Best Albums of the 2010s

Listed below are the best albums of the 2010s as calculated from their overall rankings in over 39,000 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.
20104,281370,868
20114,414278,934
Bon Iver (191st)by Bon Iver
20124,706295,990
20135,292264,059
20145,591198,778
20155,450235,630
20165,266189,251
20175,261144,470
20184,967105,320
20193,68533,567
Total48,9132,116,866

The best artists of the 2010s are Kendrick Lamar, Arcade Fire, Kanye West, Tame Impala, Beach House, The National, Sufjan Stevens, Frank Ocean, Radiohead and Vampire Weekend.
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1,008
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1,003
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995
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 28 of 100

Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 136 14%
2011 155 16%
2012 125 13%
2013 135 14%
2014 111 11%
2015 101 10%
2016 68 7%
2017 87 9%
2018 64 6%
2019 18 2%
Country Albums %


United States 562 56%
United Kingdom 211 21%
Canada 69 7%
Australia 33 3%
Mixed Nationality 29 3%
Sweden 18 2%
France 11 1%
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1. The Dark Side Of The Moon by Pink Floyd
2. Led Zeppelin IV by Led Zeppelin
3. Wish You Were Here by Pink Floyd
4. The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars by David Bowie
5. London Calling by The Clash
6. The Wall by Pink Floyd
7. Who's Next by The Who
8. Rumours by Fleetwood Mac
9. Exile On Main St. by The Rolling Stones
10. Unknown Pleasures by Joy Division
11. Blood On The Tracks by Bob Dylan
12. Animals by Pink Floyd
13. Marquee Moon by Television
14. Hunky Dory by David Bowie
15. Born To Run by Bruce Springsteen
16. Pink Moon by Nick Drake
17. What's Going On by Marvin Gaye
18. Low by David Bowie
19. Sticky Fingers by The Rolling Stones
20. Paranoid by Black Sabbath


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