100 Greatest Albums of 2010

  1. My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy - Kanye West
  2. The Suburbs - Arcade Fire
  3. This is Happening - LCD Soundsystem
  4. Doo Wops & Hooligans - Bruno Mars
  5. Brothers - The Black Keys
  6. Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son of Chico Dusty - Big Boi
  7. Soldier of Love - Sade
  8. The ArchAndroid - Janelle Monáe
  9. Contra - Vampire Weekend
10. Teenage Dream - Katy Perry
11. Thank Me Later - Drake
12. Recovery - Eminem
13. Loud - Rihanna
14. The Lady Killer - Cee-Lo Green
15. Raymond vs. Raymond - Usher
16. The Union - Elton John and Leon Russell
17. Plastic Beach - Gorillaz
18. How I Got Over - The Roots
19. Pink Friday - Nicki Minaj
20. Body Talk - Robyn
21. New Amerykah Part Two: Return of the Ankh - Erykah Badu
22. Teen Dream - Beach House
23. Cosmogramma - Flying Lotus
24. High Violet - The National
25. Animal - Kesha
26. The Love & War MasterPeace - Raheem DeVaughn
27. I Learned the Hard Way - Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings
28. Have One on Me - Joanna Newsom
29. Love Remains - How to Dress Well
30. I'm New Here - Gil-Scott Heron
31. Treats - Sleigh Bells
32. Love King - The-Dream
33. Back to Me - Fantasia
34. Broken Bells - Broken Bells
35. Heartland - Owen Pallett
36. Wake Up! - John Legend and The Roots
37. One Life Stand - Hot Chip
38. MAYA - M.I.A.
39. Crystal Castles II - Crystal Castles
40. You Are Not Alone - Mavis Staples
41. Sea of Cowards - The Dead Weather
42. Lights - Ellie Goulding
43. The Monitor - Titus Andronicus
44. Danger Days: The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys - My Chemical Romance
45. Diamond Eyes - Deftones
46. Everything in Between - No Age
47. I Speak Because I Can - Laura Marling
48. Come Around Sundown - Kings of Leon
49. Le Noise - Neil Young
50. Swim - Caribou
51. B.o.B Presents: The Adventures of Bobby Ray - B.o.B.
52. American Slang - The Gaslight Anthem
53. Teflon Don - Rick Ross
54. The Big To-Do - Drive-By Truckers
55. Transference - Spoon
56. Infinite Arms - Band of Horses
57. Band of Joy - Robert Plant and the Band of Joy
58. All I Want is You - Miguel
59. The Beginning - Black Eyed Peas
60. The Age of Adz - Sufjan Stevens
61. Tourist History - Two Door Cinema Club
62. Innerspeaker - Tame Impala
63. Total Life Forever - Foals
64. Belle & Sebastian Write About Love - Belle and Sebastian
65. Halcyon Digest - Deerhunter
66. Volume Two - She & Him
67. A Thousand Suns - Linkin Park
68. Together - The New Pornographers
69. The Winter of Mixed Drinks - Frightened Rabbit
70. Progress - Take That
71. Forgiveness Rock Record - Broken Social Scene
72. Hands All Over - Maroon 5
73. Nightmare - Avenged Sevenfold
74. Invented - Jimmy Eat World
75. Habits - Neon Trees
76. There Is a Hell, Believe Me I've Seen It. There Is a Heaven, Let's Keep It a Secret. - Bring Me the Horizon
77. Your Future Our Clutter - The Fall
78. The Fool - Warpaint
79. The Defamation of Strickland Banks - Plan B
80. Astro Coast - Surfer Blood
81. Romance is Boring - Los Campesinos!
82. The Besnard Lakes Are the Roaring Night - The Besnard Lakes
83. Disconnect from Desire - School of Seven Bells
84. I Will Be - Dum Dum Girls
85. Before Today - Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti
86. Heaven is Whenever - The Hold Steady
87. Mojo - Tom Petty and the Heatbreakers
88. Gorilla Manor - Local Natives
89. Crazy for You - Best Coast
90. Écailles de Lune - Alcest
91. False Priest - Of Montreal
92. Man on the Moon II: The Legend of Mr. Rager - Kid Cudi
93. Pickin' Up the Pieces - Fitz and the Tantrums
94. Congratulations - MGMT
95. King of the Beach - Wavves
96. Kaleidoscope Heart - Sara Bareilles
97. Marnie Stern - Marnie Stern
98. Night Work - Scissor Sisters
99. Majesty Shredding - Superchunk
100. Eyelid Movies - Phantogram
DigitalDreamDoor Editor Picks for 2010
Ryan's choice - An unheralded great album from 2010
* Shadows - Teenage Fanclub

Lew's choice:
* Dark Is the Way, Light Is a Place - Anberlin
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