Best Albums of the 2010s

Listed below are the best albums of the 2010s as calculated from their overall rankings in over 47,000 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.
20104,873256,825
20115,031210,770
20125,292234,576
20135,871221,264
20146,286182,389
20156,219228,726
20166,155200,563
20176,221167,762
20186,182142,475
20196,551113,292
Total58,6811,958,641

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

Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 97 10%
2011 129 13%
2012 112 11%
2013 117 12%
2014 101 10%
2015 107 11%
2016 83 8%
2017 103 10%
2018 88 9%
2019 63 6%
Country Albums %


United States 558 56%
United Kingdom 219 22%
Canada 68 7%
Australia 33 3%
Mixed Nationality 31 3%
Sweden 18 2%
France 8 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 990 99%
Yes 10 1%
Live? Albums %
No 994 99%
Yes 6 1%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 995 100%
Yes 5 1%
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3. Promises by Floating Points, Pharoah Sanders & The London Symphony Orchestra
4. Jubilee by Japanese Breakfast
5. Cavalcade by Black Midi
6. Call Me If You Get Lost by Tyler, The Creator
7. Bright Green Field by Squid
8. OK Human by Weezer
9. By The Time I Get To Phoenix by Injury Reserve
10. The Turning Wheel by Spellling
11. Drunk Tank Pink by Shame
12. Hey What by Low
13. I Don't Live Here Anymore by The War On Drugs
14. An Evening With Silk Sonic by Silk Sonic
15. To See The Next Part Of The Dream by 파란노을 [Parannoul]
16. A Beginner's Mind by Sufjan Stevens & Angelo De Augustine
17. Sinner Get Ready by Lingua Ignota
18. Daddy's Home by St. Vincent
19. Blue Weekend by Wolf Alice
20. LP! by JPEGMAFIA
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