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2010 Music Year End List Aggregate

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These numbers are obtained from the 36 lists found along the right side of this page.

1
Kanye West - My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy

Kanye West

My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
2
Arcade Fire - The Suburbs

Arcade Fire

The Suburbs

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
3
LCD Soundsystem - This Is Happening

LCD Soundsystem

This Is Happening

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
4
The National - High Violet

The National

High Violet

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
5
Beach House - Teen Dream

Beach House

Teen Dream

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
6
Big Boi - Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son of Chico Dusty

Big Boi

Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son of Chico Dusty

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
7
Janelle Monáe - The ArchAndroid

Janelle Monáe

The ArchAndroid

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
8
Deerhunter - Halcyon Digest

Deerhunter

Halcyon Digest

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
9
The Black Keys - Brothers

The Black Keys

Brothers

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
10
Vampire Weekend - Contra

Vampire Weekend

Contra

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
11
Sleigh Bells - Treats

Sleigh Bells

Treats

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
12
Sufjan Stevens - The Age of Adz

Sufjan Stevens

The Age of Adz

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
13
Joanna Newsom - Have One on Me

Joanna Newsom

Have One on Me

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
14
Flying Lotus - Cosmogramma

Flying Lotus

Cosmogramma

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
15
Yeasayer - Odd Blood

Yeasayer

Odd Blood

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
16
Robyn - Body Talk

Robyn

Body Talk

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
17
Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti - Before Today

Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti

Before Today

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
18
Gorillaz - Plastic Beach

Gorillaz

Plastic Beach

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
19
Titus Andronicus - The Monitor

Titus Andronicus

The Monitor

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
20
Caribou - Swim

Caribou

Swim

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
21
Mumford & Sons - Sigh No More

Mumford & Sons

Sigh No More

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
22
Drake - Thank Me Later

Drake

Thank Me Later

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
23
Grinderman - Grinderman 2

Grinderman

Grinderman 2

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
24
Foals - Total Life Forever

Foals

Total Life Forever

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
25
Best Coast - Crazy for You

Best Coast

Crazy for You

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
26
MGMT - Congratulations

MGMT

Congratulations

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
27
Four Tet - There Is Love in You

Four Tet

There Is Love in You

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
28
These New Puritans - Hidden

These New Puritans

Hidden

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
29
The Tallest Man On Earth - The Wild Hunt

The Tallest Man On Earth

The Wild Hunt

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
30
The Roots - How I Got Over

The Roots

How I Got Over

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
31
No Age - Everything in Between

No Age

Everything in Between

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
32
Laura Marling - I Speak Because I Can

Laura Marling

I Speak Because I Can

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
33
John Grant - Queen of Denmark

John Grant

Queen of Denmark

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
34
Emeralds - Does It Look Like I'm Here?

Emeralds

Does It Look Like I'm Here?

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
35
Superchunk - Majesty Shredding

Superchunk

Majesty Shredding

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
36
Robert Plant - Band of Joy

Robert Plant

Band of Joy

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
37
Surfer Blood - Astro Coast

Surfer Blood

Astro Coast

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
38
The Walkmen - Lisbon

The Walkmen

Lisbon

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
39
Neil Young - Le Noise

Neil Young

Le Noise

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
40
Swans - My Father Will Guide Me Up a Rope to the Sky

Swans

My Father Will Guide Me Up a Rope to the Sky

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
41
Local Natives - Gorilla Manor

Local Natives

Gorilla Manor

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
42
Gil Scott-Heron - I'm New Here

Gil Scott-Heron

I'm New Here

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
43
Jamey Johnson - The Guitar Song

Jamey Johnson

The Guitar Song

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
44
Oneohtrix Point Never - Returnal

Oneohtrix Point Never

Returnal

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
45
Spoon - Transference

Spoon

Transference

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
46
Crystal Castles - Crystal Castles

Crystal Castles

Crystal Castles

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
47
Wavves - King of the Beach

Wavves

King of the Beach

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
48
Eminem - Recovery

Eminem

Recovery

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
49
Liars - Sisterworld

Liars

Sisterworld

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
50
Paul Weller - Wake Up the Nation

Paul Weller

Wake Up the Nation

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify

Honorable Mention:
Salem - King Night (18), Jónsi - Go (18), Twin Shadow - Forget (18), Phosphorescent - Here's to Taking It Easy (17), How to Dress Well - Love Remains (17), Avi Buffalo - Avi Buffalo (17), Warpaint - The Fool (17), Kings of Leon - Come Around Sundown (17), Forest Swords - Dagger Paths (16), Owen Pallett - Heartland (16), Das Racist - Sit Down, Man (15), Band of Horses - Infinite Arms (15), Cee-Lo Green - The Lady Killer (15), Wild Nothing - Gemini (15), Hot Chip - One Life Stand (15), James Blake - Klavierwerke EP (14), James Blake - CMYK EP (14), Girls - Broken Dreams Club (14), Erykah Badu - New Amerykah Part Two: Return of the Ankh (14), Deftones - Diamond Eyes (13), M.I.A. - /\/\/\Y/\ (13), Women - Public Strain (13), Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings - I Learned the Hard Way (13), The-Dream - Love King (13), Gonjasufi - A Sufi and a Killer (12), Rick Ross - Teflon Don (12), Broken Bells - Broken Bells (12), Pantha Du Prince - Black Noise (12), Mavis Staples - You Are Not Alone (12), Menomena - Mines (12), Kid Cudi - Man on the Moon II: The Legend of Mr. Rager (11), Frightened Rabbit - The Winter of Mixed Drinks (11), Dum Dum Girls - I Will Be (11), The Dead Weather - Sea of Cowards (11), Zs - New Slaves (10), Edwyn Collins - Losing Sleep (10), The Drums - The Drums (10), Zola Jesus - Stridulum II (10), Midlake - The Courage of Others (10), Manic Street Preachers - Postcards From a Young Man (10), Broken Social Scene - Forgiveness Rock Record (10), The Morning Benders - Big Echo (10), Field Music - Field Music (Measure) (10), Villagers - Becoming a Jackal (10), Matthew Dear - Black City (9), Lower Dens - Twin-Hand Movement (9), Marnie Stern - Marnie Stern (9), Elizabeth Cook - Welder (9), Bruce Springsteen - The Promise (8), The Knife / Planningtorock / Mt. Sims - Tomorrow, In a Year (8)

How Points are Measured
1st Place = 10 points
2nd Place = 8 points
3rd place = 6 points
Top 10 = 5 points
Top 25 = 3 points
Other = 1 points


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