Best Albums of the 2010s

Listed below are the best albums of the 2010s as calculated from their overall rankings in over 46,000 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.
20104,679270,910
20114,810223,203
20125,087246,970
20135,686229,434
20146,061186,513
20155,976232,080
20165,877199,451
20175,944163,994
20185,920137,478
20196,179105,844
Total56,2191,995,877

The best artists of the 2010s were Kendrick Lamar, Kanye West, Arcade Fire, Tame Impala, Beach House, Frank Ocean, Sufjan Stevens, The National, Radiohead and Vampire Weekend.
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2016
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2018
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258
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2011
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258
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258
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2010
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2019
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258
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2014
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258
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2011
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257
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2019
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2015
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 100 of 100

Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 97 10%
2011 135 14%
2012 109 11%
2013 120 12%
2014 105 11%
2015 108 11%
2016 81 8%
2017 99 10%
2018 85 9%
2019 61 6%
Country Albums %


United States 566 57%
United Kingdom 218 22%
Canada 65 7%
Australia 34 3%
Mixed Nationality 32 3%
Sweden 19 2%
France 9 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 990 99%
Yes 10 1%
Live? Albums %
No 996 100%
Yes 4 0%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 995 100%
Yes 5 1%
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