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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 36,000 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.
20104,037355,881 The Suburbs (39th)
by Arcade Fire
20114,190267,743 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (191st)
by Bon Iver
20124,471283,886 Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (62nd)
by Kendrick Lamar
20135,075251,059 Modern Vampires Of The City (161st)
by Vampire Weekend
20145,361185,929 Lost In The Dream (237th)
by The War On Drugs
20155,212217,475 To Pimp A Butterfly (54th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20164,986169,729 A Moon Shaped Pool (140th)
by Radiohead
20174,902129,142 DAMN. (458th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20184,29874,007 Twin Fantasy (Face To Face) (957th)
by Car Seat Headrest
2019444574
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Remind Me Tomorrow (23,123rd)
by Sharon Van Etten
Total42,9761,935,425

The best artists of the 2010s are Kendrick Lamar, Arcade Fire, Kanye West, Tame Impala, Beach House, Sufjan Stevens, The National, Radiohead, Frank Ocean and Vampire Weekend.
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RankAlbumArtist
241.

2014 Forest Hills DriveUnited States J. Cole
Year of Release:2014Appears in:83 charts
Rank in 2014:28Rank Score:1,045
Rank in 2010s241Overall Rank:2,066
Average Rating:  73/100 (146 votes)
Comments: 13 comments
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242.

This Old DogCanada Mac DeMarco
Year of Release:2017Appears in:164 charts
Rank in 2017:21Rank Score:1,042
Rank in 2010s242Overall Rank:2,071
Average Rating:  77/100 (331 votes)
Comments: 18 comments
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243.

Too BrightUnited States Perfume Genius
Year of Release:2014Appears in:168 charts
Rank in 2014:29Rank Score:1,041
Rank in 2010s243Overall Rank:2,075
Average Rating:  77/100 (208 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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244.

Smoke Ring For My HaloUnited States Kurt Vile
Year of Release:2011Appears in:151 charts
Rank in 2011:43Rank Score:1,041
Rank in 2010s244Overall Rank:2,076
Average Rating:  76/100 (229 votes)
Comments: 13 comments
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245.

ParamoreUnited States Paramore
Year of Release:2013Appears in:95 charts
Rank in 2013:36Rank Score:1,036
Rank in 2010s245Overall Rank:2,081
Average Rating:  65/100 (189 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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246.

Light Upon The LakeUnited States Whitney
Year of Release:2016Appears in:93 charts
Rank in 2016:21Rank Score:1,033
Rank in 2010s246Overall Rank:2,085
Average Rating:  78/100 (141 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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247.

Ghost StoriesUnited Kingdom Coldplay
Year of Release:2014Appears in:152 charts
Rank in 2014:30Rank Score:1,031
Rank in 2010s247Overall Rank:2,087
Average Rating:  59/100 (472 votes)
Comments: 55 comments
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248.

The Electric LadyUnited States Janelle Monáe
Year of Release:2013Appears in:152 charts
Rank in 2013:37Rank Score:1,026
Rank in 2010s248Overall Rank:2,095
Average Rating:  78/100 (213 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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249.

I Don't Like Shit, I Don't Go OutsideUnited States Earl Sweatshirt
Year of Release:2015Appears in:156 charts
Rank in 2015:23Rank Score:1,012
Rank in 2010s249Overall Rank:2,122
Average Rating:  76/100 (245 votes)
Comments: 21 comments
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250.

Odd BloodUnited States Yeasayer
Year of Release:2010Appears in:100 charts
Rank in 2010:35Rank Score:1,007
Rank in 2010s250Overall Rank:2,132
Average Rating:  72/100 (180 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 145 15%
2011 162 16%
2012 131 13%
2013 141 14%
2014 109 11%
2015 101 10%
2016 72 7%
2017 88 9%
2018 51 5%
2019 0 0%
Artist Albums %


Death Grips 8 1%
King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard 6 1%
Beach House 5 1%
The Weeknd 5 1%
Lana Del Rey 5 1%
Kendrick Lamar 5 1%
Julia Holter 5 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 555 56%
United Kingdom 217 22%
Canada 73 7%
Australia 32 3%
Mixed Nationality 22 2%
Sweden 17 2%
France 12 1%
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