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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 27,000 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.
20103,312284,672 The Suburbs (39th)
by Arcade Fire
20113,506214,728 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (195th)
by Bon Iver
20123,737214,600 Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (87th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20134,243192,544 Modern Vampires Of The City (171st)
by Vampire Weekend
20144,512131,451 Lost In The Dream (296th)
by The War On Drugs
20154,258133,515 To Pimp A Butterfly (104th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20163,60175,531 A Moon Shaped Pool (266th)
by Radiohead
20176981,974 I See You (9,375th)
by The xx
Total27,8671,249,014

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

Have One On MeUnited States Joanna Newsom
Year of Release:2010Appears in:267 charts
Rank in 2010:12Rank Score:4,249
Rank in 2010s41Overall Rank:508
Average Rating:  81/100 (314 votes)
Comments: 29 comments
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42.

21United Kingdom Adele
Year of Release:2011Appears in:277 charts
Rank in 2011:8Rank Score:4,228
Rank in 2010s42Overall Rank:510
Average Rating:  71/100 (596 votes)
Comments: 66 comments
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43.

To Be KindUnited States Swans
Year of Release:2014Appears in:288 charts
Rank in 2014:3Rank Score:4,096
Rank in 2010s43Overall Rank:521
Average Rating:  81/100 (483 votes)
Comments: 74 comments
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44.

BenjiUnited States Sun Kil Moon
Year of Release:2014Appears in:332 charts
Rank in 2014:4Rank Score:4,088
Rank in 2010s44Overall Rank:523
Average Rating:  79/100 (541 votes)
Comments: 72 comments
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45.

Hurry Up, We're DreamingFrance M83
Year of Release:2011Appears in:298 charts
Rank in 2011:9Rank Score:4,015
Rank in 2010s45Overall Rank:531
Average Rating:  78/100 (422 votes)
Comments: 39 comments
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46.

The Wild HuntSweden The Tallest Man On Earth
Year of Release:2010Appears in:260 charts
Rank in 2010:13Rank Score:3,962
Rank in 2010s46Overall Rank:538
Average Rating:  79/100 (341 votes)
Comments: 30 comments
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47.

I Love You, HoneybearUnited States Father John Misty
Year of Release:2015Appears in:345 charts
Rank in 2015:4Rank Score:3,955
Rank in 2010s47Overall Rank:540
Average Rating:  80/100 (540 votes)
Comments: 47 comments
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48.

The ArchAndroidUnited States Janelle Monáe
Year of Release:2010Appears in:278 charts
Rank in 2010:14Rank Score:3,885
Rank in 2010s48Overall Rank:546
Average Rating:  80/100 (375 votes)
Comments: 28 comments
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49.

BlondeUnited States Frank Ocean
Year of Release:2016Appears in:238 charts
Rank in 2016:3Rank Score:3,717
Rank in 2010s49Overall Rank:573
Average Rating:  83/100 (361 votes)
Comments: 29 comments
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50.

KaputtCanada Destroyer
Year of Release:2011Appears in:288 charts
Rank in 2011:10Rank Score:3,679
Rank in 2010s50Overall Rank:575
Average Rating:  79/100 (391 votes)
Comments: 39 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 185 19%
2011 189 19%
2012 163 16%
2013 168 17%
2014 126 13%
2015 110 11%
2016 59 6%
2017 0 0%
Artist Albums %


The Weeknd 7 1%
Death Grips 6 1%
Burial 4 0%
The Tallest Man On Earth 4 0%
Kendrick Lamar 4 0%
Julia Holter 4 0%
Lana Del Rey 4 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 554 55%
United Kingdom 213 21%
Canada 74 7%
Australia 30 3%
Sweden 21 2%
Mixed Nationality 13 1%
Ireland 12 1%
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