Best Albums of the 2010s

Listed below are the best albums of the 2010s as calculated from their overall rankings in over 46,000 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.
20104,833260,611
20114,984214,254
20125,240237,808
20135,825223,850
20146,242183,538
20156,153229,639
20166,093200,450
20176,168166,991
20186,122141,635
20196,450111,342
Total58,1101,970,120

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 Vampire Weekend.
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2011
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1,806
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2015
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695
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387.
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2012
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672
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2016
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511
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2013
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330
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2011
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312
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Total albums: 6. Page 1 of 1

Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 98 10%
2011 130 13%
2012 112 11%
2013 116 12%
2014 105 11%
2015 107 11%
2016 81 8%
2017 103 10%
2018 87 9%
2019 61 6%
Country Albums %


United States 558 56%
United Kingdom 223 22%
Canada 67 7%
Australia 33 3%
Mixed Nationality 31 3%
Sweden 18 2%
France 8 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 991 99%
Yes 9 1%
Live? Albums %
No 995 100%
Yes 5 1%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 995 100%
Yes 5 1%
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