Best Albums of the 2010s

Listed below are the best albums of the 2010s as calculated from their overall rankings in over 49,000 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.
20104,926252,262
20115,131208,864
20125,394231,993
20135,945219,979
20146,369183,953
20156,324230,461
20166,281206,273
20176,396172,058
20186,358149,363
20196,814123,534
Total59,9381,978,739

The best artists of the 2010s were Kendrick Lamar, Kanye West, Tame Impala, Arcade Fire, Beach House, Frank Ocean, Sufjan Stevens, Radiohead, The National and Vampire Weekend.
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2012
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263
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2015
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262
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2017
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262
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2018
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260
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2016
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260
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259
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2019
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259
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 100 of 100

Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 93 9%
2011 126 13%
2012 109 11%
2013 111 11%
2014 101 10%
2015 110 11%
2016 84 8%
2017 106 11%
2018 90 9%
2019 70 7%
Country Albums %


United States 561 56%
United Kingdom 220 22%
Canada 69 7%
Australia 33 3%
Mixed Nationality 30 3%
Sweden 16 2%
France 9 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 990 99%
Yes 10 1%
Live? Albums %
No 995 100%
Yes 5 1%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 996 100%
Yes 4 0%
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