Best Albums of 2010

Listed below are the best albums of 2010 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 44,000 greatest album charts.

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2010 year summaryThe best artists of 2010 were Kanye West, Arcade Fire, The National, Beach House, LCD Soundsystem, Deerhunter, Gorillaz, Sufjan Stevens, The Black Keys and Tame Impala.
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7,899
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7,852
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6,207
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6,173
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Best Albums of 2010 composition

Country Albums %


United States 449 45%
United Kingdom 173 17%
Mixed Nationality 46 5%
Germany 44 4%
Canada 43 4%
Australia 36 4%
Sweden 34 3%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 958 96%
Yes 42 4%
Live? Albums %
No 986 99%
Yes 14 1%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 995 100%
Yes 5 1%
Recognised  Decade Charts (2010s)
1. 100 Best Albums of the 2010s by Rolling Stone (2019)
2. 100 Best Albums of the 2010s: Staff Picks by Billboard (2019)
3. Tiny Mix Tapes 2010s: Favorite 100 Music Releases of the Decade by Tiny Mix Tapes (2019)
4. The A.V. Club's 50 best albums of the 2010s by The A.V. Club (2019)
5. Top 50 Albums of the 2010s by The Wild Honey Pie (2019)
6. NME's Greatest Albums of The Decade: The 2010s by New Music Express (2019)
7. Gorilla vs. Bear’s Albums of the Decade | 2010-2019 by Gorilla vs. Bear (2019)
8. The 50 best albums of the decade – 2010 to 2019 by Independent (2019)
9. All The Best Albums Of The 2010s, Ranked by Uproxx (2019)
10. Top 100 Albums of the Decade by Crack Magazine (2019)
11. The Needle Drop's Top Albums Of The 2010s by The Needle Drop (2019)
12. The 50 Best Albums of the Decade by Deep Cuts (2019)
13. The 100 Best Albums Of The 2010s by Stereogum (2019)
14. Top 100 Albums of the 2010s by Consequence of Sound (2019)
15. The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s by Paste (2019)
16. StuBru albums of 2010s by StuBru (2017)
17. The 200 Best Albums of the 2010s by Pitchfork (2019)
18. 100 greatest albums of the 2010s by cleveland.com (2019)
19. Top 108 Best Albums Of The 2010s by 108 Mics (2020)
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