Best Albums of the 2010s

Listed below are the best albums of the 2010s as calculated from their overall rankings in over 47,000 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.
20104,858258,062
20115,021212,209
20125,274235,554
20135,855221,856
20146,272182,893
20156,196228,678
20166,139200,659
20176,202167,051
20186,164142,105
20196,517112,333
Total58,4981,961,400

The best artists of the 2010s were Kendrick Lamar, Kanye West, Tame Impala, Arcade Fire, Beach House, Frank Ocean, Sufjan Stevens, Radiohead, The National and Vampire Weekend.
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2011
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 100 of 100

Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 98 10%
2011 131 13%
2012 111 11%
2013 118 12%
2014 103 10%
2015 106 11%
2016 81 8%
2017 103 10%
2018 86 9%
2019 63 6%
Country Albums %


United States 559 56%
United Kingdom 221 22%
Canada 66 7%
Australia 33 3%
Mixed Nationality 30 3%
Sweden 18 2%
France 9 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 990 99%
Yes 10 1%
Live? Albums %
No 995 100%
Yes 5 1%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 995 100%
Yes 5 1%
Best Artists of 1966
1. The Beatles
2. The Beach Boys
3. Bob Dylan
4. Simon & Garfunkel
5. The Rolling Stones
6. The Mothers Of Invention
7. Frank Zappa
8. 13th Floor Elevators
9. John Coltrane
10. The Kinks
11. Nina Simone
12. The Mamas And The Papas
13. Monks (US)
14. Cream
15. Love
16. The Byrds
17. John Mayall & Eric Clapton
18. Donovan
19. Wayne Shorter
20. The Yardbirds
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