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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.
20103,265282,060 The Suburbs (39th)
by Arcade Fire
20113,473211,788 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (194th)
by Bon Iver
20123,703210,816 Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (89th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20134,185189,393 Modern Vampires Of The City (176th)
by Vampire Weekend
20144,468128,822 Lost In The Dream (290th)
by The War On Drugs
20154,207130,115 To Pimp A Butterfly (109th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20163,51272,052 A Moon Shaped Pool (293rd)
by Radiohead
2017415857 I See You (13,980th)
by The xx
Total27,2281,225,902

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
51.

CongratulationsUnited States MGMT
Year of Release:2010Appears in:234 charts
Rank in 2010:15Rank Score:3,632
Rank in 2010s51Overall Rank:584
Average Rating:  74/100 (508 votes)
Comments: 50 comments
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52.

BlondeUnited States Frank Ocean
Year of Release:2016Appears in:226 charts
Rank in 2016:3Rank Score:3,418
Rank in 2010s52Overall Rank:613
Average Rating:  83/100 (337 votes)
Comments: 28 comments
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53.

St. VincentUnited States St. Vincent
Year of Release:2014Appears in:314 charts
Rank in 2014:5Rank Score:3,379
Rank in 2010s53Overall Rank:620
Average Rating:  79/100 (523 votes)
Comments: 49 comments
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54.

BlunderbussUnited States Jack White
Year of Release:2012Appears in:297 charts
Rank in 2012:10Rank Score:3,321
Rank in 2010s54Overall Rank:633
Average Rating:  77/100 (616 votes)
Comments: 75 comments
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55.

Born To DieUnited States Lana Del Rey
Year of Release:2012Appears in:208 charts
Rank in 2012:11Rank Score:3,312
Rank in 2010s55Overall Rank:637
Average Rating:  67/100 (485 votes)
Comments: 70 comments
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56.

Salad DaysCanada Mac DeMarco
Year of Release:2014Appears in:285 charts
Rank in 2014:6Rank Score:3,239
Rank in 2010s56Overall Rank:648
Average Rating:  79/100 (470 votes)
Comments: 29 comments
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57.

Art AngelsCanada Grimes
Year of Release:2015Appears in:241 charts
Rank in 2015:5Rank Score:3,111
Rank in 2010s57Overall Rank:671
Average Rating:  78/100 (316 votes)
Comments: 31 comments
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58.

ShieldsUnited States Grizzly Bear
Year of Release:2012Appears in:258 charts
Rank in 2012:12Rank Score:2,828
Rank in 2010s58Overall Rank:728
Average Rating:  79/100 (429 votes)
Comments: 35 comments
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59.

Total Life ForeverUnited Kingdom Foals
Year of Release:2010Appears in:171 charts
Rank in 2010:16Rank Score:2,823
Rank in 2010s59Overall Rank:729
Average Rating:  76/100 (296 votes)
Comments: 18 comments
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60.

SunbatherUnited States Deafheaven
Year of Release:2013Appears in:209 charts
Rank in 2013:8Rank Score:2,769
Rank in 2010s60Overall Rank:744
Average Rating:  78/100 (327 votes)
Comments: 36 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 187 19%
2011 188 19%
2012 160 16%
2013 171 17%
2014 127 13%
2015 110 11%
2016 57 6%
2017 0 0%
Artist Albums %


Death Grips 7 1%
The Weeknd 7 1%
Kendrick Lamar 5 1%
Julia Holter 4 0%
Laura Marling 4 0%
Lana Del Rey 4 0%
Beach House 4 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 558 56%
United Kingdom 211 21%
Canada 74 7%
Australia 29 3%
Sweden 23 2%
France 13 1%
Ireland 12 1%
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