Best Albums of the 2010s

Listed below are the best albums of the 2010s as calculated from their overall rankings in over 43,000 greatest album charts.

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2010s decade summary
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.
20104,455276,233
20114,602225,931
20124,906250,775
20135,501232,525
20145,796184,649
20155,717229,357
20165,515193,370
20175,578157,805
20185,336123,982
20195,01687,332
Total52,4221,961,961

The best artists of the 2010s were Kendrick Lamar, Kanye West, Arcade Fire, Tame Impala, Beach House, Frank Ocean, Sufjan Stevens, Radiohead, The National and Vampire Weekend.
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2013
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1,746
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2018
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1,745
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2011
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1,743
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2015
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1,720
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2013
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1,718
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2014
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1,696
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2011
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1,686
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2018
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1,682
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2014
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1,679
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2016
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1,676
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 16 of 100

Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 1,073 11%
2011 1,114 11%
2012 1,139 11%
2013 1,143 11%
2014 1,098 11%
2015 1,060 11%
2016 939 9%
2017 938 9%
2018 832 8%
2019 664 7%
Country Albums %


United States 4,756 48%
United Kingdom 1,815 18%
Canada 487 5%
Mixed Nationality 365 4%
Australia 337 3%
Germany 257 3%
Sweden 243 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,731 97%
Yes 269 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,880 99%
Yes 120 1%
Best Ever Albums
1. OK Computer by Radiohead
2. The Dark Side Of The Moon by Pink Floyd
3. Abbey Road by The Beatles
4. Revolver by The Beatles
5. Kid A by Radiohead
6. Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band by The Beatles
7. In Rainbows by Radiohead
8. Wish You Were Here by Pink Floyd
9. The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars by David Bowie
10. The Velvet Underground & Nico by The Velvet Underground & Nico
11. Funeral by Arcade Fire
12. Untitled (Led Zeppelin IV) by Led Zeppelin
13. Pet Sounds by The Beach Boys
14. Nevermind by Nirvana
15. The Beatles (The White Album) by The Beatles
16. In The Aeroplane Over The Sea by Neutral Milk Hotel
17. Doolittle by Pixies
18. London Calling by The Clash
19. The Queen Is Dead by The Smiths
20. The Bends by Radiohead
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