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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 30,000 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.
20103,590310,358 The Suburbs (39th)
by Arcade Fire
20113,790233,137 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (191st)
by Bon Iver
20124,039239,704 Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (78th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20134,614213,431 Modern Vampires Of The City (171st)
by Vampire Weekend
20144,874150,351 Lost In The Dream (262nd)
by The War On Drugs
20154,659166,414 To Pimp A Butterfly (74th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20164,326114,226 A Moon Shaped Pool (182nd)
by Radiohead
20172,96630,151 DAMN. (1,990th)
by Kendrick Lamar
Total32,8581,457,771

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

...Like ClockworkUnited States Queens Of The Stone Age
Year of Release:2013Appears in:446 charts
Rank in 2013:5Rank Score:8,162
Rank in 2010s21Overall Rank:312
Average Rating:  83/100 (735 votes)
Comments: 56 comments
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22.

The Smile Sessions
Compilation
United States The Beach Boys
Year of Release:2011Appears in:287 charts
Rank in 2011:3Rank Score:7,925
Rank in 2010s22Overall Rank:318
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (556 votes)
Comments: 51 comments
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23.

BloomUnited States Beach House
Year of Release:2012Appears in:487 charts
Rank in 2012:5Rank Score:7,801
Rank in 2010s23Overall Rank:323
Average Rating:  81/100 (727 votes)
Comments: 74 comments
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24.

★ (Blackstar)United Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:2016Appears in:633 charts
Rank in 2016:2Rank Score:7,414
Rank in 2010s24Overall Rank:336
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (960 votes)
Comments: 89 comments
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25.

Plastic BeachUnited Kingdom Gorillaz
Year of Release:2010Appears in:434 charts
Rank in 2010:7Rank Score:7,410
Rank in 2010s25Overall Rank:337
Average Rating:  78/100 (807 votes)
Comments: 56 comments
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26.

CurrentsAustralia Tame Impala
Year of Release:2015Appears in:500 charts
Rank in 2015:3Rank Score:7,367
Rank in 2010s26Overall Rank:338
Average Rating:  81/100 (780 votes)
Comments: 77 comments
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27.

Halcyon DigestUnited States Deerhunter
Year of Release:2010Appears in:462 charts
Rank in 2010:8Rank Score:7,344
Rank in 2010s27Overall Rank:339
Average Rating:  82/100 (613 votes)
Comments: 46 comments
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28.

The King Of LimbsUnited Kingdom Radiohead
Year of Release:2011Appears in:609 charts
Rank in 2011:4Rank Score:7,259
Rank in 2010s28Overall Rank:341
Average Rating:  76/100 (1,442 votes)
Comments: 196 comments
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29.

The Age Of AdzUnited States Sufjan Stevens
Year of Release:2010Appears in:368 charts
Rank in 2010:9Rank Score:6,866
Rank in 2010s29Overall Rank:354
Average Rating:  80/100 (546 votes)
Comments: 45 comments
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30.

YeezusUnited States Kanye West
Year of Release:2013Appears in:411 charts
Rank in 2013:6Rank Score:6,607
Rank in 2010s30Overall Rank:365
Average Rating:  75/100 (854 votes)
Comments: 114 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 172 17%
2011 184 18%
2012 152 15%
2013 155 16%
2014 117 12%
2015 115 12%
2016 79 8%
2017 26 3%
Artist Albums %


Death Grips 6 1%
Drake 5 1%
The Weeknd 5 1%
Kendrick Lamar 5 1%
Beach House 4 0%
Swans 4 0%
King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard 4 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 559 56%
United Kingdom 215 22%
Canada 77 8%
Australia 28 3%
Sweden 17 2%
Mixed Nationality 16 2%
Ireland 12 1%
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