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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.
20104,074358,776 The Suburbs (39th)
by Arcade Fire
20114,220269,933 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (191st)
by Bon Iver
20124,527286,412 Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (61st)
by Kendrick Lamar
20135,114253,220 Modern Vampires Of The City (161st)
by Vampire Weekend
20145,396187,578 Lost In The Dream (238th)
by The War On Drugs
20155,245219,758 To Pimp A Butterfly (53rd)
by Kendrick Lamar
20165,035173,014 A Moon Shaped Pool (139th)
by Radiohead
20174,979131,521 Damn. (451st)
by Kendrick Lamar
20184,44481,547 Kids See Ghosts (846th)
by Kids See Ghosts
20198432,190
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by Sharon Van Etten
Total43,8771,963,951

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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The SuburbsCanada Arcade Fire
Year of Release:2010Appears in:1,500 charts
Rank in 2010:1Rank Score:46,752
Rank in 2010s1Overall Rank:39
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (2,241 votes)
Comments: 217 comments
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My Beautiful Dark Twisted FantasyUnited States Kanye West
Year of Release:2010Appears in:1,304 charts
Rank in 2010:2Rank Score:42,566
Rank in 2010s2Overall Rank:45
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (1,735 votes)
Comments: 218 comments
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To Pimp A ButterflyUnited States Kendrick Lamar
Year of Release:2015Appears in:1,240 charts
Rank in 2015:1Rank Score:40,896
Rank in 2010s3Overall Rank:53
Average Rating: Top rated 90/100 (1,570 votes)
Comments: 292 comments
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Good Kid, M.A.A.D CityUnited States Kendrick Lamar
Year of Release:2012Appears in:1,114 charts
Rank in 2012:1Rank Score:35,121
Rank in 2010s4Overall Rank:61
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (1,493 votes)
Comments: 162 comments
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5.

LonerismAustralia Tame Impala
Year of Release:2012Appears in:1,077 charts
Rank in 2012:2Rank Score:27,404
Rank in 2010s5Overall Rank:88
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (1,471 votes)
Comments: 154 comments
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6.

A Moon Shaped PoolUnited Kingdom Radiohead
Year of Release:2016Appears in:993 charts
Rank in 2016:1Rank Score:19,065
Rank in 2010s6Overall Rank:139
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (1,554 votes)
Comments: 233 comments
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7.

Carrie & LowellUnited States Sufjan Stevens
Year of Release:2015Appears in:877 charts
Rank in 2015:2Rank Score:18,955
Rank in 2010s7Overall Rank:141
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,086 votes)
Comments: 123 comments
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8.

High VioletUnited States The National
Year of Release:2010Appears in:790 charts
Rank in 2010:3Rank Score:18,303
Rank in 2010s8Overall Rank:147
Average Rating:  82/100 (1,068 votes)
Comments: 77 comments
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Modern Vampires Of The CityUnited States Vampire Weekend
Year of Release:2013Appears in:775 charts
Rank in 2013:1Rank Score:16,570
Rank in 2010s9Overall Rank:161
Average Rating:  82/100 (1,088 votes)
Comments: 115 comments
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10.

Bon Iver, Bon IverUnited States Bon Iver
Year of Release:2011Appears in:720 charts
Rank in 2011:1Rank Score:14,433
Rank in 2010s10Overall Rank:191
Average Rating:  80/100 (1,087 votes)
Comments: 90 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 143 14%
2011 163 16%
2012 131 13%
2013 142 14%
2014 110 11%
2015 101 10%
2016 67 7%
2017 88 9%
2018 55 6%
2019 0 0%
Artist Albums %


Death Grips 9 1%
King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard 6 1%
Beach House 5 1%
Kendrick Lamar 5 1%
Lana Del Rey 5 1%
Julia Holter 5 1%
The Weeknd 5 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 554 55%
United Kingdom 214 21%
Canada 73 7%
Australia 30 3%
Mixed Nationality 29 3%
Sweden 16 2%
France 12 1%
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