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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.
20102,597212,794 The Suburbs (40th)
by Arcade Fire
20112,771160,686 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (213th)
by Bon Iver
20122,991145,609 Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (135th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20133,455126,443 Modern Vampires Of The City (234th)
by Vampire Weekend
20143,57169,764 Lost In The Dream (481st)
by The War On Drugs
20151,1566,716 To Pimp A Butterfly (2,040th)
by Kendrick Lamar
Total16,541722,012

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

Hurry Up, We're DreamingFrance M83
Year of Release:2011Appears in:232 charts
Rank in 2011:10Rank Score:2,889
Rank in 2010s41Overall Rank:588
Average Rating:  78/100 (320 votes)
Comments: 34 comments
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42.

The ArchAndroid (Suites II and III)United States Janelle Monáe
Year of Release:2010Appears in:212 charts
Rank in 2010:14Rank Score:2,774
Rank in 2010s42Overall Rank:601
Average Rating:  79/100 (291 votes)
Comments: 21 comments
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43.

CongratulationsUnited States MGMT
Year of Release:2010Appears in:179 charts
Rank in 2010:15Rank Score:2,561
Rank in 2010s43Overall Rank:652
Average Rating:  74/100 (418 votes)
Comments: 41 comments
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44.

VisionsCanada Grimes
Year of Release:2012Appears in:219 charts
Rank in 2012:10Rank Score:2,495
Rank in 2010s44Overall Rank:660
Average Rating:  76/100 (331 votes)
Comments: 27 comments
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45.

m b vIreland My Bloody Valentine
Year of Release:2013Appears in:230 charts
Rank in 2013:8Rank Score:2,327
Rank in 2010s45Overall Rank:700
Average Rating:  78/100 (397 votes)
Comments: 55 comments
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46.

Total Life ForeverUnited Kingdom Foals
Year of Release:2010Appears in:131 charts
Rank in 2010:16Rank Score:2,234
Rank in 2010s46Overall Rank:738
Average Rating:  75/100 (232 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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47.

ShieldsUnited States Grizzly Bear
Year of Release:2012Appears in:219 charts
Rank in 2012:11Rank Score:2,200
Rank in 2010s47Overall Rank:747
Average Rating:  79/100 (350 votes)
Comments: 33 comments
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48.

To Be KindUnited States Swans
Year of Release:2014Appears in:212 charts
Rank in 2014:3Rank Score:2,131
Rank in 2010s48Overall Rank:765
Average Rating:  80/100 (330 votes)
Comments: 62 comments
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49.

Suck It And SeeUnited Kingdom Arctic Monkeys
Year of Release:2011Appears in:153 charts
Rank in 2011:11Rank Score:2,003
Rank in 2010s49Overall Rank:808
Average Rating:  74/100 (407 votes)
Comments: 31 comments
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50.

Celebration RockCanada Japandroids
Year of Release:2012Appears in:166 charts
Rank in 2012:12Rank Score:1,962
Rank in 2010s50Overall Rank:822
Average Rating:  76/100 (251 votes)
Comments: 33 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 237 24%
2011 224 22%
2012 211 21%
2013 196 20%
2014 122 12%
2015 10 1%
Artist Albums %


Death Grips 4 0%
Burial 4 0%
J. Cole 3 0%
Joe Bonamassa 3 0%
Sharon Van Etten 3 0%
The Black Keys 3 0%
Future Islands 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 546 55%
United Kingdom 214 21%
Canada 70 7%
Australia 29 3%
Sweden 25 3%
Mixed Nationality 16 2%
France 15 2%
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