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.
20104,861257,631
20115,020211,608
20125,279235,455
20135,857221,670
20146,273182,535
20156,201228,641
20166,141200,740
20176,211167,360
20186,168142,637
20196,521112,455
Total58,5321,960,731

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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2016
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254
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 100 of 100

Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 97 10%
2011 129 13%
2012 112 11%
2013 118 12%
2014 103 10%
2015 106 11%
2016 82 8%
2017 103 10%
2018 87 9%
2019 63 6%
Country Albums %


United States 557 56%
United Kingdom 221 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%
Best Ever Artists
1. The Beatles
2. Radiohead
3. Pink Floyd
4. David Bowie
5. Bob Dylan
6. Led Zeppelin
7. The Rolling Stones
8. Arcade Fire
9. The Velvet Underground
10. Nirvana (US)
11. Kendrick Lamar
12. The Smiths
13. Neil Young
14. Miles Davis
15. The Beach Boys
16. Kanye West
17. Pixies
18. Jimi Hendrix
19. Bruce Springsteen
20. R.E.M.
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