Best Albums of the 2010s

Listed below are the best albums of the 2010s as calculated from their overall rankings in over 40,000 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.
20104,338275,671
20114,482225,418
20124,773250,403
20135,345230,980
20145,646182,724
20155,536221,648
20165,340185,438
20175,347149,435
20185,100112,878
20194,56364,183
Total50,4701,898,779

The best artists of the 2010s were Kendrick Lamar, Kanye West, Arcade Fire, Tame Impala, Beach House, Frank Ocean, Sufjan Stevens, Radiohead, The National and Vampire Weekend.
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2018
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923
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2017
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919
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2016
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914
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2014
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913
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2019
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912
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2018
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2014
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907
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907
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2017
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905
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 29 of 100

Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 106 11%
2011 143 14%
2012 119 12%
2013 130 13%
2014 110 11%
2015 103 10%
2016 75 8%
2017 103 10%
2018 73 7%
2019 38 4%
Country Albums %


United States 566 57%
United Kingdom 215 22%
Canada 67 7%
Australia 35 4%
Mixed Nationality 28 3%
Sweden 18 2%
France 11 1%
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Best Albums of 1958
1. Lady In Satin by Billie Holiday
2. Somethin' Else by Cannonball Adderley
3. Buddy Holly by Buddy Holly
4. Little Girl Blue by Nina Simone
5. Frank Sinatra Sings For Only The Lonely by Frank Sinatra
6. Milestones by Miles Davis
7. Bo Diddley by Bo Diddley
8. Ascenseur Pour L'Échafaud by Miles Davis
9. Porgy And Bess by Miles Davis
10. Come Fly With Me by Frank Sinatra
11. The Atomic Mr. Basie by Count Basie And His Orchestra & Neal Hefti
12. Jerry Lee Lewis by Jerry Lee Lewis
13. One Dozen Berrys by Chuck Berry
14. The Everly Brothers by The Everly Brothers
15. Little Richard by Little Richard
16. Elvis' Golden Records by Elvis Presley
17. The Best Of Muddy Waters by Muddy Waters
18. King Creole by Elvis Presley
19. Misterioso by Thelonious Monk
20. Dance Mania by Tito Puente
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