by Bon Iver
20123,583198,448 Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (93rd)
by Kendrick Lamar
20134,072177,878 Modern Vampires Of The City (168th)
by Vampire Weekend
20144,370119,120 Lost In The Dream (306th)
by The War On Drugs
20154,084115,922 To Pimp A Butterfly (114th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20162,79126,815 A Moon Shaped Pool (1,043rd)
by Radiohead
Total25,4461,106,353

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.

The ArchAndroid (Suites II and III)United States Janelle Monáe
Year of Release:2010Appears in:263 charts
Rank in 2010:13Rank Score:3,799
Rank in 2010s41Overall Rank:529
Average Rating:  80/100 (362 votes)
Comments: 28 comments
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42.

The Wild HuntSweden The Tallest Man On Earth
Year of Release:2010Appears in:245 charts
Rank in 2010:14Rank Score:3,789
Rank in 2010s42Overall Rank:532
Average Rating:  79/100 (329 votes)
Comments: 30 comments
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43.

Run The Jewels 2United States Run The Jewels
Year of Release:2014Appears in:277 charts
Rank in 2014:3Rank Score:3,767
Rank in 2010s43Overall Rank:538
Average Rating:  81/100 (410 votes)
Comments: 23 comments
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44.

I Love You, HoneybearUnited States Father John Misty
Year of Release:2015Appears in:317 charts
Rank in 2015:4Rank Score:3,676
Rank in 2010s44Overall Rank:550
Average Rating:  80/100 (512 votes)
Comments: 46 comments
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45.

Hurry Up, We're DreamingFrance M83
Year of Release:2011Appears in:277 charts
Rank in 2011:9Rank Score:3,626
Rank in 2010s45Overall Rank:560
Average Rating:  77/100 (398 votes)
Comments: 37 comments
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46.

BenjiUnited States Sun Kil Moon
Year of Release:2014Appears in:316 charts
Rank in 2014:4Rank Score:3,617
Rank in 2010s46Overall Rank:561
Average Rating:  79/100 (516 votes)
Comments: 72 comments
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47.

VisionsCanada Grimes
Year of Release:2012Appears in:282 charts
Rank in 2012:9Rank Score:3,597
Rank in 2010s47Overall Rank:564
Average Rating:  77/100 (456 votes)
Comments: 33 comments
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48.

BlunderbussUnited States Jack White
Year of Release:2012Appears in:299 charts
Rank in 2012:10Rank Score:3,574
Rank in 2010s48Overall Rank:568
Average Rating:  77/100 (604 votes)
Comments: 75 comments
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49.

KaputtCanada Destroyer
Year of Release:2011Appears in:281 charts
Rank in 2011:10Rank Score:3,527
Rank in 2010s49Overall Rank:579
Average Rating:  79/100 (384 votes)
Comments: 36 comments
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50.

CongratulationsUnited States MGMT
Year of Release:2010Appears in:223 charts
Rank in 2010:15Rank Score:3,299
Rank in 2010s50Overall Rank:617
Average Rating:  74/100 (498 votes)
Comments: 49 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 192 19%
2011 191 19%
2012 175 18%
2013 177 18%
2014 136 14%
2015 103 10%
2016 26 3%
Artist Albums %


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


United States 553 55%
United Kingdom 223 22%
Canada 73 7%
Australia 28 3%
Sweden 23 2%
France 13 1%
Germany 12 1%
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