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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 38,000 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.
20104,161362,041 The Suburbs (40th)
by Arcade Fire
20114,291271,563 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (192nd)
by Bon Iver
20124,589289,036 Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (61st)
by Kendrick Lamar
20135,178255,296 Modern Vampires Of The City (157th)
by Vampire Weekend
20145,485190,175 Lost In The Dream (236th)
by The War On Drugs
20155,333227,253 To Pimp A Butterfly (48th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20165,125180,218 A Moon Shaped Pool (132nd)
by Radiohead
20175,090136,578 Damn. (450th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20184,68592,543 Kids See Ghosts (697th)
by Kids See Ghosts
20191,8289,879 Titanic Rising (3,280th)
by Weyes Blood
Total45,7652,014,584

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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11.

Teen DreamUnited States Beach House
Year of Release:2010Appears in:740 charts
Rank in 2010:4Rank Score:14,439
Rank in 2010s11Overall Rank:195
Average Rating:  82/100 (1,025 votes)
Comments: 90 comments
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12.

channel ORANGEUnited States Frank Ocean
Year of Release:2012Appears in:665 charts
Rank in 2012:3Rank Score:13,431
Rank in 2010s12Overall Rank:208
Average Rating:  82/100 (987 votes)
Comments: 100 comments
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13.

BlondeUnited States Frank Ocean
Year of Release:2016Appears in:537 charts
Rank in 2016:2Rank Score:13,199
Rank in 2010s13Overall Rank:211
Average Rating:  84/100 (715 votes)
Comments: 63 comments
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14.

Helplessness BluesUnited States Fleet Foxes
Year of Release:2011Appears in:718 charts
Rank in 2011:2Rank Score:12,942
Rank in 2010s14Overall Rank:217
Average Rating:  82/100 (1,090 votes)
Comments: 92 comments
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15.

★ (Blackstar)United Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:2016Appears in:846 charts
Rank in 2016:3Rank Score:12,512
Rank in 2010s15Overall Rank:226
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,249 votes)
Comments: 118 comments
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16.

This Is HappeningUnited States LCD Soundsystem
Year of Release:2010Appears in:646 charts
Rank in 2010:5Rank Score:12,101
Rank in 2010s16Overall Rank:233
Average Rating:  82/100 (914 votes)
Comments: 57 comments
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17.

Lost In The DreamUnited States The War On Drugs
Year of Release:2014Appears in:680 charts
Rank in 2014:1Rank Score:12,009
Rank in 2010s17Overall Rank:236
Average Rating:  82/100 (912 votes)
Comments: 89 comments
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ReflektorCanada Arcade Fire
Year of Release:2013Appears in:702 charts
Rank in 2013:2Rank Score:11,702
Rank in 2010s18Overall Rank:241
Average Rating:  79/100 (1,323 votes)
Comments: 160 comments
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19.

An Awesome WaveUnited Kingdom ∆ (alt-J)
Year of Release:2012Appears in:524 charts
Rank in 2012:4Rank Score:11,688
Rank in 2010s19Overall Rank:242
Average Rating:  78/100 (842 votes)
Comments: 67 comments
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20.

AMUnited Kingdom Arctic Monkeys
Year of Release:2013Appears in:602 charts
Rank in 2013:3Rank Score:11,248
Rank in 2010s20Overall Rank:251
Average Rating:  77/100 (1,216 votes)
Comments: 129 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 141 14%
2011 160 16%
2012 128 13%
2013 139 14%
2014 112 11%
2015 100 10%
2016 67 7%
2017 90 9%
2018 58 6%
2019 5 1%
Artist Albums %


Death Grips 10 1%
King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard 6 1%
Kendrick Lamar 5 1%
Julia Holter 5 1%
Lana Del Rey 5 1%
The Weeknd 5 1%
Beach House 5 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 553 55%
United Kingdom 211 21%
Canada 70 7%
Australia 32 3%
Mixed Nationality 30 3%
Sweden 18 2%
France 13 1%
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