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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.
20102,996249,867 The Suburbs (38th)
by Arcade Fire
20113,201189,980 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (196th)
by Bon Iver
20123,398178,875 Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (111th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20133,895161,425 Modern Vampires Of The City (181st)
by Vampire Weekend
20144,165109,666 Lost In The Dream (339th)
by The War On Drugs
20153,81390,556 To Pimp A Butterfly (153rd)
by Kendrick Lamar
20161,2316,964 Blackstar (1,825th)
by David Bowie
Total22,699987,332

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
71.

Black MessiahUnited States D'Angelo And The Vanguard
Year of Release:2014Appears in:183 charts
Rank in 2014:7Rank Score:1,922
Rank in 2010s71Overall Rank:949
Average Rating:  81/100 (242 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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72.

2Canada Mac DeMarco
Year of Release:2012Appears in:124 charts
Rank in 2012:15Rank Score:1,887
Rank in 2010s72Overall Rank:966
Average Rating:  80/100 (198 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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73.

The MonitorUnited States Titus Andronicus
Year of Release:2010Appears in:115 charts
Rank in 2010:18Rank Score:1,882
Rank in 2010s73Overall Rank:969
Average Rating:  78/100 (192 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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74.

Acid RapUnited States Chance The Rapper
Year of Release:2013Appears in:146 charts
Rank in 2013:12Rank Score:1,852
Rank in 2010s74Overall Rank:992
Average Rating:  76/100 (246 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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75.

AnglesUnited States The Strokes
Year of Release:2011Appears in:167 charts
Rank in 2011:18Rank Score:1,834
Rank in 2010s75Overall Rank:999
Average Rating:  72/100 (531 votes)
Comments: 55 comments
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76.

The 2nd LawUnited Kingdom Muse
Year of Release:2012Appears in:136 charts
Rank in 2012:16Rank Score:1,784
Rank in 2010s76Overall Rank:1,021
Average Rating:  64/100 (424 votes)
Comments: 55 comments
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77.

Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just SitAustralia Courtney Barnett
Year of Release:2015Appears in:223 charts
Rank in 2015:6Rank Score:1,736
Rank in 2010s77Overall Rank:1,041
Average Rating:  79/100 (354 votes)
Comments: 36 comments
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78.

In ColourUnited Kingdom Jamie xx
Year of Release:2015Appears in:175 charts
Rank in 2015:7Rank Score:1,717
Rank in 2010s78Overall Rank:1,052
Average Rating:  78/100 (331 votes)
Comments: 31 comments
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79.

What Did You Expect From The Vaccines?United Kingdom The Vaccines
Year of Release:2011Appears in:152 charts
Rank in 2011:19Rank Score:1,705
Rank in 2010s79Overall Rank:1,059
Average Rating:  74/100 (280 votes)
Comments: 21 comments
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80.

Tourist HistoryUnited Kingdom Two Door Cinema Club
Year of Release:2010Appears in:110 charts
Rank in 2010:19Rank Score:1,652
Rank in 2010s80Overall Rank:1,087
Average Rating:  71/100 (223 votes)
Comments: 19 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 210 21%
2011 194 19%
2012 182 18%
2013 180 18%
2014 132 13%
2015 96 10%
2016 6 1%
Artist Albums %


Death Grips 6 1%
Laura Marling 4 0%
Lana Del Rey 4 0%
Burial 4 0%
Kendrick Lamar 4 0%
Julia Holter 4 0%
Grimes 4 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 540 54%
United Kingdom 226 23%
Canada 73 7%
Australia 26 3%
Sweden 26 3%
Mixed Nationality 14 1%
France 13 1%
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