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.
20104,639272,971
20114,761224,864
20125,044249,158
20135,654231,602
20146,017187,683
20155,937234,058
20165,809200,428
20175,881164,728
20185,863137,265
20196,080105,202
Total55,6852,007,959

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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2015
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257
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257
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257
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2011
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256
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256
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2010
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256
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2019
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255
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2016
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 100 of 100

Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 96 10%
2011 135 14%
2012 108 11%
2013 122 12%
2014 105 11%
2015 106 11%
2016 79 8%
2017 102 10%
2018 85 9%
2019 62 6%
Country Albums %


United States 567 57%
United Kingdom 215 22%
Canada 65 7%
Australia 34 3%
Mixed Nationality 34 3%
Sweden 18 2%
France 9 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 989 99%
Yes 11 1%
Live? Albums %
No 996 100%
Yes 4 0%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 995 100%
Yes 5 1%
Best Artists of the 2010s
1. Kendrick Lamar
2. Kanye West
3. Arcade Fire
4. Tame Impala
5. Beach House
6. Frank Ocean
7. Sufjan Stevens
8. Radiohead
9. The National
10. Vampire Weekend
11. Car Seat Headrest
12. Death Grips
13. Bon Iver
14. The War On Drugs
15. David Bowie
16. Lana Del Rey
17. Swans
18. Arctic Monkeys
19. Mark Kozelek
20. Fleet Foxes
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