Best Albums of the 2010s

Listed below are the best albums of the 2010s as calculated from their overall rankings in over 43,000 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.
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/yearstats.php?y=20124,908251,260
/yearstats.php?y=20135,506233,064
/yearstats.php?y=20145,799184,931
/yearstats.php?y=20155,720229,985
/yearstats.php?y=20165,522193,906
/yearstats.php?y=20175,581158,524
/yearstats.php?y=20185,343124,293
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Total52,4671,966,989

The best artists of the 2010s were Kendrick Lamar, Kanye West, Arcade Fire, Tame Impala, Beach House, Frank Ocean, Sufjan Stevens, Radiohead, The National and Vampire Weekend.
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2015
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3,140
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2013
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2,196
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2018
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1,437
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2012
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495
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2011
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452
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 106 11%
2011 142 14%
2012 110 11%
2013 126 13%
2014 105 11%
2015 104 10%
2016 74 7%
2017 103 10%
2018 77 8%
2019 53 5%
Country Albums %


United States 568 57%
United Kingdom 212 21%
Canada 68 7%
Australia 36 4%
Mixed Nationality 25 3%
Sweden 17 2%
Ireland 11 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 991 99%
Yes 9 1%
Live? Albums %
No 997 100%
Yes 3 0%
Recognised  Year Charts (2019)
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2. The 50 Best Albums of 2019 by Billboard (2019)
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6. The Wire's Top 50 Releases 2019 by The Wire (2019)
7. Top 99 Music Albums of 2019 by The Quietus (2019)
8. The 50 best albums of 2019 by Independent (2019)
9. Top 50 Albums of 2019 by Vive Le Rock! (2019)
10. Kerrang!'s Albums Of 2019 by Kerrang! (2019)
11. Top 100 Albums of 2019 by Piccadilly Records (2019)
12. Top 50 Albums of 2019 by The Needle Drop (2019)
13. The Best Albums of 2019 by Thrillist (2019)
14. Best Albums of 2019 by Northern Transmissions (2019)
15. The Loud And Quiet best 40 albums of 2019 by Loud And Quiet (2019)
16. The Best Albums of 2019 by The Ringer (2019)
17. Albums Of The Year 2019 by Rough Trade (2019)
18. Top 20 Albums of 2019 by Spectrum Culture (2019)
19. The 50 Best Albums of 2019 by Dummy (2019)
20. Les Inrocks Albums of the Year 2019 by Les Inrocks (2019)
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