Best Albums of the 2010s

Listed below are the best albums of the 2010s as calculated from their overall rankings in over 39,000 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.
20104,302372,001
20114,420280,114
20124,712297,670
20135,295265,084
20145,593199,593
20155,460236,794
20165,282190,235
20175,270145,638
20184,976106,443
20193,81436,132
Total49,1242,129,703

The best artists of the 2010s are Kendrick Lamar, Arcade Fire, Kanye West, Tame Impala, Beach House, The National, Sufjan Stevens, Frank Ocean, Radiohead and Vampire Weekend.
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 100 of 100

Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 135 14%
2011 156 16%
2012 125 13%
2013 135 14%
2014 112 11%
2015 101 10%
2016 67 7%
2017 86 9%
2018 64 6%
2019 19 2%
Country Albums %


United States 559 56%
United Kingdom 214 21%
Canada 70 7%
Australia 32 3%
Mixed Nationality 29 3%
Sweden 18 2%
France 11 1%
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Best Albums of 1953
1. Black Coffee by Peggy Lee
2. Chante Les Chansons Poétiques no1 by Georges Brassens
3. Sonny Rollins With The Modern Jazz Quartet by Sonny Rollins
4. La Vie En Rose by Edith Piaf
5. Dean Martin Sings by Dean Martin
6. Wagner: Tristan Und Isolde by Wilhelm Furtwängler / Philharmonia Orchestra
7. Songs By Tom Lehrer by Tom Lehrer
8. Jazz At Oberlin by The Dave Brubeck Quartet
9. Vol. 2 by Georges Brassens
10. Inca Taqui by Yma Sumac
11. The Astaire Story by Fred Astaire
12. Moondog And His Friends by Moondog
13. Wagner: Der Ring Des Nibelungen by Wilhelm Furtwängler / Orchestra Sinfonica E Coro Della Radio Italiana
14. Ludwig Van Beethoven: Symphony No. 3 "Eroica" by Wilhelm Furtwangler / Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
15. Calamity Jane by Doris Day
16. New Concepts Of Artistry In Rhythm by Stan Kenton
17. Charlie Parker by Charlie Parker
18. Mascagni: Cavalleria Rusticana by Tullio Serafin / Coro E Orchestra Del Teatro Alla Scala Di Milano
19. Dvořák: Symphony No. 5 In E Minor, Op. 95 "From The New World" by George Szell / The Cleveland Orchestra
20. Nat King Cole Sings For Two In Love by Nat King Cole
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