Best Albums of the 2010s

Listed below are the best albums of the 2010s as calculated from their overall rankings in over 46,000 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.
20104,833260,395
20114,986214,133
20125,245237,740
20135,828223,802
20146,246183,539
20156,153229,550
20166,093200,477
20176,169167,048
20186,124141,732
20196,456111,348
Total58,1331,969,764

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

Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 98 10%
2011 130 13%
2012 112 11%
2013 117 12%
2014 105 11%
2015 107 11%
2016 81 8%
2017 102 10%
2018 87 9%
2019 61 6%
Country Albums %


United States 559 56%
United Kingdom 223 22%
Canada 66 7%
Australia 33 3%
Mixed Nationality 31 3%
Sweden 18 2%
France 8 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 991 99%
Yes 9 1%
Live? Albums %
No 995 100%
Yes 5 1%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 995 100%
Yes 5 1%
Best Albums of 1955
1. In The Wee Small Hours by Frank Sinatra
2. Sarah Vaughan by Sarah Vaughan
3. Rock Around The Clock by Bill Haley And His Comets
4. Julie Is Her Name by Julie London
5. Ramblin' Man by Hank Williams
6. Concert By The Sea by Erroll Garner
7. Study In Brown by Clifford Brown & Max Roach
8. Shake, Rattle And Roll by Bill Haley And His Comets
9. Dinah Jams by Dinah Washington
10. Satch Plays Fats by Louis Armstrong
11. Lullabies Of Birdland by Ella Fitzgerald
12. Sarah Vaughan In Hi-Fi by Sarah Vaughan
13. Blue Moods by Miles Davis
14. Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 by Wilhelm Furtwängler / Bayreuth Festpiele Orchester Und Chor
15. Lennie Tristano by Lennie Tristano
16. Diz And Getz by Stan Getz & Dizzy Gillespie
17. Les And Mary by Les Paul & Mary Ford
18. Chet Atkins In Three Dimensions by Chet Atkins
19. Lotte Lenya Singt Kurt Weill by Lotte Lenya
20. Hamp & Getz by Stan Getz / Lionel Hampton
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