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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 37,000 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.
20104,072358,590 The Suburbs (39th)
by Arcade Fire
20114,217269,781 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (191st)
by Bon Iver
20124,520286,241 Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (62nd)
by Kendrick Lamar
20135,114253,077 Modern Vampires Of The City (161st)
by Vampire Weekend
20145,394187,622 Lost In The Dream (238th)
by The War On Drugs
20155,240219,613 To Pimp A Butterfly (53rd)
by Kendrick Lamar
20165,031172,938 A Moon Shaped Pool (139th)
by Radiohead
20174,973131,491 Damn. (450th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20184,42981,177 Kids See Ghosts (850th)
by Kids See Ghosts
20198032,035
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by Sharon Van Etten
Total43,7931,962,564

The best artists of the 2010s are Kendrick Lamar, Arcade Fire, Kanye West, Tame Impala, Beach House, Sufjan Stevens, The National, Radiohead, Frank Ocean and Vampire Weekend.
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RankAlbumArtist
991.

Cole World: The Sideline StoryUnited States J. Cole
Year of Release:2011Appears in:21 charts
Rank in 2011:162Rank Score:259
Rank in 2010s991Overall Rank:6,177
Average Rating:  66/100 (63 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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992.

Hug Of ThunderCanada Broken Social Scene
Year of Release:2017Appears in:92 charts
Rank in 2017:87Rank Score:258
Rank in 2010s992Overall Rank:6,191
Average Rating:  75/100 (104 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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993.

Hope DownsAustralia Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever
Year of Release:2018Appears in:75 charts
Rank in 2018:55Rank Score:258
Rank in 2010s993Overall Rank:6,195
Average Rating:  75/100 (86 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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994.

Living ThingsUnited States Linkin Park
Year of Release:2012Appears in:27 charts
Rank in 2012:130Rank Score:258
Rank in 2010s994Overall Rank:6,198
Average Rating:  61/100 (120 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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995.

Dream TheaterUnited States Dream Theater
Year of Release:2013Appears in:29 charts
Rank in 2013:142Rank Score:258
Rank in 2010s995Overall Rank:6,208
Average Rating:  68/100 (58 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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996.

Coming HomeUnited States Leon Bridges
Year of Release:2015Appears in:50 charts
Rank in 2015:101Rank Score:257
Rank in 2010s996Overall Rank:6,213
Average Rating:  73/100 (74 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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997.

Ἀποκάλυψις [Apokalypsis]United States Chelsea Wolfe
Year of Release:2011Appears in:25 charts
Rank in 2011:163Rank Score:257
Rank in 2010s997Overall Rank:6,220
Average Rating:  76/100 (31 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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998.

PlungeSweden Fever Ray
Year of Release:2017Appears in:80 charts
Rank in 2017:88Rank Score:257
Rank in 2010s998Overall Rank:6,221
Average Rating:  72/100 (78 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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999.

AlpsRussia Motorama
Year of Release:2010Appears in:15 charts
Rank in 2010:143Rank Score:257
Rank in 2010s999Overall Rank:6,225
Average Rating:  73/100 (20 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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1000.

In My RoomUnited Kingdom Jacob Collier
Year of Release:2016Appears in:6 charts
Rank in 2016:68Rank Score:257
Rank in 2010s1,000Overall Rank:6,226
Average Rating:  73/100 (6 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 143 14%
2011 163 16%
2012 130 13%
2013 142 14%
2014 110 11%
2015 101 10%
2016 68 7%
2017 89 9%
2018 54 5%
2019 0 0%
Artist Albums %


Death Grips 9 1%
King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard 6 1%
Kendrick Lamar 5 1%
Lana Del Rey 5 1%
Julia Holter 5 1%
The Weeknd 5 1%
Beach House 5 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 554 55%
United Kingdom 213 21%
Canada 73 7%
Australia 30 3%
Mixed Nationality 29 3%
Sweden 17 2%
France 12 1%
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