Best Albums of the 2010s

Listed below are the best albums of the 2010s as calculated from their overall rankings in over 41,000 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.
20104,406274,894
20114,538225,263
20124,849249,411
20135,443230,896
20145,746183,445
20155,656227,030
20165,454190,663
20175,495155,510
20185,236120,537
20194,81679,613
Total51,6391,937,262

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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2011
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1,541
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2011
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1,539
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1,539
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2013
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2018
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1,519
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2011
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1,501
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2013
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1,491
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2017
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1,491
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2010
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1,477
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2015
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1,475
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 18 of 100

Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 107 11%
2011 141 14%
2012 112 11%
2013 127 13%
2014 105 11%
2015 103 10%
2016 74 7%
2017 103 10%
2018 75 8%
2019 53 5%
Country Albums %


United States 570 57%
United Kingdom 217 22%
Canada 66 7%
Australia 34 3%
Mixed Nationality 25 3%
Sweden 17 2%
France 11 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 991 99%
Yes 9 1%
Live? Albums %
No 999 100%
Yes 1 0%
Best Albums of 2019
1. Titanic Rising by Weyes Blood
2. Igor by Tyler, The Creator
3. Norman Fucking Rockwell! by Lana Del Rey
4. Magdalene by FKA Twigs
5. Schlagenheim by Black Midi
6. When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? by Billie Eilish
7. Father Of The Bride by Vampire Weekend
8. Ghosteen by Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
9. Grey Area by Little Simz
10. All Mirrors by Angel Olsen
11. Remind Me Tomorrow by Sharon Van Etten
12. Fear Inoculum by Tool
13. I Am Easy To Find by The National
14. All My Heroes Are Cornballs by JPEGMAFIA
15. ANIMA by Thom Yorke
16. i,i by Bon Iver
17. Dogrel by Fontaines D.C.
18. Bandana by Freddie Gibbs & Madlib
19. U.F.O.F. by Big Thief
20. Purple Mountains by Purple Mountains
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