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.
20104,846259,389
20115,007213,153
20125,257237,135
20135,835222,857
20146,258183,145
20156,167229,055
20166,110200,320
20176,187167,286
20186,139141,842
20196,481111,314
Total58,2871,965,496

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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2012
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2019
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2011
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254
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254
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 100 of 100

Best Albums of the 2010s composition

Year Albums %


2010 98 10%
2011 131 13%
2012 111 11%
2013 117 12%
2014 103 10%
2015 106 11%
2016 82 8%
2017 103 10%
2018 87 9%
2019 62 6%
Country Albums %


United States 559 56%
United Kingdom 223 22%
Canada 65 7%
Australia 33 3%
Mixed Nationality 31 3%
Sweden 18 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%
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5. The Dismemberment Plan
6. Blur
7. Wilco
8. The Magnetic Fields
9. American Football
10. Built To Spill
11. Moby
12. Fiona Apple
13. Nine Inch Nails
14. Dream Theater
15. Rage Against The Machine
16. Blink-182
17. Eminem
18. Godspeed You! Black Emperor
19. Muse
20. Tom Waits
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