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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 28,000 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.
20103,477296,527 The Suburbs (39th)
by Arcade Fire
20113,675223,501 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (198th)
by Bon Iver
20123,914226,709 Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (80th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20134,460203,040 Modern Vampires Of The City (170th)
by Vampire Weekend
20144,735140,896 Lost In The Dream (271st)
by The War On Drugs
20154,525151,638 To Pimp A Butterfly (83rd)
by Kendrick Lamar
20164,04297,702 A Moon Shaped Pool (204th)
by Radiohead
20171,91012,612 DAMN. (2,816th)
by Kendrick Lamar
Total30,7381,352,625

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

Teen DreamUnited States Beach House
Year of Release:2010Appears in:575 charts
Rank in 2010:4Rank Score:11,119
Rank in 2010s11Overall Rank:220
Average Rating:  82/100 (798 votes)
Comments: 78 comments
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12.

Helplessness BluesUnited States Fleet Foxes
Year of Release:2011Appears in:593 charts
Rank in 2011:2Rank Score:10,740
Rank in 2010s12Overall Rank:230
Average Rating:  81/100 (909 votes)
Comments: 88 comments
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13.

Channel ORANGEUnited States Frank Ocean
Year of Release:2012Appears in:507 charts
Rank in 2012:3Rank Score:10,492
Rank in 2010s13Overall Rank:233
Average Rating:  81/100 (746 votes)
Comments: 84 comments
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ReflektorCanada Arcade Fire
Year of Release:2013Appears in:603 charts
Rank in 2013:2Rank Score:10,300
Rank in 2010s14Overall Rank:234
Average Rating:  80/100 (1,064 votes)
Comments: 146 comments
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15.

This Is HappeningUnited States LCD Soundsystem
Year of Release:2010Appears in:478 charts
Rank in 2010:5Rank Score:9,648
Rank in 2010s15Overall Rank:247
Average Rating:  82/100 (708 votes)
Comments: 46 comments
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16.

An Awesome WaveUnited Kingdom ∆ (alt-j)
Year of Release:2012Appears in:415 charts
Rank in 2012:4Rank Score:9,365
Rank in 2010s16Overall Rank:255
Average Rating:  78/100 (646 votes)
Comments: 60 comments
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17.

Lost In The DreamUnited States The War On Drugs
Year of Release:2014Appears in:523 charts
Rank in 2014:1Rank Score:8,605
Rank in 2010s17Overall Rank:271
Average Rating:  82/100 (705 votes)
Comments: 78 comments
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18.

BrothersUnited States The Black Keys
Year of Release:2010Appears in:510 charts
Rank in 2010:6Rank Score:8,585
Rank in 2010s18Overall Rank:273
Average Rating:  78/100 (934 votes)
Comments: 42 comments
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19.

AMUnited Kingdom Arctic Monkeys
Year of Release:2013Appears in:485 charts
Rank in 2013:3Rank Score:8,453
Rank in 2010s19Overall Rank:282
Average Rating:  77/100 (952 votes)
Comments: 110 comments
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20.

Random Access MemoriesFrance Daft Punk
Year of Release:2013Appears in:517 charts
Rank in 2013:4Rank Score:7,803
Rank in 2010s20Overall Rank:307
Average Rating:  79/100 (923 votes)
Comments: 85 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 178 18%
2011 186 19%
2012 160 16%
2013 158 16%
2014 121 12%
2015 119 12%
2016 68 7%
2017 10 1%
Artist Albums %


Death Grips 6 1%
Kendrick Lamar 5 1%
The Weeknd 5 1%
Swans 4 0%
Drake 4 0%
Frank Ocean 4 0%
Green Day 4 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 559 56%
United Kingdom 209 21%
Canada 74 7%
Australia 31 3%
Sweden 18 2%
Mixed Nationality 14 1%
France 12 1%
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