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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 28,000 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.
20103,431292,751 The Suburbs (39th)
by Arcade Fire
20113,632220,721 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (198th)
by Bon Iver
20123,866222,316 Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (80th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20134,406199,144 Modern Vampires Of The City (172nd)
by Vampire Weekend
20144,671137,503 Lost In The Dream (280th)
by The War On Drugs
20154,436146,385 To Pimp A Butterfly (86th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20163,95990,934 A Moon Shaped Pool (223rd)
by Radiohead
20171,6219,498 DAMN. (3,042nd)
by Kendrick Lamar
Total30,0221,319,253

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

...Like ClockworkUnited States Queens Of The Stone Age
Year of Release:2013Appears in:403 charts
Rank in 2013:5Rank Score:7,650
Rank in 2010s21Overall Rank:309
Average Rating:  82/100 (678 votes)
Comments: 54 comments
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22.

The Smile Sessions
Compilation
United States The Beach Boys
Year of Release:2011Appears in:265 charts
Rank in 2011:3Rank Score:7,342
Rank in 2010s22Overall Rank:324
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (522 votes)
Comments: 50 comments
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23.

Halcyon DigestUnited States Deerhunter
Year of Release:2010Appears in:425 charts
Rank in 2010:7Rank Score:7,031
Rank in 2010s23Overall Rank:333
Average Rating:  82/100 (577 votes)
Comments: 45 comments
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24.

The King Of LimbsUnited Kingdom Radiohead
Year of Release:2011Appears in:575 charts
Rank in 2011:4Rank Score:6,910
Rank in 2010s24Overall Rank:340
Average Rating:  76/100 (1,368 votes)
Comments: 186 comments
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25.

BloomUnited States Beach House
Year of Release:2012Appears in:443 charts
Rank in 2012:5Rank Score:6,870
Rank in 2010s25Overall Rank:342
Average Rating:  81/100 (689 votes)
Comments: 72 comments
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26.

Plastic BeachUnited Kingdom Gorillaz
Year of Release:2010Appears in:387 charts
Rank in 2010:8Rank Score:6,599
Rank in 2010s26Overall Rank:349
Average Rating:  78/100 (752 votes)
Comments: 54 comments
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27.

YeezusUnited States Kanye West
Year of Release:2013Appears in:377 charts
Rank in 2013:6Rank Score:6,366
Rank in 2010s27Overall Rank:358
Average Rating:  75/100 (798 votes)
Comments: 111 comments
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28.

Let England ShakeUnited Kingdom P.J. Harvey
Year of Release:2011Appears in:465 charts
Rank in 2011:5Rank Score:6,359
Rank in 2010s28Overall Rank:359
Average Rating:  80/100 (642 votes)
Comments: 45 comments
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29.

CurrentsAustralia Tame Impala
Year of Release:2015Appears in:423 charts
Rank in 2015:3Rank Score:6,309
Rank in 2010s29Overall Rank:361
Average Rating:  81/100 (705 votes)
Comments: 75 comments
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30.

El CaminoUnited States The Black Keys
Year of Release:2011Appears in:408 charts
Rank in 2011:6Rank Score:6,144
Rank in 2010s30Overall Rank:369
Average Rating:  78/100 (786 votes)
Comments: 50 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 181 18%
2011 187 19%
2012 157 16%
2013 160 16%
2014 121 12%
2015 116 12%
2016 72 7%
2017 6 1%
Artist Albums %


Death Grips 6 1%
The Weeknd 6 1%
Drake 5 1%
Kendrick Lamar 5 1%
Frank Ocean 4 0%
The Tallest Man On Earth 4 0%
Burial 4 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 557 56%
United Kingdom 211 21%
Canada 74 7%
Australia 31 3%
Sweden 18 2%
Mixed Nationality 15 2%
France 12 1%
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