Best Albums of the 2010s

Listed below are the best albums of the 2010s as calculated from their overall rankings in over 47,000 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.
20104,885254,745
20115,049209,425
20125,318233,294
20135,889219,682
20146,308183,070
20156,243227,909
20166,198202,023
20176,262169,640
20186,225144,884
20196,627117,695
Total59,0041,962,365

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

Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 98 10%
2011 128 13%
2012 110 11%
2013 112 11%
2014 102 10%
2015 107 11%
2016 83 8%
2017 104 10%
2018 89 9%
2019 67 7%
Country Albums %


United States 561 56%
United Kingdom 219 22%
Canada 68 7%
Australia 33 3%
Mixed Nationality 29 3%
Sweden 17 2%
France 8 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 990 99%
Yes 10 1%
Live? Albums %
No 995 100%
Yes 5 1%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 995 100%
Yes 5 1%
Best Artists of 2018
1. Car Seat Headrest
2. Kids See Ghosts
3. Beach House
4. Daughters
5. Idles
6. Parquet Courts
7. MGMT
8. Kacey Musgraves
9. Arctic Monkeys
10. Earl Sweatshirt
11. Mitski
12. Pusha T
13. The 1975
14. Janelle Monáe
15. Denzel Curry
16. SOPHIE
17. Nicolas Jaar
18. Julia Holter
19. Against All Logic
20. The Voidz
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