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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 19,000 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.
20102,559210,576 The Suburbs (39th)
by Arcade Fire
20112,735158,486 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (212th)
by Bon Iver
20122,941143,679 Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (143rd)
by Kendrick Lamar
20133,388123,947 Modern Vampires Of The City (234th)
by Vampire Weekend
20143,49866,175 Lost In The Dream (504th)
by The War On Drugs
20159034,435 To Pimp A Butterfly (2,336th)
by Kendrick Lamar
Total16,024707,298

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

Hurry Up, We're DreamingFrance M83
Year of Release:2011Appears in:226 charts
Rank in 2011:10Rank Score:2,734
Rank in 2010s41Overall Rank:606
Average Rating:  78/100 (310 votes)
Comments: 33 comments
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42.

The ArchAndroid (Suites II and III)United States Janelle Monáe
Year of Release:2010Appears in:207 charts
Rank in 2010:14Rank Score:2,705
Rank in 2010s42Overall Rank:612
Average Rating:  79/100 (286 votes)
Comments: 21 comments
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43.

CongratulationsUnited States MGMT
Year of Release:2010Appears in:177 charts
Rank in 2010:15Rank Score:2,542
Rank in 2010s43Overall Rank:645
Average Rating:  74/100 (411 votes)
Comments: 40 comments
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44.

VisionsCanada Grimes
Year of Release:2012Appears in:216 charts
Rank in 2012:10Rank Score:2,400
Rank in 2010s44Overall Rank:672
Average Rating:  76/100 (325 votes)
Comments: 26 comments
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45.

m b vIreland My Bloody Valentine
Year of Release:2013Appears in:230 charts
Rank in 2013:8Rank Score:2,267
Rank in 2010s45Overall Rank:706
Average Rating:  78/100 (391 votes)
Comments: 55 comments
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46.

Total Life ForeverUnited Kingdom Foals
Year of Release:2010Appears in:134 charts
Rank in 2010:16Rank Score:2,246
Rank in 2010s46Overall Rank:719
Average Rating:  75/100 (228 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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47.

ShieldsUnited States Grizzly Bear
Year of Release:2012Appears in:217 charts
Rank in 2012:11Rank Score:2,194
Rank in 2010s47Overall Rank:738
Average Rating:  79/100 (344 votes)
Comments: 33 comments
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48.

To Be KindUnited States Swans
Year of Release:2014Appears in:211 charts
Rank in 2014:3Rank Score:2,120
Rank in 2010s48Overall Rank:764
Average Rating:  81/100 (322 votes)
Comments: 62 comments
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49.

Celebration RockCanada Japandroids
Year of Release:2012Appears in:169 charts
Rank in 2012:12Rank Score:2,019
Rank in 2010s49Overall Rank:792
Average Rating:  76/100 (248 votes)
Comments: 32 comments
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50.

Suck It And SeeUnited Kingdom Arctic Monkeys
Year of Release:2011Appears in:152 charts
Rank in 2011:11Rank Score:1,993
Rank in 2010s50Overall Rank:804
Average Rating:  74/100 (395 votes)
Comments: 31 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 243 24%
2011 226 23%
2012 214 21%
2013 192 19%
2014 119 12%
2015 6 1%
Artist Albums %


Death Grips 5 1%
Burial 4 0%
The Weeknd 4 0%
Joe Bonamassa 3 0%
Taylor Swift 3 0%
Julia Holter 3 0%
Neil Young 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 541 54%
United Kingdom 219 22%
Canada 72 7%
Australia 29 3%
Sweden 24 2%
Mixed Nationality 15 2%
France 15 2%
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