Best Albums of the 2010s

Listed below are the best albums of the 2010s as calculated from their overall rankings in over 47,000 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.
20104,858257,933
20115,021212,106
20125,274235,511
20135,855221,782
20146,273182,862
20156,196228,712
20166,139200,568
20176,203166,939
20186,164142,092
20196,517112,236
Total58,5001,960,740

The best artists of the 2010s were Kendrick Lamar, Kanye West, Tame Impala, Arcade Fire, Beach House, Frank Ocean, Sufjan Stevens, Radiohead, The National and Vampire Weekend.
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2010
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5,043
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2016
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5,005
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2014
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4,802
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2016
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4,717
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2012
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4,613
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2010
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4,597
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2015
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4,540
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2016
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4,497
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2017
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4,408
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2014
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4,292
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 6 of 100

Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 98 10%
2011 130 13%
2012 111 11%
2013 118 12%
2014 103 10%
2015 106 11%
2016 82 8%
2017 103 10%
2018 86 9%
2019 63 6%
Country Albums %


United States 559 56%
United Kingdom 221 22%
Canada 66 7%
Australia 33 3%
Mixed Nationality 30 3%
Sweden 18 2%
France 9 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 990 99%
Yes 10 1%
Live? Albums %
No 995 100%
Yes 5 1%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 995 100%
Yes 5 1%
Best Albums of the 1970s
1. The Dark Side Of The Moon by Pink Floyd
2. Wish You Were Here by Pink Floyd
3. The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars by David Bowie
4. Untitled (Led Zeppelin IV) by Led Zeppelin
5. London Calling by The Clash
6. Rumours by Fleetwood Mac
7. The Wall by Pink Floyd
8. Animals by Pink Floyd
9. Unknown Pleasures by Joy Division
10. Who's Next by The Who
11. Blood On The Tracks by Bob Dylan
12. Exile On Main St. by The Rolling Stones
13. Hunky Dory by David Bowie
14. Marquee Moon by Television
15. Pink Moon by Nick Drake
16. Low by David Bowie
17. Paranoid by Black Sabbath
18. Sticky Fingers by The Rolling Stones
19. What's Going On by Marvin Gaye
20. Born To Run by Bruce Springsteen
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