Best Albums of the 2010s

Listed below are the best albums of the 2010s as calculated from their overall rankings in over 45,000 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.
20104,593273,438
20114,724225,141
20125,007249,406
20135,619232,552
20145,957186,997
20155,870232,218
20165,723198,360
20175,781162,604
20185,736135,402
20195,842102,092
Total54,8521,998,212

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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2012
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2015
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2019
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2013
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256
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2014
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256
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2013
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2010
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2011
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255
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2017
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255
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 100 of 100

Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 96 10%
2011 136 14%
2012 108 11%
2013 123 12%
2014 104 10%
2015 106 11%
2016 79 8%
2017 104 10%
2018 83 8%
2019 61 6%
Country Albums %


United States 565 57%
United Kingdom 214 21%
Canada 68 7%
Australia 35 4%
Mixed Nationality 30 3%
Sweden 17 2%
Ireland 10 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 988 99%
Yes 12 1%
Live? Albums %
No 996 100%
Yes 4 0%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 995 100%
Yes 5 1%
Best Artists of the 2010s
1. Kendrick Lamar
2. Kanye West
3. Arcade Fire
4. Tame Impala
5. Beach House
6. Frank Ocean
7. Sufjan Stevens
8. Radiohead
9. The National
10. Vampire Weekend
11. Car Seat Headrest
12. Death Grips
13. Bon Iver
14. The War On Drugs
15. David Bowie
16. Swans
17. Arctic Monkeys
18. Fleet Foxes
19. Lana Del Rey
20. Mark Kozelek
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