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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.
20103,919341,320 The Suburbs (39th)
by Arcade Fire
20114,094257,668 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (188th)
by Bon Iver
20124,354271,936 Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (65th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20134,973239,569 Modern Vampires Of The City (171st)
by Vampire Weekend
20145,233175,594 Lost In The Dream (246th)
by The War On Drugs
20155,039202,697 To Pimp A Butterfly (59th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20164,801157,440 A Moon Shaped Pool (144th)
by Radiohead
20174,716120,330 DAMN. (464th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20183,04528,646 Twin Fantasy (Face To Face) (2,085th)
by Car Seat Headrest
Total40,1741,795,199

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

The King Of LimbsUnited Kingdom Radiohead
Year of Release:2011Appears in:676 charts
Rank in 2011:4Rank Score:8,010
Rank in 2010s31Overall Rank:342
Average Rating:  76/100 (1,623 votes)
Comments: 209 comments
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32.

Teens Of DenialUnited States Car Seat Headrest
Year of Release:2016Appears in:463 charts
Rank in 2016:4Rank Score:7,913
Rank in 2010s32Overall Rank:346
Average Rating:  83/100 (548 votes)
Comments: 43 comments
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33.

The Age Of AdzUnited States Sufjan Stevens
Year of Release:2010Appears in:434 charts
Rank in 2010:9Rank Score:7,908
Rank in 2010s33Overall Rank:347
Average Rating:  80/100 (628 votes)
Comments: 48 comments
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34.

Trouble Will Find MeUnited States The National
Year of Release:2013Appears in:471 charts
Rank in 2013:7Rank Score:7,210
Rank in 2010s34Overall Rank:368
Average Rating:  79/100 (754 votes)
Comments: 79 comments
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35.

El CaminoUnited States The Black Keys
Year of Release:2011Appears in:466 charts
Rank in 2011:5Rank Score:6,940
Rank in 2010s35Overall Rank:379
Average Rating:  78/100 (873 votes)
Comments: 52 comments
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36.

InnerspeakerAustralia Tame Impala
Year of Release:2010Appears in:489 charts
Rank in 2010:10Rank Score:6,875
Rank in 2010s36Overall Rank:383
Average Rating:  81/100 (774 votes)
Comments: 44 comments
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37.

Let England ShakeUnited Kingdom PJ Harvey
Year of Release:2011Appears in:490 charts
Rank in 2011:6Rank Score:6,723
Rank in 2010s37Overall Rank:388
Average Rating:  80/100 (718 votes)
Comments: 47 comments
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38.

I Love You, HoneybearUnited States Father John Misty
Year of Release:2015Appears in:466 charts
Rank in 2015:4Rank Score:6,709
Rank in 2010s38Overall Rank:389
Average Rating:  81/100 (688 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:6,388
Rank in 2010s39Overall Rank:402
Average Rating:  82/100 (629 votes)
Comments: 87 comments
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40.

ContraUnited States Vampire Weekend
Year of Release:2010Appears in:434 charts
Rank in 2010:11Rank Score:5,680
Rank in 2010s40Overall Rank:455
Average Rating:  77/100 (886 votes)
Comments: 57 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 150 15%
2011 166 17%
2012 139 14%
2013 143 14%
2014 111 11%
2015 111 11%
2016 72 7%
2017 90 9%
2018 18 2%
Artist Albums %


Death Grips 7 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 554 55%
United Kingdom 217 22%
Canada 78 8%
Australia 30 3%
Sweden 18 2%
Mixed Nationality 16 2%
Norway 12 1%
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