Best Albums of the 2010s

Listed below are the best albums of the 2010s as calculated from their overall rankings in over 52,000 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.
20105,384242,221
20115,535201,646
20125,863223,299
20136,352214,349
20146,833182,287
20156,864225,250
20166,748204,380
20176,946173,153
20186,988150,213
20197,388128,599
Total64,9011,945,397

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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37,523
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6,236
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4,189
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3,890
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3,261
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3,034
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 99 10%
2011 123 12%
2012 108 11%
2013 112 11%
2014 100 10%
2015 105 11%
2016 88 9%
2017 104 10%
2018 91 9%
2019 72 7%
Country Albums %


United States 558 56%
United Kingdom 222 22%
Canada 70 7%
Australia 34 3%
Mixed Nationality 29 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%
Best Albums of 1968
1. The Beatles (The White Album) by The Beatles
2. Electric Ladyland by The Jimi Hendrix Experience
3. Astral Weeks by Van Morrison
4. Odessey And Oracle by The Zombies
5. The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation Society by The Kinks
6. White Light/White Heat by The Velvet Underground
7. Beggars Banquet by The Rolling Stones
8. Music From Big Pink by The Band
9. Bookends by Simon & Garfunkel
10. At Folsom Prison by Johnny Cash
11. A Saucerful Of Secrets by Pink Floyd
12. Waiting For The Sun by The Doors
13. We're Only In It For The Money by The Mothers Of Invention
14. Lady Soul by Aretha Franklin
15. Cheap Thrills by Big Brother And The Holding Company
16. The Notorious Byrd Brothers by The Byrds
17. Os Mutantes by Os Mutantes
18. Wheels Of Fire by Cream
19. Sweetheart Of The Rodeo by The Byrds
20. The United States Of America by The United States Of America
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