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The Greatest Albums Of The 2010s, 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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21 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Albums Of The 2010s, Ranked
Adele

"Rolling in the Deep"

"Someone Like You"

"Set Fire to the Rain"

2
good kid, m.A.A.d city ... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Albums Of The 2010s, Ranked
Kendrick Lamar

"m.A.A.d city"

"Bitch, Don't Kill My Vibe"

"Swimming Pools"

3
Channel Orange is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Albums Of The 2010s, Ranked
Frank Ocean

"Thinkin Bout You"

"Super Rich Kids"

"Pyramids"

4
My Beautiful Dark Twiste... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Albums Of The 2010s, Ranked
Kanye West

"Power"

"Runaway"

"All Of The Lights"

5
25 [2015] is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Albums Of The 2010s, Ranked
25 [2015] Adele

"Hello"

"Send My Love (To Your New Lover)"

"All I Ask"

6
DAMN. [2017] is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Albums Of The 2010s, Ranked
DAMN. [2017] Kendrick Lamar

"Humble"

"Love"

"DNA"

7
Blonde is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Albums Of The 2010s, Ranked
Blonde [2016] Frank Ocean

"Self Control"

"Nights"

"Ivy"

8
Born to Die is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Albums Of The 2010s, Ranked
Lana Del Rey

"Born to Die"

"Blue Jeans"

"Summertime Sadness"

9
To Pimp a Butterfly [201... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Albums Of The 2010s, Ranked
To Pimp a Butterfly [2015] Kendrick Lamar

"King Kunta"

"Momma"

"The Blacker The Berry"

10
4 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Albums Of The 2010s, Ranked
``@iTurnDownHead´´ added Beyoncé Knowles
11
Born This Way is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Albums Of The 2010s, Ranked
Lady Gaga

"Born This Way"

"Americano"

"Judas"

12
Lemonade is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Albums Of The 2010s, Ranked
Beyonce

"Sandcastles"

"Don't Hurt Yourself"

"Formation"

13
Who You Are is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Albums Of The 2010s, Ranked
Who You Are [2011]  Jessie J

"Price Tag"

"Rainbow"

"I Need This"

14
Blackstar is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Albums Of The 2010s, Ranked
David Bowie

"Blackstar"

"Lazarus"

"Dollar Days"

15
Melodrama [2017] is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Albums Of The 2010s, Ranked
Melodrama [2017] Lorde

"Green Light"

"Liability"

"Supercut"

16
Herstory in the Making ... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Albums Of The 2010s, Ranked
``@iTurnDownHead´´ added Young M.A
17
New Life is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Albums Of The 2010s, Ranked
``@iTurnDownHead´´ added New Life Monica
18
Pure Heroine is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Albums Of The 2010s, Ranked
Lorde

"Tennis Court"

"Royals"

"Glory and Gore"

19
Random Access Memories ... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Albums Of The 2010s, Ranked
Daft Punk

"Get Lucky"

"Instant Crush"

"Lose Yourself To Dance"

20
Soldier of Love is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Albums Of The 2010s, Ranked
21
The Element of Freedom ... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Albums Of The 2010s, Ranked
The Element of Freedom Alicia Keys
22
When We All Fall Asleep,... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Albums Of The 2010s, Ranked
Billie Eilish

"when the party's over"

"bad guy"

"bury a friend"

23
The London Sessions is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Albums Of The 2010s, Ranked
``@iTurnDownHead´´ added The London Sessions Mary Jane Blige
24
1989 is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Albums Of The 2010s, Ranked
Taylor Swift

"Blank Space"

"Shake It Off"

"This Love"

25
Red is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Albums Of The 2010s, Ranked
Taylor Swift

"I Knew You Were Trouble"

"We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together"

"Sad Beautifl Tragic"