Best Albums of the 2010s

Listed below are the best albums of the 2010s as calculated from their overall rankings in over 47,000 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.
20104,876256,818
20115,033210,611
20125,293234,917
20135,871221,066
20146,288182,356
20156,219228,692
20166,157200,547
20176,222167,879
20186,186142,815
20196,554113,502
Total58,6991,959,203

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 128 13%
2012 113 11%
2013 116 12%
2014 101 10%
2015 106 11%
2016 83 8%
2017 104 10%
2018 88 9%
2019 63 6%
Country Albums %


United States 560 56%
United Kingdom 218 22%
Canada 68 7%
Australia 33 3%
Mixed Nationality 30 3%
Sweden 18 2%
France 9 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 990 99%
Yes 10 1%
Live? Albums %
No 994 99%
Yes 6 1%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 995 100%
Yes 5 1%
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