Best Albums of the 2010s

Listed below are the best albums of the 2010s as calculated from their overall rankings in over 41,000 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.
20104,360274,602
20114,498225,074
20124,803249,665
20135,373230,401
20145,679182,561
20155,587223,244
20165,380187,657
20175,408151,324
20185,143115,176
20194,66271,313
Total50,8931,911,017

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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1,022
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1,021
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1,016
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1,011
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 26 of 100

Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 107 11%
2011 142 14%
2012 116 12%
2013 129 13%
2014 109 11%
2015 104 10%
2016 76 8%
2017 102 10%
2018 74 7%
2019 41 4%
Country Albums %


United States 564 56%
United Kingdom 215 22%
Canada 67 7%
Australia 34 3%
Mixed Nationality 28 3%
Sweden 18 2%
France 11 1%
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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. Kid A by Radiohead
6. Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band by The Beatles
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. Funeral by Arcade Fire
12. Untitled (Led Zeppelin IV) by Led Zeppelin
13. Pet Sounds by The Beach Boys
14. In The Aeroplane Over The Sea by Neutral Milk Hotel
15. The Beatles (The White Album) by The Beatles
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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