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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
25 [2015] is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Albums Of The Decade, Ranked
25 [2015] Adele

"Hello"

"Send My Love (To Your New Lover)"

"All I Ask"

4
Lemonade is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Albums Of The Decade, Ranked
Lemonade [2016]  Beyonce

"Sandcastles"

"Don't Hurt Yourself"

"Formation"

5
Blonde is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Albums Of The Decade, Ranked
Blonde [2016] Frank Ocean

"Self Control"

"Nights"

"Ivy"

6
Dirty Computer [2018] is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Albums Of The Decade, Ranked
Dirty Computer [2018] Janelle Monae

"Pynk"

"Make Me Feel"

"Screwed"

7
My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fant... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Albums Of The Decade, Ranked
Kanye West

"Power"

"Runaway"

"All Of The Lights"

8
Melodrama [2017] is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Albums Of The Decade, Ranked
Melodrama [2017] Lorde

"Green Light"

"Liability"

"Supercut"

9
Teenage Dream is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Albums Of The Decade, Ranked
Katy Perry

"Firework"

"E.T."

"California Gurls"

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
The Truth About Love is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Albums Of The Decade, Ranked
P!nk

"Just Give Me A Reason"

"Slut Like You"

"Try"

12
Doo-Wops & Hooligans is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Albums Of The Decade, Ranked
Bruno Mars

"Just the Way You Are"

"Marry You"

"Count On Me"

13
When We All Fall Asleep, Where... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Albums Of The Decade, Ranked
Billie Eilish

"when the party's over"

"bad guy"

"bury a friend"

14
Pure Heroine is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Albums Of The Decade, Ranked
Lorde

"Tennis Court"

"Royals"

"Glory and Gore"

15
Born to Die is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Albums Of The Decade, Ranked
Lana Del Rey

"Born to Die"

"Blue Jeans"

"Summertime Sadness"

16
Loud is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Albums Of The Decade, Ranked
Rihanna

"S&M"

"Only Girl (In the World)"

"What's My Name?"

17
Born This Way is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Albums Of The Decade, Ranked
Lady Gaga

"Born This Way"

"Americano"

"Judas"

18
good kid, m.A.A.d city is listed (or ranked) 18 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"

19
A Seat at the Table [2016]  is listed (or ranked) 19 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"

20
Random Access Memories is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Albums Of The Decade, Ranked
Daft Punk

"Get Lucky"

"Instant Crush"

"Lose Yourself To Dance"

21
x is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Albums Of The Decade, Ranked
x [2014]  Ed Sheeran

"Make It Rain"

"Photograph"

"Don't"

22
A Head Full of Dreams [2015]  is listed (or ranked) 22 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"

23
DAMN. [2017] is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Albums Of The Decade, Ranked
DAMN. [2017] Kendrick Lamar

"Humble"

"Love"

"DNA"

24
Talk That Talk is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Albums Of The Decade, Ranked
Rihanna

"We Found Love"

"Talk That Talk"

"Drunk On Love"

25
Modern Vampires of the City is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Albums Of The Decade, Ranked
Vampire Weekend

"Diane Young"

"Unbelievers"

"Obvious Bicycle"