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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 30,000 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.
20103,598310,449 The Suburbs (39th)
by Arcade Fire
20113,792233,224 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (191st)
by Bon Iver
20124,042239,761 Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (78th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20134,624213,474 Modern Vampires Of The City (171st)
by Vampire Weekend
20144,876150,411 Lost In The Dream (262nd)
by The War On Drugs
20154,666166,656 To Pimp A Butterfly (74th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20164,336114,545 A Moon Shaped Pool (182nd)
by Radiohead
20172,99230,464 DAMN. (1,982nd)
by Kendrick Lamar
Total32,9261,458,984

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

Traditional Music Of Notional Species Vol. IGermany Rashad Becker
Year of Release:2013Appears in:7 charts
Rank in 2013:154Rank Score:190
Rank in 2010s991Overall Rank:7,070
Average Rating:  71/100 (9 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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992.

Here We RestUnited States Jason Isbell And The 400 Unit
Year of Release:2011Appears in:26 charts
Rank in 2011:182Rank Score:190
Rank in 2010s992Overall Rank:7,072
Average Rating:  73/100 (22 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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993.

TelluricAustralia Matt Corby
Year of Release:2016Appears in:12 charts
Rank in 2016:76Rank Score:190
Rank in 2010s993Overall Rank:7,074
Average Rating:  70/100 (15 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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994.

The Ghosts Of Highway 20United States Lucinda Williams
Year of Release:2016Appears in:41 charts
Rank in 2016:77Rank Score:190
Rank in 2010s994Overall Rank:7,086
Average Rating:  73/100 (53 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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995.

OuroborosUnited States Ray LaMontagne
Year of Release:2016Appears in:54 charts
Rank in 2016:78Rank Score:190
Rank in 2010s995Overall Rank:7,089
Average Rating:  75/100 (79 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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996.

The UnforgivingNetherlands Within Temptation
Year of Release:2011Appears in:16 charts
Rank in 2011:183Rank Score:189
Rank in 2010s996Overall Rank:7,101
Average Rating:  73/100 (24 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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997.

American VI: Ain't No GraveUnited States Johnny Cash
Year of Release:2010Appears in:30 charts
Rank in 2010:173Rank Score:189
Rank in 2010s997Overall Rank:7,105
Average Rating:  76/100 (51 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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998.

IlluminateCanada Shawn Mendes
Year of Release:2016Appears in:7 charts
Rank in 2016:79Rank Score:189
Rank in 2010s998Overall Rank:7,107
Average Rating:  57/100 (20 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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999.

Beachcomber's WindowsillUnited Kingdom Stornoway
Year of Release:2010Appears in:20 charts
Rank in 2010:174Rank Score:189
Rank in 2010s999Overall Rank:7,111
Average Rating:  72/100 (14 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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1000.

M3LL155XUnited Kingdom FKA Twigs
Year of Release:2015Appears in:39 charts
Rank in 2015:115Rank Score:188
Rank in 2010s1,000Overall Rank:7,122
Average Rating:  78/100 (89 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 174 17%
2011 183 18%
2012 152 15%
2013 154 15%
2014 117 12%
2015 115 12%
2016 79 8%
2017 26 3%
Artist Albums %


Death Grips 6 1%
Drake 5 1%
The Weeknd 5 1%
Kendrick Lamar 5 1%
Mac DeMarco 4 0%
Perfume Genius 4 0%
King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard 4 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 560 56%
United Kingdom 214 21%
Canada 77 8%
Australia 28 3%
Sweden 17 2%
Mixed Nationality 16 2%
Ireland 12 1%
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