Best Albums of the 2010s

Listed below are the greatest 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.
20104,241367,423
20114,372275,964
20124,666292,586
20135,252261,047
20145,558195,489
20155,412231,050
20165,238185,894
20175,222141,527
20184,926100,956
20193,13925,571
Total48,0262,077,509

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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2015
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828
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2014
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816
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2011
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811
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810
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807
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 35 of 100

Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 136 14%
2011 157 16%
2012 126 13%
2013 137 14%
2014 112 11%
2015 101 10%
2016 67 7%
2017 89 9%
2018 61 6%
2019 14 1%
Country Albums %


United States 555 56%
United Kingdom 213 21%
Canada 71 7%
Australia 32 3%
Mixed Nationality 30 3%
Sweden 17 2%
France 13 1%
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