Best Albums of the 2010s

Listed below are the best albums of the 2010s as calculated from their overall rankings in over 45,000 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.
20104,557274,513
20114,690225,011
20124,979249,502
20135,595232,893
20145,925187,026
20155,840231,743
20165,670198,391
20175,730161,418
20185,640134,349
20195,616100,505
Total54,2421,995,351

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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2011
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2019
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2016
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255
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 100 of 100

Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 98 10%
2011 136 14%
2012 108 11%
2013 125 13%
2014 103 10%
2015 105 11%
2016 77 8%
2017 104 10%
2018 83 8%
2019 61 6%
Country Albums %


United States 568 57%
United Kingdom 213 21%
Canada 69 7%
Australia 36 4%
Mixed Nationality 29 3%
Sweden 16 2%
Ireland 10 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 988 99%
Yes 12 1%
Live? Albums %
No 996 100%
Yes 4 0%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 995 100%
Yes 5 1%
Best Ever Albums
1. OK Computer by Radiohead
2. The Dark Side Of The Moon by Pink Floyd
3. Abbey Road by The Beatles
4. Revolver by The Beatles
5. Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band by The Beatles
6. Kid A by Radiohead
7. In Rainbows by Radiohead
8. Wish You Were Here by Pink Floyd
9. The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars by David Bowie
10. The Velvet Underground & Nico by The Velvet Underground & Nico
11. Untitled (Led Zeppelin IV) by Led Zeppelin
12. Funeral by Arcade Fire
13. Pet Sounds by The Beach Boys
14. The Beatles (The White Album) by The Beatles
15. In The Aeroplane Over The Sea by Neutral Milk Hotel
16. Nevermind by Nirvana
17. Doolittle by Pixies
18. London Calling by The Clash
19. The Queen Is Dead by The Smiths
20. The Bends by Radiohead
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