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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.
20103,945345,024 The Suburbs (40th)
by Arcade Fire
20114,114259,261 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (190th)
by Bon Iver
20124,374275,052 Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (62nd)
by Kendrick Lamar
20134,996241,487 Modern Vampires Of The City (171st)
by Vampire Weekend
20145,252177,011 Lost In The Dream (242nd)
by The War On Drugs
20155,059207,166 To Pimp A Butterfly (54th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20164,825159,941 A Moon Shaped Pool (143rd)
by Radiohead
20174,767123,048 DAMN. (464th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20183,35932,920 Twin Fantasy (Face To Face) (2,037th)
by Car Seat Headrest
Total40,6911,820,909

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

Teens Of DenialUnited States Car Seat Headrest
Year of Release:2016Appears in:468 charts
Rank in 2016:4Rank Score:8,098
Rank in 2010s31Overall Rank:340
Average Rating:  83/100 (556 votes)
Comments: 43 comments
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32.

The Age Of AdzUnited States Sufjan Stevens
Year of Release:2010Appears in:442 charts
Rank in 2010:9Rank Score:8,066
Rank in 2010s32Overall Rank:344
Average Rating:  80/100 (629 votes)
Comments: 48 comments
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33.

The King Of LimbsUnited Kingdom Radiohead
Year of Release:2011Appears in:679 charts
Rank in 2011:4Rank Score:8,051
Rank in 2010s33Overall Rank:345
Average Rating:  76/100 (1,632 votes)
Comments: 209 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:7,328
Rank in 2010s34Overall Rank:364
Average Rating:  79/100 (758 votes)
Comments: 79 comments
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35.

InnerspeakerAustralia Tame Impala
Year of Release:2010Appears in:496 charts
Rank in 2010:10Rank Score:6,992
Rank in 2010s35Overall Rank:377
Average Rating:  81/100 (779 votes)
Comments: 44 comments
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36.

El CaminoUnited States The Black Keys
Year of Release:2011Appears in:467 charts
Rank in 2011:5Rank Score:6,973
Rank in 2010s36Overall Rank:381
Average Rating:  78/100 (874 votes)
Comments: 52 comments
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37.

Let England ShakeUnited Kingdom PJ Harvey
Year of Release:2011Appears in:491 charts
Rank in 2011:6Rank Score:6,779
Rank in 2010s37Overall Rank:389
Average Rating:  80/100 (723 votes)
Comments: 47 comments
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38.

I Love You, HoneybearUnited States Father John Misty
Year of Release:2015Appears in:470 charts
Rank in 2015:4Rank Score:6,726
Rank in 2010s38Overall Rank:390
Average Rating:  81/100 (691 votes)
Comments: 55 comments
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39.

To Be KindUnited States Swans
Year of Release:2014Appears in:395 charts
Rank in 2014:2Rank Score:6,500
Rank in 2010s39Overall Rank:397
Average Rating:  82/100 (632 votes)
Comments: 87 comments
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40.

ContraUnited States Vampire Weekend
Year of Release:2010Appears in:438 charts
Rank in 2010:11Rank Score:5,774
Rank in 2010s40Overall Rank:453
Average Rating:  77/100 (890 votes)
Comments: 57 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 150 15%
2011 167 17%
2012 137 14%
2013 144 14%
2014 108 11%
2015 107 11%
2016 71 7%
2017 91 9%
2018 28 3%
Artist Albums %


Death Grips 8 1%
King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard 6 1%
Julia Holter 5 0%
Kendrick Lamar 5 0%
Lana Del Rey 5 0%
Beach House 5 0%
The Weeknd 5 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 558 56%
United Kingdom 214 21%
Canada 76 8%
Australia 31 3%
Sweden 19 2%
Mixed Nationality 19 2%
France 12 1%
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