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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 22,000 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.
20102,902240,156 The Suburbs (37th)
by Arcade Fire
20113,089183,520 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (196th)
by Bon Iver
20123,283167,028 Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (114th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20133,774152,040 Modern Vampires Of The City (187th)
by Vampire Weekend
20144,02698,040 Lost In The Dream (348th)
by The War On Drugs
20153,45263,383 To Pimp A Butterfly (265th)
by Kendrick Lamar
2016208569 Blackstar (3,668th)
by David Bowie
Total20,734904,738

The best artists of the 2010s are Arcade Fire, Kanye West, Kendrick Lamar, Tame Impala, The National, Vampire Weekend, Beach House, The Black Keys, Sufjan Stevens and Bon Iver.
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RankAlbumArtist
71.

Born To DieUnited States Lana Del Rey
Year of Release:2012Appears in:141 charts
Rank in 2012:15Rank Score:1,872
Rank in 2010s71Overall Rank:939
Average Rating:  66/100 (395 votes)
Comments: 54 comments
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72.

CurrentsAustralia Tame Impala
Year of Release:2015Appears in:225 charts
Rank in 2015:4Rank Score:1,831
Rank in 2010s72Overall Rank:955
Average Rating:  79/100 (408 votes)
Comments: 58 comments
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73.

AnglesUnited States The Strokes
Year of Release:2011Appears in:161 charts
Rank in 2011:18Rank Score:1,816
Rank in 2010s73Overall Rank:959
Average Rating:  72/100 (507 votes)
Comments: 54 comments
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74.

The 2nd LawUnited Kingdom Muse
Year of Release:2012Appears in:132 charts
Rank in 2012:16Rank Score:1,799
Rank in 2010s74Overall Rank:971
Average Rating:  64/100 (399 votes)
Comments: 51 comments
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75.

TorchesUnited States Foster The People
Year of Release:2011Appears in:150 charts
Rank in 2011:19Rank Score:1,783
Rank in 2010s75Overall Rank:979
Average Rating:  71/100 (333 votes)
Comments: 26 comments
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76.

What Did You Expect From The Vaccines?United Kingdom The Vaccines
Year of Release:2011Appears in:144 charts
Rank in 2011:20Rank Score:1,682
Rank in 2010s76Overall Rank:1,029
Average Rating:  74/100 (270 votes)
Comments: 21 comments
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77.

The King is DeadUnited States The Decemberists
Year of Release:2011Appears in:134 charts
Rank in 2011:21Rank Score:1,668
Rank in 2010s77Overall Rank:1,042
Average Rating:  74/100 (268 votes)
Comments: 24 comments
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78.

Acid RapUnited States Chance The Rapper
Year of Release:2013Appears in:138 charts
Rank in 2013:12Rank Score:1,602
Rank in 2010s78Overall Rank:1,072
Average Rating:  75/100 (220 votes)
Comments: 13 comments
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79.

Tourist HistoryUnited Kingdom Two Door Cinema Club
Year of Release:2010Appears in:105 charts
Rank in 2010:19Rank Score:1,539
Rank in 2010s79Overall Rank:1,101
Average Rating:  71/100 (213 votes)
Comments: 19 comments
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80.

50 Words For SnowUnited Kingdom Kate Bush
Year of Release:2011Appears in:96 charts
Rank in 2011:22Rank Score:1,516
Rank in 2010s80Overall Rank:1,124
Average Rating:  73/100 (161 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 221 22%
2011 201 20%
2012 186 19%
2013 180 18%
2014 126 13%
2015 85 9%
2016 1 0%
Artist Albums %


Death Grips 6 1%
Drake 4 0%
Sun Kil Moon 4 0%
Beach House 4 0%
Burial 4 0%
Laura Marling 4 0%
Julia Holter 4 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 537 54%
United Kingdom 226 23%
Canada 71 7%
Australia 28 3%
Sweden 25 3%
Mixed Nationality 15 2%
France 14 1%
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