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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 17,000 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.
20102,389196,904 The Suburbs (41st)
by Arcade Fire
20112,547148,783 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (234th)
by Bon Iver
20122,714124,007 Lonerism (167th)
by Tame Impala
20133,168108,925 Modern Vampires Of The City (238th)
by Vampire Weekend
20142,98625,366 Benji (1,783rd)
by Sun Kil Moon
Total13,804603,985

The best artists of the 2010s are Arcade Fire, Kanye West, The National, Tame Impala, Vampire Weekend, The Black Keys, Beach House, Kendrick Lamar, Bon Iver and Fleet Foxes.
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YuckUnited Kingdom Yuck
Year of Release:2011Appears in:162 charts
Rank in 2011:15Rank Score:1,784
Rank in 2010s51Overall Rank:839
Average Rating:  76/100 (262 votes)
Comments: 42 comments
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52.

Burst ApartUnited States The Antlers
Year of Release:2011Appears in:174 charts
Rank in 2011:16Rank Score:1,778
Rank in 2010s52Overall Rank:841
Average Rating:  78/100 (236 votes)
Comments: 21 comments
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53.

Attack On MemoryUnited States Cloud Nothings
Year of Release:2012Appears in:166 charts
Rank in 2012:13Rank Score:1,746
Rank in 2010s53Overall Rank:855
Average Rating:  76/100 (285 votes)
Comments: 45 comments
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54.

What Did You Expect From The Vaccines?United Kingdom The Vaccines
Year of Release:2011Appears in:127 charts
Rank in 2011:17Rank Score:1,633
Rank in 2010s54Overall Rank:907
Average Rating:  73/100 (224 votes)
Comments: 19 comments
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55.

TorchesUnited States Foster The People
Year of Release:2011Appears in:140 charts
Rank in 2011:18Rank Score:1,620
Rank in 2010s55Overall Rank:917
Average Rating:  70/100 (274 votes)
Comments: 25 comments
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56.

PsychicMixed Nationality Darkside
Year of Release:2013Appears in:124 charts
Rank in 2013:9Rank Score:1,620
Rank in 2010s56Overall Rank:918
Average Rating:  79/100 (147 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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57.

CosmogrammaUnited States Flying Lotus
Year of Release:2010Appears in:129 charts
Rank in 2010:17Rank Score:1,583
Rank in 2010s57Overall Rank:944
Average Rating:  80/100 (182 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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58.

SunbatherUnited States Deafheaven
Year of Release:2013Appears in:130 charts
Rank in 2013:10Rank Score:1,539
Rank in 2010s58Overall Rank:969
Average Rating:  77/100 (208 votes)
Comments: 27 comments
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59.

We Are The 21st Century Ambassadors Of Peace And MagicUnited States Foxygen
Year of Release:2013Appears in:199 charts
Rank in 2013:11Rank Score:1,529
Rank in 2010s59Overall Rank:976
Average Rating:  75/100 (326 votes)
Comments: 67 comments
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60.

The King is DeadUnited States The Decemberists
Year of Release:2011Appears in:126 charts
Rank in 2011:19Rank Score:1,514
Rank in 2010s60Overall Rank:984
Average Rating:  74/100 (230 votes)
Comments: 20 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 263 26%
2011 260 26%
2012 222 22%
2013 205 21%
2014 50 5%
Artist Albums %


The Weeknd 4 0%
Death Grips 4 0%
Burial 4 0%
Swans 3 0%
Laura Marling 3 0%
Grimes 3 0%
Julia Holter 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 529 53%
United Kingdom 217 22%
Canada 63 6%
Australia 32 3%
Sweden 26 3%
France 17 2%
Mixed Nationality 15 2%
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