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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 23,000 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.
20103,003252,362 The Suburbs (38th)
by Arcade Fire
20113,227192,332 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (198th)
by Bon Iver
20123,423181,186 Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (106th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20133,917163,218 Modern Vampires Of The City (181st)
by Vampire Weekend
20144,189111,163 Lost In The Dream (332nd)
by The War On Drugs
20153,85494,498 To Pimp A Butterfly (143rd)
by Kendrick Lamar
20161,4749,180 Blackstar (1,669th)
by David Bowie
Total23,0871,003,937

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.

St. VincentUnited States St. Vincent
Year of Release:2014Appears in:266 charts
Rank in 2014:5Rank Score:2,725
Rank in 2010s51Overall Rank:692
Average Rating:  79/100 (466 votes)
Comments: 46 comments
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52.

Total Life ForeverUnited Kingdom Foals
Year of Release:2010Appears in:158 charts
Rank in 2010:16Rank Score:2,709
Rank in 2010s52Overall Rank:696
Average Rating:  75/100 (274 votes)
Comments: 18 comments
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53.

CosmogrammaUnited States Flying Lotus
Year of Release:2010Appears in:200 charts
Rank in 2010:17Rank Score:2,533
Rank in 2010s53Overall Rank:747
Average Rating:  80/100 (288 votes)
Comments: 15 comments
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54.

m b vIreland My Bloody Valentine
Year of Release:2013Appears in:243 charts
Rank in 2013:8Rank Score:2,522
Rank in 2010s54Overall Rank:752
Average Rating:  78/100 (463 votes)
Comments: 56 comments
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55.

Salad DaysCanada Mac DeMarco
Year of Release:2014Appears in:248 charts
Rank in 2014:6Rank Score:2,482
Rank in 2010s55Overall Rank:763
Average Rating:  78/100 (406 votes)
Comments: 28 comments
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56.

ShieldsUnited States Grizzly Bear
Year of Release:2012Appears in:236 charts
Rank in 2012:11Rank Score:2,439
Rank in 2010s56Overall Rank:777
Average Rating:  79/100 (403 votes)
Comments: 33 comments
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57.

Attack On MemoryUnited States Cloud Nothings
Year of Release:2012Appears in:198 charts
Rank in 2012:12Rank Score:2,359
Rank in 2010s57Overall Rank:792
Average Rating:  76/100 (350 votes)
Comments: 47 comments
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58.

Born To DieUnited States Lana Del Rey
Year of Release:2012Appears in:161 charts
Rank in 2012:13Rank Score:2,311
Rank in 2010s58Overall Rank:802
Average Rating:  66/100 (425 votes)
Comments: 62 comments
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59.

James BlakeUnited Kingdom James Blake
Year of Release:2011Appears in:210 charts
Rank in 2011:11Rank Score:2,310
Rank in 2010s59Overall Rank:803
Average Rating:  72/100 (398 votes)
Comments: 37 comments
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60.

Art AngelsCanada Grimes
Year of Release:2015Appears in:191 charts
Rank in 2015:5Rank Score:2,247
Rank in 2010s60Overall Rank:821
Average Rating:  78/100 (244 votes)
Comments: 28 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 202 20%
2011 194 19%
2012 182 18%
2013 180 18%
2014 135 14%
2015 98 10%
2016 9 1%
Artist Albums %


Death Grips 5 1%
The Weeknd 5 1%
Julia Holter 4 0%
Laura Marling 4 0%
Kendrick Lamar 4 0%
Grimes 4 0%
Burial 4 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 533 53%
United Kingdom 227 23%
Canada 74 7%
Australia 27 3%
Sweden 27 3%
Mixed Nationality 16 2%
France 15 2%
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