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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.
20103,550303,613 The Suburbs (39th)
by Arcade Fire
20113,752228,164 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (191st)
by Bon Iver
20123,991234,294 Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (77th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20134,564208,169 Modern Vampires Of The City (170th)
by Vampire Weekend
20144,800146,442 Lost In The Dream (262nd)
by The War On Drugs
20154,601158,823 To Pimp A Butterfly (76th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20164,252106,868 A Moon Shaped Pool (192nd)
by Radiohead
20172,47722,135 DAMN. (2,251st)
by Kendrick Lamar
Total31,9871,408,508

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.

Have One On MeUnited States Joanna Newsom
Year of Release:2010Appears in:301 charts
Rank in 2010:12Rank Score:4,797
Rank in 2010s41Overall Rank:479
Average Rating:  81/100 (331 votes)
Comments: 29 comments
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42.

Run The Jewels 2United States Run The Jewels
Year of Release:2014Appears in:347 charts
Rank in 2014:3Rank Score:4,692
Rank in 2010s42Overall Rank:489
Average Rating:  82/100 (498 votes)
Comments: 28 comments
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43.

BenjiUnited States Sun Kil Moon
Year of Release:2014Appears in:367 charts
Rank in 2014:4Rank Score:4,566
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:4,496
Rank in 2010s44Overall Rank:510
Average Rating:  78/100 (456 votes)
Comments: 39 comments
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45.

I Love You, HoneybearUnited States Father John Misty
Year of Release:2015Appears in:389 charts
Rank in 2015:4Rank Score:4,484
Rank in 2010s45Overall Rank:511
Average Rating:  80/100 (585 votes)
Comments: 49 comments
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46.

21United Kingdom Adele
Year of Release:2011Appears in:303 charts
Rank in 2011:8Rank Score:4,478
Rank in 2010s46Overall Rank:513
Average Rating:  71/100 (635 votes)
Comments: 66 comments
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47.

Teens Of DenialUnited States Car Seat Headrest
Year of Release:2016Appears in:338 charts
Rank in 2016:4Rank Score:4,474
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:4,439
Rank in 2010s48Overall Rank:518
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:4,139
Rank in 2010s49Overall Rank:547
Average Rating:  78/100 (363 votes)
Comments: 31 comments
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50.

Salad DaysCanada Mac DeMarco
Year of Release:2014Appears in:342 charts
Rank in 2014:5Rank Score:4,090
Rank in 2010s50Overall Rank:554
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 186 19%
2012 153 15%
2013 160 16%
2014 122 12%
2015 116 12%
2016 71 7%
2017 20 2%
Artist Albums %


Death Grips 6 1%
Kendrick Lamar 5 1%
The Weeknd 5 1%
Drake 5 1%
King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard 4 0%
Laura Marling 4 0%
Burial 4 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 557 56%
United Kingdom 214 21%
Canada 76 8%
Australia 28 3%
Sweden 17 2%
Mixed Nationality 15 2%
Ireland 12 1%
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