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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 33,000 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.
20103,788330,275 The Suburbs (39th)
by Arcade Fire
20113,979251,099 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (191st)
by Bon Iver
20124,236260,708 Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (70th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20134,840230,718 Modern Vampires Of The City (170th)
by Vampire Weekend
20145,086166,418 Lost In The Dream (243rd)
by The War On Drugs
20154,895186,999 To Pimp A Butterfly (64th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20164,647139,798 A Moon Shaped Pool (159th)
by Radiohead
20174,478101,239 DAMN. (566th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20181,3666,780 Twin Fantasy (Face To Face) (3,702nd)
by Car Seat Headrest
Total37,3151,674,034

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

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:351 charts
Rank in 2012:7Rank Score:5,137
Rank in 2010s41Overall Rank:481
Average Rating:  80/100 (510 votes)
Comments: 56 comments
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42.

Hurry Up, We're DreamingFrance M83
Year of Release:2011Appears in:346 charts
Rank in 2011:7Rank Score:5,132
Rank in 2010s42Overall Rank:482
Average Rating:  77/100 (480 votes)
Comments: 40 comments
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43.

BenjiUnited States Sun Kil Moon
Year of Release:2014Appears in:394 charts
Rank in 2014:3Rank Score:5,039
Rank in 2010s43Overall Rank:488
Average Rating:  79/100 (605 votes)
Comments: 75 comments
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44.

21United Kingdom Adele
Year of Release:2011Appears in:329 charts
Rank in 2011:8Rank Score:5,034
Rank in 2010s44Overall Rank:489
Average Rating:  71/100 (673 votes)
Comments: 73 comments
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45.

Run The Jewels 2United States Run The Jewels
Year of Release:2014Appears in:382 charts
Rank in 2014:4Rank Score:5,002
Rank in 2010s45Overall Rank:492
Average Rating:  82/100 (539 votes)
Comments: 29 comments
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46.

Have One On MeUnited States Joanna Newsom
Year of Release:2010Appears in:317 charts
Rank in 2010:12Rank Score:4,943
Rank in 2010s46Overall Rank:499
Average Rating:  80/100 (362 votes)
Comments: 33 comments
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47.

The SeerUnited States Swans
Year of Release:2012Appears in:300 charts
Rank in 2012:8Rank Score:4,854
Rank in 2010s47Overall Rank:512
Average Rating:  81/100 (471 votes)
Comments: 38 comments
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48.

Wasting LightUnited States Foo Fighters
Year of Release:2011Appears in:312 charts
Rank in 2011:9Rank Score:4,792
Rank in 2010s48Overall Rank:516
Average Rating:  76/100 (617 votes)
Comments: 43 comments
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49.

Born To DieUnited States Lana Del Rey
Year of Release:2012Appears in:270 charts
Rank in 2012:9Rank Score:4,702
Rank in 2010s49Overall Rank:523
Average Rating:  69/100 (579 votes)
Comments: 77 comments
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50.

Salad DaysCanada Mac DeMarco
Year of Release:2014Appears in:371 charts
Rank in 2014:5Rank Score:4,623
Rank in 2010s50Overall Rank:529
Average Rating:  80/100 (596 votes)
Comments: 33 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 158 16%
2011 173 17%
2012 143 14%
2013 146 15%
2014 109 11%
2015 110 11%
2016 74 7%
2017 84 8%
2018 3 0%
Artist Albums %


Death Grips 7 1%
King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard 6 1%
Laura Marling 5 1%
Beach House 5 1%
The Weeknd 5 1%
Kendrick Lamar 5 1%
Lana Del Rey 5 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 553 55%
United Kingdom 217 22%
Canada 76 8%
Australia 31 3%
Sweden 18 2%
Mixed Nationality 17 2%
France 13 1%
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