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.
20104,760264,251
20114,916216,801
20125,171241,982
20135,773225,975
20146,158185,105
20156,071230,598
20165,993201,155
20176,072166,067
20186,020140,390
20196,317109,436
Total57,2511,981,760

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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2016
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258
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258
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2012
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257
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257
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 100 of 100

Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 94 9%
2011 133 13%
2012 109 11%
2013 118 12%
2014 104 10%
2015 106 11%
2016 82 8%
2017 103 10%
2018 89 9%
2019 62 6%
Country Albums %


United States 561 56%
United Kingdom 219 22%
Canada 66 7%
Mixed Nationality 34 3%
Australia 33 3%
Sweden 17 2%
France 8 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 990 99%
Yes 10 1%
Live? Albums %
No 996 100%
Yes 4 0%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 994 99%
Yes 6 1%
Best Albums of the 2000s
1. Kid A by Radiohead
2. In Rainbows by Radiohead
3. Funeral by Arcade Fire
4. Is This It by The Strokes
5. Illinois by Sufjan Stevens
6. Yankee Hotel Foxtrot by Wilco
7. Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not by Arctic Monkeys
8. Lift Yr. Skinny Fists Like Antennas To Heaven by Godspeed You! Black Emperor
9. Madvillainy by Madvillain
10. Turn On The Bright Lights by Interpol
11. Sound Of Silver by LCD Soundsystem
12. A Rush Of Blood To The Head by Coldplay
13. For Emma, Forever Ago by Bon Iver
14. Elephant by The White Stripes
15. Yoshimi Battles The Pink Robots by The Flaming Lips
16. Amnesiac by Radiohead
17. Merriweather Post Pavilion by Animal Collective
18. Demon Days by Gorillaz
19. Fleet Foxes by Fleet Foxes
20. Songs For The Deaf by Queens Of The Stone Age
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