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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.
20103,924341,661 The Suburbs (39th)
by Arcade Fire
20114,095257,790 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (188th)
by Bon Iver
20124,358272,213 Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (64th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20134,976239,921 Modern Vampires Of The City (171st)
by Vampire Weekend
20145,238175,820 Lost In The Dream (246th)
by The War On Drugs
20155,041203,541 To Pimp A Butterfly (58th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20164,805158,281 A Moon Shaped Pool (143rd)
by Radiohead
20174,725121,361 DAMN. (464th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20183,14830,190 Twin Fantasy (Face To Face) (2,054th)
by Car Seat Headrest
Total40,3101,800,779

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:7,999
Rank in 2010s31Overall Rank:342
Average Rating:  76/100 (1,626 votes)
Comments: 209 comments
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32.

Teens Of DenialUnited States Car Seat Headrest
Year of Release:2016Appears in:465 charts
Rank in 2016:4Rank Score:7,978
Rank in 2010s32Overall Rank:344
Average Rating:  83/100 (552 votes)
Comments: 43 comments
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33.

The Age Of AdzUnited States Sufjan Stevens
Year of Release:2010Appears in:438 charts
Rank in 2010:9Rank Score:7,955
Rank in 2010s33Overall Rank:346
Average Rating:  80/100 (630 votes)
Comments: 48 comments
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34.

Trouble Will Find MeUnited States The National
Year of Release:2013Appears in:475 charts
Rank in 2013:7Rank Score:7,315
Rank in 2010s34Overall Rank:363
Average Rating:  79/100 (756 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:6,933
Rank in 2010s35Overall Rank:380
Average Rating:  78/100 (873 votes)
Comments: 52 comments
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36.

InnerspeakerAustralia Tame Impala
Year of Release:2010Appears in:491 charts
Rank in 2010:10Rank Score:6,893
Rank in 2010s36Overall Rank:383
Average Rating:  81/100 (776 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:6,722
Rank in 2010s37Overall Rank:389
Average Rating:  80/100 (720 votes)
Comments: 47 comments
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38.

I Love You, HoneybearUnited States Father John Misty
Year of Release:2015Appears in:469 charts
Rank in 2015:4Rank Score:6,709
Rank in 2010s38Overall Rank:390
Average Rating:  81/100 (689 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:6,390
Rank in 2010s39Overall Rank:403
Average Rating:  82/100 (630 votes)
Comments: 87 comments
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40.

ContraUnited States Vampire Weekend
Year of Release:2010Appears in:435 charts
Rank in 2010:11Rank Score:5,690
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 167 17%
2012 139 14%
2013 143 14%
2014 110 11%
2015 110 11%
2016 72 7%
2017 89 9%
2018 20 2%
Artist Albums %


Death Grips 8 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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