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2010 Music End of The Year Summary

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These numbers are obtained from the 30 lists found along the right side of this page.

Band / Artist 1st Place 2nd Place 3rd Place Top 10 Top 25 Other Points
1. Arcade Fire - The Suburbs 2 11 3 9 4 1 184
2. Kanye West - My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy 10 2 2 6 2 1 165
3. LCD Soundsystem - This Is Happening 3 1 1 15 6 2 139
4. The National - High Violet 3 4 2 7 5 4 128
5. Beach House - Teen Dream 2 0 3 9 9 3 113
6. Big Boi - Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son of Chico Dusty 0 1 1 10 8 4 92
7. Deerhunter - Halcyon Digest 0 1 1 10 6 7 89
8. Janelle Monáe - The ArchAndroid 1 1 2 6 6 6 84
9. The Black Keys - Brothers 1 1 1 5 5 5 69
10. Vampire Weekend - Contra 1 0 0 6 7 8 69
Band / Artist 1st Place 2nd Place 3rd Place Top 10 Top 25 Other Points
11. Joanna Newsom - Have One on Me 1 0 0 4 9 3 60
12. Sufjan Stevens - The Age of Adz 1 0 0 4 9 2 59
13. Sleigh Bells - Treats 0 0 1 5 7 7 59
14. Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti - Before Today 0 2 0 4 6 4 58
15. Yeasayer - Odd Blood 0 0 0 4 11 5 58
16. Gorillaz - Plastic Beach 0 0 1 5 6 4 53
17. Robyn - Body Talk 0 1 1 3 7 2 52
18. Flying Lotus - Cosmogramma 0 0 1 4 8 2 52
19. Titus Andronicus - The Monitor 0 0 0 6 5 3 48
20. Caribou - Swim

Caribou

Swim

82
critic score (18)
0 0 1 1 9 7 45
Band / Artist 1st Place 2nd Place 3rd Place Top 10 Top 25 Other Points
21. Mumford & Sons - Sigh No More 1 1 1 3 0 1 40
22. Foals - Total Life Forever 0 0 0 3 5 4 34
23. MGMT - Congratulations 0 0 1 2 4 5 33
24. Grinderman - Grinderman 2 0 0 0 2 5 7 32
25. Four Tet - There Is Love in You 0 0 0 1 7 4 30
26. These New Puritans - Hidden 1 0 0 3 1 1 29
27. No Age - Everything in Between 0 0 0 1 5 7 27
28. John Grant - Queen of Denmark 1 0 0 3 0 1 26
29. Robert Plant - Band of Joy 0 1 0 3 0 2 25
30. The Roots - How I Got Over 0 0 0 2 2 8 24
Band / Artist 1st Place 2nd Place 3rd Place Top 10 Top 25 Other Points
31. Best Coast - Crazy for You 0 0 0 1 5 4 24
32. Neil Young - Le Noise 0 1 0 1 2 4 23
33. The Walkmen - Lisbon 0 1 0 0 3 5 22
34. Jamey Johnson - The Guitar Song 0 0 0 3 2 1 22
35. Drake - Thank Me Later 0 0 0 3 2 1 22
36. Laura Marling - I Speak Because I Can 0 0 0 3 1 4 22
37. Spoon - Transference 0 0 0 0 6 4 22
38. Crystal Castles - Crystal Castles 0 0 0 1 4 4 21
39. Superchunk - Majesty Shredding 0 0 0 1 5 1 21
40. Surfer Blood - Astro Coast 0 0 0 0 5 5 20
Band / Artist 1st Place 2nd Place 3rd Place Top 10 Top 25 Other Points
41. Swans - My Father Will Guide Me Up a Rope to the Sky 0 0 1 0 3 4 19
42. Liars - Sisterworld 0 0 0 2 2 3 19
43. The Tallest Man On Earth - The Wild Hunt 0 0 0 2 2 3 19
44. Emeralds - Does It Look Like I'm Here? 1 0 0 1 0 3 18
45. Paul Weller - Wake Up the Nation 0 0 1 2 0 2 18
46. Local Natives - Gorilla Manor 0 0 0 1 3 4 18
47. Twin Shadow - Forget 0 0 0 0 5 3 18
48. Wavves - King of the Beach 0 0 0 0 5 3 18
49. Phosphorescent - Here's to Taking It Easy 0 0 0 3 0 2 17
50. Jónsi - Go

Jónsi

Go

82
critic score (12)
0 0 0 1 3 3 17

Honorable Mention:
Kings of Leon - Come Around Sundown (17), Avi Buffalo - Avi Buffalo (17), Gil Scott-Heron - I'm New Here (17), Oneohtrix Point Never - Returnal (16), Band of Horses - Infinite Arms (15), Owen Pallett - Heartland (15), Hot Chip - One Life Stand (15), James Blake - Klavierwerke EP (14), James Blake - CMYK EP (14), Eminem - Recovery (14), How to Dress Well - Love Remains (14), Girls - Broken Dreams Club (14), Warpaint - The Fool (14), M.I.A. - /\/\/\Y/\ (13), Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings - I Learned the Hard Way (13), Erykah Badu - New Amerykah Part Two: Return of the Ankh (13), Broken Bells - Broken Bells (12), Wild Nothing - Gemini (12), Mavis Staples - You Are Not Alone (12), Gonjasufi - A Sufi and a Killer (11), Frightened Rabbit - The Winter of Mixed Drinks (11), Pantha Du Prince - Black Noise (11), The Dead Weather - Sea of Cowards (11), Deftones - Diamond Eyes (10), Edwyn Collins - Losing Sleep (10), Zola Jesus - Stridulum II (10), Midlake - The Courage of Others (10), The-Dream - Love King (10), Manic Street Preachers - Postcards From a Young Man (10), Field Music - Field Music (Measure) (10), Broken Social Scene - Forgiveness Rock Record (10), Pop Etc - Big Echo (10), Cee-Lo Green - The Lady Killer (10), Das Racist - Sit Down, Man (10), Lower Dens - Twin-Hand Movement (9), Matthew Dear - Black City (9), Salem - King Night (9), Elizabeth Cook - Welder (9), Villagers - Becoming a Jackal (9), Marnie Stern - Marnie Stern (9), Laura Veirs - July Flame (8), Bruce Springsteen - The Promise (8), Menomena - Mines (8), Dylan Leblanc - Pauper's Field (7), The Drums - The Drums (7), Perfume Genius - Learning (7), 65daysofstatic - We Were Exploding Anyway (7), Rick Ross - Teflon Don (7), Glasser - Ring (7), Gold Panda - Lucky Shiner (7)

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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