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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.
20103,893339,566 The Suburbs (39th)
by Arcade Fire
20114,082257,020 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (191st)
by Bon Iver
20124,342270,512 Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (67th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20134,955238,990 Modern Vampires Of The City (172nd)
by Vampire Weekend
20145,208173,879 Lost In The Dream (244th)
by The War On Drugs
20155,019200,680 To Pimp A Butterfly (59th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20164,784156,238 A Moon Shaped Pool (143rd)
by Radiohead
20174,697119,116 DAMN. (473rd)
by Kendrick Lamar
20182,81625,394 7 (2,265th)
by Beach House
Total39,7961,781,395

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

Teen DreamUnited States Beach House
Year of Release:2010Appears in:685 charts
Rank in 2010:4Rank Score:13,199
Rank in 2010s11Overall Rank:200
Average Rating:  82/100 (940 votes)
Comments: 85 comments
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12.

Helplessness BluesUnited States Fleet Foxes
Year of Release:2011Appears in:683 charts
Rank in 2011:2Rank Score:12,385
Rank in 2010s12Overall Rank:218
Average Rating:  82/100 (1,025 votes)
Comments: 91 comments
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13.

channel ORANGEUnited States Frank Ocean
Year of Release:2012Appears in:611 charts
Rank in 2012:3Rank Score:12,358
Rank in 2010s13Overall Rank:220
Average Rating:  82/100 (912 votes)
Comments: 93 comments
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14.

This Is HappeningUnited States LCD Soundsystem
Year of Release:2010Appears in:586 charts
Rank in 2010:5Rank Score:11,559
Rank in 2010s14Overall Rank:231
Average Rating:  82/100 (848 votes)
Comments: 54 comments
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ReflektorCanada Arcade Fire
Year of Release:2013Appears in:677 charts
Rank in 2013:2Rank Score:11,405
Rank in 2010s15Overall Rank:235
Average Rating:  80/100 (1,239 votes)
Comments: 154 comments
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16.

Lost In The DreamUnited States The War On Drugs
Year of Release:2014Appears in:642 charts
Rank in 2014:1Rank Score:11,057
Rank in 2010s16Overall Rank:244
Average Rating:  82/100 (851 votes)
Comments: 88 comments
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17.

An Awesome WaveUnited Kingdom ∆ (alt-J)
Year of Release:2012Appears in:490 charts
Rank in 2012:4Rank Score:10,921
Rank in 2010s17Overall Rank:247
Average Rating:  78/100 (790 votes)
Comments: 66 comments
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18.

AMUnited Kingdom Arctic Monkeys
Year of Release:2013Appears in:578 charts
Rank in 2013:3Rank Score:10,655
Rank in 2010s18Overall Rank:254
Average Rating:  77/100 (1,134 votes)
Comments: 119 comments
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19.

★ (Blackstar)United Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:2016Appears in:755 charts
Rank in 2016:2Rank Score:10,313
Rank in 2010s19Overall Rank:260
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,126 votes)
Comments: 108 comments
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20.

BlondeUnited States Frank Ocean
Year of Release:2016Appears in:441 charts
Rank in 2016:3Rank Score:9,985
Rank in 2010s20Overall Rank:270
Average Rating:  84/100 (622 votes)
Comments: 56 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 152 15%
2011 169 17%
2012 140 14%
2013 143 14%
2014 110 11%
2015 110 11%
2016 72 7%
2017 89 9%
2018 15 2%
Artist Albums %


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


United States 556 56%
United Kingdom 219 22%
Canada 76 8%
Australia 29 3%
Sweden 18 2%
Mixed Nationality 15 2%
France 12 1%
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