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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 27,000 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.
20103,312284,677 The Suburbs (39th)
by Arcade Fire
20113,507214,783 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (195th)
by Bon Iver
20123,741214,326 Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (87th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20134,247192,753 Modern Vampires Of The City (171st)
by Vampire Weekend
20144,514131,389 Lost In The Dream (296th)
by The War On Drugs
20154,261133,792 To Pimp A Butterfly (105th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20163,60375,909 A Moon Shaped Pool (263rd)
by Radiohead
20177062,132 I See You (9,391st)
by The xx
Total27,8911,249,761

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

Have One On MeUnited States Joanna Newsom
Year of Release:2010Appears in:267 charts
Rank in 2010:12Rank Score:4,246
Rank in 2010s41Overall Rank:508
Average Rating:  81/100 (314 votes)
Comments: 29 comments
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42.

21United Kingdom Adele
Year of Release:2011Appears in:277 charts
Rank in 2011:8Rank Score:4,225
Rank in 2010s42Overall Rank:511
Average Rating:  71/100 (597 votes)
Comments: 66 comments
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43.

To Be KindUnited States Swans
Year of Release:2014Appears in:288 charts
Rank in 2014:3Rank Score:4,094
Rank in 2010s43Overall Rank:522
Average Rating:  81/100 (483 votes)
Comments: 74 comments
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44.

BenjiUnited States Sun Kil Moon
Year of Release:2014Appears in:332 charts
Rank in 2014:4Rank Score:4,085
Rank in 2010s44Overall Rank:524
Average Rating:  79/100 (544 votes)
Comments: 72 comments
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45.

Hurry Up, We're DreamingFrance M83
Year of Release:2011Appears in:298 charts
Rank in 2011:9Rank Score:4,021
Rank in 2010s45Overall Rank:530
Average Rating:  78/100 (423 votes)
Comments: 39 comments
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46.

I Love You, HoneybearUnited States Father John Misty
Year of Release:2015Appears in:346 charts
Rank in 2015:4Rank Score:4,008
Rank in 2010s46Overall Rank:532
Average Rating:  80/100 (544 votes)
Comments: 47 comments
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47.

The Wild HuntSweden The Tallest Man On Earth
Year of Release:2010Appears in:260 charts
Rank in 2010:13Rank Score:3,959
Rank in 2010s47Overall Rank:539
Average Rating:  79/100 (341 votes)
Comments: 30 comments
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48.

The ArchAndroidUnited States Janelle Monáe
Year of Release:2010Appears in:278 charts
Rank in 2010:14Rank Score:3,885
Rank in 2010s48Overall Rank:547
Average Rating:  80/100 (376 votes)
Comments: 28 comments
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49.

BlondeUnited States Frank Ocean
Year of Release:2016Appears in:239 charts
Rank in 2016:3Rank Score:3,725
Rank in 2010s49Overall Rank:571
Average Rating:  83/100 (364 votes)
Comments: 29 comments
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50.

KaputtCanada Destroyer
Year of Release:2011Appears in:288 charts
Rank in 2011:10Rank Score:3,718
Rank in 2010s50Overall Rank:574
Average Rating:  79/100 (393 votes)
Comments: 39 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 186 19%
2011 189 19%
2012 161 16%
2013 167 17%
2014 128 13%
2015 110 11%
2016 59 6%
2017 0 0%
Artist Albums %


The Weeknd 7 1%
Death Grips 6 1%
Drake 4 0%
Frank Ocean 4 0%
Swans 4 0%
Laura Marling 4 0%
Burial 4 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 553 55%
United Kingdom 211 21%
Canada 75 8%
Australia 30 3%
Sweden 21 2%
Mixed Nationality 13 1%
France 12 1%
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