Best Albums of the 2010s

Listed below are the best albums of the 2010s as calculated from their overall rankings in over 39,000 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.
20104,302371,936
20114,420280,009
20124,713297,531
20135,296265,063
20145,593199,498
20155,460236,660
20165,282190,184
20175,269145,514
20184,975106,263
20193,81136,020
Total49,1212,128,677

The best artists of the 2010s are Kendrick Lamar, Arcade Fire, Kanye West, Tame Impala, Beach House, The National, Sufjan Stevens, Frank Ocean, Radiohead and Vampire Weekend.
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2018
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443
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2012
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443
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2017
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442
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2015
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441
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2011
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440
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2019
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440
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439
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 62 of 100

Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 136 14%
2011 156 16%
2012 125 13%
2013 135 14%
2014 111 11%
2015 101 10%
2016 67 7%
2017 86 9%
2018 64 6%
2019 19 2%
Country Albums %


United States 560 56%
United Kingdom 214 21%
Canada 69 7%
Australia 32 3%
Mixed Nationality 29 3%
Sweden 18 2%
France 11 1%
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