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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.
20102,974245,502 The Suburbs (38th)
by Arcade Fire
20113,171187,663 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (200th)
by Bon Iver
20123,375174,991 Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (111th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20133,875159,131 Modern Vampires Of The City (186th)
by Vampire Weekend
20144,121106,062 Lost In The Dream (339th)
by The War On Drugs
20153,69283,935 To Pimp A Butterfly (173rd)
by Kendrick Lamar
20169884,365 Blackstar (2,093rd)
by David Bowie
Total22,196961,650

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.

We Are The 21st Century Ambassadors Of Peace And MagicUnited States Foxygen
Year of Release:2013Appears in:214 charts
Rank in 2013:11Rank Score:1,931
Rank in 2010s71Overall Rank:940
Average Rating:  76/100 (385 votes)
Comments: 70 comments
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72.

2Canada Mac DeMarco
Year of Release:2012Appears in:123 charts
Rank in 2012:15Rank Score:1,883
Rank in 2010s72Overall Rank:964
Average Rating:  80/100 (192 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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73.

The MonitorUnited States Titus Andronicus
Year of Release:2010Appears in:113 charts
Rank in 2010:18Rank Score:1,873
Rank in 2010s73Overall Rank:969
Average Rating:  78/100 (188 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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74.

AnglesUnited States The Strokes
Year of Release:2011Appears in:168 charts
Rank in 2011:18Rank Score:1,839
Rank in 2010s74Overall Rank:984
Average Rating:  72/100 (523 votes)
Comments: 55 comments
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75.

The 2nd LawUnited Kingdom Muse
Year of Release:2012Appears in:136 charts
Rank in 2012:16Rank Score:1,788
Rank in 2010s75Overall Rank:1,008
Average Rating:  64/100 (416 votes)
Comments: 55 comments
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76.

Acid RapUnited States Chance The Rapper
Year of Release:2013Appears in:140 charts
Rank in 2013:12Rank Score:1,751
Rank in 2010s76Overall Rank:1,019
Average Rating:  75/100 (237 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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77.

Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just SitAustralia Courtney Barnett
Year of Release:2015Appears in:218 charts
Rank in 2015:6Rank Score:1,651
Rank in 2010s77Overall Rank:1,072
Average Rating:  79/100 (345 votes)
Comments: 35 comments
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78.

The King is DeadUnited States The Decemberists
Year of Release:2011Appears in:132 charts
Rank in 2011:19Rank Score:1,642
Rank in 2010s78Overall Rank:1,077
Average Rating:  74/100 (273 votes)
Comments: 24 comments
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79.

What Did You Expect From The Vaccines?United Kingdom The Vaccines
Year of Release:2011Appears in:146 charts
Rank in 2011:20Rank Score:1,636
Rank in 2010s79Overall Rank:1,079
Average Rating:  74/100 (277 votes)
Comments: 21 comments
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80.

In ColourUnited Kingdom Jamie xx
Year of Release:2015Appears in:168 charts
Rank in 2015:7Rank Score:1,610
Rank in 2010s80Overall Rank:1,093
Average Rating:  78/100 (315 votes)
Comments: 31 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 215 22%
2011 195 20%
2012 182 18%
2013 181 18%
2014 132 13%
2015 91 9%
2016 4 0%
Artist Albums %


Death Grips 6 1%
Julia Holter 4 0%
Grimes 4 0%
Sun Kil Moon 4 0%
Beach House 4 0%
Drake 4 0%
The Tallest Man On Earth 4 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 544 54%
United Kingdom 218 22%
Canada 75 8%
Australia 28 3%
Sweden 25 3%
Mixed Nationality 14 1%
France 13 1%
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