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The Highest Rated Albums of the 2010s

1. Kendrick Lamar - To Pimp a Butterfly

Kendrick Lamar - To Pimp a Butterfly
March 16, 2015
Critic Score
95
38 reviews

3. D'Angelo - Black Messiah

D'Angelo - Black Messiah
December 15, 2014
Critic Score
93
25 reviews

5. Anaïs Mitchell - Hadestown

Anaïs Mitchell - Hadestown
March 9, 2010
Critic Score
92
5 reviews

6. Kendrick Lamar - DAMN.

Kendrick Lamar - DAMN.
April 14, 2017
Critic Score
92
36 reviews

8. Lorde - Melodrama

Lorde - Melodrama
June 16, 2017
Critic Score
91
36 reviews

9. Jamey Johnson - The Guitar Song

Jamey Johnson - The Guitar Song
September 14, 2010
Critic Score
91
6 reviews

10. Fontaines D.C. - Dogrel

Fontaines D.C. - Dogrel
April 12, 2019
Critic Score
91
19 reviews

11. Beyoncé - Lemonade

Beyoncé - Lemonade
April 23, 2016
Critic Score
91
32 reviews

12. Ry Cooder - Pull Up Some Dust and Sit Down

Ry Cooder - Pull Up Some Dust and Sit Down
August 29, 2011
Critic Score
90
8 reviews

14. Frank Ocean - Channel Orange

Frank Ocean - Channel Orange
July 17, 2012
Critic Score
90
35 reviews

15. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Skeleton Tree

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Skeleton Tree
September 9, 2016
Critic Score
90
30 reviews

17. Kendrick Lamar - good kid, m.A.A.d. city

Kendrick Lamar - good kid, m.A.A.d. city
October 22, 2012
Critic Score
90
28 reviews

18. Sufjan Stevens - Carrie & Lowell

Sufjan Stevens - Carrie & Lowell
March 31, 2015
Critic Score
90
37 reviews

19. Mbongwana Star - From Kinshasa

Mbongwana Star - From Kinshasa
May 19, 2015
Critic Score
90
8 reviews

20. Deafheaven - Sunbather

Deafheaven - Sunbather
June 11, 2013
Critic Score
90
20 reviews

21. PJ Harvey - Let England Shake

PJ Harvey - Let England Shake
February 15, 2011
Critic Score
89
33 reviews

22. FKA twigs - MAGDALENE

FKA twigs - MAGDALENE
November 8, 2019
Critic Score
89
29 reviews

23. Arcade Fire - The Suburbs

Arcade Fire - The Suburbs
August 3, 2010
Critic Score
89
36 reviews

24. Rokia Traoré - Beautiful Africa

Rokia Traoré - Beautiful Africa
January 8, 2013
Critic Score
89
6 reviews

25. Black Foxxes - REIðI

Black Foxxes - REIðI
March 16, 2018
Critic Score
89
6 reviews
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