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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.
20103,863338,975 The Suburbs (39th)
by Arcade Fire
20114,057255,874 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (190th)
by Bon Iver
20124,318268,887 Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (67th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20134,924238,337 Modern Vampires Of The City (171st)
by Vampire Weekend
20145,177172,669 Lost In The Dream (242nd)
by The War On Drugs
20154,997199,035 To Pimp A Butterfly (59th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20164,753154,822 A Moon Shaped Pool (142nd)
by Radiohead
20174,666117,334 DAMN. (490th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20182,49922,071 7 (2,381st)
by Beach House
Total39,2541,768,004

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

Teen DreamUnited States Beach House
Year of Release:2010Appears in:687 charts
Rank in 2010:4Rank Score:13,111
Rank in 2010s11Overall Rank:199
Average Rating:  82/100 (933 votes)
Comments: 85 comments
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12.

Helplessness BluesUnited States Fleet Foxes
Year of Release:2011Appears in:685 charts
Rank in 2011:2Rank Score:12,414
Rank in 2010s12Overall Rank:218
Average Rating:  82/100 (1,018 votes)
Comments: 91 comments
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13.

channel ORANGEUnited States Frank Ocean
Year of Release:2012Appears in:615 charts
Rank in 2012:3Rank Score:12,246
Rank in 2010s13Overall Rank:221
Average Rating:  82/100 (904 votes)
Comments: 93 comments
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14.

This Is HappeningUnited States LCD Soundsystem
Year of Release:2010Appears in:588 charts
Rank in 2010:5Rank Score:11,637
Rank in 2010s14Overall Rank:231
Average Rating:  82/100 (840 votes)
Comments: 53 comments
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ReflektorCanada Arcade Fire
Year of Release:2013Appears in:678 charts
Rank in 2013:2Rank Score:11,364
Rank in 2010s15Overall Rank:235
Average Rating:  80/100 (1,229 votes)
Comments: 153 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:11,059
Rank in 2010s16Overall Rank:242
Average Rating:  82/100 (847 votes)
Comments: 88 comments
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17.

An Awesome WaveUnited Kingdom ∆ (alt-J)
Year of Release:2012Appears in:488 charts
Rank in 2012:4Rank Score:10,832
Rank in 2010s17Overall Rank:247
Average Rating:  78/100 (781 votes)
Comments: 66 comments
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18.

AMUnited Kingdom Arctic Monkeys
Year of Release:2013Appears in:579 charts
Rank in 2013:3Rank Score:10,586
Rank in 2010s18Overall Rank:253
Average Rating:  77/100 (1,126 votes)
Comments: 119 comments
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19.

★ (Blackstar)United Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:2016Appears in:756 charts
Rank in 2016:2Rank Score:10,091
Rank in 2010s19Overall Rank:264
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,115 votes)
Comments: 108 comments
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20.

BlondeUnited States Frank Ocean
Year of Release:2016Appears in:444 charts
Rank in 2016:3Rank Score:9,864
Rank in 2010s20Overall Rank:271
Average Rating:  84/100 (615 votes)
Comments: 54 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 153 15%
2011 169 17%
2012 138 14%
2013 147 15%
2014 110 11%
2015 112 11%
2016 71 7%
2017 88 9%
2018 12 1%
Artist Albums %


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


United States 560 56%
United Kingdom 218 22%
Canada 75 8%
Australia 29 3%
Sweden 17 2%
Mixed Nationality 15 2%
Norway 12 1%
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