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The Greatest Albums Of The Decade, Ranked  

Jovaughn Brown
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List Rules Vote up the 2010s albums we'll cherish forever.

Here are the best albums of the decade, ranked by fans everywhere. Featuring popular music from some of the biggest artists today, this list of the top 2010s albums includes the best of rock, pop, rap, EDM, R&B, and more. From Adele's 2012 Grammy-winning album 21 to Janelle Monáe's 2019 critically acclaimed concept album Dirty Computer, the 2010s decade was filled with so many good albums. Which 2010s release will be regarded as the album of the decade? 

Vote up the best albums of the 2010s, and add your favorites if they deserve to be on this list. 

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1
21 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Albums Of The Decade, Ranked
Adele

"Rolling in the Deep"

"Someone Like You"

"Set Fire to the Rain"

2
Channel Orange is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Albums Of The Decade, Ranked
Frank Ocean

"Thinkin Bout You"

"Super Rich Kids"

"Pyramids"

3
Lemonade is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Albums Of The Decade, Ranked
Lemonade [2016]  Beyonce

"Sandcastles"

"Don't Hurt Yourself"

"Formation"

4
25 [2015] is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Albums Of The Decade, Ranked
25 [2015] Adele

"Hello"

"Send My Love (To Your New Lover)"

"All I Ask"

5
My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fant... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Albums Of The Decade, Ranked
Kanye West

"Power"

"Runaway"

"All Of The Lights"

6
Blonde is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Albums Of The Decade, Ranked
Blonde [2016] Frank Ocean

"Self Control"

"Nights"

"Ivy"

7
Pure Heroine is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Albums Of The Decade, Ranked
Lorde

"Tennis Court"

"Royals"

"Glory and Gore"

8
Bionic is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Albums Of The Decade, Ranked
``@iTurnDownHead´´ added Christina Aguilera
9
H.F.M. 2 (The Hunger for More) is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Albums Of The Decade, Ranked
``@iTurnDownHead´´ added H.F.M. 2 (The Hunger for More) Lloyd Banks
10
To Pimp a Butterfly [2015] is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Albums Of The Decade, Ranked
To Pimp a Butterfly [2015] Kendrick Lamar

"King Kunta"

"Momma"

"The Blacker The Berry"

11
Dirty Computer [2018] is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Albums Of The Decade, Ranked
Dirty Computer [2018] Janelle Monae

"Pynk"

"Make Me Feel"

"Screwed"

12
Born to Die is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Albums Of The Decade, Ranked
Lana Del Rey

"Born to Die"

"Blue Jeans"

"Summertime Sadness"

13
Random Access Memories is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Albums Of The Decade, Ranked
Daft Punk

"Get Lucky"

"Instant Crush"

"Lose Yourself To Dance"

14
x is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Albums Of The Decade, Ranked
x [2014]  Ed Sheeran

"Make It Rain"

"Photograph"

"Don't"

15
Dreaming of You is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Albums Of The Decade, Ranked
16
Doo-Wops & Hooligans is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Albums Of The Decade, Ranked
Bruno Mars

"Just the Way You Are"

"Marry You"

"Count On Me"

17
A Seat at the Table [2016]  is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Albums Of The Decade, Ranked
A Seat at the Table [2016]  Solange

"Cranes in the Sky"

"Don't You Wait"

"Don't Touch My Hair"

18
Melodrama [2017] is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Albums Of The Decade, Ranked
Melodrama [2017] Lorde

"Green Light"

"Liability"

"Supercut"

19
Teenage Dream is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Albums Of The Decade, Ranked
Katy Perry

"Firework"

"E.T."

"California Gurls"

20
Red is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Albums Of The Decade, Ranked
Taylor Swift

"I Knew You Were Trouble"

"We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together"

"Sad Beautifl Tragic"

21
good kid, m.A.A.d city is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Albums Of The Decade, Ranked
Kendrick Lamar

"m.A.A.d city"

"Bitch, Don't Kill My Vibe"

"Swimming Pools"

22
Born This Way is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Albums Of The Decade, Ranked
Lady Gaga

"Born This Way"

"Americano"

"Judas"

23
AM is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Albums Of The Decade, Ranked
Arctic Monkeys

"Do I Wanna Know?"

"Arabella"

"Fireside"

24
A Head Full of Dreams [2015]  is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Albums Of The Decade, Ranked
A Head Full of Dreams [2015]  Coldplay

"Hymn for the Weekend"

"Colour Spectrum"

"Adventure of a Lifetime"

25
Blackstar is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Albums Of The Decade, Ranked
David Bowie

"Blackstar"

"Lazarus"

"Dollar Days"