Best Albums of the 2010s

Listed below are the best albums of the 2010s as calculated from their overall rankings in over 46,000 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.
20104,654272,047
20114,774224,385
20125,055248,232
20135,662230,621
20146,033187,151
20155,947233,452
20165,829199,812
20175,908164,704
20185,886136,843
20196,134105,453
Total55,8822,002,702

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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2015
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2,970
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2013
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2,943
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2011
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2,854
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2010
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2,844
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2012
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2,834
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2018
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2,820
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2017
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2,812
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2016
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2,778
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2017
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2,772
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2015
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2,750
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 10 of 100

Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 98 10%
2011 135 14%
2012 109 11%
2013 120 12%
2014 106 11%
2015 106 11%
2016 78 8%
2017 102 10%
2018 85 9%
2019 61 6%
Country Albums %


United States 566 57%
United Kingdom 215 22%
Canada 65 7%
Australia 35 4%
Mixed Nationality 34 3%
Sweden 18 2%
France 9 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 Ever Albums
1. OK Computer by Radiohead
2. The Dark Side Of The Moon by Pink Floyd
3. Abbey Road by The Beatles
4. Revolver by The Beatles
5. Kid A by Radiohead
6. Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band by The Beatles
7. In Rainbows by Radiohead
8. Wish You Were Here by Pink Floyd
9. The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars by David Bowie
10. The Velvet Underground & Nico by The Velvet Underground & Nico
11. Untitled (Led Zeppelin IV) by Led Zeppelin
12. Funeral by Arcade Fire
13. Pet Sounds by The Beach Boys
14. The Beatles (The White Album) by The Beatles
15. Nevermind by Nirvana
16. In The Aeroplane Over The Sea by Neutral Milk Hotel
17. Doolittle by Pixies
18. London Calling by The Clash
19. The Queen Is Dead by The Smiths
20. The Bends by Radiohead
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