Best Albums of the 2010s

Listed below are the best albums of the 2010s as calculated from their overall rankings in over 45,000 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.
20104,745266,985
20114,900218,552
20125,150243,119
20135,749227,014
20146,139185,422
20156,040229,945
20165,962201,457
20176,042166,024
20185,995140,059
20196,271108,641
Total56,9931,987,219

The best artists of the 2010s were Kendrick Lamar, Kanye West, Tame Impala, Arcade Fire, Beach House, Frank Ocean, Sufjan Stevens, Radiohead, The National and Vampire Weekend.
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2016
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 100 of 100

Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 96 10%
2011 136 14%
2012 107 11%
2013 118 12%
2014 105 11%
2015 105 11%
2016 84 8%
2017 100 10%
2018 87 9%
2019 62 6%
Country Albums %


United States 564 56%
United Kingdom 215 22%
Canada 66 7%
Mixed Nationality 34 3%
Australia 33 3%
Sweden 19 2%
France 9 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 990 99%
Yes 10 1%
Live? Albums %
No 995 100%
Yes 5 1%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 994 99%
Yes 6 1%
Best Artists of 2006
1. Arctic Monkeys
2. Joanna Newsom
3. Amy Winehouse
4. Muse
5. My Chemical Romance
6. Brand New
7. J Dilla
8. Red Hot Chili Peppers
9. The Killers (US)
10. Tool
11. The Decemberists
12. The Knife
13. Thom Yorke
14. The Strokes
15. John Mayer
16. TV On The Radio
17. Midlake
18. Grizzly Bear
19. Belle And Sebastian
20. The Flaming Lips
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