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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 38,000 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.
20104,154362,025 The Suburbs (40th)
by Arcade Fire
20114,287272,006 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (190th)
by Bon Iver
20124,587289,424 Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (61st)
by Kendrick Lamar
20135,174255,961 Modern Vampires Of The City (158th)
by Vampire Weekend
20145,478190,296 Lost In The Dream (236th)
by The War On Drugs
20155,324227,135 To Pimp A Butterfly (49th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20165,115180,034 A Moon Shaped Pool (133rd)
by Radiohead
20175,081136,815 Damn. (451st)
by Kendrick Lamar
20184,65891,880 Kids See Ghosts (702nd)
by Kids See Ghosts
20191,7409,035 Titanic Rising (3,524th)
by Weyes Blood
Total45,5982,014,610

The best artists of the 2010s are Kendrick Lamar, Arcade Fire, Kanye West, Tame Impala, Beach House, Sufjan Stevens, The National, Radiohead, Frank Ocean and Vampire Weekend.
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RankAlbumArtist
291.

Wrecking BallUnited States Bruce Springsteen
Year of Release:2012Appears in:125 charts
Rank in 2012:37Rank Score:921
Rank in 2010s291Overall Rank:2,314
Average Rating:  72/100 (277 votes)
Comments: 23 comments
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292.

Hardcore Will Never Die, But You WillUnited Kingdom Mogwai
Year of Release:2011Appears in:90 charts
Rank in 2011:49Rank Score:921
Rank in 2010s292Overall Rank:2,315
Average Rating:  74/100 (187 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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293.

Every KingdomUnited Kingdom Ben Howard
Year of Release:2011Appears in:47 charts
Rank in 2011:50Rank Score:920
Rank in 2010s293Overall Rank:2,316
Average Rating:  73/100 (107 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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294.

A Brief Inquiry Into Online RelationshipsUnited Kingdom The 1975
Year of Release:2018Appears in:104 charts
Rank in 2018:17Rank Score:919
Rank in 2010s294Overall Rank:2,319
Average Rating:  75/100 (154 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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295.

ShrinesCanada Purity Ring
Year of Release:2012Appears in:78 charts
Rank in 2012:38Rank Score:916
Rank in 2010s295Overall Rank:2,327
Average Rating:  74/100 (142 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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296.

VirginsCanada Tim Hecker
Year of Release:2013Appears in:126 charts
Rank in 2013:44Rank Score:909
Rank in 2010s296Overall Rank:2,336
Average Rating:  79/100 (138 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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297.

The Year Of HibernationUnited States Youth Lagoon
Year of Release:2011Appears in:88 charts
Rank in 2011:51Rank Score:909
Rank in 2010s297Overall Rank:2,337
Average Rating:  76/100 (142 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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298.

Centipede HzUnited States Animal Collective
Year of Release:2012Appears in:105 charts
Rank in 2012:39Rank Score:903
Rank in 2010s298Overall Rank:2,343
Average Rating:  70/100 (257 votes)
Comments: 26 comments
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299.

Days Are GoneUnited States Haim
Year of Release:2013Appears in:130 charts
Rank in 2013:45Rank Score:901
Rank in 2010s299Overall Rank:2,348
Average Rating:  72/100 (218 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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300.

Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son Of Chico DustyUnited States Big Boi
Year of Release:2010Appears in:117 charts
Rank in 2010:39Rank Score:901
Rank in 2010s300Overall Rank:2,350
Average Rating:  75/100 (177 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 141 14%
2011 159 16%
2012 127 13%
2013 141 14%
2014 111 11%
2015 100 10%
2016 68 7%
2017 89 9%
2018 59 6%
2019 5 1%
Artist Albums %


Death Grips 10 1%
King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard 6 1%
Kendrick Lamar 5 1%
Julia Holter 5 1%
The Weeknd 5 1%
Lana Del Rey 5 1%
Beach House 5 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 554 55%
United Kingdom 209 21%
Canada 69 7%
Australia 32 3%
Mixed Nationality 30 3%
Sweden 18 2%
France 13 1%
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