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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.
20103,003252,362 The Suburbs (38th)
by Arcade Fire
20113,227192,332 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (198th)
by Bon Iver
20123,423181,186 Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (106th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20133,917163,218 Modern Vampires Of The City (181st)
by Vampire Weekend
20144,189111,163 Lost In The Dream (332nd)
by The War On Drugs
20153,85494,498 To Pimp A Butterfly (143rd)
by Kendrick Lamar
20161,4749,180 Blackstar (1,668th)
by David Bowie
Total23,0871,003,937

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.

BlunderbussUnited States Jack White
Year of Release:2012Appears in:292 charts
Rank in 2012:8Rank Score:3,597
Rank in 2010s41Overall Rank:535
Average Rating:  77/100 (581 votes)
Comments: 75 comments
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The Money StoreUnited States Death Grips
Year of Release:2012Appears in:213 charts
Rank in 2012:9Rank Score:3,581
Rank in 2010s42Overall Rank:540
Average Rating:  80/100 (385 votes)
Comments: 39 comments
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43.

Hurry Up, We're DreamingFrance M83
Year of Release:2011Appears in:269 charts
Rank in 2011:10Rank Score:3,540
Rank in 2010s43Overall Rank:546
Average Rating:  77/100 (385 votes)
Comments: 37 comments
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44.

Run The Jewels 2United States Run The Jewels
Year of Release:2014Appears in:246 charts
Rank in 2014:3Rank Score:3,489
Rank in 2010s44Overall Rank:552
Average Rating:  81/100 (366 votes)
Comments: 23 comments
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45.

To Be KindUnited States Swans
Year of Release:2014Appears in:260 charts
Rank in 2014:4Rank Score:3,367
Rank in 2010s45Overall Rank:574
Average Rating:  81/100 (417 votes)
Comments: 69 comments
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46.

I Love You, HoneybearUnited States Father John Misty
Year of Release:2015Appears in:293 charts
Rank in 2015:3Rank Score:3,284
Rank in 2010s46Overall Rank:586
Average Rating:  80/100 (465 votes)
Comments: 44 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:3,282
Rank in 2010s47Overall Rank:589
Average Rating:  80/100 (349 votes)
Comments: 26 comments
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48.

VisionsCanada Grimes
Year of Release:2012Appears in:259 charts
Rank in 2012:10Rank Score:3,279
Rank in 2010s48Overall Rank:590
Average Rating:  77/100 (419 votes)
Comments: 31 comments
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49.

CongratulationsUnited States MGMT
Year of Release:2010Appears in:209 charts
Rank in 2010:15Rank Score:3,106
Rank in 2010s49Overall Rank:621
Average Rating:  74/100 (478 votes)
Comments: 48 comments
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50.

CurrentsAustralia Tame Impala
Year of Release:2015Appears in:277 charts
Rank in 2015:4Rank Score:3,013
Rank in 2010s50Overall Rank:641
Average Rating:  80/100 (494 votes)
Comments: 63 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 202 20%
2011 194 19%
2012 182 18%
2013 180 18%
2014 135 14%
2015 98 10%
2016 9 1%
Artist Albums %


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


United States 533 53%
United Kingdom 227 23%
Canada 74 7%
Australia 27 3%
Sweden 27 3%
Mixed Nationality 16 2%
France 15 2%
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