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.
20105,464239,240
20115,648200,437
20125,936221,470
20136,434213,348
20146,956181,625
20157,013224,841
20166,834203,788
20177,070173,416
20187,130150,177
20197,538129,583
Total66,0231,937,924

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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36,949
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2010
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26,114
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2012
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25,670
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2015
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18,317
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2016
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14,431
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2013
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11,950
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2010
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11,564
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2010
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11,183
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2012
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10,088
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2014
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9,877
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Total albums: 554. Page 1 of 56

Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 96 10%
2011 123 12%
2012 106 11%
2013 114 11%
2014 98 10%
2015 106 11%
2016 88 9%
2017 107 11%
2018 92 9%
2019 72 7%
Country Albums %


United States 555 55%
United Kingdom 225 22%
Canada 69 7%
Australia 34 3%
Mixed Nationality 28 3%
Sweden 18 2%
France 9 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 991 99%
Yes 11 1%
Live? Albums %
No 997 100%
Yes 5 0%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 996 99%
Yes 6 1%
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