Best Albums of the 2010s

Listed below are the best albums of the 2010s as calculated from their overall rankings in over 40,000 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.
20104,325275,299
20114,448223,894
20124,738248,567
20135,328229,875
20145,618181,913
20155,504219,797
20165,308183,887
20175,312147,116
20185,062110,536
20194,41857,820
Total50,0611,878,705

The best artists of the 2010s were Kendrick Lamar, Kanye West, Arcade Fire, Tame Impala, Frank Ocean, Sufjan Stevens, Beach House, Radiohead, The National and Vampire Weekend.
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 100 of 100

Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 106 11%
2011 143 14%
2012 119 12%
2013 131 13%
2014 111 11%
2015 105 11%
2016 76 8%
2017 105 11%
2018 71 7%
2019 33 3%
Country Albums %


United States 569 57%
United Kingdom 212 21%
Canada 66 7%
Australia 33 3%
Mixed Nationality 28 3%
Sweden 17 2%
France 11 1%
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Best Ever Artists
1. The Beatles
2. Radiohead
3. Pink Floyd
4. David Bowie
5. Led Zeppelin
6. Bob Dylan
7. Arcade Fire
8. The Rolling Stones
9. Nirvana
10. The Velvet Underground
11. The Smiths
12. Kendrick Lamar
13. Pixies
14. Neil Young
15. The Beach Boys
16. Miles Davis
17. Bruce Springsteen
18. Kanye West
19. The Who
20. U2
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