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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 37,000 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.
20104,072358,590 The Suburbs (39th)
by Arcade Fire
20114,217269,781 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (191st)
by Bon Iver
20124,520286,241 Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (62nd)
by Kendrick Lamar
20135,114253,077 Modern Vampires Of The City (161st)
by Vampire Weekend
20145,394187,622 Lost In The Dream (238th)
by The War On Drugs
20155,240219,613 To Pimp A Butterfly (53rd)
by Kendrick Lamar
20165,031172,938 A Moon Shaped Pool (139th)
by Radiohead
20174,973131,491 Damn. (450th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20184,42981,177 Kids See Ghosts (850th)
by Kids See Ghosts
20198032,035
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by Sharon Van Etten
Total43,7931,962,564

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:725 charts
Rank in 2010:4Rank Score:14,153
Rank in 2010s11Overall Rank:195
Average Rating:  82/100 (998 votes)
Comments: 89 comments
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12.

channel ORANGEUnited States Frank Ocean
Year of Release:2012Appears in:649 charts
Rank in 2012:3Rank Score:13,043
Rank in 2010s12Overall Rank:214
Average Rating:  82/100 (958 votes)
Comments: 98 comments
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13.

Helplessness BluesUnited States Fleet Foxes
Year of Release:2011Appears in:714 charts
Rank in 2011:2Rank Score:12,715
Rank in 2010s13Overall Rank:218
Average Rating:  81/100 (1,063 votes)
Comments: 92 comments
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14.

★ (Blackstar)United Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:2016Appears in:835 charts
Rank in 2016:2Rank Score:12,343
Rank in 2010s14Overall Rank:222
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,198 votes)
Comments: 114 comments
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15.

This Is HappeningUnited States LCD Soundsystem
Year of Release:2010Appears in:626 charts
Rank in 2010:5Rank Score:12,078
Rank in 2010s15Overall Rank:233
Average Rating:  82/100 (894 votes)
Comments: 56 comments
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16.

BlondeUnited States Frank Ocean
Year of Release:2016Appears in:507 charts
Rank in 2016:3Rank Score:12,063
Rank in 2010s16Overall Rank:234
Average Rating:  84/100 (686 votes)
Comments: 59 comments
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17.

Lost In The DreamUnited States The War On Drugs
Year of Release:2014Appears in:674 charts
Rank in 2014:1Rank Score:11,869
Rank in 2010s17Overall Rank:238
Average Rating:  82/100 (892 votes)
Comments: 89 comments
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ReflektorCanada Arcade Fire
Year of Release:2013Appears in:699 charts
Rank in 2013:2Rank Score:11,752
Rank in 2010s18Overall Rank:240
Average Rating:  79/100 (1,293 votes)
Comments: 159 comments
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19.

An Awesome WaveUnited Kingdom ∆ (alt-J)
Year of Release:2012Appears in:518 charts
Rank in 2012:4Rank Score:11,564
Rank in 2010s19Overall Rank:242
Average Rating:  78/100 (823 votes)
Comments: 66 comments
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20.

AMUnited Kingdom Arctic Monkeys
Year of Release:2013Appears in:597 charts
Rank in 2013:3Rank Score:11,232
Rank in 2010s20Overall Rank:252
Average Rating:  77/100 (1,183 votes)
Comments: 126 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 143 14%
2011 163 16%
2012 130 13%
2013 142 14%
2014 110 11%
2015 101 10%
2016 68 7%
2017 89 9%
2018 54 5%
2019 0 0%
Artist Albums %


Death Grips 9 1%
King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard 6 1%
Kendrick Lamar 5 1%
Lana Del Rey 5 1%
Julia Holter 5 1%
The Weeknd 5 1%
Beach House 5 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 554 55%
United Kingdom 213 21%
Canada 73 7%
Australia 30 3%
Mixed Nationality 29 3%
Sweden 17 2%
France 12 1%
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