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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 24,000 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.
20103,062257,831 The Suburbs (38th)
by Arcade Fire
20113,268192,171 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (199th)
by Bon Iver
20123,492186,817 Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (102nd)
by Kendrick Lamar
20133,959166,557 Modern Vampires Of The City (178th)
by Vampire Weekend
20144,236111,370 Lost In The Dream (331st)
by The War On Drugs
20153,926100,354 To Pimp A Butterfly (130th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20161,86813,399 A Moon Shaped Pool (1,400th)
by Radiohead
Total23,8111,028,499

The best artists of the 2010s are Arcade Fire, Kendrick Lamar, Kanye West, Tame Impala, The National, Vampire Weekend, Beach House, Sufjan Stevens, The Black Keys and Bon Iver.
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RankAlbumArtist
51.

Born To DieUnited States Lana Del Rey
Year of Release:2012Appears in:191 charts
Rank in 2012:11Rank Score:2,952
Rank in 2010s51Overall Rank:653
Average Rating:  67/100 (439 votes)
Comments: 68 comments
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52.

St. VincentUnited States St. Vincent
Year of Release:2014Appears in:272 charts
Rank in 2014:5Rank Score:2,798
Rank in 2010s52Overall Rank:687
Average Rating:  79/100 (472 votes)
Comments: 47 comments
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53.

Total Life ForeverUnited Kingdom Foals
Year of Release:2010Appears in:155 charts
Rank in 2010:16Rank Score:2,700
Rank in 2010s53Overall Rank:712
Average Rating:  76/100 (278 votes)
Comments: 18 comments
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54.

ShieldsUnited States Grizzly Bear
Year of Release:2012Appears in:237 charts
Rank in 2012:12Rank Score:2,556
Rank in 2010s54Overall Rank:749
Average Rating:  79/100 (408 votes)
Comments: 34 comments
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55.

CosmogrammaUnited States Flying Lotus
Year of Release:2010Appears in:201 charts
Rank in 2010:17Rank Score:2,551
Rank in 2010s55Overall Rank:756
Average Rating:  80/100 (298 votes)
Comments: 15 comments
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56.

m b vIreland My Bloody Valentine
Year of Release:2013Appears in:248 charts
Rank in 2013:8Rank Score:2,542
Rank in 2010s56Overall Rank:758
Average Rating:  78/100 (465 votes)
Comments: 56 comments
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57.

Salad DaysCanada Mac DeMarco
Year of Release:2014Appears in:247 charts
Rank in 2014:6Rank Score:2,511
Rank in 2010s57Overall Rank:764
Average Rating:  78/100 (418 votes)
Comments: 28 comments
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58.

Art AngelsCanada Grimes
Year of Release:2015Appears in:194 charts
Rank in 2015:5Rank Score:2,463
Rank in 2010s58Overall Rank:781
Average Rating:  79/100 (257 votes)
Comments: 28 comments
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59.

Attack On MemoryUnited States Cloud Nothings
Year of Release:2012Appears in:204 charts
Rank in 2012:13Rank Score:2,349
Rank in 2010s59Overall Rank:808
Average Rating:  76/100 (352 votes)
Comments: 47 comments
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60.

James BlakeUnited Kingdom James Blake
Year of Release:2011Appears in:210 charts
Rank in 2011:11Rank Score:2,298
Rank in 2010s60Overall Rank:823
Average Rating:  71/100 (404 votes)
Comments: 37 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 200 20%
2011 194 19%
2012 177 18%
2013 181 18%
2014 135 14%
2015 100 10%
2016 13 1%
Artist Albums %


Death Grips 6 1%
The Weeknd 5 1%
Sun Kil Moon 4 0%
Drake 4 0%
Kendrick Lamar 4 0%
Burial 4 0%
Grimes 4 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 538 54%
United Kingdom 227 23%
Canada 73 7%
Australia 29 3%
Sweden 26 3%
France 14 1%
Germany 12 1%
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