Best Albums of the 2010s

Listed below are the best albums of the 2010s as calculated from their overall rankings in over 49,000 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.
20104,926252,262
20115,131208,864
20125,394231,993
20135,945219,979
20146,369183,953
20156,324230,461
20166,281206,273
20176,396172,058
20186,358149,363
20196,814123,534
Total59,9381,978,739

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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2012
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8,658
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2011
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2,326
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2016
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1,642
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2015
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1,619
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2012
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830
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2018
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527
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2013
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290
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2017
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264
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263
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 93 9%
2011 126 13%
2012 109 11%
2013 111 11%
2014 101 10%
2015 110 11%
2016 84 8%
2017 106 11%
2018 90 9%
2019 70 7%
Country Albums %


United States 561 56%
United Kingdom 220 22%
Canada 69 7%
Australia 33 3%
Mixed Nationality 30 3%
Sweden 16 2%
France 9 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 990 99%
Yes 10 1%
Live? Albums %
No 995 100%
Yes 5 1%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 996 100%
Yes 4 0%
Best Albums of the 1970s
1. The Dark Side Of The Moon by Pink Floyd
2. Wish You Were Here by Pink Floyd
3. The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars by David Bowie
4. Untitled (Led Zeppelin IV) by Led Zeppelin
5. London Calling by The Clash
6. Rumours by Fleetwood Mac
7. The Wall by Pink Floyd
8. Animals by Pink Floyd
9. Unknown Pleasures by Joy Division
10. Who's Next by The Who
11. Blood On The Tracks by Bob Dylan
12. Exile On Main St. by The Rolling Stones
13. Hunky Dory by David Bowie
14. Marquee Moon by Television
15. Pink Moon by Nick Drake
16. Low by David Bowie
17. Paranoid by Black Sabbath
18. What's Going On by Marvin Gaye
19. Sticky Fingers by The Rolling Stones
20. Born To Run by Bruce Springsteen
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