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.
20104,354274,518
20114,494225,309
20124,788249,940
20135,360230,710
20145,671182,552
20155,578222,623
20165,377186,105
20175,399150,738
20185,129113,921
20194,63568,896
Total50,7851,905,312

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 107 11%
2011 141 14%
2012 117 12%
2013 129 13%
2014 110 11%
2015 104 10%
2016 75 8%
2017 103 10%
2018 74 7%
2019 40 4%
Country Albums %


United States 564 56%
United Kingdom 215 22%
Canada 66 7%
Australia 35 4%
Mixed Nationality 28 3%
Sweden 18 2%
France 11 1%
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Best Albums of 2006
1. Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not by Arctic Monkeys
2. Ys by Joanna Newsom
3. Black Holes And Revelations by Muse
4. Back To Black by Amy Winehouse
5. The Devil And God Are Raging Inside Me by Brand New
6. The Black Parade by My Chemical Romance
7. Donuts by J Dilla
8. Sam's Town by The Killers
9. Stadium Arcadium by Red Hot Chili Peppers
10. 10,000 Days by Tool
11. The Eraser by Thom Yorke
12. The Crane Wife by The Decemberists
13. Silent Shout by The Knife
14. Continuum by John Mayer
15. First Impressions Of Earth by The Strokes
16. Return To Cookie Mountain by TV On The Radio
17. Yellow House by Grizzly Bear
18. The Life Pursuit by Belle And Sebastian
19. The Trials Of Van Occupanther by Midlake
20. At War With The Mystics by The Flaming Lips
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