Best Albums of the 2010s

Listed below are the best albums of the 2010s as calculated from their overall rankings in over 40,000 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.
20104,337275,191
20114,476225,206
20124,772249,931
20135,341231,067
20145,641182,536
20155,531221,166
20165,340185,004
20175,343148,967
20185,097112,886
20194,55362,950
Total50,4311,894,903

The best artists of the 2010s were Kendrick Lamar, Kanye West, Arcade Fire, Tame Impala, Beach House, Frank Ocean, Sufjan Stevens, Radiohead, The National and Vampire Weekend.
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373
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372
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2019
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372
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 67 of 100

Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 106 11%
2011 143 14%
2012 119 12%
2013 129 13%
2014 110 11%
2015 104 10%
2016 75 8%
2017 104 10%
2018 74 7%
2019 36 4%
Country Albums %


United States 567 57%
United Kingdom 215 22%
Canada 66 7%
Australia 35 4%
Mixed Nationality 28 3%
Sweden 18 2%
France 11 1%
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4. The Bends by Radiohead
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6. Ten by Pearl Jam
7. Siamese Dream by The Smashing Pumpkins
8. (What's The Story) Morning Glory? by Oasis
9. In Utero by Nirvana
10. Automatic For The People by R.E.M.
11. Grace by Jeff Buckley
12. Ágætis Byrjun by Sigur Rós
13. Weezer (The Blue Album) by Weezer
14. Mellon Collie And The Infinite Sadness by The Smashing Pumpkins
15. Illmatic by Nas
16. Dummy by Portishead
17. Spiderland by Slint
18. Pinkerton by Weezer
19. The Soft Bulletin by The Flaming Lips
20. Achtung Baby by U2
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