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.
20104,847259,365
20115,007213,086
20125,257237,216
20135,835222,848
20146,259183,275
20156,168229,114
20166,110200,597
20176,187167,286
20186,142142,022
20196,481111,386
Total58,2931,966,196

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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Total albums: 1,000. Page 100 of 100

Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 98 10%
2011 131 13%
2012 112 11%
2013 117 12%
2014 103 10%
2015 106 11%
2016 81 8%
2017 103 10%
2018 87 9%
2019 62 6%
Country Albums %


United States 558 56%
United Kingdom 223 22%
Canada 66 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 995 100%
Yes 5 1%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 995 100%
Yes 5 1%
Best Artists of the 2020s
1. The Strokes
2. Black Country, New Road
3. Fiona Apple
4. Phoebe Bridgers
5. Taylor Swift
6. Little Simz
7. The Weeknd
8. Fleet Foxes
9. Floating Points, Pharoah Sanders & The London Symphony Orchestra
10. Jessie Ware
11. Run The Jewels
12. King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard
13. Charli XCX
14. Squid
15. Black Midi
16. Tyler, The Creator
17. Sufjan Stevens
18. Weezer
19. Perfume Genius
20. Japanese Breakfast
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