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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 30,000 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.
20103,563306,035 The Suburbs (39th)
by Arcade Fire
20113,772230,280 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (192nd)
by Bon Iver
20124,018236,835 Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (78th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20134,581210,931 Modern Vampires Of The City (170th)
by Vampire Weekend
20144,840148,532 Lost In The Dream (262nd)
by The War On Drugs
20154,624163,242 To Pimp A Butterfly (72nd)
by Kendrick Lamar
20164,283110,469 A Moon Shaped Pool (190th)
by Radiohead
20172,72226,281 DAMN. (2,162nd)
by Kendrick Lamar
Total32,4031,432,605

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:4,790
Rank in 2010s41Overall Rank:487
Average Rating:  80/100 (336 votes)
Comments: 29 comments
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42.

The SeerUnited States Swans
Year of Release:2012Appears in:285 charts
Rank in 2012:8Rank Score:4,790
Rank in 2010s42Overall Rank:488
Average Rating:  81/100 (444 votes)
Comments: 37 comments
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43.

Run The Jewels 2United States Run The Jewels
Year of Release:2014Appears in:354 charts
Rank in 2014:3Rank Score:4,788
Rank in 2010s43Overall Rank:489
Average Rating:  82/100 (503 votes)
Comments: 28 comments
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44.

BenjiUnited States Sun Kil Moon
Year of Release:2014Appears in:371 charts
Rank in 2014:4Rank Score:4,608
Rank in 2010s44Overall Rank:503
Average Rating:  79/100 (578 votes)
Comments: 73 comments
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45.

21United Kingdom Adele
Year of Release:2011Appears in:308 charts
Rank in 2011:7Rank Score:4,602
Rank in 2010s45Overall Rank:504
Average Rating:  71/100 (639 votes)
Comments: 66 comments
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46.

Hurry Up, We're DreamingFrance M83
Year of Release:2011Appears in:331 charts
Rank in 2011:8Rank Score:4,558
Rank in 2010s46Overall Rank:508
Average Rating:  78/100 (460 votes)
Comments: 39 comments
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47.

Teens Of DenialUnited States Car Seat Headrest
Year of Release:2016Appears in:347 charts
Rank in 2016:4Rank Score:4,530
Rank in 2010s47Overall Rank:511
Average Rating:  82/100 (418 votes)
Comments: 36 comments
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48.

Wasting LightUnited States Foo Fighters
Year of Release:2011Appears in:295 charts
Rank in 2011:9Rank Score:4,519
Rank in 2010s48Overall Rank:517
Average Rating:  76/100 (584 votes)
Comments: 39 comments
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49.

The Wild HuntSweden The Tallest Man On Earth
Year of Release:2010Appears in:282 charts
Rank in 2010:13Rank Score:4,150
Rank in 2010s49Overall Rank:553
Average Rating:  78/100 (362 votes)
Comments: 31 comments
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50.

Born To DieUnited States Lana Del Rey
Year of Release:2012Appears in:242 charts
Rank in 2012:9Rank Score:4,125
Rank in 2010s50Overall Rank:557
Average Rating:  68/100 (534 votes)
Comments: 75 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 172 17%
2011 185 19%
2012 151 15%
2013 156 16%
2014 119 12%
2015 117 12%
2016 76 8%
2017 24 2%
Artist Albums %


Death Grips 6 1%
The Weeknd 5 1%
Drake 5 1%
Kendrick Lamar 5 1%
Swans 4 0%
Laura Marling 4 0%
Green Day 4 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 558 56%
United Kingdom 212 21%
Canada 77 8%
Australia 28 3%
Sweden 17 2%
Mixed Nationality 16 2%
Ireland 12 1%
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