Best Albums of the 2010s

Listed below are the best albums of the 2010s as calculated from their overall rankings in over 45,000 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.
20104,762264,028
20114,919216,535
20125,174241,463
20135,773225,528
20146,161185,067
20156,072230,504
20165,995201,023
20176,074165,797
20186,023140,663
20196,321109,290
Total57,2741,979,897

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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631.
Interstellar 
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2014
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417
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2016
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346
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2010
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272
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2010
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266
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2018
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258
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Total albums: 6. Page 1 of 1

Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 95 10%
2011 133 13%
2012 108 11%
2013 118 12%
2014 104 10%
2015 106 11%
2016 82 8%
2017 103 10%
2018 89 9%
2019 62 6%
Country Albums %


United States 560 56%
United Kingdom 219 22%
Canada 66 7%
Mixed Nationality 34 3%
Australia 33 3%
Sweden 17 2%
France 8 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 990 99%
Yes 10 1%
Live? Albums %
No 996 100%
Yes 4 0%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 994 99%
Yes 6 1%
Best Artists of the 1970s
1. Pink Floyd
2. David Bowie
3. Led Zeppelin
4. Neil Young
5. The Rolling Stones
6. The Clash
7. The Who
8. Fleetwood Mac
9. Black Sabbath
10. Genesis
11. Stevie Wonder
12. Bruce Springsteen
13. Bob Dylan
14. Yes
15. Paul McCartney
16. Nick Drake
17. Joy Division
18. Joni Mitchell
19. Queen
20. Bob Marley
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