Best Albums of the 2010s

Listed below are the best albums of the 2010s as calculated from their overall rankings in over 44,000 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.
20104,719269,702
20114,864220,372
20125,121244,691
20135,715227,834
20146,091185,771
20156,001230,569
20165,921200,719
20175,995164,705
20185,955139,070
20196,229108,063
Total56,6111,991,498

The best artists of the 2010s were Kendrick Lamar, Kanye West, Tame Impala, Arcade Fire, Beach House, Frank Ocean, Sufjan Stevens, The National, Radiohead and Vampire Weekend.
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2011
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7,400
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2015
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6,970
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2013
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6,765
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2017
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6,627
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2011
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6,548
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2010
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6,205
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2010
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6,143
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2018
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6,118
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2016
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6,116
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2019
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6,063
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 96 10%
2011 136 14%
2012 107 11%
2013 120 12%
2014 106 11%
2015 104 10%
2016 82 8%
2017 102 10%
2018 85 9%
2019 62 6%
Country Albums %


United States 564 56%
United Kingdom 215 22%
Canada 66 7%
Mixed Nationality 35 4%
Australia 34 3%
Sweden 19 2%
France 10 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 990 99%
Yes 10 1%
Live? Albums %
No 996 100%
Yes 4 0%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 994 99%
Yes 6 1%
Best Albums of the 1960s
1. Abbey Road by The Beatles
2. Revolver by The Beatles
3. Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band by The Beatles
4. The Velvet Underground & Nico by The Velvet Underground & Nico
5. Pet Sounds by The Beach Boys
6. The Beatles (The White Album) by The Beatles
7. Highway 61 Revisited by Bob Dylan
8. In The Court Of The Crimson King by King Crimson
9. Rubber Soul by The Beatles
10. The Doors by The Doors
11. Blonde On Blonde by Bob Dylan
12. Are You Experienced by The Jimi Hendrix Experience
13. Led Zeppelin II by Led Zeppelin
14. Led Zeppelin by Led Zeppelin
15. Astral Weeks by Van Morrison
16. Let It Bleed by The Rolling Stones
17. Electric Ladyland by The Jimi Hendrix Experience
18. Forever Changes by Love
19. A Love Supreme by John Coltrane
20. Magical Mystery Tour by The Beatles
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