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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 29,000 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.
20103,550303,335 The Suburbs (39th)
by Arcade Fire
20113,752228,017 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (191st)
by Bon Iver
20123,992234,198 Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (77th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20134,563208,170 Modern Vampires Of The City (170th)
by Vampire Weekend
20144,800146,290 Lost In The Dream (262nd)
by The War On Drugs
20154,601158,617 To Pimp A Butterfly (76th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20164,251106,509 A Moon Shaped Pool (193rd)
by Radiohead
20172,46621,885 DAMN. (2,289th)
by Kendrick Lamar
Total31,9751,407,019

The best artists of the 2010s are Kendrick Lamar, Arcade Fire, Kanye West, Tame Impala, Sufjan Stevens, The National, Beach House, Radiohead, Vampire Weekend and Frank Ocean.
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RankAlbumArtist
41.

The SeerUnited States Swans
Year of Release:2012Appears in:284 charts
Rank in 2012:8Rank Score:4,735
Rank in 2010s41Overall Rank:486
Average Rating:  81/100 (439 votes)
Comments: 37 comments
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42.

Run The Jewels 2United States Run The Jewels
Year of Release:2014Appears in:346 charts
Rank in 2014:3Rank Score:4,691
Rank in 2010s42Overall Rank:491
Average Rating:  82/100 (498 votes)
Comments: 28 comments
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43.

BenjiUnited States Sun Kil Moon
Year of Release:2014Appears in:368 charts
Rank in 2014:4Rank Score:4,568
Rank in 2010s43Overall Rank:503
Average Rating:  79/100 (575 votes)
Comments: 73 comments
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44.

Hurry Up, We're DreamingFrance M83
Year of Release:2011Appears in:325 charts
Rank in 2011:7Rank Score:4,500
Rank in 2010s44Overall Rank:509
Average Rating:  78/100 (456 votes)
Comments: 39 comments
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45.

21United Kingdom Adele
Year of Release:2011Appears in:303 charts
Rank in 2011:8Rank Score:4,481
Rank in 2010s45Overall Rank:511
Average Rating:  71/100 (635 votes)
Comments: 66 comments
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46.

I Love You, HoneybearUnited States Father John Misty
Year of Release:2015Appears in:388 charts
Rank in 2015:4Rank Score:4,474
Rank in 2010s46Overall Rank:513
Average Rating:  80/100 (585 votes)
Comments: 49 comments
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47.

Teens Of DenialUnited States Car Seat Headrest
Year of Release:2016Appears in:337 charts
Rank in 2016:4Rank Score:4,463
Rank in 2010s47Overall Rank:514
Average Rating:  82/100 (411 votes)
Comments: 36 comments
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48.

Wasting LightUnited States Foo Fighters
Year of Release:2011Appears in:287 charts
Rank in 2011:9Rank Score:4,452
Rank in 2010s48Overall Rank:516
Average Rating:  76/100 (575 votes)
Comments: 39 comments
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49.

The Wild HuntSweden The Tallest Man On Earth
Year of Release:2010Appears in:283 charts
Rank in 2010:13Rank Score:4,140
Rank in 2010s49Overall Rank:548
Average Rating:  78/100 (363 votes)
Comments: 31 comments
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50.

Salad DaysCanada Mac DeMarco
Year of Release:2014Appears in:341 charts
Rank in 2014:5Rank Score:4,081
Rank in 2010s50Overall Rank:555
Average Rating:  80/100 (533 votes)
Comments: 30 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 172 17%
2011 185 19%
2012 153 15%
2013 160 16%
2014 122 12%
2015 116 12%
2016 72 7%
2017 20 2%
Artist Albums %


Death Grips 6 1%
Kendrick Lamar 5 1%
The Weeknd 5 1%
Drake 5 1%
Laura Marling 4 0%
Burial 4 0%
Mac DeMarco 4 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 556 56%
United Kingdom 215 22%
Canada 76 8%
Australia 28 3%
Sweden 17 2%
Mixed Nationality 15 2%
Ireland 11 1%
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