Best Albums of 2010

Listed below are the best albums of 2010 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 52,000 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, Gorillaz, Deerhunter, Sufjan Stevens, The Black Keys and Joanna Newsom.
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2010
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26,617
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2010
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22,382
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2010
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11,755
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2010
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11,410
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2010
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8,419
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2010
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7,092
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2010
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6,736
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2010
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5,272
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2010
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5,161
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Best Albums of 2010 composition

Country Albums %


United States 438 44%
United Kingdom 178 18%
Canada 44 4%
Mixed Nationality 44 4%
Germany 41 4%
Sweden 32 3%
Australia 31 3%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 962 96%
Yes 38 4%
Live? Albums %
No 979 98%
Yes 21 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 991 99%
Yes 9 1%
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