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.
20104,338275,471
20114,476225,173
20124,772250,019
20135,344230,956
20145,642182,513
20155,531221,207
20165,340185,110
20175,344148,956
20185,098112,549
20194,55763,166
Total50,4421,895,119

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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2018
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2013
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306
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305
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2016
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305
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 81 of 100

Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 106 11%
2011 143 14%
2012 119 12%
2013 130 13%
2014 110 11%
2015 103 10%
2016 75 8%
2017 104 10%
2018 73 7%
2019 37 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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