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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
61.

VisionsCanada Grimes
Year of Release:2012Appears in:356 charts
Rank in 2012:10Rank Score:4,134
Rank in 2010s61Overall Rank:620
Average Rating:  77/100 (580 votes)
Comments: 38 comments
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62.

The Wild HuntSweden The Tallest Man On Earth
Year of Release:2010Appears in:307 charts
Rank in 2010:15Rank Score:4,069
Rank in 2010s62Overall Rank:629
Average Rating:  78/100 (399 votes)
Comments: 32 comments
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63.

Skeleton TreeAustralia Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds
Year of Release:2016Appears in:392 charts
Rank in 2016:7Rank Score:3,982
Rank in 2010s63Overall Rank:640
Average Rating:  83/100 (505 votes)
Comments: 35 comments
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64.

SunbatherUnited States Deafheaven
Year of Release:2013Appears in:280 charts
Rank in 2013:8Rank Score:3,978
Rank in 2010s64Overall Rank:642
Average Rating:  78/100 (429 votes)
Comments: 47 comments
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65.

CosmogrammaUnited States Flying Lotus
Year of Release:2010Appears in:313 charts
Rank in 2010:16Rank Score:3,922
Rank in 2010s65Overall Rank:648
Average Rating:  80/100 (431 votes)
Comments: 19 comments
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66.

2Canada Mac DeMarco
Year of Release:2012Appears in:219 charts
Rank in 2012:11Rank Score:3,763
Rank in 2010s66Overall Rank:678
Average Rating:  80/100 (392 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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67.

Flower BoyUnited States Tyler, The Creator
Year of Release:2017Appears in:334 charts
Rank in 2017:3Rank Score:3,687
Rank in 2010s67Overall Rank:685
Average Rating:  83/100 (473 votes)
Comments: 45 comments
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68.

ShieldsUnited States Grizzly Bear
Year of Release:2012Appears in:321 charts
Rank in 2012:12Rank Score:3,580
Rank in 2010s68Overall Rank:706
Average Rating:  79/100 (503 votes)
Comments: 37 comments
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69.

Strange MercyUnited States St. Vincent
Year of Release:2011Appears in:297 charts
Rank in 2011:11Rank Score:3,523
Rank in 2010s69Overall Rank:719
Average Rating:  79/100 (425 votes)
Comments: 26 comments
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70.

Pure HeroineNew Zealand Lorde
Year of Release:2013Appears in:252 charts
Rank in 2013:9Rank Score:3,477
Rank in 2010s70Overall Rank:730
Average Rating:  75/100 (429 votes)
Comments: 50 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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