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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 33,000 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.
20103,834333,212 The Suburbs (39th)
by Arcade Fire
20114,027251,631 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (190th)
by Bon Iver
20124,284261,611 Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (69th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20134,875233,447 Modern Vampires Of The City (169th)
by Vampire Weekend
20145,124168,683 Lost In The Dream (239th)
by The War On Drugs
20154,949191,327 To Pimp A Butterfly (61st)
by Kendrick Lamar
20164,704145,568 A Moon Shaped Pool (153rd)
by Radiohead
20174,570108,488 DAMN. (512th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20181,85913,227 Twin Fantasy (Face To Face) (3,007th)
by Car Seat Headrest
Total38,2261,707,194

The best artists of the 2010s are Kendrick Lamar, Arcade Fire, Kanye West, Tame Impala, The National, Sufjan Stevens, Beach House, Radiohead, Frank Ocean and Vampire Weekend.
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11.

Teen DreamUnited States Beach House
Year of Release:2010Appears in:659 charts
Rank in 2010:4Rank Score:12,607
Rank in 2010s11Overall Rank:211
Average Rating:  82/100 (915 votes)
Comments: 84 comments
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12.

Helplessness BluesUnited States Fleet Foxes
Year of Release:2011Appears in:678 charts
Rank in 2011:2Rank Score:12,392
Rank in 2010s12Overall Rank:217
Average Rating:  82/100 (1,004 votes)
Comments: 91 comments
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13.

channel ORANGEUnited States Frank Ocean
Year of Release:2012Appears in:593 charts
Rank in 2012:3Rank Score:11,811
Rank in 2010s13Overall Rank:225
Average Rating:  82/100 (876 votes)
Comments: 93 comments
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14.

This Is HappeningUnited States LCD Soundsystem
Year of Release:2010Appears in:573 charts
Rank in 2010:5Rank Score:11,667
Rank in 2010s14Overall Rank:227
Average Rating:  82/100 (825 votes)
Comments: 52 comments
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ReflektorCanada Arcade Fire
Year of Release:2013Appears in:665 charts
Rank in 2013:2Rank Score:11,399
Rank in 2010s15Overall Rank:234
Average Rating:  80/100 (1,211 votes)
Comments: 153 comments
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16.

Lost In The DreamUnited States The War On Drugs
Year of Release:2014Appears in:631 charts
Rank in 2014:1Rank Score:10,970
Rank in 2010s16Overall Rank:239
Average Rating:  82/100 (830 votes)
Comments: 88 comments
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17.

An Awesome WaveUnited Kingdom ∆ (alt-j)
Year of Release:2012Appears in:480 charts
Rank in 2012:4Rank Score:10,773
Rank in 2010s17Overall Rank:245
Average Rating:  78/100 (767 votes)
Comments: 66 comments
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18.

AMUnited Kingdom Arctic Monkeys
Year of Release:2013Appears in:560 charts
Rank in 2013:3Rank Score:10,150
Rank in 2010s18Overall Rank:257
Average Rating:  77/100 (1,101 votes)
Comments: 119 comments
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19.

★ (Blackstar)United Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:2016Appears in:728 charts
Rank in 2016:2Rank Score:9,487
Rank in 2010s19Overall Rank:276
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,085 votes)
Comments: 106 comments
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20.

CurrentsAustralia Tame Impala
Year of Release:2015Appears in:573 charts
Rank in 2015:3Rank Score:9,302
Rank in 2010s20Overall Rank:285
Average Rating:  81/100 (904 votes)
Comments: 86 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 154 15%
2011 168 17%
2012 141 14%
2013 144 14%
2014 111 11%
2015 113 11%
2016 74 7%
2017 88 9%
2018 7 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 554 55%
United Kingdom 217 22%
Canada 77 8%
Australia 29 3%
Sweden 18 2%
Mixed Nationality 16 2%
France 13 1%
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