Best Albums of the 2010s

Listed below are the best albums of the 2010s as calculated from their overall rankings in over 45,000 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.
20104,560274,511
20114,694224,888
20124,979249,540
20135,601232,796
20145,925186,856
20155,842232,021
20165,673198,278
20175,733161,344
20185,646134,330
20195,656100,496
Total54,3091,995,060

The best artists of the 2010s were Kendrick Lamar, Kanye West, Arcade Fire, Tame Impala, Beach House, Frank Ocean, Sufjan Stevens, Radiohead, The National and Vampire Weekend.
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257
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2019
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255
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2016
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255
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2014
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254
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 100 of 100

Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 97 10%
2011 136 14%
2012 109 11%
2013 125 13%
2014 103 10%
2015 105 11%
2016 77 8%
2017 104 10%
2018 83 8%
2019 61 6%
Country Albums %


United States 568 57%
United Kingdom 213 21%
Canada 69 7%
Australia 36 4%
Mixed Nationality 29 3%
Sweden 16 2%
Ireland 10 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 988 99%
Yes 12 1%
Live? Albums %
No 996 100%
Yes 4 0%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 995 100%
Yes 5 1%
Best Albums of the 2020s
1. The New Abnormal by The Strokes
2. Fetch The Bolt Cutters by Fiona Apple
3. Punisher by Phoebe Bridgers
4. RTJ4 by Run The Jewels
5. Folklore by Taylor Swift
6. Shore by Fleet Foxes
7. How I'm Feeling Now by Charli XCX
8. Set My Heart On Fire Immediately by Perfume Genius
9. The Slow Rush by Tame Impala
10. What's Your Pleasure? by Jessie Ware
11. After Hours by The Weeknd
12. Saint Cloud by Waxahatchee
13. Heaven To A Tortured Mind by Yves Tumor
14. Rough And Rowdy Ways by Bob Dylan
15. The Ascension by Sufjan Stevens
16. Future Nostalgia by Dua Lipa
17. Miss Anthropocene by Grimes
18. Lianne La Havas by Lianne La Havas
19. Song Machine: Season One by Gorillaz
20. Song For Our Daughter by Laura Marling
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