Best Albums of the 2010s

Listed below are the best albums of the 2010s as calculated from their overall rankings in over 47,000 greatest album charts.

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2010s decade summary
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.
20104,860257,781
20115,022212,028
20125,276235,395
20135,855221,676
20146,273182,756
20156,197228,648
20166,139200,574
20176,205166,905
20186,164142,451
20196,518112,236
Total58,5091,960,449

The best artists of the 2010s were Kendrick Lamar, Kanye West, Tame Impala, Arcade Fire, Beach House, Frank Ocean, Sufjan Stevens, Radiohead, The National and Vampire Weekend.
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2012
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5,993
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2019
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5,984
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2010
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5,837
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2011
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5,473
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2010
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5,470
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2017
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5,469
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2014
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5,357
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2011
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5,172
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2019
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5,136
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2018
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5,095
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 98 10%
2011 130 13%
2012 111 11%
2013 118 12%
2014 103 10%
2015 106 11%
2016 82 8%
2017 102 10%
2018 87 9%
2019 63 6%
Country Albums %


United States 557 56%
United Kingdom 220 22%
Canada 68 7%
Australia 33 3%
Mixed Nationality 31 3%
Sweden 18 2%
France 9 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 990 99%
Yes 10 1%
Live? Albums %
No 995 100%
Yes 5 1%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 995 100%
Yes 5 1%
Best Albums of the 2000s
1. Kid A by Radiohead
2. In Rainbows by Radiohead
3. Funeral by Arcade Fire
4. Is This It by The Strokes
5. Illinois by Sufjan Stevens
6. Yankee Hotel Foxtrot by Wilco
7. Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not by Arctic Monkeys
8. Madvillainy by Madvillain
9. Lift Yr. Skinny Fists Like Antennas To Heaven by Godspeed You! Black Emperor
10. Turn On The Bright Lights by Interpol
11. Sound Of Silver by LCD Soundsystem
12. For Emma, Forever Ago by Bon Iver
13. A Rush Of Blood To The Head by Coldplay
14. Elephant by The White Stripes
15. Yoshimi Battles The Pink Robots by The Flaming Lips
16. Amnesiac by Radiohead
17. Merriweather Post Pavilion by Animal Collective
18. Demon Days by Gorillaz
19. Fleet Foxes by Fleet Foxes
20. Songs For The Deaf by Queens Of The Stone Age
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