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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.
20103,259281,121 The Suburbs (38th)
by Arcade Fire
20113,465211,278 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (194th)
by Bon Iver
20123,692209,873 Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (89th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20134,178189,060 Modern Vampires Of The City (176th)
by Vampire Weekend
20144,460128,724 Lost In The Dream (287th)
by The War On Drugs
20154,194129,309 To Pimp A Butterfly (110th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20163,48967,810 A Moon Shaped Pool (307th)
by Radiohead
2017358634 I See You (14,842nd)
by The xx
Total27,0951,217,807

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.

21United Kingdom Adele
Year of Release:2011Appears in:274 charts
Rank in 2011:8Rank Score:4,186
Rank in 2010s41Overall Rank:510
Average Rating:  71/100 (590 votes)
Comments: 66 comments
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42.

Have One On MeUnited States Joanna Newsom
Year of Release:2010Appears in:262 charts
Rank in 2010:12Rank Score:4,176
Rank in 2010s42Overall Rank:511
Average Rating:  81/100 (311 votes)
Comments: 29 comments
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43.

To Be KindUnited States Swans
Year of Release:2014Appears in:284 charts
Rank in 2014:3Rank Score:4,061
Rank in 2010s43Overall Rank:520
Average Rating:  81/100 (472 votes)
Comments: 73 comments
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44.

BenjiUnited States Sun Kil Moon
Year of Release:2014Appears in:327 charts
Rank in 2014:4Rank Score:3,983
Rank in 2010s44Overall Rank:526
Average Rating:  79/100 (527 votes)
Comments: 72 comments
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45.

The Wild HuntSweden The Tallest Man On Earth
Year of Release:2010Appears in:255 charts
Rank in 2010:13Rank Score:3,957
Rank in 2010s45Overall Rank:529
Average Rating:  79/100 (339 votes)
Comments: 30 comments
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46.

The ArchAndroidUnited States Janelle Monáe
Year of Release:2010Appears in:275 charts
Rank in 2010:14Rank Score:3,851
Rank in 2010s46Overall Rank:542
Average Rating:  80/100 (374 votes)
Comments: 28 comments
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47.

Hurry Up, We're DreamingFrance M83
Year of Release:2011Appears in:286 charts
Rank in 2011:9Rank Score:3,805
Rank in 2010s47Overall Rank:548
Average Rating:  77/100 (412 votes)
Comments: 38 comments
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48.

I Love You, HoneybearUnited States Father John Misty
Year of Release:2015Appears in:334 charts
Rank in 2015:4Rank Score:3,676
Rank in 2010s48Overall Rank:570
Average Rating:  80/100 (530 votes)
Comments: 47 comments
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49.

KaputtCanada Destroyer
Year of Release:2011Appears in:285 charts
Rank in 2011:10Rank Score:3,661
Rank in 2010s49Overall Rank:573
Average Rating:  79/100 (389 votes)
Comments: 37 comments
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50.

VisionsCanada Grimes
Year of Release:2012Appears in:290 charts
Rank in 2012:9Rank Score:3,658
Rank in 2010s50Overall Rank:575
Average Rating:  77/100 (473 votes)
Comments: 33 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 186 19%
2011 189 19%
2012 161 16%
2013 172 17%
2014 128 13%
2015 110 11%
2016 54 5%
2017 0 0%
Artist Albums %


Death Grips 7 1%
The Weeknd 6 1%
Kendrick Lamar 5 1%
The Tallest Man On Earth 4 0%
Julia Holter 4 0%
Lana Del Rey 4 0%
Drake 4 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 560 56%
United Kingdom 211 21%
Canada 72 7%
Australia 29 3%
Sweden 22 2%
France 13 1%
Ireland 12 1%
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