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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.
20104,037355,978 The Suburbs (39th)
by Arcade Fire
20114,190267,741 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (191st)
by Bon Iver
20124,471283,893 Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (62nd)
by Kendrick Lamar
20135,075251,039 Modern Vampires Of The City (161st)
by Vampire Weekend
20145,362185,899 Lost In The Dream (236th)
by The War On Drugs
20155,209217,568 To Pimp A Butterfly (54th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20164,983169,415 A Moon Shaped Pool (140th)
by Radiohead
20174,902128,997 DAMN. (459th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20184,29373,934 Twin Fantasy (Face To Face) (953rd)
by Car Seat Headrest
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Remind Me Tomorrow (23,221st)
by Sharon Van Etten
Total42,9581,935,017

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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The SuburbsCanada Arcade Fire
Year of Release:2010Appears in:1,492 charts
Rank in 2010:1Rank Score:46,621
Rank in 2010s1Overall Rank:39
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (2,225 votes)
Comments: 215 comments
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My Beautiful Dark Twisted FantasyUnited States Kanye West
Year of Release:2010Appears in:1,284 charts
Rank in 2010:2Rank Score:41,988
Rank in 2010s2Overall Rank:46
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (1,708 votes)
Comments: 216 comments
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To Pimp A ButterflyUnited States Kendrick Lamar
Year of Release:2015Appears in:1,217 charts
Rank in 2015:1Rank Score:40,209
Rank in 2010s3Overall Rank:54
Average Rating: Top rated 90/100 (1,544 votes)
Comments: 286 comments
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Good Kid, M.A.A.D CityUnited States Kendrick Lamar
Year of Release:2012Appears in:1,096 charts
Rank in 2012:1Rank Score:34,839
Rank in 2010s4Overall Rank:62
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (1,467 votes)
Comments: 161 comments
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LonerismAustralia Tame Impala
Year of Release:2012Appears in:1,069 charts
Rank in 2012:2Rank Score:27,468
Rank in 2010s5Overall Rank:86
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (1,456 votes)
Comments: 152 comments
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A Moon Shaped PoolUnited Kingdom Radiohead
Year of Release:2016Appears in:972 charts
Rank in 2016:1Rank Score:18,838
Rank in 2010s6Overall Rank:140
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (1,527 votes)
Comments: 228 comments
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Carrie & LowellUnited States Sufjan Stevens
Year of Release:2015Appears in:860 charts
Rank in 2015:2Rank Score:18,579
Rank in 2010s7Overall Rank:142
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,074 votes)
Comments: 119 comments
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8.

High VioletUnited States The National
Year of Release:2010Appears in:784 charts
Rank in 2010:3Rank Score:18,230
Rank in 2010s8Overall Rank:146
Average Rating:  82/100 (1,060 votes)
Comments: 76 comments
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Modern Vampires Of The CityUnited States Vampire Weekend
Year of Release:2013Appears in:767 charts
Rank in 2013:1Rank Score:16,397
Rank in 2010s9Overall Rank:161
Average Rating:  82/100 (1,078 votes)
Comments: 114 comments
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Bon Iver, Bon IverUnited States Bon Iver
Year of Release:2011Appears in:708 charts
Rank in 2011:1Rank Score:14,293
Rank in 2010s10Overall Rank:191
Average Rating:  80/100 (1,074 votes)
Comments: 89 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 102 10%
2016 71 7%
2017 88 9%
2018 51 5%
2019 0 0%
Artist Albums %


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


United States 554 55%
United Kingdom 217 22%
Canada 73 7%
Australia 32 3%
Mixed Nationality 22 2%
Sweden 17 2%
France 12 1%
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