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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 26,000 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.
20103,229276,921 The Suburbs (39th)
by Arcade Fire
20113,422208,616 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (196th)
by Bon Iver
20123,639206,682 Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (90th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20134,127186,176 Modern Vampires Of The City (174th)
by Vampire Weekend
20144,427126,559 Lost In The Dream (288th)
by The War On Drugs
20154,138125,637 To Pimp A Butterfly (111th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20163,35557,264 A Moon Shaped Pool (365th)
by Radiohead
20178157 Pink Season (28,380th)
by Pink Guy
Total26,4181,187,912

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

Have One On MeUnited States Joanna Newsom
Year of Release:2010Appears in:254 charts
Rank in 2010:12Rank Score:4,162
Rank in 2010s41Overall Rank:507
Average Rating:  81/100 (311 votes)
Comments: 29 comments
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42.

The Wild HuntSweden The Tallest Man On Earth
Year of Release:2010Appears in:252 charts
Rank in 2010:13Rank Score:3,985
Rank in 2010s42Overall Rank:520
Average Rating:  79/100 (334 votes)
Comments: 30 comments
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43.

Run The Jewels 2United States Run The Jewels
Year of Release:2014Appears in:289 charts
Rank in 2014:3Rank Score:3,944
Rank in 2010s43Overall Rank:526
Average Rating:  82/100 (428 votes)
Comments: 24 comments
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44.

BenjiUnited States Sun Kil Moon
Year of Release:2014Appears in:318 charts
Rank in 2014:4Rank Score:3,881
Rank in 2010s44Overall Rank:531
Average Rating:  79/100 (522 votes)
Comments: 72 comments
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45.

I Love You, HoneybearUnited States Father John Misty
Year of Release:2015Appears in:328 charts
Rank in 2015:4Rank Score:3,763
Rank in 2010s45Overall Rank:545
Average Rating:  80/100 (528 votes)
Comments: 46 comments
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46.

The ArchAndroid (Suites II and III)United States Janelle Monáe
Year of Release:2010Appears in:267 charts
Rank in 2010:14Rank Score:3,745
Rank in 2010s46Overall Rank:549
Average Rating:  80/100 (370 votes)
Comments: 28 comments
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47.

Hurry Up, We're DreamingFrance M83
Year of Release:2011Appears in:284 charts
Rank in 2011:9Rank Score:3,731
Rank in 2010s47Overall Rank:552
Average Rating:  77/100 (408 votes)
Comments: 38 comments
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48.

VisionsCanada Grimes
Year of Release:2012Appears in:291 charts
Rank in 2012:9Rank Score:3,729
Rank in 2010s48Overall Rank:553
Average Rating:  77/100 (466 votes)
Comments: 33 comments
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49.

KaputtCanada Destroyer
Year of Release:2011Appears in:284 charts
Rank in 2011:10Rank Score:3,605
Rank in 2010s49Overall Rank:578
Average Rating:  79/100 (387 votes)
Comments: 36 comments
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50.

BlackstarUnited Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:2016Appears in:464 charts
Rank in 2016:2Rank Score:3,577
Rank in 2010s50Overall Rank:583
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (746 votes)
Comments: 80 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 184 18%
2011 189 19%
2012 163 16%
2013 174 17%
2014 130 13%
2015 112 11%
2016 48 5%
2017 0 0%
Artist Albums %


Death Grips 7 1%
The Weeknd 5 1%
Drake 5 1%
Burial 4 0%
The Tallest Man On Earth 4 0%
Laura Marling 4 0%
Kendrick Lamar 4 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 564 56%
United Kingdom 209 21%
Canada 73 7%
Australia 29 3%
Sweden 23 2%
France 13 1%
Mixed Nationality 12 1%
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