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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 35,000 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.
20103,945345,024 The Suburbs (40th)
by Arcade Fire
20114,114259,261 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (192nd)
by Bon Iver
20124,374275,052 Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (63rd)
by Kendrick Lamar
20134,996241,487 Modern Vampires Of The City (171st)
by Vampire Weekend
20145,252177,011 Lost In The Dream (243rd)
by The War On Drugs
20155,059207,166 To Pimp A Butterfly (54th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20164,825159,941 A Moon Shaped Pool (143rd)
by Radiohead
20174,767123,048 DAMN. (464th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20183,35932,920 Twin Fantasy (Face To Face) (2,009th)
by Car Seat Headrest
Total40,6911,820,909

The best artists of the 2010s are Kendrick Lamar, Arcade Fire, Kanye West, Tame Impala, Sufjan Stevens, The National, Beach House, Radiohead, Frank Ocean and Vampire Weekend.
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My Beautiful Dark Twisted FantasyUnited States Kanye West
Year of Release:2010Appears in:1,260 charts
Rank in 2010:2Rank Score:41,032
Rank in 2010s2Overall Rank:47
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (1,668 votes)
Comments: 213 comments
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To Pimp A ButterflyUnited States Kendrick Lamar
Year of Release:2015Appears in:1,169 charts
Rank in 2015:1Rank Score:38,482
Rank in 2010s3Overall Rank:54
Average Rating: Top rated 90/100 (1,513 votes)
Comments: 282 comments
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Good Kid, M.A.A.D CityUnited States Kendrick Lamar
Year of Release:2012Appears in:1,067 charts
Rank in 2012:1Rank Score:33,851
Rank in 2010s4Overall Rank:63
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (1,428 votes)
Comments: 158 comments
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Carrie & LowellUnited States Sufjan Stevens
Year of Release:2015Appears in:829 charts
Rank in 2015:2Rank Score:17,775
Rank in 2010s7Overall Rank:148
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,036 votes)
Comments: 118 comments
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High VioletUnited States The National
Year of Release:2010Appears in:766 charts
Rank in 2010:3Rank Score:17,681
Rank in 2010s8Overall Rank:151
Average Rating:  82/100 (1,036 votes)
Comments: 75 comments
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Modern Vampires Of The CityUnited States Vampire Weekend
Year of Release:2013Appears in:747 charts
Rank in 2013:1Rank Score:15,714
Rank in 2010s9Overall Rank:171
Average Rating:  82/100 (1,052 votes)
Comments: 112 comments
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Bon Iver, Bon IverUnited States Bon Iver
Year of Release:2011Appears in:700 charts
Rank in 2011:1Rank Score:14,098
Rank in 2010s10Overall Rank:193
Average Rating:  80/100 (1,049 votes)
Comments: 89 comments
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Teen DreamUnited States Beach House
Year of Release:2010Appears in:695 charts
Rank in 2010:4Rank Score:13,449
Rank in 2010s11Overall Rank:197
Average Rating:  82/100 (955 votes)
Comments: 86 comments
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channel ORANGEUnited States Frank Ocean
Year of Release:2012Appears in:621 charts
Rank in 2012:3Rank Score:12,664
Rank in 2010s12Overall Rank:215
Average Rating:  82/100 (917 votes)
Comments: 93 comments
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Helplessness BluesUnited States Fleet Foxes
Year of Release:2011Appears in:691 charts
Rank in 2011:2Rank Score:12,496
Rank in 2010s13Overall Rank:220
Average Rating:  82/100 (1,035 votes)
Comments: 91 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 150 15%
2011 167 17%
2012 137 14%
2013 144 14%
2014 108 11%
2015 107 11%
2016 71 7%
2017 91 9%
2018 28 3%
Artist Albums %


Death Grips 8 1%
King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard 6 1%
Julia Holter 5 0%
Kendrick Lamar 5 0%
Lana Del Rey 5 0%
Beach House 5 0%
The Weeknd 5 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 558 56%
United Kingdom 214 21%
Canada 76 8%
Australia 31 3%
Sweden 19 2%
Mixed Nationality 19 2%
France 12 1%
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