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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 30,000 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.
20103,601310,893 The Suburbs (39th)
by Arcade Fire
20113,794233,565 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (191st)
by Bon Iver
20124,044240,290 Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (78th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20134,627214,233 Modern Vampires Of The City (170th)
by Vampire Weekend
20144,875150,940 Lost In The Dream (262nd)
by The War On Drugs
20154,666167,433 To Pimp A Butterfly (74th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20164,341115,093 A Moon Shaped Pool (182nd)
by Radiohead
20173,01331,009 DAMN. (1,981st)
by Kendrick Lamar
Total32,9611,463,455

The best artists of the 2010s are Kendrick Lamar, Arcade Fire, Kanye West, Tame Impala, Sufjan Stevens, The National, Beach House, Radiohead, Vampire Weekend and Frank Ocean.
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RankAlbumArtist
21.

...Like ClockworkUnited States Queens Of The Stone Age
Year of Release:2013Appears in:446 charts
Rank in 2013:5Rank Score:8,165
Rank in 2010s21Overall Rank:311
Average Rating:  83/100 (737 votes)
Comments: 56 comments
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22.

The Smile Sessions
Compilation
United States The Beach Boys
Year of Release:2011Appears in:288 charts
Rank in 2011:3Rank Score:8,086
Rank in 2010s22Overall Rank:316
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (557 votes)
Comments: 51 comments
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23.

BloomUnited States Beach House
Year of Release:2012Appears in:488 charts
Rank in 2012:5Rank Score:7,881
Rank in 2010s23Overall Rank:320
Average Rating:  81/100 (730 votes)
Comments: 74 comments
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24.

CurrentsAustralia Tame Impala
Year of Release:2015Appears in:503 charts
Rank in 2015:3Rank Score:7,545
Rank in 2010s24Overall Rank:333
Average Rating:  81/100 (782 votes)
Comments: 77 comments
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25.

★ (Blackstar)United Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:2016Appears in:634 charts
Rank in 2016:2Rank Score:7,484
Rank in 2010s25Overall Rank:336
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (963 votes)
Comments: 89 comments
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26.

Plastic BeachUnited Kingdom Gorillaz
Year of Release:2010Appears in:436 charts
Rank in 2010:7Rank Score:7,476
Rank in 2010s26Overall Rank:337
Average Rating:  78/100 (812 votes)
Comments: 56 comments
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27.

Halcyon DigestUnited States Deerhunter
Year of Release:2010Appears in:461 charts
Rank in 2010:8Rank Score:7,335
Rank in 2010s27Overall Rank:340
Average Rating:  82/100 (615 votes)
Comments: 46 comments
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28.

The King Of LimbsUnited Kingdom Radiohead
Year of Release:2011Appears in:610 charts
Rank in 2011:4Rank Score:7,273
Rank in 2010s28Overall Rank:343
Average Rating:  76/100 (1,447 votes)
Comments: 196 comments
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29.

The Age Of AdzUnited States Sufjan Stevens
Year of Release:2010Appears in:367 charts
Rank in 2010:9Rank Score:6,850
Rank in 2010s29Overall Rank:354
Average Rating:  80/100 (549 votes)
Comments: 45 comments
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30.

YeezusUnited States Kanye West
Year of Release:2013Appears in:411 charts
Rank in 2013:6Rank Score:6,608
Rank in 2010s30Overall Rank:366
Average Rating:  75/100 (855 votes)
Comments: 114 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 172 17%
2011 182 18%
2012 153 15%
2013 157 16%
2014 118 12%
2015 114 11%
2016 78 8%
2017 26 3%
Artist Albums %


Death Grips 6 1%
Kendrick Lamar 5 1%
Drake 5 1%
The Weeknd 5 1%
Laura Marling 4 0%
Lana Del Rey 4 0%
Burial 4 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 562 56%
United Kingdom 214 21%
Canada 76 8%
Australia 28 3%
Sweden 17 2%
Mixed Nationality 16 2%
Ireland 12 1%
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