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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.
20104,052356,199 The Suburbs (39th)
by Arcade Fire
20114,195267,717 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (191st)
by Bon Iver
20124,475284,244 Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (61st)
by Kendrick Lamar
20135,085250,928 Modern Vampires Of The City (159th)
by Vampire Weekend
20145,369186,262 Lost In The Dream (237th)
by The War On Drugs
20155,216217,788 To Pimp A Butterfly (54th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20164,988170,623 A Moon Shaped Pool (140th)
by Radiohead
20174,914129,923 DAMN. (459th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20184,32175,699 Twin Fantasy (Face To Face) (951st)
by Car Seat Headrest
2019513776
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Remind Me Tomorrow (16,343rd)
by Sharon Van Etten
Total43,1281,940,158

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:431 charts
Rank in 2014:3Rank Score:5,890
Rank in 2010s41Overall Rank:455
Average Rating:  80/100 (649 votes)
Comments: 78 comments
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42.

DAMN.United States Kendrick Lamar
Year of Release:2017Appears in:567 charts
Rank in 2017:1Rank Score:5,796
Rank in 2010s42Overall Rank:459
Average Rating:  81/100 (875 votes)
Comments: 126 comments
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43.

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:373 charts
Rank in 2012:7Rank Score:5,596
Rank in 2010s43Overall Rank:469
Average Rating:  80/100 (547 votes)
Comments: 56 comments
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44.

Have One On MeUnited States Joanna Newsom
Year of Release:2010Appears in:342 charts
Rank in 2010:12Rank Score:5,548
Rank in 2010s44Overall Rank:477
Average Rating:  81/100 (385 votes)
Comments: 33 comments
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45.

21United Kingdom Adele
Year of Release:2011Appears in:357 charts
Rank in 2011:7Rank Score:5,471
Rank in 2010s45Overall Rank:484
Average Rating:  71/100 (724 votes)
Comments: 79 comments
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46.

Hurry Up, We're DreamingFrance M83
Year of Release:2011Appears in:364 charts
Rank in 2011:8Rank Score:5,301
Rank in 2010s46Overall Rank:498
Average Rating:  77/100 (521 votes)
Comments: 42 comments
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47.

Run The Jewels 2United States Run The Jewels
Year of Release:2014Appears in:399 charts
Rank in 2014:4Rank Score:5,274
Rank in 2010s47Overall Rank:502
Average Rating:  82/100 (593 votes)
Comments: 30 comments
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48.

Born To DieUnited States Lana Del Rey
Year of Release:2012Appears in:311 charts
Rank in 2012:8Rank Score:5,205
Rank in 2010s48Overall Rank:509
Average Rating:  69/100 (618 votes)
Comments: 82 comments
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49.

The SeerUnited States Swans
Year of Release:2012Appears in:319 charts
Rank in 2012:9Rank Score:5,098
Rank in 2010s49Overall Rank:518
Average Rating:  81/100 (515 votes)
Comments: 39 comments
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50.

The ArchAndroidUnited States Janelle Monáe
Year of Release:2010Appears in:356 charts
Rank in 2010:13Rank Score:5,045
Rank in 2010s50Overall Rank:523
Average Rating:  80/100 (476 votes)
Comments: 30 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 142 14%
2011 163 16%
2012 132 13%
2013 140 14%
2014 108 11%
2015 102 10%
2016 72 7%
2017 89 9%
2018 52 5%
2019 0 0%
Artist Albums %


Death Grips 8 1%
King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard 6 1%
The Weeknd 5 1%
Kendrick Lamar 5 1%
Lana Del Rey 5 1%
Julia Holter 5 1%
Beach House 5 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 556 56%
United Kingdom 215 22%
Canada 73 7%
Australia 32 3%
Mixed Nationality 24 2%
Sweden 17 2%
France 12 1%
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