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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 27,000 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.
20103,307284,632 The Suburbs (39th)
by Arcade Fire
20113,505214,647 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (195th)
by Bon Iver
20123,737214,590 Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (87th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20134,243192,494 Modern Vampires Of The City (171st)
by Vampire Weekend
20144,512131,517 Lost In The Dream (296th)
by The War On Drugs
20154,253133,586 To Pimp A Butterfly (104th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20163,59775,569 A Moon Shaped Pool (264th)
by Radiohead
20176951,949 I See You (9,437th)
by The xx
Total27,8491,248,983

The best artists of the 2010s are Arcade Fire, Kendrick Lamar, Kanye West, Tame Impala, The National, Sufjan Stevens, Beach House, Vampire Weekend, Radiohead and The Black Keys.
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RankAlbumArtist
991.

StrangelandUnited Kingdom Keane
Year of Release:2012Appears in:22 charts
Rank in 2012:162Rank Score:168
Rank in 2010s991Overall Rank:7,268
Average Rating:  64/100 (60 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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992.

Nothing But ThievesUnited Kingdom Nothing But Thieves
Year of Release:2015Appears in:13 charts
Rank in 2015:109Rank Score:168
Rank in 2010s992Overall Rank:7,270
Average Rating:  79/100 (11 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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993.

Zamknęły Się Oczy ZiemiPoland Stara Rzeka
Year of Release:2015Appears in:18 charts
Rank in 2015:110Rank Score:168
Rank in 2010s993Overall Rank:7,279
Average Rating:  76/100 (14 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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994.

The WildernessUnited States Explosions In The Sky
Year of Release:2016Appears in:40 charts
Rank in 2016:59Rank Score:168
Rank in 2010s994Overall Rank:7,280
Average Rating:  71/100 (87 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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995.

Sunbathing AnimalUnited States Parquet Courts
Year of Release:2014Appears in:56 charts
Rank in 2014:125Rank Score:167
Rank in 2010s995Overall Rank:7,291
Average Rating:  74/100 (103 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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996.

Paupers FieldUnited States Dylan LeBlanc
Year of Release:2010Appears in:7 charts
Rank in 2010:184Rank Score:167
Rank in 2010s996Overall Rank:7,303
Average Rating:  75/100 (13 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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997.

Reverie Lagoon: Music For Escapism OnlyUnited States Seahaven
Year of Release:2014Appears in:6 charts
Rank in 2014:126Rank Score:167
Rank in 2010s997Overall Rank:7,305
Average Rating:  73/100 (3 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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998.

Of The Blue Colour Of The SkyUnited States OK Go
Year of Release:2010Appears in:29 charts
Rank in 2010:185Rank Score:166
Rank in 2010s998Overall Rank:7,310
Average Rating:  67/100 (54 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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999.

Habits & ContradictionsUnited States ScHoolboy Q
Year of Release:2012Appears in:24 charts
Rank in 2012:163Rank Score:166
Rank in 2010s999Overall Rank:7,321
Average Rating:  73/100 (56 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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1000.

VisionsUnited Kingdom Haken
Year of Release:2011Appears in:11 charts
Rank in 2011:189Rank Score:166
Rank in 2010s1,000Overall Rank:7,345
Average Rating:  73/100 (13 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 185 19%
2011 189 19%
2012 163 16%
2013 168 17%
2014 126 13%
2015 110 11%
2016 59 6%
2017 0 0%
Artist Albums %


The Weeknd 7 1%
Death Grips 6 1%
Beach House 4 0%
Lana Del Rey 4 0%
Frank Ocean 4 0%
Swans 4 0%
Laura Marling 4 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 554 55%
United Kingdom 213 21%
Canada 74 7%
Australia 30 3%
Sweden 21 2%
Mixed Nationality 13 1%
France 12 1%
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