Best Albums of the 2010s

Listed below are the best albums of the 2010s as calculated from their overall rankings in over 44,000 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.
20104,514274,363
20114,647224,276
20124,960249,872
20135,565233,266
20145,882186,215
20155,793231,496
20165,625195,890
20175,682159,745
20185,558130,675
20195,34896,047
Total53,5741,981,845

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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Total albums: 1,000. Page 100 of 100

Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 99 10%
2011 139 14%
2012 110 11%
2013 125 13%
2014 104 10%
2015 105 11%
2016 77 8%
2017 103 10%
2018 82 8%
2019 56 6%
Country Albums %


United States 568 57%
United Kingdom 213 21%
Canada 69 7%
Australia 36 4%
Mixed Nationality 26 3%
Sweden 16 2%
France 10 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 990 99%
Yes 10 1%
Live? Albums %
No 996 100%
Yes 4 0%
Best Albums of 1990
1. Violator by Depeche Mode
2. Heaven Or Las Vegas by Cocteau Twins
3. Nowhere by Ride
4. Rust In Peace by Megadeth
5. Bossanova by Pixies
6. Goo by Sonic Youth
7. Ritual De Lo Habitual by Jane's Addiction
8. Repeater by Fugazi
9. The La's by The La's
10. Fear Of A Black Planet by Public Enemy
11. The Good Son by Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
12. Pills 'N' Thrills And Bellyaches by Happy Mondays
13. Canción Animal by Soda Stereo
14. Reading, Writing And Arithmetic by The Sundays
15. I Do Not Want What I Haven't Got by Sinéad O'Connor
16. Flood by They Might Be Giants
17. Soundtrack From Twin Peaks by Angelo Badalamenti
18. Shake Your Money Maker by The Black Crowes
19. Ragged Glory by Neil Young & Crazy Horse
20. People's Instinctive Travels And The Paths Of Rhythm by A Tribe Called Quest
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