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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 31,000 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.
20103,658321,078 The Suburbs (39th)
by Arcade Fire
20113,857243,074 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (187th)
by Bon Iver
20124,093249,889 Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (74th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20134,681223,918 Modern Vampires Of The City (166th)
by Vampire Weekend
20144,942158,844 Lost In The Dream (251st)
by The War On Drugs
20154,739175,962 To Pimp A Butterfly (70th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20164,461124,756 A Moon Shaped Pool (171st)
by Radiohead
20174,14072,148 DAMN. (846th)
by Kendrick Lamar
2018155141 Post- (22,751st)
by Jeff Rosenstock
Total34,7261,569,810

The best artists of the 2010s are Kendrick Lamar, Arcade Fire, Kanye West, Tame Impala, The National, Sufjan Stevens, Beach House, Radiohead, Vampire Weekend and Frank Ocean.
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RankAlbumArtist
21.

The Smile Sessions
Compilation
United States The Beach Boys
Year of Release:2011Appears in:304 charts
Rank in 2011:3Rank Score:8,540
Rank in 2010s21Overall Rank:295
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (564 votes)
Comments: 52 comments
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22.

BloomUnited States Beach House
Year of Release:2012Appears in:497 charts
Rank in 2012:5Rank Score:8,398
Rank in 2010s22Overall Rank:303
Average Rating:  81/100 (740 votes)
Comments: 77 comments
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23.

...Like ClockworkUnited States Queens Of The Stone Age
Year of Release:2013Appears in:454 charts
Rank in 2013:5Rank Score:8,333
Rank in 2010s23Overall Rank:308
Average Rating:  83/100 (754 votes)
Comments: 58 comments
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24.

CurrentsAustralia Tame Impala
Year of Release:2015Appears in:519 charts
Rank in 2015:3Rank Score:8,106
Rank in 2010s24Overall Rank:320
Average Rating:  81/100 (815 votes)
Comments: 80 comments
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25.

★ (Blackstar)United Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:2016Appears in:653 charts
Rank in 2016:2Rank Score:7,949
Rank in 2010s25Overall Rank:323
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (991 votes)
Comments: 93 comments
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26.

Halcyon DigestUnited States Deerhunter
Year of Release:2010Appears in:469 charts
Rank in 2010:7Rank Score:7,835
Rank in 2010s26Overall Rank:325
Average Rating:  82/100 (627 votes)
Comments: 46 comments
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27.

Plastic BeachUnited Kingdom Gorillaz
Year of Release:2010Appears in:441 charts
Rank in 2010:8Rank Score:7,750
Rank in 2010s27Overall Rank:331
Average Rating:  78/100 (832 votes)
Comments: 56 comments
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28.

The King Of LimbsUnited Kingdom Radiohead
Year of Release:2011Appears in:621 charts
Rank in 2011:4Rank Score:7,330
Rank in 2010s28Overall Rank:343
Average Rating:  76/100 (1,474 votes)
Comments: 197 comments
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29.

BlondeUnited States Frank Ocean
Year of Release:2016Appears in:354 charts
Rank in 2016:3Rank Score:7,107
Rank in 2010s29Overall Rank:351
Average Rating:  83/100 (507 votes)
Comments: 46 comments
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30.

YeezusUnited States Kanye West
Year of Release:2013Appears in:426 charts
Rank in 2013:6Rank Score:7,092
Rank in 2010s30Overall Rank:352
Average Rating:  75/100 (876 votes)
Comments: 117 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 163 16%
2011 176 18%
2012 151 15%
2013 154 15%
2014 115 12%
2015 111 11%
2016 72 7%
2017 59 6%
2018 0 0%
Artist Albums %


Death Grips 6 1%
King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard 5 0%
Drake 5 0%
The Weeknd 5 0%
Kendrick Lamar 5 0%
Lana Del Rey 5 0%
Laura Marling 5 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 561 56%
United Kingdom 215 21%
Canada 77 8%
Australia 27 3%
Mixed Nationality 17 2%
Sweden 17 2%
France 12 1%
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