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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.
20104,037355,881 The Suburbs (39th)
by Arcade Fire
20114,190267,743 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (191st)
by Bon Iver
20124,471283,886 Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (62nd)
by Kendrick Lamar
20135,075251,059 Modern Vampires Of The City (161st)
by Vampire Weekend
20145,361185,929 Lost In The Dream (237th)
by The War On Drugs
20155,212217,475 To Pimp A Butterfly (54th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20164,986169,729 A Moon Shaped Pool (140th)
by Radiohead
20174,902129,142 DAMN. (458th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20184,29874,007 Twin Fantasy (Face To Face) (958th)
by Car Seat Headrest
2019444574
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Remind Me Tomorrow (23,125th)
by Sharon Van Etten
Total42,9761,935,425

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

Wasting LightUnited States Foo Fighters
Year of Release:2011Appears in:326 charts
Rank in 2011:9Rank Score:5,024
Rank in 2010s51Overall Rank:525
Average Rating:  76/100 (646 votes)
Comments: 45 comments
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52.

Art AngelsCanada Grimes
Year of Release:2015Appears in:362 charts
Rank in 2015:5Rank Score:4,864
Rank in 2010s52Overall Rank:540
Average Rating:  78/100 (474 votes)
Comments: 36 comments
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53.

Salad DaysCanada Mac DeMarco
Year of Release:2014Appears in:397 charts
Rank in 2014:5Rank Score:4,786
Rank in 2010s53Overall Rank:544
Average Rating:  80/100 (647 votes)
Comments: 35 comments
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54.

KaputtCanada Destroyer
Year of Release:2011Appears in:340 charts
Rank in 2011:10Rank Score:4,452
Rank in 2010s54Overall Rank:579
Average Rating:  79/100 (464 votes)
Comments: 41 comments
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55.

St. VincentUnited States St. Vincent
Year of Release:2014Appears in:397 charts
Rank in 2014:6Rank Score:4,386
Rank in 2010s55Overall Rank:584
Average Rating:  79/100 (643 votes)
Comments: 53 comments
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56.

MelodramaNew Zealand Lorde
Year of Release:2017Appears in:395 charts
Rank in 2017:2Rank Score:4,309
Rank in 2010s56Overall Rank:593
Average Rating:  80/100 (497 votes)
Comments: 48 comments
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57.

Atrocity ExhibitionUnited States Danny Brown
Year of Release:2016Appears in:337 charts
Rank in 2016:5Rank Score:4,295
Rank in 2010s57Overall Rank:595
Average Rating:  83/100 (455 votes)
Comments: 37 comments
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58.

CongratulationsUnited States MGMT
Year of Release:2010Appears in:311 charts
Rank in 2010:14Rank Score:4,294
Rank in 2010s58Overall Rank:596
Average Rating:  75/100 (627 votes)
Comments: 57 comments
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59.

22, A MillionUnited States Bon Iver
Year of Release:2016Appears in:336 charts
Rank in 2016:6Rank Score:4,250
Rank in 2010s59Overall Rank:601
Average Rating:  79/100 (522 votes)
Comments: 58 comments
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60.

Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just SitAustralia Courtney Barnett
Year of Release:2015Appears in:401 charts
Rank in 2015:6Rank Score:4,170
Rank in 2010s60Overall Rank:612
Average Rating:  79/100 (544 votes)
Comments: 47 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 145 15%
2011 162 16%
2012 131 13%
2013 141 14%
2014 109 11%
2015 101 10%
2016 72 7%
2017 88 9%
2018 51 5%
2019 0 0%
Artist Albums %


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


United States 555 56%
United Kingdom 217 22%
Canada 73 7%
Australia 32 3%
Mixed Nationality 22 2%
Sweden 17 2%
France 12 1%
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