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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 30,000 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.
20103,598310,415 The Suburbs (39th)
by Arcade Fire
20113,792233,210 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (191st)
by Bon Iver
20124,042239,731 Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (78th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20134,622213,406 Modern Vampires Of The City (171st)
by Vampire Weekend
20144,874150,445 Lost In The Dream (262nd)
by The War On Drugs
20154,661166,526 To Pimp A Butterfly (74th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20164,331114,389 A Moon Shaped Pool (182nd)
by Radiohead
20172,97630,245 DAMN. (1,988th)
by Kendrick Lamar
Total32,8961,458,366

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
51.

The ArchAndroidUnited States Janelle Monáe
Year of Release:2010Appears in:297 charts
Rank in 2010:14Rank Score:4,118
Rank in 2010s51Overall Rank:559
Average Rating:  80/100 (404 votes)
Comments: 29 comments
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52.

Salad DaysCanada Mac DeMarco
Year of Release:2014Appears in:348 charts
Rank in 2014:5Rank Score:4,089
Rank in 2010s52Overall Rank:563
Average Rating:  80/100 (547 votes)
Comments: 30 comments
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53.

St. VincentUnited States St. Vincent
Year of Release:2014Appears in:363 charts
Rank in 2014:6Rank Score:4,004
Rank in 2010s53Overall Rank:572
Average Rating:  79/100 (574 votes)
Comments: 51 comments
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54.

VisionsCanada Grimes
Year of Release:2012Appears in:322 charts
Rank in 2012:10Rank Score:3,954
Rank in 2010s54Overall Rank:579
Average Rating:  77/100 (513 votes)
Comments: 36 comments
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55.

KaputtCanada Destroyer
Year of Release:2011Appears in:304 charts
Rank in 2011:10Rank Score:3,771
Rank in 2010s55Overall Rank:607
Average Rating:  78/100 (414 votes)
Comments: 39 comments
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56.

CongratulationsUnited States MGMT
Year of Release:2010Appears in:273 charts
Rank in 2010:15Rank Score:3,715
Rank in 2010s56Overall Rank:612
Average Rating:  74/100 (543 votes)
Comments: 50 comments
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57.

Art AngelsCanada Grimes
Year of Release:2015Appears in:296 charts
Rank in 2015:5Rank Score:3,516
Rank in 2010s57Overall Rank:648
Average Rating:  78/100 (382 votes)
Comments: 33 comments
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58.

CosmogrammaUnited States Flying Lotus
Year of Release:2010Appears in:251 charts
Rank in 2010:16Rank Score:3,271
Rank in 2010s58Overall Rank:689
Average Rating:  80/100 (360 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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59.

BlunderbussUnited States Jack White
Year of Release:2012Appears in:312 charts
Rank in 2012:11Rank Score:3,254
Rank in 2010s59Overall Rank:696
Average Rating:  77/100 (648 votes)
Comments: 76 comments
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60.

Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just SitAustralia Courtney Barnett
Year of Release:2015Appears in:347 charts
Rank in 2015:6Rank Score:3,172
Rank in 2010s60Overall Rank:713
Average Rating:  79/100 (460 votes)
Comments: 42 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 174 17%
2011 183 18%
2012 152 15%
2013 154 15%
2014 117 12%
2015 115 12%
2016 79 8%
2017 26 3%
Artist Albums %


Death Grips 6 1%
Drake 5 1%
The Weeknd 5 1%
Kendrick Lamar 5 1%
Laura Marling 4 0%
Burial 4 0%
Lana Del Rey 4 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 560 56%
United Kingdom 214 21%
Canada 77 8%
Australia 28 3%
Sweden 17 2%
Mixed Nationality 16 2%
Ireland 12 1%
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