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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 28,000 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.
20103,477296,527 The Suburbs (39th)
by Arcade Fire
20113,675223,501 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (198th)
by Bon Iver
20123,914226,709 Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (80th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20134,460203,040 Modern Vampires Of The City (170th)
by Vampire Weekend
20144,735140,896 Lost In The Dream (271st)
by The War On Drugs
20154,525151,638 To Pimp A Butterfly (83rd)
by Kendrick Lamar
20164,04297,702 A Moon Shaped Pool (204th)
by Radiohead
20171,91012,612 DAMN. (2,829th)
by Kendrick Lamar
Total30,7381,352,625

The best artists of the 2010s are Kendrick Lamar, Arcade Fire, Kanye West, Tame Impala, Sufjan Stevens, Beach House, The National, Vampire Weekend, Radiohead and Frank Ocean.
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RankAlbumArtist
21.

...Like ClockworkUnited States Queens Of The Stone Age
Year of Release:2013Appears in:412 charts
Rank in 2013:5Rank Score:7,765
Rank in 2010s21Overall Rank:309
Average Rating:  82/100 (682 votes)
Comments: 55 comments
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22.

The Smile Sessions
Compilation
United States The Beach Boys
Year of Release:2011Appears in:268 charts
Rank in 2011:3Rank Score:7,440
Rank in 2010s22Overall Rank:322
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (531 votes)
Comments: 50 comments
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23.

BloomUnited States Beach House
Year of Release:2012Appears in:451 charts
Rank in 2012:5Rank Score:7,158
Rank in 2010s23Overall Rank:331
Average Rating:  81/100 (698 votes)
Comments: 72 comments
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24.

Halcyon DigestUnited States Deerhunter
Year of Release:2010Appears in:433 charts
Rank in 2010:7Rank Score:7,068
Rank in 2010s24Overall Rank:336
Average Rating:  82/100 (591 votes)
Comments: 46 comments
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25.

The King Of LimbsUnited Kingdom Radiohead
Year of Release:2011Appears in:581 charts
Rank in 2011:4Rank Score:6,925
Rank in 2010s25Overall Rank:341
Average Rating:  76/100 (1,389 votes)
Comments: 189 comments
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26.

Plastic BeachUnited Kingdom Gorillaz
Year of Release:2010Appears in:398 charts
Rank in 2010:8Rank Score:6,821
Rank in 2010s26Overall Rank:346
Average Rating:  78/100 (764 votes)
Comments: 56 comments
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27.

YeezusUnited States Kanye West
Year of Release:2013Appears in:385 charts
Rank in 2013:6Rank Score:6,678
Rank in 2010s27Overall Rank:350
Average Rating:  75/100 (813 votes)
Comments: 112 comments
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28.

CurrentsAustralia Tame Impala
Year of Release:2015Appears in:439 charts
Rank in 2015:3Rank Score:6,527
Rank in 2010s28Overall Rank:355
Average Rating:  81/100 (723 votes)
Comments: 75 comments
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29.

Let England ShakeUnited Kingdom P.J. Harvey
Year of Release:2011Appears in:472 charts
Rank in 2011:5Rank Score:6,427
Rank in 2010s29Overall Rank:359
Average Rating:  80/100 (647 votes)
Comments: 45 comments
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30.

El CaminoUnited States The Black Keys
Year of Release:2011Appears in:412 charts
Rank in 2011:6Rank Score:6,229
Rank in 2010s30Overall Rank:368
Average Rating:  78/100 (795 votes)
Comments: 50 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 178 18%
2011 186 19%
2012 160 16%
2013 158 16%
2014 121 12%
2015 119 12%
2016 68 7%
2017 10 1%
Artist Albums %


Death Grips 6 1%
Kendrick Lamar 5 1%
The Weeknd 5 1%
Swans 4 0%
Drake 4 0%
Frank Ocean 4 0%
Green Day 4 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 559 56%
United Kingdom 209 21%
Canada 74 7%
Australia 31 3%
Sweden 18 2%
Mixed Nationality 14 1%
France 12 1%
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