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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.
20103,084263,388 The Suburbs (38th)
by Arcade Fire
20113,297196,459 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (198th)
by Bon Iver
20123,518192,347 Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (101st)
by Kendrick Lamar
20133,986172,333 Modern Vampires Of The City (170th)
by Vampire Weekend
20144,273115,958 Lost In The Dream (319th)
by The War On Drugs
20153,978106,913 To Pimp A Butterfly (122nd)
by Kendrick Lamar
20162,16017,076 A Moon Shaped Pool (1,243rd)
by Radiohead
Total24,2961,064,474

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:199 charts
Rank in 2012:11Rank Score:2,992
Rank in 2010s51Overall Rank:651
Average Rating:  67/100 (447 votes)
Comments: 69 comments
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52.

St. VincentUnited States St. Vincent
Year of Release:2014Appears in:284 charts
Rank in 2014:5Rank Score:2,965
Rank in 2010s52Overall Rank:655
Average Rating:  79/100 (484 votes)
Comments: 47 comments
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53.

Total Life ForeverUnited Kingdom Foals
Year of Release:2010Appears in:158 charts
Rank in 2010:16Rank Score:2,741
Rank in 2010s53Overall Rank:712
Average Rating:  76/100 (281 votes)
Comments: 18 comments
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54.

Art AngelsCanada Grimes
Year of Release:2015Appears in:208 charts
Rank in 2015:5Rank Score:2,731
Rank in 2010s54Overall Rank:714
Average Rating:  79/100 (274 votes)
Comments: 28 comments
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55.

ShieldsUnited States Grizzly Bear
Year of Release:2012Appears in:247 charts
Rank in 2012:12Rank Score:2,672
Rank in 2010s55Overall Rank:726
Average Rating:  79/100 (411 votes)
Comments: 35 comments
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56.

Salad DaysCanada Mac DeMarco
Year of Release:2014Appears in:257 charts
Rank in 2014:6Rank Score:2,590
Rank in 2010s56Overall Rank:753
Average Rating:  78/100 (427 votes)
Comments: 28 comments
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57.

m b vIreland My Bloody Valentine
Year of Release:2013Appears in:253 charts
Rank in 2013:8Rank Score:2,573
Rank in 2010s57Overall Rank:758
Average Rating:  78/100 (473 votes)
Comments: 56 comments
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58.

CosmogrammaUnited States Flying Lotus
Year of Release:2010Appears in:202 charts
Rank in 2010:17Rank Score:2,518
Rank in 2010s58Overall Rank:769
Average Rating:  80/100 (300 votes)
Comments: 15 comments
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59.

SunbatherUnited States Deafheaven
Year of Release:2013Appears in:186 charts
Rank in 2013:9Rank Score:2,429
Rank in 2010s59Overall Rank:793
Average Rating:  77/100 (306 votes)
Comments: 35 comments
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60.

Suck It And SeeUnited Kingdom Arctic Monkeys
Year of Release:2011Appears in:191 charts
Rank in 2011:11Rank Score:2,393
Rank in 2010s60Overall Rank:806
Average Rating:  74/100 (518 votes)
Comments: 34 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 195 20%
2011 195 20%
2012 177 18%
2013 177 18%
2014 139 14%
2015 100 10%
2016 17 2%
Artist Albums %


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


United States 549 55%
United Kingdom 223 22%
Canada 71 7%
Australia 29 3%
Sweden 23 2%
France 14 1%
Germany 12 1%
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