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.
20104,298371,739
20114,421279,790
20124,711297,137
20135,295264,759
20145,592199,373
20155,459236,321
20165,279189,971
20175,268145,389
20184,972106,114
20193,78035,353
Total49,0752,125,946

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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Total albums: 1,000. Page 100 of 100

Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 136 14%
2011 156 16%
2012 125 13%
2013 135 14%
2014 111 11%
2015 101 10%
2016 68 7%
2017 86 9%
2018 64 6%
2019 18 2%
Country Albums %


United States 560 56%
United Kingdom 214 21%
Canada 69 7%
Australia 32 3%
Mixed Nationality 29 3%
Sweden 18 2%
France 11 1%
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Recognised  Decade Charts
1. All The Best Albums Of The 2010s, Ranked by Uproxx (2019)
2. NME's Greatest Albums of The Decade: The 2010s by New Music Express (2019)
3. Top 100 Albums of the 2010s by Consequence of Sound (2019)
4. The 200 Best Albums of the 2010s by Pitchfork (2019)
5. StuBru albums of 2010s by StuBru (2017)
6. The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s by Paste (2019)
7. 100 greatest albums of the 2010s by cleveland.com (2019)
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