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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.
20103,834333,532 The Suburbs (39th)
by Arcade Fire
20114,027251,855 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (190th)
by Bon Iver
20124,286262,298 Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (69th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20134,882234,089 Modern Vampires Of The City (166th)
by Vampire Weekend
20145,129168,942 Lost In The Dream (239th)
by The War On Drugs
20154,951191,664 To Pimp A Butterfly (61st)
by Kendrick Lamar
20164,706145,888 A Moon Shaped Pool (152nd)
by Radiohead
20174,578108,962 DAMN. (509th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20181,87713,390 Twin Fantasy (Face To Face) (2,950th)
by Car Seat Headrest
Total38,2701,710,621

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:662 charts
Rank in 2010:4Rank Score:12,681
Rank in 2010s11Overall Rank:210
Average Rating:  82/100 (915 votes)
Comments: 84 comments
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12.

Helplessness BluesUnited States Fleet Foxes
Year of Release:2011Appears in:679 charts
Rank in 2011:2Rank Score:12,375
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:594 charts
Rank in 2012:3Rank Score:11,953
Rank in 2010s13Overall Rank:223
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:575 charts
Rank in 2010:5Rank Score:11,660
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:664 charts
Rank in 2013:2Rank Score:11,411
Rank in 2010s15Overall Rank:233
Average Rating:  80/100 (1,212 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:10,958
Rank in 2010s16Overall Rank:239
Average Rating:  82/100 (831 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:247
Average Rating:  78/100 (767 votes)
Comments: 66 comments
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18.

AMUnited Kingdom Arctic Monkeys
Year of Release:2013Appears in:559 charts
Rank in 2013:3Rank Score:10,152
Rank in 2010s18Overall Rank:257
Average Rating:  77/100 (1,102 votes)
Comments: 119 comments
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19.

★ (Blackstar)United Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:2016Appears in:730 charts
Rank in 2016:2Rank Score:9,502
Rank in 2010s19Overall Rank:275
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,086 votes)
Comments: 106 comments
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20.

CurrentsAustralia Tame Impala
Year of Release:2015Appears in:572 charts
Rank in 2015:3Rank Score:9,313
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 169 17%
2012 142 14%
2013 144 14%
2014 111 11%
2015 112 11%
2016 74 7%
2017 87 9%
2018 7 1%
Artist Albums %


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


United States 555 56%
United Kingdom 217 22%
Canada 78 8%
Australia 29 3%
Sweden 17 2%
Mixed Nationality 15 2%
France 13 1%
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