Top Albums of 2010





Rank All Time Rank Artist Album Genres
1
64
Kanye West My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy Pop Rap
2
178
Arcade Fire The Suburbs Indie Rock
3
287
Beach House Teen Dream Dream Pop, Indie Pop
4
366
LCD Soundsystem This Is Happening Dance-Punk, Indietronica
5
423
Deerhunter Halcyon Digest Indie Rock, Neo-Psychedelia
6
427
The National High Violet Indie Rock
7
509
Janelle Monáe The ArchAndroid Art Pop, Contemporary R&B
8
623
Flying Lotus Cosmogramma IDM
9
728
Robyn Body Talk Dance-Pop, Electropop
10
738
Caribou Swim Electronic
11
867
Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti Before Today Hypnagogic Pop, Psychedelic Pop
12
875
Big Boi Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son of Chico Dusty Hip Hop
13
877
Joanna Newsom Have One On Me Chamber Folk, Progressive Folk, Singer/Songwriter
14
891
Vampire Weekend Contra Indie Pop
15
941
The Black Keys Brothers Blues Rock
16
1233
Gorillaz Plastic Beach Electropop
17
1315
Four Tet There Is Love in You Electronic
18
1358
Sufjan Stevens The Age of Adz Art Pop, Chamber Pop, Progressive Pop
19
1539
Sleigh Bells Treats Noise Pop
20
1542
These New Puritans Hidden Post-Punk
21
1582
Titus Andronicus The Monitor Folk Punk, Indie Rock
22
1806
Foals Total Life Forever Indie Rock
23
1811
Crystal Castles Crystal Castles [II] Synthpop
24
1920
Gil Scott-Heron I'm New Here Spoken Word
25
1985
The Roots How I Got Over Conscious Hip Hop
26
2000
Tame Impala Innerspeaker Neo-Psychedelia
27
2007
John Grant Queen of Denmark Folk Pop, Singer/Songwriter
28
2082
No Age Everything in Between Indie Rock, Noise Pop
29
2306
Grinderman Grinderman 2 Punk Blues
30
2475
Actress Splazsh Microhouse, Tech House
31
2478
Yeasayer Odd Blood Neo-Psychedelia, Psychedelic Pop
32
2531
Drake Thank Me Later Conscious Hip Hop, Pop Rap
33
2543
The Walkmen Lisbon Indie Rock
34
2590
Erykah Badu New Amerykah, Pt. 2 (Return of the Ankh) Neo-Soul
35
2602
Owen Pallett Heartland Art Pop, Chamber Pop, Folktronica
36
2639
Best Coast Crazy for You Indie Pop
37
2700
Emeralds Does It Look Like I'm Here? Ambient, Progressive Electronic
38
2717
The Tallest Man On Earth The Wild Hunt Contemporary Folk, Singer/Songwriter
39
2745
Swans My Father Will Guide Me Up a Rope to the Sky Experimental Rock
40
2805
MGMT Congratulations Indie Pop, Neo-Psychedelia, Psychedelic Pop
41
2881
The-Dream Love King Contemporary R&B
42
2904
Twin Shadow Forget Synthpop
43
2929
Warpaint The Fool Dream Pop, Neo-Psychedelia
44
2947
Neil Young Le Noise Singer/Songwriter

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