Tuesday, December 31, 2019

2010s: Top 100 Albums

First posted 5/25/2015; updated 1/14/2021.

2010-2019:

The Top 100 Albums

These are the top albums from 2010-2019 according to Dave’s Music Database, which factors in sales, chart data, awards, album ratings, and appearances on best-of lists. Compilations, archival recordings, and reissues are not factored into this list.

Also, check out annual picks for album of the year.

1. Adele 21 (2011)
2. Kendrick Lamar To Pimp a Butterfly (2015)
3. Taylor Swift 1989 (2014)
4. Kendrick Lamar Damn. (2017)
5. Adele 25 (2015)
6. Frank Ocean Channel Orange (2012)
7. Beyoncé Lemonade (2016)
8. Kendrick Lamar Good Kid m.A.A.d. City (2012)
9. Kanye West My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy (2010)
10. Arcade Fire The Suburbs (2010)

11. Taylor Swift Red (2012)
12. David Bowie Blackstar (2016)
13. Kacey Musgraves Golden Hour (2018)
14. Eminem Recovery (2010)
15. Drake Views (2016)
16. Katy Perry Teenage Dream (2010)
17. Beyoncé Beyoncé (2013)
18. Bilie Eilish When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? (2019)
19. Ed Sheeran ÷ (Divide) (2017)
20. D’Angelo & the Vanguard Black Messiah (2015)

21. Frozen (soundtrack, 2013)
22. Frank Ocean Blond (2016)
23. Drake Take Care (2011)
24. PJ Harvey Let England Shake (2011)
25. Ed Sheeran X (Multiply) (2014)
26. Chris Stapleton Traveller (2015)
27. Taylor Swift Speak Now (2010)
28. Lorde Melodrama (2017)
29. Vampire Weekend Modern Vampires of the City (2013)
30. Lady Gaga Born This Way (2011)

31. Rihanna Anti (2016)
32. Sam Smith In the Lonely Hour (2014)
33. Bruno Mars Doo Wops & Hooligans (2010)
34. Mumford & Sons Babel (2012)
35. Lady Antebellum Need You Now (2010)
36. Janelle Monáe The Arch Android (2010)
37. Solange A Seat at the Table (2016)
38. Lin-Manuel Miranda (composer) Hamilton (cast: 2015)
39. The War on Drugs Lost in the Dream (2014)
40. Sturgill Simpson A Sailor’s Guide to Earth (2016)

41. Daft Punk Random Access Memories (2013)
42. U2 Songs of Innocence (2014)
43. Lana Del Rey Born to Die (2012)
44. Drake Scorpion (2018)
45. Kacey Musgraves Same Trailer, Different Park (2013)
46. Kanye West Yeezus (2013)
47. Ariana Grande Thank U, Next (2019)
48. The Greatest Showman (soundtrack, 2018)
49. Beck Morning Phase (2014)
50. Arctic Monkeys AM (2013)

51. The Weeknd Beauty Behind the Madness (2015)
52. Bruno Mars 24K Magic (2016)
53. Justin Timberlake The 20/20 Experience (2013)
54. Bruno Mars Unorthodox Jukebox (2012)
55. The National High Violet (2010)
56. Lana Del Rey Norman Fucking Rockwell! (2019) 57. Fiona Apple The Idler Wheel Is Wiser Than the Driver of the Screw and Whipping Cords Will Serve You More Than Ropes Will Ever Do (2012)
58. The Black Keys Brothers (2010)
59. Janelle Monáe Dirty Computer (2018)
60. St. Vincent St. Vincent (2014)

61. Rihanna Loud (2010)
62. Imagine Dragons Night Visions (2012)
63. Miranda Lambert Platinum (2014)
64. Michael Bublé Christmas (2011)
65. LCD Soundsystem This Is Happening (2010)
66. Sufjan Stevens Carrie & Lowell (2015)
67. Cardi B Invasion of Privacy (2018)
68. Bruce Springsteen Wrecking Ball (2012)
69. Lorde Pure Heroine (2013)
70. Jack White Blunderbuss (2012)

71. Robyn Body Talk (2010)
72. Taylor Swift Reputation (2017)
73. Bon Iver Bon Iver (2011)
74. Drake If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late (2015)
75. Run the Jewels Run the Jewels 2 (2014)
76. Tame Impala Currents (2015)
77. Beach House Teen Dream (2010)
78. Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper A Star Is Born (soundtrack, 2018)
79. Justin Bieber Purpose (2015)
80. Travis Scott Astroworld (2018)

81. FKA Twigs LP1 (2014)
82. Radiohead A Moon Shaped Pool (2016)
83. Taylor Swift Lover (2019)
84. Eric Church Chief (2011)
85. Luke Combs Crash My Party (2013)
86. Justin Bieber My World 2.0 (2010)
87. Nicki Minaj Pink Friday (2010)
88. Ed Sheeran Plus (+) (2011)
89. Jason Aldean My Kinda Party (2010)
90. Eminem The Marshall Mathers LP 2 (2013)

91. Post Malone Beerbongs & Bentleys (2018)
92. Jay-Z & Kanye West Watch the Throne (2011)
93. Vampire Weekend Father of the Bride (2019)
94. Post Malone Hollywood’s Bleeding (2019)
95. Florence + the Machine Ceremonials (2011)
96. St. Vincent Strange Mercy (2011)
97. Courtney Barnett Sometimes I Sit and Think and Sometimes I Just Sit (2015)
98. Luke Combs This One’s for You (2017)
99. Grimes Art Angels (2015)
100. Jay-Z 4:44 (2017)


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