Top Albums of 2010

Rank All Time Rank Artist Album Genres
Kanye West My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy Pop Rap
Arcade Fire The Suburbs Indie Rock
LCD Soundsystem This Is Happening Dance-Punk, Indietronica
Beach House Teen Dream Dream Pop, Indie Pop
Robyn Body Talk Dance-Pop, Electropop
Deerhunter Halcyon Digest Indie Rock, Neo-Psychedelia
The National High Violet Indie Rock
Janelle Monáe The ArchAndroid Art Pop, Contemporary R&B
Joanna Newsom Have One On Me Chamber Folk, Progressive Folk, Singer/Songwriter
Flying Lotus Cosmogramma IDM
Gorillaz Plastic Beach Electropop
Caribou Swim Electronic
Four Tet There Is Love in You Electronic
The Black Keys Brothers Blues Rock
Titus Andronicus The Monitor Folk Punk, Indie Rock
Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti Before Today Hypnagogic Pop, Psychedelic Pop
Vampire Weekend Contra Indie Pop
Sufjan Stevens The Age of Adz Art Pop, Chamber Pop, Progressive Pop
Big Boi Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son of Chico Dusty Hip Hop
Foals Total Life Forever Indie Rock
Sleigh Bells Treats Noise Pop
Gil Scott-Heron I'm New Here Spoken Word
Tame Impala Innerspeaker Neo-Psychedelia
These New Puritans Hidden Post-Punk
Actress Splazsh Microhouse, Tech House
MGMT Congratulations Indie Pop, Neo-Psychedelia, Psychedelic Pop
El Guincho Pop negro Neo-Psychedelia, Psychedelic Pop
John Grant Queen of Denmark Folk Pop, Singer/Songwriter
Crystal Castles Crystal Castles [II] Synthpop
The Roots How I Got Over Conscious Hip Hop
Dënver Musica, gramatica, gimnasia Indie Pop, Synthpop
Erykah Badu New Amerykah, Pt. 2 (Return of the Ankh) Neo-Soul

Albums "bubbling under" the all-time top 3000:
Women Public Strain Indie Rock, Post-Punk
No Age Everything in Between Indie Rock, Noise Pop
Grinderman Grinderman 2 Punk Blues
Best Coast Crazy for You Indie Pop
Emeralds Does It Look Like I'm Here? Ambient, Progressive Electronic
Deftones Diamond Eyes Alternative Metal
Warpaint The Fool Dream Pop, Neo-Psychedelia
Mount Kimbie Crooks & Lovers Future Garage
Javiera Mena Mena Dance-Pop, Electropop, Synthpop
The Tallest Man On Earth The Wild Hunt Contemporary Folk, Singer/Songwriter
Oneohtrix Point Never Returnal Ambient, Electronic
Yeasayer Odd Blood Neo-Psychedelia, Psychedelic Pop
Owen Pallett Heartland Art Pop, Chamber Pop, Folktronica
Neil Young Le Noise Singer/Songwriter
The Walkmen Lisbon Indie Rock
Swans My Father Will Guide Me Up a Rope to the Sky Experimental Rock
The-Dream Love King Contemporary R&B
Drake Thank Me Later Conscious Hip Hop, Pop Rap
Tocotronic Schall & Wahn Indie Rock
The Radio Dept. Clinging to a Scheme Dream Pop, Indie Pop
Wild Nothing Gemini Dream Pop, Indie Pop
Salem King Night Witch House
Arnaud Fleurent-Didier La Reproduction Baroque Pop, French Pop, Nouvelle chanson française
Waka Flocka Flame Flockaveli Dirty South, Southern Hip Hop, Trap
Rita Indiana y los Misterios El Juidero Latin Alternative, Merengue
Twin Shadow Forget Synthpop
Gonjasufi A Sufi and a Killer Electronic, Psychedelic Soul
Zola Jesus Stridulum II Art Pop, Darkwave
Hot Chip One Life Stand Electropop, Indietronica, Synthpop
Gepe Audiovision Indie Pop, Singer/Songwriter
Aloe Blacc Good Things Soul
Pantha du Prince Black Noise Microhouse, Minimal Techno
Triángulo de Amor Bizarro Ańo Santo Noise Pop
Laura Marling I Speak Because I Can Indie Folk, Singer/Songwriter
Mavis Staples You Are Not Alone Gospel, Rhythm & Blues, Soul
Surfer Blood Astro Coast Indie Pop, Indie Rock
Taylor Swift Speak Now Pop Rock, Singer/Songwriter
Ghost Opus Eponymous Hard Rock
Paul Weller Wake Up the Nation Pop, Rock, Singer/Songwriter
Kvelertak Kvelertak Black 'n' Roll, Hardcore Punk
Agalloch Marrow of the Spirit Atmospheric Black Metal
Villagers Becoming a Jackal Indie Folk, Indie Pop
Jamey Johnson The Guitar Song Progressive Country
Nicki Minaj Pink Friday Pop Rap
Jónsi Go Art Pop
Superchunk Majesty Shredding Indie Rock
Liars Sisterworld Experimental Rock
Broken Bells Broken Bells Indie Pop
Spoon Transference Indie Rock
Everything Everything Man Alive Art Pop, Indie Pop, Progressive Pop
Hĺkan Hellström 2 steg frĺn Paradise Indie Pop
Robert Plant Band of Joy Americana, Country Rock
Two Door Cinema Club Tourist History Indie Pop, Indie Rock
Kylesa Spiral Shadow Sludge Metal, Stoner Metal
Avi Buffalo Avi Buffalo Indie Folk, Indie Pop
The Drums The Drums Indie Pop
Gold Panda Lucky Shiner IDM
Bruce Springsteen The Promise Heartland Rock, Pop Rock, Singer/Songwriter
Delorean Subiza Balearic Beat, Indietronica
Ali Farka Touré & Toumani Diabate Ali & Toumani Mande Music, Songhai Music
How to Dress Well Love Remains Alternative R&B, Ambient Pop, Dream Pop
Chuck Person Eccojams Vol. I Vaporwave
Frightened Rabbit The Winter Of Mixed Drinks Indie Pop, Indie Rock
Broken Social Scene Forgiveness Rock Record Indie Rock
The Books The Way Out Folktronica
Demdike Stare Liberation Through Hearing/Tryptych Ambient Dub, Dark Ambient
The Gaslight Anthem American Slang Alternative Rock, Heartland Rock
Cee Lo Green The Lady Killer Pop Soul
Rick Ross Teflon Don Gangsta Rap, Southern Hip Hop
Eminem Recovery Pop Rap
Phosphorescent Here's To Taking It Easy Alt-Country, Americana
Forest Swords Dagger Paths Neo-Psychedelia
M.I.A. MAYA Electropop, Industrial Hip Hop, Political Hip Hop, UK Hip Hop
Triptykon Eparistera Daimones Doom Metal
Curren$y Pilot Talk Southern Hip Hop
Ikonika Contact, Love, Want, Have Dubstep
Wavves King Of The Beach Indie Rock, Surf Punk
Field Music Field Music (Measure) Art Pop, Indie Pop
Los Campesinos! Romance Is Boring Indie Pop, Indie Rock
Against Me! White Crosses Alternative Rock, Power Pop
Antony and The Johnsons Swanlights Art Pop, Chamber Pop
Watain Lawless Darkness Black Metal
The White Stripes Under Great White Northern Lights Alternative Rock, Garage Rock Revival
My Chemical Romance Danger Days: The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys Alternative Rock, Pop Punk, Pop Rock
Perfume Genius Learning Chamber Pop, Singer/Songwriter
Sade Soldier Of Love Downtempo, Smooth Soul
Nails Unsilent Death Grindcore, Powerviolence
Baths Cerulean Glitch Hop, Glitch Pop
Massimo Volume Cattive abitudini Post-Rock, Spoken Word
Marnie Stern Marnie Stern Math Rock, Noise Pop
Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings I Learned The Hard Way Soul
Roky Erickson with Okkervil River True Love Cast Out All Evil Contemporary Folk, Singer/Songwriter
Belle and Sebastian Write About Love Twee Pop
Enslaved Axioma Ethica Odini Progressive Metal
Los Planetas Una ópera egipcia Indie Pop, Indie Rock
Interpol Interpol Post-Punk Revival
Edwyn Collins Losing Sleep Pop Rock
Menomena Mines Indie Rock
Glasser Ring Art Pop, Indietronica
Killing Joke Absolute Dissent Industrial Rock, Post-Punk
Sharon Van Etten Epic Contemporary Folk, Singer/Songwriter
Konono No. 1 Assume Crash Position Tradi-Modern
Matthew Dear Black City Synthpop
Klaus&Kinski Tierra, trágalos Dream Pop, Indie Pop
Kings of Leon Come Around Sundown Alternative Rock, Pop Rock
Teenage Fanclub Shadows Jangle Pop, Power Pop
The Besnard Lakes The Besnard Lakes Are the Roaring Night Indie Rock, Neo-Psychedelia
Nas & Damian Marley Distant Relatives Conscious Hip Hop
Deathspell Omega Paracletus Black Metal
Band of Horses Infinite Arms Americana, Indie Rock
Plan B The Defamation of Strickland Banks Contemporary R&B, Pop Soul
Standstill Adelante Bonaparte (una fábula circular) Folk Rock, Indie Rock
Midlake The Courage Of Others Folk Rock, Indie Folk
The Coral Butterfly House Folk Rock, Indie Rock, Jangle Pop, Neo-Psychedelia
Wyatt/ Atzmon/ Stephen For The Ghosts Within Chamber Jazz
The Dead Weather Sea Of Cowards Blues Rock, Garage Rock
The Morning Benders Big Echo Indie Pop, Psychedelic Pop
Scuba Triangulation Dubstep, Future Garage
Autechre Oversteps Ambient, IDM
The New Pornographers Together Indie Pop, Power Pop
Darkstar North Synthpop
Shining Blackjazz Avant-Garde Metal, Progressive Metal
Black Milk Album Of The Year Boom Bap
Les Savy Fav Root For Ruin Dance-Punk, Indie Rock, Post-Hardcore
Manic Street Preachers Postcards From A Young Man Alternative Rock, Pop Rock
Wolf Parade Expo '86 Indie Rock
Of Montreal False Priest Indie Pop
Lone Emerald Fantasy Tracks House
The Fall Your Future Our Clutter Post-Punk
Steve Mason Boys Outside Indie Rock, Indietronica, Singer/Songwriter
Dum Dum Girls I Will Be Lo-Fi / Slacker Rock, Noise Pop
High on Fire Snakes For The Divine Heavy Metal, Stoner Metal
The Dillinger Esc Plan Option Paralysis Mathcore
Toro y Moi Causers Of This Chillwave
Gayngs Relayted Alternative R&B, Art Pop, Downtempo, Pop Soul
I Am Kloot Sky At Night Britpop, Indie Pop
Bryan Ferry Olympia Sophisti-Pop
Yellow Swans Going Places Drone, Noise
Ty Segall Melted Garage Punk
Shed The Traveller Dub Techno
Delphic Acolyte Indietronica
Laura Veirs July Flame Indie Folk, Singer/Songwriter
Susanne Sundfřr The Brothel Art Pop, Electronic
The Chemical Brothers Further Electronic, Neo-Psychedelia
Marina & The Diamonds The Family Jewels Pop
She & Him Volume Two Folk Pop, Indie Pop
John Roberts Glass Eights Deep House
Male Bonding Nothing Hurts Garage Punk, Lo-Fi / Slacker Rock
Anaďs Mitchell Hadestown Chamber Folk
Massive Attack Heligoland Trip Hop
Afrocubism Afrocubism Guajira, Mande Music
Holy Fuck Latin Indietronica
Pony Bravo Un Gramo de Fe Psychedelic Rock
Crocodiles Sleep Forever Noise Pop
Shearwater The Golden Archipelago Indie Folk, Indie Rock