Best Albums of the 2010s

Listed below are the best albums of the 2010s as calculated from their overall rankings in over 46,000 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.
20104,845259,714
20115,005213,404
20125,254237,200
20135,835222,948
20146,256183,005
20156,163229,268
20166,107200,413
20176,185167,149
20186,137141,899
20196,476111,308
Total58,2631,966,307

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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2014
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4,181
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2014
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4,155
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2011
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4,116
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2010
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3,989
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2015
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3,885
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2013
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3,811
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2011
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3,755
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3,742
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2011
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3,670
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2016
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3,603
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 7 of 100

Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 98 10%
2011 130 13%
2012 111 11%
2013 117 12%
2014 103 10%
2015 107 11%
2016 82 8%
2017 103 10%
2018 87 9%
2019 62 6%
Country Albums %


United States 560 56%
United Kingdom 223 22%
Canada 65 7%
Australia 33 3%
Mixed Nationality 31 3%
Sweden 18 2%
France 8 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%
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15. Last Splash by The Breeders
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18. Pablo Honey by Radiohead
19. Undertow by Tool
20. Zooropa by U2
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