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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 29,000 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.
20103,545303,311 The Suburbs (39th)
by Arcade Fire
20113,751228,077 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (191st)
by Bon Iver
20123,988234,243 Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (77th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20134,562208,129 Modern Vampires Of The City (169th)
by Vampire Weekend
20144,799145,864 Lost In The Dream (262nd)
by The War On Drugs
20154,600158,488 To Pimp A Butterfly (77th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20164,246106,170 A Moon Shaped Pool (193rd)
by Radiohead
20172,45621,703 DAMN. (2,309th)
by Kendrick Lamar
Total31,9471,405,986

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:429 charts
Rank in 2013:5Rank Score:7,960
Rank in 2010s21Overall Rank:311
Average Rating:  82/100 (710 votes)
Comments: 55 comments
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22.

The Smile Sessions
Compilation
United States The Beach Boys
Year of Release:2011Appears in:279 charts
Rank in 2011:3Rank Score:7,799
Rank in 2010s22Overall Rank:317
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (541 votes)
Comments: 50 comments
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23.

BloomUnited States Beach House
Year of Release:2012Appears in:473 charts
Rank in 2012:5Rank Score:7,630
Rank in 2010s23Overall Rank:320
Average Rating:  81/100 (714 votes)
Comments: 72 comments
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24.

Halcyon DigestUnited States Deerhunter
Year of Release:2010Appears in:459 charts
Rank in 2010:7Rank Score:7,390
Rank in 2010s24Overall Rank:331
Average Rating:  82/100 (603 votes)
Comments: 46 comments
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25.

The King Of LimbsUnited Kingdom Radiohead
Year of Release:2011Appears in:596 charts
Rank in 2011:4Rank Score:7,067
Rank in 2010s25Overall Rank:339
Average Rating:  76/100 (1,420 votes)
Comments: 192 comments
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26.

Plastic BeachUnited Kingdom Gorillaz
Year of Release:2010Appears in:420 charts
Rank in 2010:8Rank Score:7,007
Rank in 2010s26Overall Rank:344
Average Rating:  78/100 (786 votes)
Comments: 56 comments
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27.

CurrentsAustralia Tame Impala
Year of Release:2015Appears in:472 charts
Rank in 2015:3Rank Score:6,945
Rank in 2010s27Overall Rank:349
Average Rating:  81/100 (754 votes)
Comments: 75 comments
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28.

★ (Blackstar)United Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:2016Appears in:598 charts
Rank in 2016:2Rank Score:6,863
Rank in 2010s28Overall Rank:351
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (924 votes)
Comments: 88 comments
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29.

YeezusUnited States Kanye West
Year of Release:2013Appears in:398 charts
Rank in 2013:6Rank Score:6,699
Rank in 2010s29Overall Rank:355
Average Rating:  75/100 (844 votes)
Comments: 114 comments
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The Money StoreUnited States Death Grips
Year of Release:2012Appears in:319 charts
Rank in 2012:6Rank Score:6,594
Rank in 2010s30Overall Rank:358
Average Rating:  81/100 (527 votes)
Comments: 51 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 172 17%
2011 184 18%
2012 154 15%
2013 160 16%
2014 122 12%
2015 117 12%
2016 72 7%
2017 19 2%
Artist Albums %


Death Grips 6 1%
Kendrick Lamar 5 1%
Drake 5 1%
The Weeknd 5 1%
King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard 4 0%
Green Day 4 0%
Laura Marling 4 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 556 56%
United Kingdom 214 21%
Canada 76 8%
Australia 28 3%
Sweden 17 2%
Mixed Nationality 15 2%
France 11 1%
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