Best Albums of the 2010s

Listed below are the best albums of the 2010s as calculated from their overall rankings in over 44,000 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.
20104,515274,207
20114,648224,296
20124,959249,812
20135,567233,095
20145,883186,189
20155,795231,472
20165,628195,893
20175,687159,915
20185,564130,645
20195,37296,220
Total53,6181,981,744

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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2019
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2017
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 100 of 100

Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 98 10%
2011 139 14%
2012 110 11%
2013 125 13%
2014 104 10%
2015 104 10%
2016 77 8%
2017 104 10%
2018 82 8%
2019 57 6%
Country Albums %


United States 568 57%
United Kingdom 213 21%
Canada 69 7%
Australia 36 4%
Mixed Nationality 26 3%
Sweden 16 2%
France 10 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 990 99%
Yes 10 1%
Live? Albums %
No 996 100%
Yes 4 0%
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1. Neutral Milk Hotel
2. Massive Attack
3. Air (FR)
4. OutKast
5. Boards Of Canada
6. Lauryn Hill
7. Elliott Smith
8. Madonna
9. Eels
10. Mercury Rev
11. Lucinda Williams
12. The Smashing Pumpkins
13. Refused
14. Placebo
15. Tortoise
16. Belle And Sebastian
17. Pulp
18. Dirty Three
19. Pearl Jam
20. Black Star
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