Best Albums of the 2010s

Listed below are the best albums of the 2010s as calculated from their overall rankings in over 53,000 greatest album charts.

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2010s decade summary
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.
20105,532236,703
20115,709199,010
20125,992220,051
20136,503212,356
20147,003180,905
20157,063224,269
20166,916203,263
20177,121173,619
20187,167149,995
20197,604129,840
Total66,6101,930,011

The best artists of the 2010s were Kendrick Lamar, Kanye West, Tame Impala, Arcade Fire, Beach House, Frank Ocean, Sufjan Stevens, Radiohead, The National and Nick Cave.
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2015
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3,006
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2013
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1,939
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2018
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1,307
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2012
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509
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2011
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 95 10%
2011 123 12%
2012 108 11%
2013 114 11%
2014 98 10%
2015 105 11%
2016 89 9%
2017 108 11%
2018 90 9%
2019 71 7%
Country Albums %


United States 551 55%
United Kingdom 227 23%
Canada 70 7%
Australia 34 3%
Mixed Nationality 28 3%
Sweden 19 2%
France 9 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 990 99%
Yes 11 1%
Live? Albums %
No 996 100%
Yes 5 0%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 995 99%
Yes 6 1%
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4. Souvlaki by Slowdive
5. Vs. by Pearl Jam
6. Debut by Björk
7. Midnight Marauders by A Tribe Called Quest
8. Suede by Suede
9. Last Splash by The Breeders
10. Red House Painters (Rollercoaster) by Red House Painters
11. August And Everything After by Counting Crows
12. Doggystyle by Snoop Dogg
13. Rid Of Me by PJ Harvey
14. Modern Life Is Rubbish by Blur
15. Exile In Guyville by Liz Phair
16. So Tonight That I Might See by Mazzy Star
17. Songs Of Faith And Devotion by Depeche Mode
18. Pablo Honey by Radiohead
19. Zooropa by U2
20. Undertow by Tool
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