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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 37,000 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.
20104,077358,819 The Suburbs (39th)
by Arcade Fire
20114,223269,943 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (191st)
by Bon Iver
20124,527286,510 Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (61st)
by Kendrick Lamar
20135,115253,210 Modern Vampires Of The City (162nd)
by Vampire Weekend
20145,396187,692 Lost In The Dream (238th)
by The War On Drugs
20155,246219,772 To Pimp A Butterfly (53rd)
by Kendrick Lamar
20165,035173,043 A Moon Shaped Pool (139th)
by Radiohead
20174,979131,523 Damn. (451st)
by Kendrick Lamar
20184,44481,568 Kids See Ghosts (846th)
by Kids See Ghosts
20198452,206
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by Sharon Van Etten
Total43,8871,964,285

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.

Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just SitAustralia Courtney Barnett
Year of Release:2015Appears in:404 charts
Rank in 2015:6Rank Score:4,197
Rank in 2010s61Overall Rank:613
Average Rating:  79/100 (550 votes)
Comments: 47 comments
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62.

Skeleton TreeMixed Nationality Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds
Year of Release:2016Appears in:398 charts
Rank in 2016:7Rank Score:4,137
Rank in 2010s62Overall Rank:621
Average Rating:  83/100 (511 votes)
Comments: 35 comments
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63.

The Wild HuntSweden The Tallest Man On Earth
Year of Release:2010Appears in:310 charts
Rank in 2010:15Rank Score:4,051
Rank in 2010s63Overall Rank:636
Average Rating:  78/100 (403 votes)
Comments: 32 comments
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64.

Flower BoyUnited States Tyler, The Creator
Year of Release:2017Appears in:340 charts
Rank in 2017:3Rank Score:4,028
Rank in 2010s64Overall Rank:639
Average Rating:  83/100 (484 votes)
Comments: 48 comments
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65.

CosmogrammaUnited States Flying Lotus
Year of Release:2010Appears in:315 charts
Rank in 2010:16Rank Score:3,939
Rank in 2010s65Overall Rank:656
Average Rating:  80/100 (437 votes)
Comments: 19 comments
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66.

SunbatherUnited States Deafheaven
Year of Release:2013Appears in:276 charts
Rank in 2013:8Rank Score:3,874
Rank in 2010s66Overall Rank:662
Average Rating:  78/100 (436 votes)
Comments: 47 comments
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67.

2Canada Mac DeMarco
Year of Release:2012Appears in:223 charts
Rank in 2012:11Rank Score:3,808
Rank in 2010s67Overall Rank:674
Average Rating:  80/100 (399 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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68.

ShieldsUnited States Grizzly Bear
Year of Release:2012Appears in:324 charts
Rank in 2012:12Rank Score:3,635
Rank in 2010s68Overall Rank:695
Average Rating:  79/100 (508 votes)
Comments: 37 comments
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69.

Strange MercyUnited States St. Vincent
Year of Release:2011Appears in:297 charts
Rank in 2011:11Rank Score:3,539
Rank in 2010s69Overall Rank:718
Average Rating:  78/100 (429 votes)
Comments: 26 comments
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70.

m b vIreland My Bloody Valentine
Year of Release:2013Appears in:336 charts
Rank in 2013:9Rank Score:3,515
Rank in 2010s70Overall Rank:723
Average Rating:  78/100 (599 votes)
Comments: 65 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 143 14%
2011 163 16%
2012 131 13%
2013 142 14%
2014 110 11%
2015 101 10%
2016 67 7%
2017 87 9%
2018 56 6%
2019 0 0%
Artist Albums %


Death Grips 9 1%
King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard 6 1%
Lana Del Rey 5 1%
Kendrick Lamar 5 1%
Julia Holter 5 1%
The Weeknd 5 1%
Beach House 5 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 553 55%
United Kingdom 214 21%
Canada 73 7%
Mixed Nationality 30 3%
Australia 30 3%
Sweden 16 2%
France 12 1%
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