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.
20105,502237,503
20115,682199,692
20125,959220,524
20136,453212,603
20146,984181,151
20157,033224,201
20166,874203,546
20177,099173,208
20187,148149,972
20197,553129,988
Total66,2871,932,387

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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36,788
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2010
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25,812
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2012
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25,569
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2010
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21,613
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2015
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18,176
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2016
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17,057
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2012
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16,702
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2016
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14,436
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2016
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12,542
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2013
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11,858
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Total albums: 995. Page 1 of 100

Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 97 10%
2011 123 12%
2012 109 11%
2013 113 11%
2014 99 10%
2015 105 11%
2016 88 9%
2017 108 11%
2018 91 9%
2019 72 7%
Country Albums %


United States 554 55%
United Kingdom 227 23%
Canada 69 7%
Australia 34 3%
Mixed Nationality 28 3%
Sweden 18 2%
France 10 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 995 99%
Yes 10 1%
Live? Albums %
No 1,000 100%
Yes 5 0%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 999 99%
Yes 6 1%
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