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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 37,000 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.
20104,118359,913 The Suburbs (39th)
by Arcade Fire
20114,246269,578 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (192nd)
by Bon Iver
20124,536286,671 Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (61st)
by Kendrick Lamar
20135,131253,203 Modern Vampires Of The City (160th)
by Vampire Weekend
20145,415187,329 Lost In The Dream (237th)
by The War On Drugs
20155,268220,897 To Pimp A Butterfly (51st)
by Kendrick Lamar
20165,062174,680 A Moon Shaped Pool (138th)
by Radiohead
20175,014131,677 Damn. (449th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20184,50985,205 Twin Fantasy (Face To Face) (789th)
by Car Seat Headrest
20191,1613,962 Titanic Rising (7,165th)
by Weyes Blood
Total44,4601,973,114

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:733 charts
Rank in 2010:4Rank Score:14,408
Rank in 2010s11Overall Rank:194
Average Rating:  82/100 (1,006 votes)
Comments: 90 comments
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12.

channel ORANGEUnited States Frank Ocean
Year of Release:2012Appears in:651 charts
Rank in 2012:3Rank Score:13,186
Rank in 2010s12Overall Rank:210
Average Rating:  82/100 (967 votes)
Comments: 100 comments
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13.

Helplessness BluesUnited States Fleet Foxes
Year of Release:2011Appears in:719 charts
Rank in 2011:2Rank Score:12,749
Rank in 2010s13Overall Rank:218
Average Rating:  82/100 (1,071 votes)
Comments: 92 comments
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14.

BlondeUnited States Frank Ocean
Year of Release:2016Appears in:517 charts
Rank in 2016:2Rank Score:12,462
Rank in 2010s14Overall Rank:224
Average Rating:  84/100 (696 votes)
Comments: 60 comments
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15.

★ (Blackstar)United Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:2016Appears in:839 charts
Rank in 2016:3Rank Score:12,430
Rank in 2010s15Overall Rank:226
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,214 votes)
Comments: 114 comments
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16.

This Is HappeningUnited States LCD Soundsystem
Year of Release:2010Appears in:635 charts
Rank in 2010:5Rank Score:11,996
Rank in 2010s16Overall Rank:235
Average Rating:  82/100 (900 votes)
Comments: 57 comments
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17.

Lost In The DreamUnited States The War On Drugs
Year of Release:2014Appears in:675 charts
Rank in 2014:1Rank Score:11,946
Rank in 2010s17Overall Rank:237
Average Rating:  82/100 (898 votes)
Comments: 89 comments
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ReflektorCanada Arcade Fire
Year of Release:2013Appears in:700 charts
Rank in 2013:2Rank Score:11,659
Rank in 2010s18Overall Rank:241
Average Rating:  79/100 (1,306 votes)
Comments: 160 comments
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19.

An Awesome WaveUnited Kingdom ∆ (alt-J)
Year of Release:2012Appears in:521 charts
Rank in 2012:4Rank Score:11,643
Rank in 2010s19Overall Rank:242
Average Rating:  78/100 (829 votes)
Comments: 66 comments
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AMUnited Kingdom Arctic Monkeys
Year of Release:2013Appears in:603 charts
Rank in 2013:3Rank Score:11,278
Rank in 2010s20Overall Rank:252
Average Rating:  77/100 (1,191 votes)
Comments: 129 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 142 14%
2011 160 16%
2012 132 13%
2013 140 14%
2014 109 11%
2015 101 10%
2016 68 7%
2017 89 9%
2018 59 6%
2019 0 0%
Artist Albums %


Death Grips 9 1%
King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard 6 1%
Kendrick Lamar 5 1%
Lana Del Rey 5 1%
The Weeknd 5 1%
Julia Holter 5 1%
Beach House 5 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 549 55%
United Kingdom 212 21%
Canada 72 7%
Australia 33 3%
Mixed Nationality 29 3%
Sweden 18 2%
France 13 1%
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