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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.
20103,544303,241 The Suburbs (39th)
by Arcade Fire
20113,750228,129 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (191st)
by Bon Iver
20123,987234,084 Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (77th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20134,561208,088 Modern Vampires Of The City (169th)
by Vampire Weekend
20144,797145,871 Lost In The Dream (262nd)
by The War On Drugs
20154,600158,543 To Pimp A Butterfly (77th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20164,245106,060 A Moon Shaped Pool (193rd)
by Radiohead
20172,43021,433 DAMN. (2,309th)
by Kendrick Lamar
Total31,9141,405,450

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:300 charts
Rank in 2010:12Rank Score:4,719
Rank in 2010s41Overall Rank:485
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:346 charts
Rank in 2014:3Rank Score:4,684
Rank in 2010s42Overall Rank:492
Average Rating:  82/100 (497 votes)
Comments: 28 comments
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43.

BenjiUnited States Sun Kil Moon
Year of Release:2014Appears in:366 charts
Rank in 2014:4Rank Score:4,531
Rank in 2010s43Overall Rank:507
Average Rating:  79/100 (573 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:4,500
Rank in 2010s44Overall Rank:509
Average Rating:  78/100 (456 votes)
Comments: 39 comments
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45.

21United Kingdom Adele
Year of Release:2011Appears in:303 charts
Rank in 2011:8Rank Score:4,481
Rank in 2010s45Overall Rank:511
Average Rating:  71/100 (635 votes)
Comments: 66 comments
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46.

Wasting LightUnited States Foo Fighters
Year of Release:2011Appears in:288 charts
Rank in 2011:9Rank Score:4,467
Rank in 2010s46Overall Rank:513
Average Rating:  76/100 (574 votes)
Comments: 39 comments
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47.

Teens Of DenialUnited States Car Seat Headrest
Year of Release:2016Appears in:331 charts
Rank in 2016:4Rank Score:4,405
Rank in 2010s47Overall Rank:517
Average Rating:  82/100 (406 votes)
Comments: 36 comments
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48.

I Love You, HoneybearUnited States Father John Misty
Year of Release:2015Appears in:385 charts
Rank in 2015:4Rank Score:4,368
Rank in 2010s48Overall Rank:523
Average Rating:  80/100 (585 votes)
Comments: 49 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:4,138
Rank in 2010s49Overall Rank:546
Average Rating:  78/100 (363 votes)
Comments: 31 comments
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50.

The ArchAndroidUnited States Janelle Monáe
Year of Release:2010Appears in:290 charts
Rank in 2010:14Rank Score:4,040
Rank in 2010s50Overall Rank:560
Average Rating:  80/100 (398 votes)
Comments: 29 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 172 17%
2011 184 18%
2012 154 15%
2013 160 16%
2014 123 12%
2015 117 12%
2016 71 7%
2017 19 2%
Artist Albums %


Death Grips 6 1%
Drake 5 1%
The Weeknd 5 1%
Kendrick Lamar 5 1%
Green Day 4 0%
Perfume Genius 4 0%
Beach House 4 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 557 56%
United Kingdom 212 21%
Canada 76 8%
Australia 28 3%
Sweden 17 2%
Mixed Nationality 15 2%
Norway 11 1%
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