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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 33,000 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.
20103,788330,275 The Suburbs (39th)
by Arcade Fire
20113,979251,099 Bon Iver, Bon Iver (191st)
by Bon Iver
20124,236260,708 Good Kid, M.A.A.D City (70th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20134,840230,718 Modern Vampires Of The City (170th)
by Vampire Weekend
20145,086166,418 Lost In The Dream (243rd)
by The War On Drugs
20154,895186,999 To Pimp A Butterfly (64th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20164,647139,798 A Moon Shaped Pool (159th)
by Radiohead
20174,478101,239 DAMN. (566th)
by Kendrick Lamar
20181,3666,780 Twin Fantasy (Face To Face) (3,702nd)
by Car Seat Headrest
Total37,3151,674,034

The best artists of the 2010s are Kendrick Lamar, Arcade Fire, Kanye West, Tame Impala, The National, Sufjan Stevens, Beach House, Radiohead, Frank Ocean and Vampire Weekend.
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The SuburbsCanada Arcade Fire
Year of Release:2010Appears in:1,406 charts
Rank in 2010:1Rank Score:44,939
Rank in 2010s1Overall Rank:39
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (2,082 votes)
Comments: 205 comments
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My Beautiful Dark Twisted FantasyUnited States Kanye West
Year of Release:2010Appears in:1,179 charts
Rank in 2010:2Rank Score:38,168
Rank in 2010s2Overall Rank:52
Average Rating:  84/100 (1,561 votes)
Comments: 201 comments
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To Pimp A ButterflyUnited States Kendrick Lamar
Year of Release:2015Appears in:1,042 charts
Rank in 2015:1Rank Score:31,959
Rank in 2010s3Overall Rank:64
Average Rating: Top rated 89/100 (1,372 votes)
Comments: 272 comments
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Good Kid, M.A.A.D CityUnited States Kendrick Lamar
Year of Release:2012Appears in:975 charts
Rank in 2012:1Rank Score:30,695
Rank in 2010s4Overall Rank:70
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (1,322 votes)
Comments: 154 comments
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5.

LonerismAustralia Tame Impala
Year of Release:2012Appears in:1,001 charts
Rank in 2012:2Rank Score:25,779
Rank in 2010s5Overall Rank:89
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (1,345 votes)
Comments: 144 comments
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6.

High VioletUnited States The National
Year of Release:2010Appears in:735 charts
Rank in 2010:3Rank Score:17,133
Rank in 2010s6Overall Rank:145
Average Rating:  82/100 (1,000 votes)
Comments: 72 comments
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Carrie & LowellUnited States Sufjan Stevens
Year of Release:2015Appears in:791 charts
Rank in 2015:2Rank Score:16,753
Rank in 2010s7Overall Rank:150
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (963 votes)
Comments: 116 comments
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8.

A Moon Shaped PoolUnited Kingdom Radiohead
Year of Release:2016Appears in:857 charts
Rank in 2016:1Rank Score:15,683
Rank in 2010s8Overall Rank:159
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (1,341 votes)
Comments: 220 comments
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Modern Vampires Of The CityUnited States Vampire Weekend
Year of Release:2013Appears in:719 charts
Rank in 2013:1Rank Score:15,013
Rank in 2010s9Overall Rank:170
Average Rating:  82/100 (997 votes)
Comments: 109 comments
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Bon Iver, Bon IverUnited States Bon Iver
Year of Release:2011Appears in:671 charts
Rank in 2011:1Rank Score:13,591
Rank in 2010s10Overall Rank:191
Average Rating:  80/100 (1,006 votes)
Comments: 87 comments
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Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 158 16%
2011 173 17%
2012 143 14%
2013 146 15%
2014 109 11%
2015 110 11%
2016 74 7%
2017 84 8%
2018 3 0%
Artist Albums %


Death Grips 7 1%
King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard 6 1%
Laura Marling 5 1%
Beach House 5 1%
The Weeknd 5 1%
Kendrick Lamar 5 1%
Lana Del Rey 5 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 553 55%
United Kingdom 217 22%
Canada 76 8%
Australia 31 3%
Sweden 18 2%
Mixed Nationality 17 2%
France 13 1%
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