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Best Albums of the 2010s

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Listed below are the greatest albums of the 2010s as calculated from their overall rankings in over 35,000 greatest album charts.

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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.
20103,946345,291 The Suburbs (40th)
by Arcade Fire
20114,116259,264 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (194th)
by Bon Iver
20124,377275,431 Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (63rd)
by Kendrick Lamar
20135,001241,662 Modern Vampires Of The City (171st)
by Vampire Weekend
20145,254177,260 Lost In The Dream (243rd)
by The War On Drugs
20155,059207,302 To Pimp A Butterfly (54th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20164,828160,212 A Moon Shaped Pool (143rd)
by Radiohead
20174,769123,330 DAMN. (464th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20183,37633,189 Twin Fantasy (Face To Face) (2,009th)
by Car Seat Headrest
Total40,7261,822,942

The best artists of the 2010s are Kendrick Lamar, Arcade Fire, Kanye West, Tame Impala, Sufjan Stevens, The National, Beach House, Radiohead, Frank Ocean and Vampire Weekend.
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11.

Teen DreamUnited States Beach House
Year of Release:2010Appears in:695 charts
Rank in 2010:4Rank Score:13,450
Rank in 2010s11Overall Rank:197
Average Rating:  83/100 (956 votes)
Comments: 86 comments
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12.

channel ORANGEUnited States Frank Ocean
Year of Release:2012Appears in:623 charts
Rank in 2012:3Rank Score:12,664
Rank in 2010s12Overall Rank:215
Average Rating:  82/100 (917 votes)
Comments: 93 comments
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13.

Helplessness BluesUnited States Fleet Foxes
Year of Release:2011Appears in:691 charts
Rank in 2011:2Rank Score:12,495
Rank in 2010s13Overall Rank:220
Average Rating:  82/100 (1,036 votes)
Comments: 91 comments
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14.

This Is HappeningUnited States LCD Soundsystem
Year of Release:2010Appears in:597 charts
Rank in 2010:5Rank Score:11,872
Rank in 2010s14Overall Rank:230
Average Rating:  82/100 (855 votes)
Comments: 55 comments
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ReflektorCanada Arcade Fire
Year of Release:2013Appears in:686 charts
Rank in 2013:2Rank Score:11,425
Rank in 2010s15Overall Rank:238
Average Rating:  80/100 (1,254 votes)
Comments: 156 comments
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16.

Lost In The DreamUnited States The War On Drugs
Year of Release:2014Appears in:652 charts
Rank in 2014:1Rank Score:11,197
Rank in 2010s16Overall Rank:243
Average Rating:  82/100 (863 votes)
Comments: 88 comments
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17.

An Awesome WaveUnited Kingdom ∆ (alt-J)
Year of Release:2012Appears in:494 charts
Rank in 2012:4Rank Score:11,100
Rank in 2010s17Overall Rank:247
Average Rating:  78/100 (796 votes)
Comments: 66 comments
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18.

★ (Blackstar)United Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:2016Appears in:776 charts
Rank in 2016:2Rank Score:10,785
Rank in 2010s18Overall Rank:250
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,144 votes)
Comments: 108 comments
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19.

AMUnited Kingdom Arctic Monkeys
Year of Release:2013Appears in:585 charts
Rank in 2013:3Rank Score:10,676
Rank in 2010s19Overall Rank:257
Average Rating:  77/100 (1,143 votes)
Comments: 122 comments
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20.

BlondeUnited States Frank Ocean
Year of Release:2016Appears in:461 charts
Rank in 2016:3Rank Score:10,645
Rank in 2010s20Overall Rank:258
Average Rating:  84/100 (636 votes)
Comments: 56 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 149 15%
2011 166 17%
2012 137 14%
2013 145 15%
2014 108 11%
2015 107 11%
2016 71 7%
2017 92 9%
2018 25 3%
Artist Albums %


Death Grips 8 1%
King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard 6 1%
The Weeknd 5 1%
Julia Holter 5 1%
Kendrick Lamar 5 1%
Lana Del Rey 5 1%
Beach House 5 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 556 56%
United Kingdom 213 21%
Canada 76 8%
Australia 31 3%
Sweden 19 2%
Mixed Nationality 19 2%
Norway 12 1%
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