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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.
20104,177364,026 The Suburbs (40th)
by Arcade Fire
20114,313272,616 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (194th)
by Bon Iver
20124,603290,237 Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (61st)
by Kendrick Lamar
20135,191256,477 Modern Vampires Of The City (157th)
by Vampire Weekend
20145,493191,424 Lost In The Dream (236th)
by The War On Drugs
20155,350228,513 To Pimp A Butterfly (46th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20165,142181,556 A Moon Shaped Pool (134th)
by Radiohead
20175,117137,547 Damn. (451st)
by Kendrick Lamar
20184,74898,492 Kids See Ghosts (660th)
by Kids See Ghosts
20192,03112,203 Titanic Rising (2,891st)
by Weyes Blood
Total46,1652,033,091

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

CurrentsAustralia Tame Impala
Year of Release:2015Appears in:654 charts
Rank in 2015:3Rank Score:10,831
Rank in 2010s21Overall Rank:263
Average Rating:  81/100 (1,037 votes)
Comments: 90 comments
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22.

Random Access MemoriesFrance Daft Punk
Year of Release:2013Appears in:644 charts
Rank in 2013:4Rank Score:10,043
Rank in 2010s22Overall Rank:285
Average Rating:  79/100 (1,150 votes)
Comments: 94 comments
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23.

The Smile SessionsUnited States The Beach Boys
Year of Release:2011Appears in:368 charts
Rank in 2011:3Rank Score:9,787
Rank in 2010s23Overall Rank:293
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (679 votes)
Comments: 61 comments
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24.

BrothersUnited States The Black Keys
Year of Release:2010Appears in:575 charts
Rank in 2010:6Rank Score:9,765
Rank in 2010s24Overall Rank:294
Average Rating:  78/100 (1,086 votes)
Comments: 47 comments
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25.

Halcyon DigestUnited States Deerhunter
Year of Release:2010Appears in:565 charts
Rank in 2010:7Rank Score:9,682
Rank in 2010s25Overall Rank:296
Average Rating:  82/100 (755 votes)
Comments: 51 comments
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26.

...Like ClockworkUnited States Queens Of The Stone Age
Year of Release:2013Appears in:528 charts
Rank in 2013:5Rank Score:9,641
Rank in 2010s26Overall Rank:298
Average Rating:  83/100 (901 votes)
Comments: 67 comments
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27.

BloomUnited States Beach House
Year of Release:2012Appears in:591 charts
Rank in 2012:5Rank Score:9,633
Rank in 2010s27Overall Rank:300
Average Rating:  81/100 (901 votes)
Comments: 81 comments
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The Money StoreUnited States Death Grips
Year of Release:2012Appears in:456 charts
Rank in 2012:6Rank Score:9,616
Rank in 2010s28Overall Rank:302
Average Rating:  82/100 (728 votes)
Comments: 64 comments
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29.

Plastic BeachUnited Kingdom Gorillaz
Year of Release:2010Appears in:534 charts
Rank in 2010:8Rank Score:9,228
Rank in 2010s29Overall Rank:316
Average Rating:  79/100 (967 votes)
Comments: 63 comments
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30.

YeezusUnited States Kanye West
Year of Release:2013Appears in:530 charts
Rank in 2013:6Rank Score:9,218
Rank in 2010s30Overall Rank:317
Average Rating:  76/100 (1,073 votes)
Comments: 139 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 141 14%
2011 160 16%
2012 128 13%
2013 140 14%
2014 110 11%
2015 100 10%
2016 67 7%
2017 90 9%
2018 59 6%
2019 5 1%
Artist Albums %


Death Grips 10 1%
King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard 6 1%
Julia Holter 5 1%
The Weeknd 5 1%
Lana Del Rey 5 1%
Beach House 5 1%
Kendrick Lamar 5 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 552 55%
United Kingdom 211 21%
Canada 70 7%
Australia 32 3%
Mixed Nationality 31 3%
Sweden 17 2%
France 13 1%
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