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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 35,000 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.
20103,946345,291 The Suburbs (40th)
by Arcade Fire
20114,116259,264 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (194th)
by Bon Iver
20124,377275,431 Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (63rd)
by Kendrick Lamar
20135,001241,662 Modern Vampires Of The City (171st)
by Vampire Weekend
20145,254177,260 Lost In The Dream (243rd)
by The War On Drugs
20155,059207,302 To Pimp A Butterfly (54th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20164,828160,212 A Moon Shaped Pool (143rd)
by Radiohead
20174,769123,330 DAMN. (464th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20183,37633,189 Twin Fantasy (Face To Face) (2,009th)
by Car Seat Headrest
Total40,7261,822,942

The best artists of the 2010s are Kendrick Lamar, Arcade Fire, Kanye West, Tame Impala, Sufjan Stevens, The National, Beach House, Radiohead, Frank Ocean and Vampire Weekend.
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RankAlbumArtist
81.

Section.80United States Kendrick Lamar
Year of Release:2011Appears in:241 charts
Rank in 2011:14Rank Score:2,834
Rank in 2010s81Overall Rank:862
Average Rating:  80/100 (478 votes)
Comments: 21 comments
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82.

The Life Of PabloUnited States Kanye West
Year of Release:2016Appears in:309 charts
Rank in 2016:8Rank Score:2,731
Rank in 2010s82Overall Rank:887
Average Rating:  74/100 (688 votes)
Comments: 93 comments
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83.

TorchesUnited States Foster The People
Year of Release:2011Appears in:212 charts
Rank in 2011:15Rank Score:2,679
Rank in 2010s83Overall Rank:901
Average Rating:  71/100 (457 votes)
Comments: 35 comments
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84.

ExmilitaryUnited States Death Grips
Year of Release:2011Appears in:164 charts
Rank in 2011:16Rank Score:2,656
Rank in 2010s84Overall Rank:910
Average Rating:  80/100 (330 votes)
Comments: 21 comments
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85.

We Got It From Here... Thank You 4 Your ServiceUnited States A Tribe Called Quest
Year of Release:2016Appears in:260 charts
Rank in 2016:9Rank Score:2,637
Rank in 2010s85Overall Rank:917
Average Rating:  82/100 (382 votes)
Comments: 21 comments
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86.

Suck It And SeeUnited Kingdom Arctic Monkeys
Year of Release:2011Appears in:239 charts
Rank in 2011:17Rank Score:2,627
Rank in 2010s86Overall Rank:920
Average Rating:  73/100 (672 votes)
Comments: 39 comments
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87.

Attack On MemoryUnited States Cloud Nothings
Year of Release:2012Appears in:228 charts
Rank in 2012:14Rank Score:2,617
Rank in 2010s87Overall Rank:924
Average Rating:  76/100 (415 votes)
Comments: 52 comments
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88.

AnglesUnited States The Strokes
Year of Release:2011Appears in:227 charts
Rank in 2011:18Rank Score:2,613
Rank in 2010s88Overall Rank:925
Average Rating:  72/100 (678 votes)
Comments: 63 comments
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89.

We Are The 21st Century Ambassadors Of Peace And MagicUnited States Foxygen
Year of Release:2013Appears in:271 charts
Rank in 2013:12Rank Score:2,598
Rank in 2010s89Overall Rank:928
Average Rating:  76/100 (454 votes)
Comments: 77 comments
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90.

Celebration RockCanada Japandroids
Year of Release:2012Appears in:222 charts
Rank in 2012:15Rank Score:2,552
Rank in 2010s90Overall Rank:940
Average Rating:  74/100 (356 votes)
Comments: 35 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 149 15%
2011 166 17%
2012 137 14%
2013 145 15%
2014 108 11%
2015 107 11%
2016 71 7%
2017 92 9%
2018 25 3%
Artist Albums %


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


United States 556 56%
United Kingdom 213 21%
Canada 76 8%
Australia 31 3%
Sweden 19 2%
Mixed Nationality 19 2%
Norway 12 1%
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