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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.
20103,863338,975 The Suburbs (39th)
by Arcade Fire
20114,057255,874 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (190th)
by Bon Iver
20124,318268,887 Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (67th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20134,924238,337 Modern Vampires Of The City (171st)
by Vampire Weekend
20145,177172,669 Lost In The Dream (242nd)
by The War On Drugs
20154,997199,035 To Pimp A Butterfly (59th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20164,753154,822 A Moon Shaped Pool (142nd)
by Radiohead
20174,666117,334 DAMN. (490th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20182,49922,071 7 (2,381st)
by Beach House
Total39,2541,768,004

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

BenjiUnited States Sun Kil Moon
Year of Release:2014Appears in:408 charts
Rank in 2014:3Rank Score:5,236
Rank in 2010s41Overall Rank:486
Average Rating:  79/100 (631 votes)
Comments: 77 comments
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42.

Hurry Up, We're DreamingFrance M83
Year of Release:2011Appears in:360 charts
Rank in 2011:7Rank Score:5,214
Rank in 2010s42Overall Rank:487
Average Rating:  77/100 (503 votes)
Comments: 41 comments
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43.

DAMN.United States Kendrick Lamar
Year of Release:2017Appears in:536 charts
Rank in 2017:1Rank Score:5,173
Rank in 2010s43Overall Rank:490
Average Rating:  81/100 (803 votes)
Comments: 118 comments
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44.

The Idler Wheel Is Wiser Than The Driver Of The Screw And Whipping Cords Will Serve You More Than Ropes Will Ever DoUnited States Fiona Apple
Year of Release:2012Appears in:358 charts
Rank in 2012:7Rank Score:5,158
Rank in 2010s44Overall Rank:492
Average Rating:  80/100 (524 votes)
Comments: 56 comments
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45.

Run The Jewels 2United States Run The Jewels
Year of Release:2014Appears in:390 charts
Rank in 2014:4Rank Score:5,079
Rank in 2010s45Overall Rank:497
Average Rating:  82/100 (573 votes)
Comments: 30 comments
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46.

21United Kingdom Adele
Year of Release:2011Appears in:341 charts
Rank in 2011:8Rank Score:5,053
Rank in 2010s46Overall Rank:501
Average Rating:  71/100 (692 votes)
Comments: 74 comments
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47.

Wasting LightUnited States Foo Fighters
Year of Release:2011Appears in:323 charts
Rank in 2011:9Rank Score:5,037
Rank in 2010s47Overall Rank:504
Average Rating:  76/100 (631 votes)
Comments: 44 comments
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48.

Have One On MeUnited States Joanna Newsom
Year of Release:2010Appears in:319 charts
Rank in 2010:12Rank Score:5,002
Rank in 2010s48Overall Rank:510
Average Rating:  81/100 (367 votes)
Comments: 33 comments
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49.

The SeerUnited States Swans
Year of Release:2012Appears in:308 charts
Rank in 2012:8Rank Score:4,894
Rank in 2010s49Overall Rank:520
Average Rating:  81/100 (491 votes)
Comments: 39 comments
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50.

Born To DieUnited States Lana Del Rey
Year of Release:2012Appears in:285 charts
Rank in 2012:9Rank Score:4,823
Rank in 2010s50Overall Rank:526
Average Rating:  69/100 (596 votes)
Comments: 78 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 153 15%
2011 169 17%
2012 138 14%
2013 147 15%
2014 110 11%
2015 112 11%
2016 71 7%
2017 88 9%
2018 12 1%
Artist Albums %


Death Grips 7 1%
King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard 6 1%
Beach House 5 1%
The Weeknd 5 1%
Kendrick Lamar 5 1%
Lana Del Rey 5 1%
Taylor Swift 4 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 560 56%
United Kingdom 218 22%
Canada 75 8%
Australia 29 3%
Sweden 17 2%
Mixed Nationality 15 2%
Norway 12 1%
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