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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.
20103,945345,316 The Suburbs (40th)
by Arcade Fire
20114,116259,276 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (193rd)
by Bon Iver
20124,374275,240 Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (63rd)
by Kendrick Lamar
20134,998241,660 Modern Vampires Of The City (171st)
by Vampire Weekend
20145,253177,183 Lost In The Dream (243rd)
by The War On Drugs
20155,059207,316 To Pimp A Butterfly (54th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20164,828160,186 A Moon Shaped Pool (143rd)
by Radiohead
20174,767123,166 DAMN. (464th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20183,36633,045 Twin Fantasy (Face To Face) (2,009th)
by Car Seat Headrest
Total40,7061,822,389

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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RankAlbumArtist
41.

DAMN.United States Kendrick Lamar
Year of Release:2017Appears in:550 charts
Rank in 2017:1Rank Score:5,551
Rank in 2010s41Overall Rank:464
Average Rating:  81/100 (836 votes)
Comments: 120 comments
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62.

MelodramaNew Zealand Lorde
Year of Release:2017Appears in:376 charts
Rank in 2017:2Rank Score:4,002
Rank in 2010s62Overall Rank:629
Average Rating:  80/100 (478 votes)
Comments: 46 comments
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69.

Flower BoyUnited States Tyler, The Creator
Year of Release:2017Appears in:325 charts
Rank in 2017:3Rank Score:3,374
Rank in 2010s69Overall Rank:731
Average Rating:  83/100 (443 votes)
Comments: 43 comments
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75.

A Deeper UnderstandingUnited States The War On Drugs
Year of Release:2017Appears in:350 charts
Rank in 2017:4Rank Score:3,143
Rank in 2010s75Overall Rank:774
Average Rating:  82/100 (399 votes)
Comments: 37 comments
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96.

A Crow Looked At MeUnited States Mount Eerie
Year of Release:2017Appears in:293 charts
Rank in 2017:5Rank Score:2,459
Rank in 2010s96Overall Rank:977
Average Rating:  80/100 (416 votes)
Comments: 47 comments
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98.

American DreamUnited States LCD Soundsystem
Year of Release:2017Appears in:343 charts
Rank in 2017:6Rank Score:2,405
Rank in 2010s98Overall Rank:1,001
Average Rating:  79/100 (439 votes)
Comments: 31 comments
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111.

SlowdiveUnited Kingdom Slowdive
Year of Release:2017Appears in:320 charts
Rank in 2017:7Rank Score:2,210
Rank in 2010s111Overall Rank:1,085
Average Rating:  80/100 (412 votes)
Comments: 38 comments
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112.

Crack-UpUnited States Fleet Foxes
Year of Release:2017Appears in:298 charts
Rank in 2017:8Rank Score:2,208
Rank in 2010s112Overall Rank:1,091
Average Rating:  79/100 (411 votes)
Comments: 36 comments
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122.

Saturation IIIUnited States Brockhampton
Year of Release:2017Appears in:142 charts
Rank in 2017:9Rank Score:2,079
Rank in 2010s122Overall Rank:1,149
Average Rating:  83/100 (271 votes)
Comments: 18 comments
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128.

Pure ComedyUnited States Father John Misty
Year of Release:2017Appears in:270 charts
Rank in 2017:10Rank Score:1,967
Rank in 2010s128Overall Rank:1,200
Average Rating:  76/100 (434 votes)
Comments: 40 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 149 15%
2011 167 17%
2012 137 14%
2013 145 15%
2014 108 11%
2015 107 11%
2016 71 7%
2017 91 9%
2018 25 3%
Artist Albums %


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


United States 556 56%
United Kingdom 213 21%
Canada 76 8%
Australia 31 3%
Sweden 19 2%
Mixed Nationality 19 2%
Norway 12 1%
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