Best Albums of the 2010s

Listed below are the best albums of the 2010s as calculated from their overall rankings in over 39,000 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.
20104,255369,553
20114,386276,943
Bon Iver (191st)by Bon Iver
20124,677294,328
20135,280262,763
20145,579197,089
20155,441233,619
20165,253187,754
20175,243143,767
20184,952103,350
20193,47729,741
Total48,5432,098,907

The best artists of the 2010s are Kendrick Lamar, Arcade Fire, Kanye West, Tame Impala, Beach House, The National, Sufjan Stevens, Frank Ocean, Radiohead and Vampire Weekend.
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2017
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2015
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273
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2011
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272
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 100 of 100

Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 138 14%
2011 155 16%
2012 124 12%
2013 135 14%
2014 112 11%
2015 100 10%
2016 68 7%
2017 89 9%
2018 63 6%
2019 16 2%
Country Albums %


United States 561 56%
United Kingdom 210 21%
Canada 68 7%
Australia 33 3%
Mixed Nationality 31 3%
Sweden 18 2%
France 13 1%
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Best Artists of 2011
1. Bon Iver
2. Fleet Foxes
3. The Beach Boys
4. Radiohead
5. The Black Keys
6. PJ Harvey
7. Adele
8. M83
9. Foo Fighters
10. Destroyer
11. St. Vincent
12. Florence + The Machine
13. James Blake
14. Kendrick Lamar
15. Death Grips
16. Arctic Monkeys
17. The Strokes
18. Foster The People
19. The Antlers
20. Drake


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