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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 36,000 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.
20103,981353,551 The Suburbs (39th)
by Arcade Fire
20114,147266,776 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (189th)
by Bon Iver
20124,405282,687 Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (61st)
by Kendrick Lamar
20135,022249,427 Modern Vampires Of The City (164th)
by Vampire Weekend
20145,292183,356 Lost In The Dream (236th)
by The War On Drugs
20155,122214,584 To Pimp A Butterfly (54th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20164,908166,941 A Moon Shaped Pool (141st)
by Radiohead
20174,838127,483 DAMN. (461st)
by Kendrick Lamar
20183,95657,463 Twin Fantasy (Face To Face) (1,153rd)
by Car Seat Headrest
201911213 The Cotton Candy Machine (68,349th)
by Mega Doll
Total41,7831,902,279

The best artists of the 2010s are Kendrick Lamar, Arcade Fire, Kanye West, Tame Impala, Sufjan Stevens, Beach House, The National, Radiohead, Frank Ocean and Vampire Weekend.
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RankAlbumArtist
51.

The SeerUnited States Swans
Year of Release:2012Appears in:314 charts
Rank in 2012:9Rank Score:5,027
Rank in 2010s51Overall Rank:519
Average Rating:  81/100 (510 votes)
Comments: 39 comments
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52.

Salad DaysCanada Mac DeMarco
Year of Release:2014Appears in:392 charts
Rank in 2014:5Rank Score:4,839
Rank in 2010s52Overall Rank:538
Average Rating:  80/100 (640 votes)
Comments: 35 comments
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53.

Art AngelsCanada Grimes
Year of Release:2015Appears in:354 charts
Rank in 2015:5Rank Score:4,763
Rank in 2010s53Overall Rank:545
Average Rating:  78/100 (465 votes)
Comments: 36 comments
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54.

KaputtCanada Destroyer
Year of Release:2011Appears in:338 charts
Rank in 2011:10Rank Score:4,483
Rank in 2010s54Overall Rank:571
Average Rating:  79/100 (460 votes)
Comments: 40 comments
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55.

St. VincentUnited States St. Vincent
Year of Release:2014Appears in:394 charts
Rank in 2014:6Rank Score:4,395
Rank in 2010s55Overall Rank:578
Average Rating:  79/100 (638 votes)
Comments: 53 comments
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56.

CongratulationsUnited States MGMT
Year of Release:2010Appears in:305 charts
Rank in 2010:14Rank Score:4,323
Rank in 2010s56Overall Rank:585
Average Rating:  75/100 (621 votes)
Comments: 56 comments
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57.

22, A MillionUnited States Bon Iver
Year of Release:2016Appears in:334 charts
Rank in 2016:5Rank Score:4,260
Rank in 2010s57Overall Rank:594
Average Rating:  79/100 (508 votes)
Comments: 58 comments
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58.

MelodramaNew Zealand Lorde
Year of Release:2017Appears in:380 charts
Rank in 2017:2Rank Score:4,212
Rank in 2010s58Overall Rank:601
Average Rating:  80/100 (488 votes)
Comments: 48 comments
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59.

Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just SitAustralia Courtney Barnett
Year of Release:2015Appears in:392 charts
Rank in 2015:6Rank Score:4,183
Rank in 2010s59Overall Rank:606
Average Rating:  79/100 (537 votes)
Comments: 46 comments
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60.

The Wild HuntSweden The Tallest Man On Earth
Year of Release:2010Appears in:304 charts
Rank in 2010:15Rank Score:4,131
Rank in 2010s60Overall Rank:611
Average Rating:  78/100 (395 votes)
Comments: 32 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 147 15%
2011 161 16%
2012 132 13%
2013 142 14%
2014 108 11%
2015 106 11%
2016 73 7%
2017 90 9%
2018 41 4%
2019 0 0%
Artist Albums %


Death Grips 8 1%
King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard 6 1%
The Weeknd 5 1%
Kendrick Lamar 5 1%
Julia Holter 5 1%
Lana Del Rey 5 1%
Beach House 5 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 555 56%
United Kingdom 212 21%
Canada 76 8%
Australia 31 3%
Mixed Nationality 23 2%
Sweden 17 2%
Norway 12 1%
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