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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.
20104,177364,026 The Suburbs (40th)
by Arcade Fire
20114,313272,616 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (194th)
by Bon Iver
20124,603290,237 Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (61st)
by Kendrick Lamar
20135,191256,477 Modern Vampires Of The City (157th)
by Vampire Weekend
20145,493191,424 Lost In The Dream (236th)
by The War On Drugs
20155,350228,513 To Pimp A Butterfly (46th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20165,142181,556 A Moon Shaped Pool (134th)
by Radiohead
20175,117137,547 Damn. (451st)
by Kendrick Lamar
20184,74898,492 Kids See Ghosts (660th)
by Kids See Ghosts
20192,03112,203 Titanic Rising (2,891st)
by Weyes Blood
Total46,1652,033,091

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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RankAlbumArtist
41.

BenjiUnited States Sun Kil Moon
Year of Release:2014Appears in:449 charts
Rank in 2014:3Rank Score:6,093
Rank in 2010s41Overall Rank:449
Average Rating:  80/100 (672 votes)
Comments: 81 comments
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42.

Damn.United States Kendrick Lamar
Year of Release:2017Appears in:583 charts
Rank in 2017:1Rank Score:6,032
Rank in 2010s42Overall Rank:451
Average Rating:  81/100 (931 votes)
Comments: 134 comments
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43.

Have One On MeUnited States Joanna Newsom
Year of Release:2010Appears in:364 charts
Rank in 2010:12Rank Score:5,964
Rank in 2010s43Overall Rank:459
Average Rating:  81/100 (407 votes)
Comments: 35 comments
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44.

The Idler Wheel Is Wiser Than The Driver Of The Screw And Whipping Cords Will Serve You More Than Ropes Will Ever DoUnited States Fiona Apple
Year of Release:2012Appears in:395 charts
Rank in 2012:7Rank Score:5,939
Rank in 2010s44Overall Rank:462
Average Rating:  80/100 (572 votes)
Comments: 58 comments
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45.

Hurry Up, We're DreamingFrance M83
Year of Release:2011Appears in:373 charts
Rank in 2011:7Rank Score:5,512
Rank in 2010s45Overall Rank:485
Average Rating:  77/100 (541 votes)
Comments: 42 comments
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46.

Run The Jewels 2United States Run The Jewels
Year of Release:2014Appears in:414 charts
Rank in 2014:4Rank Score:5,498
Rank in 2010s46Overall Rank:486
Average Rating:  82/100 (620 votes)
Comments: 32 comments
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47.

21United Kingdom Adele
Year of Release:2011Appears in:366 charts
Rank in 2011:8Rank Score:5,187
Rank in 2010s47Overall Rank:516
Average Rating:  72/100 (755 votes)
Comments: 80 comments
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48.

The SeerUnited States Swans
Year of Release:2012Appears in:330 charts
Rank in 2012:8Rank Score:5,116
Rank in 2010s48Overall Rank:522
Average Rating:  81/100 (532 votes)
Comments: 39 comments
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49.

Wasting LightUnited States Foo Fighters
Year of Release:2011Appears in:337 charts
Rank in 2011:9Rank Score:5,032
Rank in 2010s49Overall Rank:532
Average Rating:  76/100 (669 votes)
Comments: 46 comments
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50.

Salad DaysCanada Mac DeMarco
Year of Release:2014Appears in:417 charts
Rank in 2014:5Rank Score:5,024
Rank in 2010s50Overall Rank:534
Average Rating:  80/100 (680 votes)
Comments: 36 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 141 14%
2011 160 16%
2012 128 13%
2013 140 14%
2014 110 11%
2015 100 10%
2016 67 7%
2017 90 9%
2018 59 6%
2019 5 1%
Artist Albums %


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


United States 552 55%
United Kingdom 211 21%
Canada 70 7%
Australia 32 3%
Mixed Nationality 31 3%
Sweden 17 2%
France 13 1%
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