Top Albums of 2010





RankAll Time
Rank
ArtistAlbumGenres
1 73 Kanye West My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy Pop Rap
2 236 Arcade Fire The Suburbs Indie Rock
3 323 Beach House Teen Dream Dream Pop, Indie Pop
4 382 Deerhunter Halcyon Digest Indie Rock, Neo-Psychedelia
5 383 LCD Soundsystem This Is Happening Dance-Punk, Indietronica
6 442 The National High Violet Indie Rock
7 499 Janelle Monáe The ArchAndroid Art Pop, Contemporary R&B
8 586 Flying Lotus Cosmogramma IDM
9 632 Robyn Body Talk Dance-Pop, Electropop
10 680 Caribou Swim Electronic
11 715 Big Boi Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son of Chico Dusty Hip Hop
12 788 Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti Before Today Hypnagogic Pop, Psychedelic Pop
13 831 Joanna Newsom Have One On Me Chamber Folk, Progressive Folk, Singer/Songwriter
14 853 The Black Keys Brothers Blues Rock
15 880 Vampire Weekend Contra Indie Pop
16 1075 Gorillaz Plastic Beach Electropop
17 1103 Four Tet There Is Love in You Electronic
18 1218 Sufjan Stevens The Age of Adz Art Pop, Chamber Pop, Progressive Pop
19 1349 Titus Andronicus The Monitor Folk Punk, Indie Rock
20 1360 These New Puritans Hidden Post-Punk
21 1365 Sleigh Bells Treats Noise Pop
22 1637 Foals Total Life Forever Indie Rock
23 1704 The Roots How I Got Over Conscious Hip Hop
24 1828 Gil Scott-Heron I'm New Here Spoken Word
25 1892 John Grant Queen of Denmark Folk Pop, Singer/Songwriter
26 1915 Tame Impala Innerspeaker Neo-Psychedelia
27 1951 Crystal Castles Crystal Castles [II] Synthpop
28 1988 No Age Everything in Between Indie Rock, Noise Pop
29 2022 Grinderman Grinderman 2 Punk Blues
30 2203 Erykah Badu New Amerykah, Pt. 2 (Return of the Ankh) Neo-Soul
31 2281 Owen Pallett Heartland Art Pop, Chamber Pop, Folktronica
32 2287 Yeasayer Odd Blood Neo-Psychedelia, Psychedelic Pop
33 2293 The Walkmen Lisbon Indie Rock
34 2402 Swans My Father Will Guide Me Up a Rope to the Sky Experimental Rock
35 2409 The Tallest Man On Earth The Wild Hunt Contemporary Folk, Singer/Songwriter
36 2440 Emeralds Does It Look Like I'm Here? Ambient, Progressive Electronic
37 2446 Twin Shadow Forget Synthpop
38 2481 Best Coast Crazy for You Indie Pop
39 2494 Actress Splazsh Microhouse, Tech House
40 2524 Hot Chip One Life Stand Electropop, Indietronica, Synthpop
41 2531 Pantha du Prince Black Noise Microhouse, Minimal Techno
42 2556 Drake Thank Me Later Conscious Hip Hop, Pop Rap
43 2674 The-Dream Love King Contemporary R&B
44 2685 Neil Young Le Noise Singer/Songwriter
45 2688 Warpaint The Fool Dream Pop, Neo-Psychedelia
46 2755 MGMT Congratulations Indie Pop, Neo-Psychedelia, Psychedelic Pop
47 2894 Paul Weller Wake Up the Nation Pop, Rock, Singer/Songwriter
48 2929 Laura Marling I Speak Because I Can Indie Folk, Singer/Songwriter


Some albums "bubbling under" the all-time top 3000:
Mount Kimbie Crooks & Lovers Future Garage
Gonjasufi A Sufi and a Killer Electronic, Psychedelic Soul
Surfer Blood Astro Coast Indie Pop, Indie Rock
Oneohtrix Point Never Returnal Ambient, Electronic
Superchunk Majesty Shredding Indie Rock
Villagers Becoming a Jackal Indie Folk, Indie Pop
Liars Sisterworld Experimental Rock
Spoon Transference Indie Rock
Wild Nothing Gemini Dream Pop, Indie Pop
Mavis Staples You Are Not Alone Gospel, Rhythm & Blues, Soul
Ali Farka Touré & Toumani Diabate Ali & Toumani Mande Music, Songhai Music
Jónsi Go Art Pop
Salem King Night Witch House
Bruce Springsteen The Promise Heartland Rock, Pop Rock, Singer/Songwriter
Avi Buffalo Avi Buffalo Indie Folk, Indie Pop
Jamey Johnson The Guitar Song Progressive Country
Zola Jesus Stridulum II Art Pop, Darkwave
Broken Bells Broken Bells Indie Pop
Gold Panda Lucky Shiner IDM
The Radio Dept. Clinging to a Scheme Dream Pop, Indie Pop
Robert Plant Band of Joy Americana, Country Rock
The Drums The Drums Indie Pop
Aloe Blacc Good Things Soul
Kylesa Spiral Shadow Sludge Metal, Stoner Metal

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