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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 35,000 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.
20103,952345,514 The Suburbs (40th)
by Arcade Fire
20114,119259,474 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (192nd)
by Bon Iver
20124,385275,713 Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (62nd)
by Kendrick Lamar
20135,006242,249 Modern Vampires Of The City (171st)
by Vampire Weekend
20145,264177,710 Lost In The Dream (241st)
by The War On Drugs
20155,067207,775 To Pimp A Butterfly (54th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20164,842161,215 A Moon Shaped Pool (143rd)
by Radiohead
20174,777123,488 DAMN. (462nd)
by Kendrick Lamar
20183,46934,981 Twin Fantasy (Face To Face) (1,953rd)
by Car Seat Headrest
Total40,8811,828,118

The best artists of the 2010s are Kendrick Lamar, Arcade Fire, Kanye West, Tame Impala, The National, Sufjan Stevens, Radiohead, Beach House, Frank Ocean and Vampire Weekend.
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RankAlbumArtist
31.

Teens Of DenialUnited States Car Seat Headrest
Year of Release:2016Appears in:473 charts
Rank in 2016:4Rank Score:8,109
Rank in 2010s31Overall Rank:340
Average Rating:  83/100 (557 votes)
Comments: 43 comments
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32.

The King Of LimbsUnited Kingdom Radiohead
Year of Release:2011Appears in:679 charts
Rank in 2011:4Rank Score:8,066
Rank in 2010s32Overall Rank:343
Average Rating:  76/100 (1,636 votes)
Comments: 209 comments
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33.

The Age Of AdzUnited States Sufjan Stevens
Year of Release:2010Appears in:442 charts
Rank in 2010:9Rank Score:8,054
Rank in 2010s33Overall Rank:344
Average Rating:  80/100 (631 votes)
Comments: 48 comments
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34.

Trouble Will Find MeUnited States The National
Year of Release:2013Appears in:475 charts
Rank in 2013:7Rank Score:7,398
Rank in 2010s34Overall Rank:363
Average Rating:  79/100 (759 votes)
Comments: 79 comments
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35.

InnerspeakerAustralia Tame Impala
Year of Release:2010Appears in:496 charts
Rank in 2010:10Rank Score:6,986
Rank in 2010s35Overall Rank:381
Average Rating:  81/100 (781 votes)
Comments: 44 comments
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36.

El CaminoUnited States The Black Keys
Year of Release:2011Appears in:466 charts
Rank in 2011:5Rank Score:6,960
Rank in 2010s36Overall Rank:384
Average Rating:  78/100 (875 votes)
Comments: 52 comments
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37.

Let England ShakeUnited Kingdom PJ Harvey
Year of Release:2011Appears in:491 charts
Rank in 2011:6Rank Score:6,794
Rank in 2010s37Overall Rank:390
Average Rating:  80/100 (723 votes)
Comments: 47 comments
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38.

I Love You, HoneybearUnited States Father John Misty
Year of Release:2015Appears in:470 charts
Rank in 2015:4Rank Score:6,655
Rank in 2010s38Overall Rank:393
Average Rating:  81/100 (692 votes)
Comments: 55 comments
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39.

To Be KindUnited States Swans
Year of Release:2014Appears in:393 charts
Rank in 2014:2Rank Score:6,487
Rank in 2010s39Overall Rank:401
Average Rating:  82/100 (632 votes)
Comments: 87 comments
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40.

ContraUnited States Vampire Weekend
Year of Release:2010Appears in:442 charts
Rank in 2010:11Rank Score:5,791
Rank in 2010s40Overall Rank:453
Average Rating:  77/100 (893 votes)
Comments: 57 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 149 15%
2011 166 17%
2012 137 14%
2013 144 14%
2014 108 11%
2015 106 11%
2016 72 7%
2017 92 9%
2018 26 3%
Artist Albums %


Death Grips 8 1%
King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard 6 1%
Kendrick Lamar 5 1%
Lana Del Rey 5 1%
Julia Holter 5 1%
Beach House 5 1%
The Weeknd 5 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 560 56%
United Kingdom 211 21%
Canada 75 8%
Australia 31 3%
Sweden 18 2%
Mixed Nationality 18 2%
Norway 12 1%
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