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.
20105,502237,503
20115,682199,692
20125,959220,524
20136,453212,603
20146,984181,151
20157,033224,201
20166,874203,546
20177,099173,208
20187,148149,972
20197,553129,988
Total66,2871,932,387

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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2010
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6,846
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2019
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6,715
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2010
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6,581
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2018
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6,376
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2011
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6,250
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2011
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6,233
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2015
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6,142
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2013
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6,002
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2016
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5,933
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2012
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 97 10%
2011 123 12%
2012 109 11%
2013 113 11%
2014 99 10%
2015 105 11%
2016 88 9%
2017 108 11%
2018 91 9%
2019 72 7%
Country Albums %


United States 554 55%
United Kingdom 227 23%
Canada 69 7%
Australia 34 3%
Mixed Nationality 28 3%
Sweden 18 2%
France 10 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 995 99%
Yes 10 1%
Live? Albums %
No 1,000 100%
Yes 5 0%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 999 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. S.F. Sorrow by The Pretty Things
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