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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.
20104,037355,881 The Suburbs (39th)
by Arcade Fire
20114,190267,743 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (191st)
by Bon Iver
20124,471283,886 Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (62nd)
by Kendrick Lamar
20135,075251,059 Modern Vampires Of The City (161st)
by Vampire Weekend
20145,361185,929 Lost In The Dream (237th)
by The War On Drugs
20155,212217,475 To Pimp A Butterfly (54th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20164,986169,729 A Moon Shaped Pool (140th)
by Radiohead
20174,902129,142 DAMN. (458th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20184,29874,007 Twin Fantasy (Face To Face) (958th)
by Car Seat Headrest
2019444574
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Remind Me Tomorrow (23,125th)
by Sharon Van Etten
Total42,9761,935,425

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
61.

VisionsCanada Grimes
Year of Release:2012Appears in:356 charts
Rank in 2012:10Rank Score:4,120
Rank in 2010s61Overall Rank:619
Average Rating:  77/100 (577 votes)
Comments: 38 comments
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62.

The Wild HuntSweden The Tallest Man On Earth
Year of Release:2010Appears in:307 charts
Rank in 2010:15Rank Score:4,070
Rank in 2010s62Overall Rank:628
Average Rating:  78/100 (399 votes)
Comments: 32 comments
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63.

SunbatherUnited States Deafheaven
Year of Release:2013Appears in:281 charts
Rank in 2013:8Rank Score:3,993
Rank in 2010s63Overall Rank:638
Average Rating:  78/100 (429 votes)
Comments: 47 comments
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64.

Skeleton TreeAustralia Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds
Year of Release:2016Appears in:390 charts
Rank in 2016:7Rank Score:3,971
Rank in 2010s64Overall Rank:642
Average Rating:  83/100 (502 votes)
Comments: 35 comments
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65.

CosmogrammaUnited States Flying Lotus
Year of Release:2010Appears in:311 charts
Rank in 2010:16Rank Score:3,929
Rank in 2010s65Overall Rank:647
Average Rating:  80/100 (429 votes)
Comments: 19 comments
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66.

2Canada Mac DeMarco
Year of Release:2012Appears in:217 charts
Rank in 2012:11Rank Score:3,736
Rank in 2010s66Overall Rank:680
Average Rating:  80/100 (391 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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67.

Flower BoyUnited States Tyler, The Creator
Year of Release:2017Appears in:333 charts
Rank in 2017:3Rank Score:3,722
Rank in 2010s67Overall Rank:682
Average Rating:  83/100 (467 votes)
Comments: 45 comments
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68.

ShieldsUnited States Grizzly Bear
Year of Release:2012Appears in:321 charts
Rank in 2012:12Rank Score:3,578
Rank in 2010s68Overall Rank:706
Average Rating:  79/100 (503 votes)
Comments: 37 comments
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69.

Strange MercyUnited States St. Vincent
Year of Release:2011Appears in:296 charts
Rank in 2011:11Rank Score:3,519
Rank in 2010s69Overall Rank:718
Average Rating:  78/100 (423 votes)
Comments: 26 comments
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70.

m b vIreland My Bloody Valentine
Year of Release:2013Appears in:334 charts
Rank in 2013:9Rank Score:3,492
Rank in 2010s70Overall Rank:725
Average Rating:  78/100 (592 votes)
Comments: 65 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 145 15%
2011 162 16%
2012 131 13%
2013 141 14%
2014 109 11%
2015 101 10%
2016 72 7%
2017 88 9%
2018 51 5%
2019 0 0%
Artist Albums %


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


United States 555 56%
United Kingdom 217 22%
Canada 73 7%
Australia 32 3%
Mixed Nationality 22 2%
Sweden 17 2%
France 12 1%
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