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.
20104,589273,955
20114,719225,718
20125,004249,939
20135,615232,885
20145,950187,494
20155,862232,574
20165,710198,276
20175,775162,490
20185,702135,365
20195,783102,034
Total54,7092,000,731

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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2019
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2014
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 100 of 100

Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 96 10%
2011 135 14%
2012 108 11%
2013 122 12%
2014 104 10%
2015 107 11%
2016 79 8%
2017 104 10%
2018 83 8%
2019 62 6%
Country Albums %


United States 564 56%
United Kingdom 214 21%
Canada 70 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%
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