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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 29,000 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.
20103,520299,715 The Suburbs (39th)
by Arcade Fire
20113,715225,067 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (197th)
by Bon Iver
20123,953229,934 Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (79th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20134,535204,832 Modern Vampires Of The City (170th)
by Vampire Weekend
20144,775142,817 Lost In The Dream (276th)
by The War On Drugs
20154,573154,497 To Pimp A Butterfly (81st)
by Kendrick Lamar
20164,163101,448 A Moon Shaped Pool (203rd)
by Radiohead
20172,14115,271 DAMN. (2,598th)
by Kendrick Lamar
Total31,3751,373,581

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

...Like ClockworkUnited States Queens Of The Stone Age
Year of Release:2013Appears in:418 charts
Rank in 2013:5Rank Score:7,783
Rank in 2010s21Overall Rank:312
Average Rating:  82/100 (693 votes)
Comments: 55 comments
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22.

The Smile Sessions
Compilation
United States The Beach Boys
Year of Release:2011Appears in:272 charts
Rank in 2011:3Rank Score:7,552
Rank in 2010s22Overall Rank:321
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (538 votes)
Comments: 50 comments
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23.

BloomUnited States Beach House
Year of Release:2012Appears in:459 charts
Rank in 2012:5Rank Score:7,347
Rank in 2010s23Overall Rank:329
Average Rating:  81/100 (705 votes)
Comments: 72 comments
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24.

Halcyon DigestUnited States Deerhunter
Year of Release:2010Appears in:441 charts
Rank in 2010:7Rank Score:7,217
Rank in 2010s24Overall Rank:333
Average Rating:  82/100 (598 votes)
Comments: 46 comments
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25.

The King Of LimbsUnited Kingdom Radiohead
Year of Release:2011Appears in:586 charts
Rank in 2011:4Rank Score:7,007
Rank in 2010s25Overall Rank:338
Average Rating:  76/100 (1,402 votes)
Comments: 191 comments
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26.

Plastic BeachUnited Kingdom Gorillaz
Year of Release:2010Appears in:409 charts
Rank in 2010:8Rank Score:7,007
Rank in 2010s26Overall Rank:339
Average Rating:  78/100 (776 votes)
Comments: 56 comments
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27.

CurrentsAustralia Tame Impala
Year of Release:2015Appears in:451 charts
Rank in 2015:3Rank Score:6,683
Rank in 2010s27Overall Rank:351
Average Rating:  81/100 (730 votes)
Comments: 75 comments
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28.

YeezusUnited States Kanye West
Year of Release:2013Appears in:389 charts
Rank in 2013:6Rank Score:6,642
Rank in 2010s28Overall Rank:353
Average Rating:  75/100 (824 votes)
Comments: 112 comments
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29.

Let England ShakeUnited Kingdom P.J. Harvey
Year of Release:2011Appears in:476 charts
Rank in 2011:5Rank Score:6,482
Rank in 2010s29Overall Rank:360
Average Rating:  80/100 (651 votes)
Comments: 45 comments
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30.

★ (Blackstar)United Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:2016Appears in:576 charts
Rank in 2016:2Rank Score:6,433
Rank in 2010s30Overall Rank:362
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (902 votes)
Comments: 87 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 177 18%
2011 183 18%
2012 160 16%
2013 158 16%
2014 122 12%
2015 118 12%
2016 69 7%
2017 13 1%
Artist Albums %


Death Grips 6 1%
The Weeknd 5 1%
Kendrick Lamar 5 1%
King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard 4 0%
Laura Marling 4 0%
Lana Del Rey 4 0%
Mac DeMarco 4 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 556 56%
United Kingdom 212 21%
Canada 75 8%
Australia 29 3%
Sweden 18 2%
Mixed Nationality 15 2%
France 12 1%
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