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.
20105,443239,980
20115,625201,066
20125,920221,698
20136,408212,919
20146,926181,864
20156,977225,282
20166,810203,954
20177,012173,907
20187,100150,247
20197,501129,312
Total65,7221,940,228

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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8,314
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7,706
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6,055
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3,696
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3,052
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 95 10%
2011 123 12%
2012 107 11%
2013 113 11%
2014 99 10%
2015 106 11%
2016 88 9%
2017 105 11%
2018 91 9%
2019 73 7%
Country Albums %


United States 557 56%
United Kingdom 224 22%
Canada 70 7%
Australia 34 3%
Mixed Nationality 28 3%
Sweden 17 2%
France 9 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 989 99%
Yes 11 1%
Live? Albums %
No 995 100%
Yes 5 1%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 994 99%
Yes 6 1%
Best Artists of 1977
1. Fleetwood Mac
2. David Bowie
3. Pink Floyd
4. Television
5. Sex Pistols
6. Steely Dan
7. Billy Joel
8. Bob Marley & The Wailers
9. Bob Marley
10. The Clash
11. Iggy Pop
12. Kraftwerk
13. Wire
14. Ramones
15. Elvis Costello
16. Electric Light Orchestra
17. Talking Heads
18. Meat Loaf
19. Suicide
20. Fela Kuti
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