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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 38,000 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.
20104,197365,078 The Suburbs (40th)
by Arcade Fire
20114,337274,236 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (191st)
by Bon Iver
20124,624290,766 Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (61st)
by Kendrick Lamar
20135,216258,653 Modern Vampires Of The City (156th)
by Vampire Weekend
20145,516193,181 Lost In The Dream (231st)
by The War On Drugs
20155,371229,756 To Pimp A Butterfly (47th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20165,174182,658 A Moon Shaped Pool (134th)
by Radiohead
20175,150138,945 Damn. (453rd)
by Kendrick Lamar
20184,80895,530 Kids See Ghosts (663rd)
by Kids See Ghosts
20192,41915,907 Titanic Rising (2,539th)
by Weyes Blood
Total46,8122,044,710

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

CurrentsAustralia Tame Impala
Year of Release:2015Appears in:669 charts
Rank in 2015:3Rank Score:10,984
Rank in 2010s21Overall Rank:259
Average Rating:  81/100 (1,040 votes)
Comments: 91 comments
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22.

Random Access MemoriesFrance Daft Punk
Year of Release:2013Appears in:651 charts
Rank in 2013:4Rank Score:10,196
Rank in 2010s22Overall Rank:281
Average Rating:  79/100 (1,161 votes)
Comments: 95 comments
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23.

...Like ClockworkUnited States Queens Of The Stone Age
Year of Release:2013Appears in:537 charts
Rank in 2013:5Rank Score:9,853
Rank in 2010s23Overall Rank:292
Average Rating:  83/100 (911 votes)
Comments: 68 comments
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24.

BloomUnited States Beach House
Year of Release:2012Appears in:601 charts
Rank in 2012:5Rank Score:9,836
Rank in 2010s24Overall Rank:293
Average Rating:  81/100 (909 votes)
Comments: 82 comments
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25.

BrothersUnited States The Black Keys
Year of Release:2010Appears in:585 charts
Rank in 2010:6Rank Score:9,781
Rank in 2010s25Overall Rank:295
Average Rating:  79/100 (1,089 votes)
Comments: 47 comments
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26.

Halcyon DigestUnited States Deerhunter
Year of Release:2010Appears in:570 charts
Rank in 2010:7Rank Score:9,739
Rank in 2010s26Overall Rank:296
Average Rating:  82/100 (758 votes)
Comments: 51 comments
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27.

The Smile SessionsUnited States The Beach Boys
Year of Release:2011Appears in:371 charts
Rank in 2011:3Rank Score:9,705
Rank in 2010s27Overall Rank:298
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (680 votes)
Comments: 61 comments
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The Money StoreUnited States Death Grips
Year of Release:2012Appears in:462 charts
Rank in 2012:6Rank Score:9,485
Rank in 2010s28Overall Rank:310
Average Rating:  82/100 (735 votes)
Comments: 64 comments
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29.

Plastic BeachUnited Kingdom Gorillaz
Year of Release:2010Appears in:540 charts
Rank in 2010:8Rank Score:9,352
Rank in 2010s29Overall Rank:314
Average Rating:  79/100 (973 votes)
Comments: 64 comments
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30.

YeezusUnited States Kanye West
Year of Release:2013Appears in:536 charts
Rank in 2013:6Rank Score:9,102
Rank in 2010s30Overall Rank:320
Average Rating:  76/100 (1,080 votes)
Comments: 139 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 139 14%
2011 161 16%
2012 129 13%
2013 139 14%
2014 110 11%
2015 99 10%
2016 67 7%
2017 90 9%
2018 59 6%
2019 7 1%
Artist Albums %


Death Grips 9 1%
King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard 6 1%
Kendrick Lamar 5 1%
The Weeknd 5 1%
Julia Holter 5 1%
Lana Del Rey 5 1%
Beach House 5 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 555 56%
United Kingdom 213 21%
Canada 69 7%
Australia 32 3%
Mixed Nationality 30 3%
Sweden 16 2%
France 13 1%
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