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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 36,000 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.
20103,983353,723 The Suburbs (39th)
by Arcade Fire
20114,147266,737 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (189th)
by Bon Iver
20124,405282,753 Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (61st)
by Kendrick Lamar
20135,023249,376 Modern Vampires Of The City (165th)
by Vampire Weekend
20145,292183,528 Lost In The Dream (236th)
by The War On Drugs
20155,122214,667 To Pimp A Butterfly (54th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20164,909166,857 A Moon Shaped Pool (141st)
by Radiohead
20174,841127,327 DAMN. (461st)
by Kendrick Lamar
20183,99558,010 Twin Fantasy (Face To Face) (1,152nd)
by Car Seat Headrest
201916513 The Cotton Candy Machine (68,357th)
by Mega Doll
Total41,8821,902,991

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

CurrentsAustralia Tame Impala
Year of Release:2015Appears in:614 charts
Rank in 2015:3Rank Score:10,012
Rank in 2010s21Overall Rank:272
Average Rating:  81/100 (965 votes)
Comments: 86 comments
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22.

BrothersUnited States The Black Keys
Year of Release:2010Appears in:557 charts
Rank in 2010:6Rank Score:9,783
Rank in 2010s22Overall Rank:283
Average Rating:  78/100 (1,052 votes)
Comments: 47 comments
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23.

Random Access MemoriesFrance Daft Punk
Year of Release:2013Appears in:614 charts
Rank in 2013:4Rank Score:9,758
Rank in 2010s23Overall Rank:285
Average Rating:  79/100 (1,086 votes)
Comments: 91 comments
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24.

...Like ClockworkUnited States Queens Of The Stone Age
Year of Release:2013Appears in:511 charts
Rank in 2013:5Rank Score:9,497
Rank in 2010s24Overall Rank:295
Average Rating:  82/100 (859 votes)
Comments: 65 comments
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25.

The Smile SessionsUnited States The Beach Boys
Year of Release:2011Appears in:339 charts
Rank in 2011:3Rank Score:9,320
Rank in 2010s25Overall Rank:300
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (629 votes)
Comments: 58 comments
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26.

BloomUnited States Beach House
Year of Release:2012Appears in:555 charts
Rank in 2012:5Rank Score:9,215
Rank in 2010s26Overall Rank:305
Average Rating:  81/100 (841 votes)
Comments: 80 comments
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27.

Halcyon DigestUnited States Deerhunter
Year of Release:2010Appears in:524 charts
Rank in 2010:7Rank Score:9,038
Rank in 2010s27Overall Rank:312
Average Rating:  82/100 (706 votes)
Comments: 50 comments
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The Money StoreUnited States Death Grips
Year of Release:2012Appears in:421 charts
Rank in 2012:6Rank Score:8,860
Rank in 2010s28Overall Rank:317
Average Rating:  82/100 (686 votes)
Comments: 60 comments
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29.

Plastic BeachUnited Kingdom Gorillaz
Year of Release:2010Appears in:504 charts
Rank in 2010:8Rank Score:8,774
Rank in 2010s29Overall Rank:321
Average Rating:  78/100 (922 votes)
Comments: 61 comments
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30.

YeezusUnited States Kanye West
Year of Release:2013Appears in:498 charts
Rank in 2013:6Rank Score:8,626
Rank in 2010s30Overall Rank:329
Average Rating:  76/100 (1,010 votes)
Comments: 131 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 147 15%
2011 161 16%
2012 133 13%
2013 142 14%
2014 108 11%
2015 106 11%
2016 72 7%
2017 90 9%
2018 41 4%
2019 0 0%
Artist Albums %


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


United States 555 56%
United Kingdom 212 21%
Canada 76 8%
Australia 31 3%
Mixed Nationality 23 2%
Sweden 17 2%
Norway 12 1%
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