Best Albums of 2010


The Top Ten

1 My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy - Kanye West

Possibly one of the greatest albums of all time, let alone 2010. And so much better than Taylor Swift and Jonas Brothers.. - InsertNameHere

Just one of the best albums of ALL TIME. A masterpiece. Kanye West just proved on this album he is a musical genius.

Recovery is good, but this is Kayne's best album to date. - SwagFlicks

Best album of the decade.

V 4 Comments
2 O Holy Night - Jackie Evancho

Fantastic album by a very talented young lady.

The first evidence of a promising and commercially successful future for the astonishing young singer.

Ended up being the best-selling CD by a debut artist in 2010, and was the 10th best selling CD of the entire year overall, peaking at #2 on the Billboard charts, and went Platinum.

It's funny!
at every year's best album list, Jackie is #1
But we love you Jackie
you're so talented

V 4 Comments
3 Recovery - Eminem

Good album but still lacking that slim shady humour

Great album from my man Em! This one really helps on the workouts, and the punch lines and rhymes are great. The beats are ok but there are enough great beats to make up for the bland ones

2nd best Eminem album - Ajkloth

Then whats the best?

4 The Suburbs - Arcade Fire

An unbelievably amazing album. None of the other albums on this list even compare to the suburbs! Definitely deserved best album grammy.

5 A Thousand Suns - Linkin Park

Great and criminally underrated LP album - still catchy, still intriguing, still awesome. Can't believe trashy Kanye West is over Linkin Park. There's something wrong with this world - Magnolia

Brilliant album - really underrated :L hope that it gets more appreciation in the future

Best Sounded Album of Linkin Park! The way they experimented with the song is simply great! There won't be any other album like this one! Linkin Park Forever!

Linkin park albums tend to be very underrated just like this one. Its genius

V 1 Comment
6 Nightmare - Avenged Sevenfold

This Is just a unforgetable album after Deat THE REV

2010 may be a sh*t year for music but I love nightmare

And I'm also gonna defend a thousand suns I may not like it too much because of the electronic pop but it still has rock which makes it special and chesters vocals still kick ass

7 This is Happening - LCD Soundsystem

This is happening.

8 Brothers - The Black Keys
9 Asylum - Disturbed
10 Have One On Me - Joanna Newsom

The Contenders

11 Band of Joy - Robert Plant
12 Plastic Beach - Gorillaz

LOVE THIS ALBUM. For the most have Gorillaz made no song that sounds like another song they have made. This album has variations of singing, background music, artist (that plays different types of music) and a good flow. Like a relaxing in a cold dark day in the car nor going on a calm then heavy fishing trip.

This one of the best albums of gorillaz, my favorite songs of this album is:Rhinestone eyes, On melancholy Hill, Stylo, Some kind of nature

Love each song in this album! White Flag, Empire Ants, On Melancholy Hill and Some Kind Of Nature are great songs.

My favorite gorillaz album!

V 1 Comment
13 Teen Dream - Beach House
14 Can't Be Tamed - Miley Cyrus
15 Fever - Bullet For My Valentine
16 What Separates Me from You - A Day to Remember
17 Truth or Dare - Automatic Loveletter
18 Cosmogramma - Flying Lotus
19 The Obsidian Conspiracy - Nevermore
20 The Guitar Song - Jamey Johnson
21 Fearless - Taylor Swift

Amazing album! Best by Taylor so far! All the songs really touch your heart! - jman411

Great Lyrics.. touches your heart.. makes you feel like your own story

22 High Violet - The National
23 The Adventures of Bobby Ray - B.o.B
24 The Final Frontier - Iron Maiden
25 With Ears to See and Eyes to Hear - Sleeping With Sirens
26 Exhibit B: The Human Condition - Exodus
27 No Apologies - Trapt
28 For We Are Many - All That Remains
29 Ironbound - Overkill

Why is this not in the top 10? - christangrant

30 Halcyon Digest - Deerhunter
31 The Union - Elton John & Leon Russell

Two rock giants, one largely forgotten, rekindle a friendship and make music that ranks with their best. Producer T Bone Burnett delivers his most spectacular production in memory, filled with shining steel guitar, chortling brass and gospel-time choirs - GuitarZero

Come on, Kanye West ahead of a combination of Elton and Leon? Great tracks on this album, including the upbeat "Hey Ahab. " Piano at it's finest. - CaptainFantastic

32 The Emptiness - Alesana
33 The Oracle - Godsmack
34 There Is a Hell, Believe Me I've Seen It. There Is a Heaven, Let's Keep It a Secret - Bring Me the Horizon
35 Doo - Wops & Hooligans - Bruno Mars
36 Mechanize - Fear Factory
37 Umbrella - Rihanna
38 Going Places - Yellow Swans
39 Body Talk - Robyn
40 Selfish Machines - Pierce the Veil
41 Shut Up & Drive - Rihanna
42 Time for Annihilation - Papa Roach
43 There Is Love In You - Four Tet
44 Year of the Black Rainbow - Coheed & Cambria
45 Raw - Hopsin

Kanye who? Album of the year right here. - ProPanda

A real hard hitting album

46 Of Mice & Men - of Mice & Men
47 Burnin' Up - Jonas Brothers
48 Naturally - Selena Gomez
49 The Fame Monster - Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga with this album has received many Grammy. Moreover, this album was gold in Poland became "bryliant. " I do not want to list all the facts, just I will prove that this album the best of the best!

50 Audio Secrecy - Stone Sour
PSearch List

Recommended Lists

Related Lists

Best Albums of the 2010s Best Rap Albums of the 2010s Top Ten Best Albums of 2010-2011 Best Rock Albums of 2010 Best Albums from 2010-2015

List Stats

500 votes
100 listings
7 years, 324 days old

Top Remixes (17)

1. The Suburbs - Arcade Fire
2. My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy - Kanye West
3. Brothers - The Black Keys
1. My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy - Kanye West
2. Truth or Dare - Automatic Loveletter
3. With Ears to See and Eyes to Hear - Sleeping With Sirens
1. The Obsidian Conspiracy - Nevermore
2. Fever - Bullet For My Valentine
3. Exhibit B: The Human Condition - Exodus

View All 17

Error Reporting

See a factual error in these listings? Report it here.