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.
20104,261370,064
20114,392277,665
Bon Iver (190th)by Bon Iver
20124,684294,856
20135,285262,894
20145,583197,448
20155,444234,255
20165,260188,174
20175,247144,405
20184,956103,942
20193,55531,636
Total48,6672,105,337

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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Total albums: 1,000. Page 65 of 100

Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 137 14%
2011 156 16%
2012 124 12%
2013 136 14%
2014 111 11%
2015 100 10%
2016 68 7%
2017 89 9%
2018 63 6%
2019 16 2%
Country Albums %


United States 563 56%
United Kingdom 211 21%
Canada 69 7%
Australia 33 3%
Mixed Nationality 29 3%
Sweden 18 2%
France 11 1%
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Best Albums of 1961
1. King Of The Delta Blues Singers by Robert Johnson
2. My Favorite Things by John Coltrane
3. Free Jazz: A Collective Improvisation by Ornette Coleman Double Quartet
4. Sunday At The Village Vanguard by Bill Evans Trio
5. The Blues And The Abstract Truth by Oliver Nelson
6. Olé Coltrane by John Coltrane
7. Showcase by Patsy Cline
8. Someday My Prince Will Come by Miles Davis
9. Djangology by Django Reinhardt
10. West Side Story (The Original Sound Track Recording) by Various Artists
11. Lonely And Blue by Roy Orbison
12. Africa/Brass by John Coltrane Quartet
13. Two Steps From The Blues by Bobby Bland
14. Eastern Sounds by Yusef Lateef
15. Judy At Carnegie Hall by Judy Garland
16. Presents Charles Mingus by Charles Mingus
17. The Genius Sings The Blues by Ray Charles
18. This Is Our Music by Ornette Coleman
19. At The Five Spot, Vol. 1 by Eric Dolphy
20. Thelonious Monk With John Coltrane by Thelonious Monk


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