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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 27,000 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.
20103,312284,677 The Suburbs (39th)
by Arcade Fire
20113,507214,783 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (195th)
by Bon Iver
20123,741214,326 Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (87th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20134,247192,753 Modern Vampires Of The City (171st)
by Vampire Weekend
20144,514131,389 Lost In The Dream (296th)
by The War On Drugs
20154,261133,792 To Pimp A Butterfly (104th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20163,60375,909 A Moon Shaped Pool (263rd)
by Radiohead
20177062,132 I See You (9,391st)
by The xx
Total27,8911,249,761

The best artists of the 2010s are Arcade Fire, Kendrick Lamar, Kanye West, Tame Impala, The National, Sufjan Stevens, Beach House, Vampire Weekend, Radiohead and The Black Keys.
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The SuburbsCanada Arcade Fire
Year of Release:2010Appears in:1,241 charts
Rank in 2010:1Rank Score:40,615
Rank in 2010s1Overall Rank:39
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (1,787 votes)
Comments: 188 comments
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My Beautiful Dark Twisted FantasyUnited States Kanye West
Year of Release:2010Appears in:971 charts
Rank in 2010:2Rank Score:32,607
Rank in 2010s2Overall Rank:55
Average Rating:  84/100 (1,291 votes)
Comments: 191 comments
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Good Kid, M.A.A.D CityUnited States Kendrick Lamar
Year of Release:2012Appears in:751 charts
Rank in 2012:1Rank Score:23,156
Rank in 2010s3Overall Rank:87
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (1,011 votes)
Comments: 138 comments
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LonerismAustralia Tame Impala
Year of Release:2012Appears in:815 charts
Rank in 2012:2Rank Score:20,968
Rank in 2010s4Overall Rank:101
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,099 votes)
Comments: 130 comments
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To Pimp A ButterflyUnited States Kendrick Lamar
Year of Release:2015Appears in:739 charts
Rank in 2015:1Rank Score:20,407
Rank in 2010s5Overall Rank:104
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (992 votes)
Comments: 240 comments
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6.

High VioletUnited States The National
Year of Release:2010Appears in:615 charts
Rank in 2010:3Rank Score:14,073
Rank in 2010s6Overall Rank:158
Average Rating:  82/100 (869 votes)
Comments: 71 comments
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Modern Vampires Of The CityUnited States Vampire Weekend
Year of Release:2013Appears in:613 charts
Rank in 2013:1Rank Score:12,965
Rank in 2010s7Overall Rank:171
Average Rating:  82/100 (848 votes)
Comments: 100 comments
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Carrie & LowellUnited States Sufjan Stevens
Year of Release:2015Appears in:620 charts
Rank in 2015:2Rank Score:12,386
Rank in 2010s8Overall Rank:182
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (761 votes)
Comments: 104 comments
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Bon Iver, Bon IverUnited States Bon Iver
Year of Release:2011Appears in:554 charts
Rank in 2011:1Rank Score:11,735
Rank in 2010s9Overall Rank:195
Average Rating:  80/100 (887 votes)
Comments: 85 comments
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Teen DreamUnited States Beach House
Year of Release:2010Appears in:545 charts
Rank in 2010:4Rank Score:10,368
Rank in 2010s10Overall Rank:226
Average Rating:  82/100 (771 votes)
Comments: 77 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 186 19%
2011 189 19%
2012 161 16%
2013 167 17%
2014 128 13%
2015 110 11%
2016 59 6%
2017 0 0%
Artist Albums %


The Weeknd 7 1%
Death Grips 6 1%
Drake 4 0%
Frank Ocean 4 0%
Swans 4 0%
Laura Marling 4 0%
Burial 4 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 553 55%
United Kingdom 211 21%
Canada 75 8%
Australia 30 3%
Sweden 21 2%
Mixed Nationality 13 1%
France 12 1%
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