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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.
20103,987353,616 The Suburbs (39th)
by Arcade Fire
20114,146266,540 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (189th)
by Bon Iver
20124,408282,632 Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (61st)
by Kendrick Lamar
20135,025249,252 Modern Vampires Of The City (163rd)
by Vampire Weekend
20145,295183,710 Lost In The Dream (236th)
by The War On Drugs
20155,123214,646 To Pimp A Butterfly (54th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20164,911167,254 A Moon Shaped Pool (141st)
by Radiohead
20174,847127,353 DAMN. (461st)
by Kendrick Lamar
20184,02861,293 Twin Fantasy (Face To Face) (1,059th)
by Car Seat Headrest
201920083 Assume Form (29,795th)
by James Blake
Total41,9701,906,379

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.

The SeerUnited States Swans
Year of Release:2012Appears in:311 charts
Rank in 2012:9Rank Score:5,012
Rank in 2010s51Overall Rank:521
Average Rating:  81/100 (508 votes)
Comments: 39 comments
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52.

Salad DaysCanada Mac DeMarco
Year of Release:2014Appears in:393 charts
Rank in 2014:5Rank Score:4,826
Rank in 2010s52Overall Rank:539
Average Rating:  80/100 (640 votes)
Comments: 35 comments
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53.

Art AngelsCanada Grimes
Year of Release:2015Appears in:356 charts
Rank in 2015:5Rank Score:4,759
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:337 charts
Rank in 2011:10Rank Score:4,456
Rank in 2010s54Overall Rank:571
Average Rating:  79/100 (458 votes)
Comments: 40 comments
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55.

St. VincentUnited States St. Vincent
Year of Release:2014Appears in:393 charts
Rank in 2014:6Rank Score:4,383
Rank in 2010s55Overall Rank:579
Average Rating:  79/100 (638 votes)
Comments: 53 comments
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56.

CongratulationsUnited States MGMT
Year of Release:2010Appears in:307 charts
Rank in 2010:14Rank Score:4,323
Rank in 2010s56Overall Rank:586
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:333 charts
Rank in 2016:5Rank Score:4,243
Rank in 2010s57Overall Rank:597
Average Rating:  79/100 (509 votes)
Comments: 58 comments
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58.

MelodramaNew Zealand Lorde
Year of Release:2017Appears in:384 charts
Rank in 2017:2Rank Score:4,209
Rank in 2010s58Overall Rank:601
Average Rating:  80/100 (489 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:391 charts
Rank in 2015:6Rank Score:4,164
Rank in 2010s59Overall Rank:608
Average Rating:  79/100 (538 votes)
Comments: 46 comments
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60.

Atrocity ExhibitionUnited States Danny Brown
Year of Release:2016Appears in:326 charts
Rank in 2016:6Rank Score:4,124
Rank in 2010s60Overall Rank:614
Average Rating:  83/100 (447 votes)
Comments: 36 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 147 15%
2011 163 16%
2012 132 13%
2013 141 14%
2014 108 11%
2015 103 10%
2016 72 7%
2017 89 9%
2018 45 5%
2019 0 0%
Artist Albums %


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


United States 556 56%
United Kingdom 213 21%
Canada 75 8%
Australia 31 3%
Mixed Nationality 23 2%
Sweden 16 2%
France 12 1%
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