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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2013
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8,378
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2011
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3,350
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2012
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495
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2013
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494
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2018
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423
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2018
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360
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2010
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347
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2010
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306
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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%
Best Ever Albums
1. OK Computer by Radiohead
2. The Dark Side Of The Moon by Pink Floyd
3. Abbey Road by The Beatles
4. Revolver by The Beatles
5. In Rainbows by Radiohead
6. Wish You Were Here by Pink Floyd
7. Kid A by Radiohead
8. Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band by The Beatles
9. The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars by David Bowie
10. The Velvet Underground & Nico by The Velvet Underground & Nico
11. Pet Sounds by The Beach Boys
12. Untitled (Led Zeppelin IV) by Led Zeppelin
13. The Beatles (The White Album) by The Beatles
14. Nevermind by Nirvana
15. Funeral by Arcade Fire
16. In The Aeroplane Over The Sea by Neutral Milk Hotel
17. The Queen Is Dead by The Smiths
18. To Pimp A Butterfly by Kendrick Lamar
19. Doolittle by Pixies
20. London Calling by The Clash
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