Best Albums of the 2010s

Listed below are the best albums of the 2010s as calculated from their overall rankings in over 44,000 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.
20104,698269,640
20114,826221,976
20125,103245,612
20135,699228,563
20146,075185,640
20155,987231,151
20165,898199,570
20175,962163,988
20185,935137,428
20196,197106,244
Total56,3801,989,813

The best artists of the 2010s were Kendrick Lamar, Kanye West, Tame Impala, Arcade Fire, Beach House, Frank Ocean, Sufjan Stevens, The National, Radiohead and Vampire Weekend.
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2012
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258
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2019
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257
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257
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2010
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2017
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256
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 100 of 100

Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 97 10%
2011 136 14%
2012 107 11%
2013 121 12%
2014 106 11%
2015 104 10%
2016 82 8%
2017 102 10%
2018 85 9%
2019 60 6%
Country Albums %


United States 564 56%
United Kingdom 218 22%
Canada 68 7%
Australia 34 3%
Mixed Nationality 30 3%
Sweden 19 2%
France 10 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 990 99%
Yes 10 1%
Live? Albums %
No 996 100%
Yes 4 0%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 995 100%
Yes 5 1%
Best Albums of 2018
1. Twin Fantasy (Face To Face) by Car Seat Headrest
2. Kids See Ghosts by Kids See Ghosts
3. You Won't Get What You Want by Daughters
4. 7 by Beach House
5. Joy As An Act Of Resistance. by Idles
6. Wide Awake! by Parquet Courts
7. Little Dark Age by MGMT
8. Golden Hour by Kacey Musgraves
9. Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino by Arctic Monkeys
10. Some Rap Songs by Earl Sweatshirt
11. Be The Cowboy by Mitski
12. A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships by The 1975
13. Daytona by Pusha T
14. Dirty Computer by Janelle Monáe
15. TA13OO by Denzel Curry
16. Aviary by Julia Holter
17. Oil Of Every Pearl's Un-Insides by SOPHIE
18. Virtue by The Voidz
19. Double Negative by Low
20. 2012-2017 by Against All Logic
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