Best Albums of the 2010s

Listed below are the best albums of the 2010s as calculated from their overall rankings in over 43,000 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.
20104,492275,777
20114,625225,841
20124,930250,671
20135,527234,015
20145,825185,972
20155,752230,539
20165,564195,426
20175,620159,254
20185,452127,580
20195,21292,676
Total52,9991,977,751

The best artists of the 2010s were Kendrick Lamar, Kanye West, Arcade Fire, Tame Impala, Beach House, Sufjan Stevens, Frank Ocean, Radiohead, The National and Vampire Weekend.
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 100 of 100

Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 102 10%
2011 140 14%
2012 111 11%
2013 126 13%
2014 106 11%
2015 106 11%
2016 76 8%
2017 100 10%
2018 79 8%
2019 54 5%
Country Albums %


United States 567 57%
United Kingdom 212 21%
Canada 71 7%
Australia 37 4%
Mixed Nationality 25 3%
Sweden 16 2%
Ireland 10 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 991 99%
Yes 9 1%
Live? Albums %
No 995 100%
Yes 5 1%
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