Best Albums of the 2010s

Listed below are the best albums of the 2010s as calculated from their overall rankings in over 41,000 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.
20104,353275,136
20114,494225,411
20124,792250,226
20135,363231,058
20145,672182,719
20155,580223,030
20165,377186,926
20175,403151,092
20185,129114,640
20194,65070,064
Total50,8131,910,302

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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Total albums: 1,000. Page 100 of 100

Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 107 11%
2011 142 14%
2012 116 12%
2013 129 13%
2014 110 11%
2015 104 10%
2016 75 8%
2017 102 10%
2018 74 7%
2019 41 4%
Country Albums %


United States 564 56%
United Kingdom 214 21%
Canada 67 7%
Australia 35 4%
Mixed Nationality 28 3%
Sweden 18 2%
France 11 1%
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