Best Albums of the 2010s

Listed below are the best albums of the 2010s as calculated from their overall rankings in over 41,000 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.
20104,394274,985
20114,534225,922
20124,839249,888
20135,430230,870
20145,733183,699
20155,647226,640
20165,444190,594
20175,484154,987
20185,223120,295
20194,79479,195
Total51,5221,937,076

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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2017
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3,025
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2012
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3,002
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2016
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2,923
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2018
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2,809
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2017
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2,715
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2015
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2,687
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2011
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2,664
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2017
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2,635
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2015
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2,593
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2014
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2,591
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 10 of 100

Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 105 11%
2011 143 14%
2012 111 11%
2013 126 13%
2014 105 11%
2015 103 10%
2016 74 7%
2017 104 10%
2018 77 8%
2019 52 5%
Country Albums %


United States 570 57%
United Kingdom 216 22%
Canada 66 7%
Australia 34 3%
Mixed Nationality 26 3%
Sweden 17 2%
Ireland 11 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 991 99%
Yes 9 1%
Best Albums of the 1960s
1. Abbey Road by The Beatles
2. Revolver by The Beatles
3. Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band by The Beatles
4. The Velvet Underground & Nico by The Velvet Underground & Nico
5. Pet Sounds by The Beach Boys
6. The Beatles (The White Album) by The Beatles
7. Highway 61 Revisited by Bob Dylan
8. Rubber Soul by The Beatles
9. In The Court Of The Crimson King by King Crimson
10. The Doors by The Doors
11. Blonde On Blonde by Bob Dylan
12. Are You Experienced by The Jimi Hendrix Experience
13. Led Zeppelin II by Led Zeppelin
14. Led Zeppelin by Led Zeppelin
15. Astral Weeks by Van Morrison
16. Let It Bleed by The Rolling Stones
17. Forever Changes by Love
18. Electric Ladyland by The Jimi Hendrix Experience
19. A Love Supreme by John Coltrane
20. Magical Mystery Tour by The Beatles
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