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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 22,000 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.
20102,906240,700 The Suburbs (37th)
by Arcade Fire
20113,096184,350 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (194th)
by Bon Iver
20123,294168,917 Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (113th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20133,790153,883 Modern Vampires Of The City (185th)
by Vampire Weekend
20144,04899,177 Lost In The Dream (357th)
by The War On Drugs
20153,50466,796 To Pimp A Butterfly (249th)
by Kendrick Lamar
2016269858 Blackstar (3,377th)
by David Bowie
Total20,907914,682

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

The Wild HuntSweden The Tallest Man On Earth
Year of Release:2010Appears in:218 charts
Rank in 2010:13Rank Score:3,527
Rank in 2010s41Overall Rank:533
Average Rating:  79/100 (289 votes)
Comments: 27 comments
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42.

Hurry Up, We're DreamingFrance M83
Year of Release:2011Appears in:255 charts
Rank in 2011:10Rank Score:3,342
Rank in 2010s42Overall Rank:552
Average Rating:  78/100 (355 votes)
Comments: 36 comments
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The Money StoreUnited States Death Grips
Year of Release:2012Appears in:191 charts
Rank in 2012:9Rank Score:3,288
Rank in 2010s43Overall Rank:557
Average Rating:  78/100 (346 votes)
Comments: 36 comments
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44.

The ArchAndroid (Suites II and III)United States Janelle Monáe
Year of Release:2010Appears in:236 charts
Rank in 2010:14Rank Score:3,226
Rank in 2010s44Overall Rank:574
Average Rating:  80/100 (329 votes)
Comments: 24 comments
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45.

To Be KindUnited States Swans
Year of Release:2014Appears in:244 charts
Rank in 2014:3Rank Score:3,148
Rank in 2010s45Overall Rank:588
Average Rating:  81/100 (384 votes)
Comments: 67 comments
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46.

CongratulationsUnited States MGMT
Year of Release:2010Appears in:196 charts
Rank in 2010:15Rank Score:3,114
Rank in 2010s46Overall Rank:593
Average Rating:  74/100 (460 votes)
Comments: 45 comments
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47.

VisionsCanada Grimes
Year of Release:2012Appears in:240 charts
Rank in 2012:10Rank Score:2,903
Rank in 2010s47Overall Rank:635
Average Rating:  77/100 (383 votes)
Comments: 30 comments
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48.

Run The Jewels 2United States Run The Jewels
Year of Release:2014Appears in:214 charts
Rank in 2014:4Rank Score:2,757
Rank in 2010s48Overall Rank:657
Average Rating:  81/100 (329 votes)
Comments: 22 comments
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49.

Total Life ForeverUnited Kingdom Foals
Year of Release:2010Appears in:151 charts
Rank in 2010:16Rank Score:2,646
Rank in 2010s49Overall Rank:678
Average Rating:  75/100 (258 votes)
Comments: 18 comments
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50.

m b vIreland My Bloody Valentine
Year of Release:2013Appears in:237 charts
Rank in 2013:8Rank Score:2,500
Rank in 2010s50Overall Rank:716
Average Rating:  78/100 (435 votes)
Comments: 55 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 219 22%
2011 196 20%
2012 186 19%
2013 184 18%
2014 128 13%
2015 86 9%
2016 1 0%
Artist Albums %


Death Grips 6 1%
of Montreal 4 0%
Julia Holter 4 0%
Grimes 4 0%
Drake 4 0%
Burial 4 0%
Beach House 4 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 535 54%
United Kingdom 228 23%
Canada 72 7%
Australia 27 3%
Sweden 25 3%
Mixed Nationality 15 2%
France 14 1%
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