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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 38,000 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.
20104,130360,549 The Suburbs (40th)
by Arcade Fire
20114,260270,826 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (192nd)
by Bon Iver
20124,552288,040 Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (61st)
by Kendrick Lamar
20135,151254,031 Modern Vampires Of The City (158th)
by Vampire Weekend
20145,448188,683 Lost In The Dream (236th)
by The War On Drugs
20155,311225,335 To Pimp A Butterfly (49th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20165,089177,294 A Moon Shaped Pool (135th)
by Radiohead
20175,048134,050 Damn. (451st)
by Kendrick Lamar
20184,59989,595 Kids See Ghosts (761st)
by Kids See Ghosts
20191,4526,849 Titanic Rising (4,035th)
by Weyes Blood
Total45,0401,995,250

The best artists of the 2010s are Kendrick Lamar, Arcade Fire, Kanye West, Tame Impala, Beach House, Sufjan Stevens, The National, Radiohead, Frank Ocean and Vampire Weekend.
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RankAlbumArtist
4.

Good Kid, M.A.A.D CityUnited States Kendrick Lamar
Year of Release:2012Appears in:1,129 charts
Rank in 2012:1Rank Score:35,755
Rank in 2010s4Overall Rank:61
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (1,521 votes)
Comments: 163 comments
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5.

LonerismAustralia Tame Impala
Year of Release:2012Appears in:1,082 charts
Rank in 2012:2Rank Score:27,895
Rank in 2010s5Overall Rank:86
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (1,498 votes)
Comments: 155 comments
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12.

channel ORANGEUnited States Frank Ocean
Year of Release:2012Appears in:657 charts
Rank in 2012:3Rank Score:13,341
Rank in 2010s12Overall Rank:209
Average Rating:  82/100 (978 votes)
Comments: 100 comments
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19.

An Awesome WaveUnited Kingdom ∆ (alt-J)
Year of Release:2012Appears in:521 charts
Rank in 2012:4Rank Score:11,606
Rank in 2010s19Overall Rank:243
Average Rating:  78/100 (836 votes)
Comments: 67 comments
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27.

BloomUnited States Beach House
Year of Release:2012Appears in:578 charts
Rank in 2012:5Rank Score:9,415
Rank in 2010s27Overall Rank:306
Average Rating:  81/100 (883 votes)
Comments: 81 comments
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28.


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The Money StoreUnited States Death Grips
Year of Release:2012Appears in:442 charts
Rank in 2012:6Rank Score:9,172
Rank in 2010s28Overall Rank:315
Average Rating:  82/100 (720 votes)
Comments: 63 comments
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44.

The Idler Wheel Is Wiser Than The Driver Of The Screw And Whipping Cords Will Serve You More Than Ropes Will Ever DoUnited States Fiona Apple
Year of Release:2012Appears in:389 charts
Rank in 2012:7Rank Score:5,777
Rank in 2010s44Overall Rank:464
Average Rating:  80/100 (565 votes)
Comments: 57 comments
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48.

The SeerUnited States Swans
Year of Release:2012Appears in:329 charts
Rank in 2012:8Rank Score:5,087
Rank in 2010s48Overall Rank:521
Average Rating:  81/100 (525 votes)
Comments: 39 comments
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49.

Born To DieUnited States Lana Del Rey
Year of Release:2012Appears in:313 charts
Rank in 2012:9Rank Score:5,028
Rank in 2010s49Overall Rank:526
Average Rating:  70/100 (636 votes)
Comments: 82 comments
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60.

VisionsCanada Grimes
Year of Release:2012Appears in:366 charts
Rank in 2012:10Rank Score:4,276
Rank in 2010s60Overall Rank:604
Average Rating:  77/100 (591 votes)
Comments: 38 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 142 14%
2011 161 16%
2012 129 13%
2013 139 14%
2014 109 11%
2015 102 10%
2016 68 7%
2017 89 9%
2018 59 6%
2019 3 0%
Artist Albums %


Death Grips 10 1%
King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard 6 1%
Kendrick Lamar 5 0%
Lana Del Rey 5 0%
Julia Holter 5 0%
The Weeknd 5 0%
Beach House 5 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 548 55%
United Kingdom 213 21%
Canada 72 7%
Australia 32 3%
Mixed Nationality 31 3%
Sweden 19 2%
France 13 1%
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