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Best Albums of the 2010s

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Listed below are the greatest albums of the 2010s as calculated from their overall rankings in over 38,000 greatest album charts.

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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.
20104,177364,451 The Suburbs (40th)
by Arcade Fire
20114,314272,943 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (194th)
by Bon Iver
20124,604290,477 Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (61st)
by Kendrick Lamar
20135,193256,763 Modern Vampires Of The City (158th)
by Vampire Weekend
20145,493191,640 Lost In The Dream (236th)
by The War On Drugs
20155,351228,752 To Pimp A Butterfly (46th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20165,143181,630 A Moon Shaped Pool (134th)
by Radiohead
20175,121137,818 Damn. (452nd)
by Kendrick Lamar
20184,75599,428 Kids See Ghosts (663rd)
by Kids See Ghosts
20192,08412,564 Titanic Rising (2,877th)
by Weyes Blood
Total46,2352,036,465

The best artists of the 2010s are Kendrick Lamar, Arcade Fire, Kanye West, Tame Impala, Beach House, Sufjan Stevens, The National, Radiohead, Frank Ocean and Vampire Weekend.
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11.

Teen DreamUnited States Beach House
Year of Release:2010Appears in:747 charts
Rank in 2010:4Rank Score:14,508
Rank in 2010s11Overall Rank:195
Average Rating:  82/100 (1,031 votes)
Comments: 94 comments
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12.

channel ORANGEUnited States Frank Ocean
Year of Release:2012Appears in:669 charts
Rank in 2012:3Rank Score:13,519
Rank in 2010s12Overall Rank:207
Average Rating:  82/100 (991 votes)
Comments: 101 comments
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13.

BlondeUnited States Frank Ocean
Year of Release:2016Appears in:545 charts
Rank in 2016:2Rank Score:13,449
Rank in 2010s13Overall Rank:211
Average Rating:  84/100 (724 votes)
Comments: 64 comments
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14.

Helplessness BluesUnited States Fleet Foxes
Year of Release:2011Appears in:723 charts
Rank in 2011:2Rank Score:13,015
Rank in 2010s14Overall Rank:217
Average Rating:  82/100 (1,094 votes)
Comments: 92 comments
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15.

★ (Blackstar)United Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:2016Appears in:858 charts
Rank in 2016:3Rank Score:12,769
Rank in 2010s15Overall Rank:223
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,258 votes)
Comments: 120 comments
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16.

This Is HappeningUnited States LCD Soundsystem
Year of Release:2010Appears in:653 charts
Rank in 2010:5Rank Score:12,127
Rank in 2010s16Overall Rank:233
Average Rating:  82/100 (917 votes)
Comments: 59 comments
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17.

Lost In The DreamUnited States The War On Drugs
Year of Release:2014Appears in:685 charts
Rank in 2014:1Rank Score:12,074
Rank in 2010s17Overall Rank:236
Average Rating:  82/100 (916 votes)
Comments: 89 comments
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ReflektorCanada Arcade Fire
Year of Release:2013Appears in:711 charts
Rank in 2013:2Rank Score:11,814
Rank in 2010s18Overall Rank:242
Average Rating:  79/100 (1,331 votes)
Comments: 160 comments
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19.

An Awesome WaveUnited Kingdom ∆ (alt-J)
Year of Release:2012Appears in:531 charts
Rank in 2012:4Rank Score:11,784
Rank in 2010s19Overall Rank:243
Average Rating:  78/100 (846 votes)
Comments: 68 comments
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AMUnited Kingdom Arctic Monkeys
Year of Release:2013Appears in:612 charts
Rank in 2013:3Rank Score:11,294
Rank in 2010s20Overall Rank:251
Average Rating:  77/100 (1,224 votes)
Comments: 130 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 142 14%
2011 159 16%
2012 127 13%
2013 140 14%
2014 110 11%
2015 100 10%
2016 67 7%
2017 90 9%
2018 60 6%
2019 5 1%
Artist Albums %


Death Grips 10 1%
King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard 6 1%
Kendrick Lamar 5 1%
Lana Del Rey 5 1%
Julia Holter 5 1%
The Weeknd 5 1%
Beach House 5 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 551 55%
United Kingdom 212 21%
Canada 70 7%
Australia 32 3%
Mixed Nationality 31 3%
Sweden 17 2%
France 14 1%
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