Best Albums of the 2010s

Listed below are the best albums of the 2010s as calculated from their overall rankings in over 40,000 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.
20104,338275,615
20114,484225,372
20124,774250,423
20135,345230,966
20145,648182,463
20155,538221,633
20165,341185,190
20175,350149,670
20185,101112,826
20194,56864,779
Total50,4871,898,936

The best artists of the 2010s were Kendrick Lamar, Kanye West, Arcade Fire, Tame Impala, Beach House, Frank Ocean, Sufjan Stevens, Radiohead, The National and Vampire Weekend.
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2011
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1,140
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2018
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2012
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1,131
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2013
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1,126
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2012
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1,123
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2010
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1,117
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1,116
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2016
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1,115
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 23 of 100

Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 106 11%
2011 143 14%
2012 119 12%
2013 130 13%
2014 110 11%
2015 103 10%
2016 75 8%
2017 103 10%
2018 73 7%
2019 38 4%
Country Albums %


United States 566 57%
United Kingdom 215 22%
Canada 67 7%
Australia 35 4%
Mixed Nationality 28 3%
Sweden 18 2%
France 11 1%
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Best Albums of 1953
1. Black Coffee by Peggy Lee
2. Sonny Rollins With The Modern Jazz Quartet by Sonny Rollins
3. La Vie En Rose by Edith Piaf
4. Chante Les Chansons Poétiques no1 by Georges Brassens
5. Dean Martin Sings by Dean Martin
6. Wagner: Tristan Und Isolde by Wilhelm Furtwängler / Philharmonia Orchestra
7. Songs By Tom Lehrer by Tom Lehrer
8. An Evening With Billie Holiday by Billie Holiday
9. Jazz At Oberlin by The Dave Brubeck Quartet
10. Inca Taqui by Yma Sumac
11. Moondog And His Friends by Moondog
12. Ludwig Van Beethoven: Symphony No. 3 "Eroica" by Wilhelm Furtwangler / Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
13. Calamity Jane by Doris Day
14. New Concepts Of Artistry In Rhythm by Stan Kenton
15. Charlie Parker by Charlie Parker
16. Wagner: Der Ring Des Nibelungen by Wilhelm Furtwängler / Orchestra Sinfonica E Coro Della Radio Italiana
17. Mascagni: Cavalleria Rusticana by Tullio Serafin / Coro E Orchestra Del Teatro Alla Scala Di Milano
18. Nat King Cole Sings For Two In Love by Nat King Cole
19. Dvořák: Symphony No. 5 In E Minor, Op. 95 "From The New World" by George Szell / The Cleveland Orchestra
20. Young Man With A Horn by Miles Davis
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