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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 33,000 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.
20103,817332,133 The Suburbs (39th)
by Arcade Fire
20114,017251,778 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (190th)
by Bon Iver
20124,271261,322 Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (70th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20134,863231,875 Modern Vampires Of The City (170th)
by Vampire Weekend
20145,114167,305 Lost In The Dream (242nd)
by The War On Drugs
20154,932189,438 To Pimp A Butterfly (62nd)
by Kendrick Lamar
20164,689142,521 A Moon Shaped Pool (155th)
by Radiohead
20174,535104,675 DAMN. (551st)
by Kendrick Lamar
20181,63810,328 Twin Fantasy (Face To Face) (3,307th)
by Car Seat Headrest
Total37,8761,691,374

The best artists of the 2010s are Kendrick Lamar, Arcade Fire, Kanye West, Tame Impala, The National, Sufjan Stevens, Beach House, Radiohead, Frank Ocean and Vampire Weekend.
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The SuburbsCanada Arcade Fire
Year of Release:2010Appears in:1,411 charts
Rank in 2010:1Rank Score:44,920
Rank in 2010s1Overall Rank:39
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (2,099 votes)
Comments: 205 comments
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My Beautiful Dark Twisted FantasyUnited States Kanye West
Year of Release:2010Appears in:1,188 charts
Rank in 2010:2Rank Score:38,823
Rank in 2010s2Overall Rank:51
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (1,588 votes)
Comments: 204 comments
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To Pimp A ButterflyUnited States Kendrick Lamar
Year of Release:2015Appears in:1,061 charts
Rank in 2015:1Rank Score:32,877
Rank in 2010s3Overall Rank:62
Average Rating: Top rated 90/100 (1,399 votes)
Comments: 273 comments
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Good Kid, M.A.A.D CityUnited States Kendrick Lamar
Year of Release:2012Appears in:979 charts
Rank in 2012:1Rank Score:30,721
Rank in 2010s4Overall Rank:70
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (1,340 votes)
Comments: 155 comments
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LonerismAustralia Tame Impala
Year of Release:2012Appears in:1,009 charts
Rank in 2012:2Rank Score:25,691
Rank in 2010s5Overall Rank:89
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (1,355 votes)
Comments: 145 comments
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6.

High VioletUnited States The National
Year of Release:2010Appears in:736 charts
Rank in 2010:3Rank Score:17,082
Rank in 2010s6Overall Rank:147
Average Rating:  82/100 (1,004 votes)
Comments: 73 comments
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Carrie & LowellUnited States Sufjan Stevens
Year of Release:2015Appears in:793 charts
Rank in 2015:2Rank Score:16,819
Rank in 2010s7Overall Rank:150
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (977 votes)
Comments: 117 comments
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8.

A Moon Shaped PoolUnited Kingdom Radiohead
Year of Release:2016Appears in:869 charts
Rank in 2016:1Rank Score:16,237
Rank in 2010s8Overall Rank:155
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (1,371 votes)
Comments: 221 comments
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Modern Vampires Of The CityUnited States Vampire Weekend
Year of Release:2013Appears in:718 charts
Rank in 2013:1Rank Score:14,987
Rank in 2010s9Overall Rank:170
Average Rating:  82/100 (1,006 votes)
Comments: 110 comments
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Bon Iver, Bon IverUnited States Bon Iver
Year of Release:2011Appears in:676 charts
Rank in 2011:1Rank Score:13,722
Rank in 2010s10Overall Rank:190
Average Rating:  80/100 (1,011 votes)
Comments: 87 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 159 16%
2011 168 17%
2012 141 14%
2013 144 14%
2014 111 11%
2015 112 11%
2016 75 8%
2017 86 9%
2018 4 0%
Artist Albums %


Death Grips 7 1%
King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard 6 1%
Beach House 5 1%
The Weeknd 5 1%
Kendrick Lamar 5 1%
Lana Del Rey 5 1%
Burial 4 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 555 56%
United Kingdom 215 22%
Canada 77 8%
Australia 30 3%
Sweden 18 2%
Mixed Nationality 16 2%
France 13 1%
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