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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.
20102,613213,661 The Suburbs (40th)
by Arcade Fire
20112,777161,042 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (212th)
by Bon Iver
20122,995146,198 Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (136th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20133,457126,640 Modern Vampires Of The City (229th)
by Vampire Weekend
20143,62369,899 Lost In The Dream (472nd)
by The War On Drugs
20151,2477,224 To Pimp A Butterfly (2,023rd)
by Kendrick Lamar
Total16,712724,663

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
51.

Attack On MemoryUnited States Cloud Nothings
Year of Release:2012Appears in:181 charts
Rank in 2012:13Rank Score:1,931
Rank in 2010s51Overall Rank:834
Average Rating:  76/100 (305 votes)
Comments: 46 comments
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52.

PsychicMixed Nationality Darkside
Year of Release:2013Appears in:146 charts
Rank in 2013:9Rank Score:1,903
Rank in 2010s52Overall Rank:844
Average Rating:  79/100 (175 votes)
Comments: 13 comments
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53.

James BlakeUnited Kingdom James Blake
Year of Release:2011Appears in:180 charts
Rank in 2011:12Rank Score:1,887
Rank in 2010s53Overall Rank:853
Average Rating:  71/100 (345 votes)
Comments: 36 comments
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54.

Burst ApartUnited States The Antlers
Year of Release:2011Appears in:188 charts
Rank in 2011:13Rank Score:1,826
Rank in 2010s54Overall Rank:879
Average Rating:  79/100 (249 votes)
Comments: 23 comments
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55.

Run The Jewels 2United States Run The Jewels
Year of Release:2014Appears in:178 charts
Rank in 2014:4Rank Score:1,822
Rank in 2010s55Overall Rank:882
Average Rating:  81/100 (224 votes)
Comments: 15 comments
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56.

Strange MercyUnited States St. Vincent
Year of Release:2011Appears in:177 charts
Rank in 2011:14Rank Score:1,807
Rank in 2010s56Overall Rank:893
Average Rating:  77/100 (258 votes)
Comments: 19 comments
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57.

Father, Son, Holy GhostUnited States Girls
Year of Release:2011Appears in:166 charts
Rank in 2011:15Rank Score:1,779
Rank in 2010s57Overall Rank:906
Average Rating:  77/100 (246 votes)
Comments: 22 comments
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58.

The 2nd LawUnited Kingdom Muse
Year of Release:2012Appears in:124 charts
Rank in 2012:14Rank Score:1,765
Rank in 2010s58Overall Rank:913
Average Rating:  63/100 (342 votes)
Comments: 50 comments
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59.

TorchesUnited States Foster The People
Year of Release:2011Appears in:140 charts
Rank in 2011:16Rank Score:1,755
Rank in 2010s59Overall Rank:916
Average Rating:  70/100 (294 votes)
Comments: 25 comments
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60.

CosmogrammaUnited States Flying Lotus
Year of Release:2010Appears in:147 charts
Rank in 2010:17Rank Score:1,731
Rank in 2010s60Overall Rank:929
Average Rating:  81/100 (217 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 242 24%
2011 224 22%
2012 212 21%
2013 193 19%
2014 119 12%
2015 10 1%
Artist Albums %


Death Grips 4 0%
Burial 4 0%
Coldplay 3 0%
Future Islands 3 0%
Sharon Van Etten 3 0%
The Black Keys 3 0%
Sun Kil Moon 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 544 54%
United Kingdom 213 21%
Canada 70 7%
Australia 30 3%
Sweden 25 3%
Mixed Nationality 16 2%
France 15 2%
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