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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 35,000 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.
20103,868338,949 The Suburbs (39th)
by Arcade Fire
20114,059255,808 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (190th)
by Bon Iver
20124,324268,934 Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (67th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20134,926238,400 Modern Vampires Of The City (172nd)
by Vampire Weekend
20145,179172,723 Lost In The Dream (242nd)
by The War On Drugs
20154,999199,057 To Pimp A Butterfly (59th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20164,758155,113 A Moon Shaped Pool (142nd)
by Radiohead
20174,665117,357 DAMN. (490th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20182,52322,352 7 (2,366th)
by Beach House
Total39,3011,768,693

The best artists of the 2010s are Kendrick Lamar, Arcade Fire, Kanye West, Tame Impala, The National, Radiohead, Sufjan Stevens, Beach House, Frank Ocean and Vampire Weekend.
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The SuburbsCanada Arcade Fire
Year of Release:2010Appears in:1,450 charts
Rank in 2010:1Rank Score:45,788
Rank in 2010s1Overall Rank:39
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (2,149 votes)
Comments: 210 comments
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My Beautiful Dark Twisted FantasyUnited States Kanye West
Year of Release:2010Appears in:1,236 charts
Rank in 2010:2Rank Score:40,200
Rank in 2010s2Overall Rank:49
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (1,636 votes)
Comments: 207 comments
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To Pimp A ButterflyUnited States Kendrick Lamar
Year of Release:2015Appears in:1,132 charts
Rank in 2015:1Rank Score:36,018
Rank in 2010s3Overall Rank:59
Average Rating: Top rated 90/100 (1,459 votes)
Comments: 276 comments
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Good Kid, M.A.A.D CityUnited States Kendrick Lamar
Year of Release:2012Appears in:1,032 charts
Rank in 2012:1Rank Score:32,246
Rank in 2010s4Overall Rank:67
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (1,386 votes)
Comments: 154 comments
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LonerismAustralia Tame Impala
Year of Release:2012Appears in:1,047 charts
Rank in 2012:2Rank Score:26,762
Rank in 2010s5Overall Rank:87
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (1,399 votes)
Comments: 147 comments
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A Moon Shaped PoolUnited Kingdom Radiohead
Year of Release:2016Appears in:927 charts
Rank in 2016:1Rank Score:17,946
Rank in 2010s6Overall Rank:141
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (1,438 votes)
Comments: 223 comments
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7.

High VioletUnited States The National
Year of Release:2010Appears in:758 charts
Rank in 2010:3Rank Score:17,289
Rank in 2010s7Overall Rank:150
Average Rating:  82/100 (1,021 votes)
Comments: 74 comments
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Carrie & LowellUnited States Sufjan Stevens
Year of Release:2015Appears in:818 charts
Rank in 2015:2Rank Score:17,139
Rank in 2010s8Overall Rank:152
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,015 votes)
Comments: 117 comments
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Modern Vampires Of The CityUnited States Vampire Weekend
Year of Release:2013Appears in:742 charts
Rank in 2013:1Rank Score:15,419
Rank in 2010s9Overall Rank:172
Average Rating:  82/100 (1,030 votes)
Comments: 111 comments
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Bon Iver, Bon IverUnited States Bon Iver
Year of Release:2011Appears in:699 charts
Rank in 2011:1Rank Score:13,987
Rank in 2010s10Overall Rank:190
Average Rating:  80/100 (1,032 votes)
Comments: 88 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 153 15%
2011 169 17%
2012 138 14%
2013 147 15%
2014 109 11%
2015 113 11%
2016 71 7%
2017 88 9%
2018 12 1%
Artist Albums %


Death Grips 7 1%
King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard 6 1%
Lana Del Rey 5 1%
Beach House 5 1%
The Weeknd 5 1%
Kendrick Lamar 5 1%
Steven Wilson 4 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 559 56%
United Kingdom 219 22%
Canada 75 8%
Australia 29 3%
Sweden 17 2%
Mixed Nationality 15 2%
Norway 12 1%
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