A ranked listicle of the best albums of twenty-ten without comment or explanation.

20. The Gaslight Anthem–American Slang

19. Jonsi–Go

18. Das Racist–Sit Down, Man

17. Janelle Monae–The ArchAndroid

16. Rufus Wainwright–All Days Are Nights: Songs for Lulu

15. Local Natives–Gorilla Manor

14. Flying Lotus–Cosmogramma

13. Caribou–Swim

12. The Roots–How I Got Over

11. Broken Social Scene–Forgiveness Rock Record

10. Black Keys–Brothers

9. The National–High Violet

8. LCD Soundsystem–This Is Happening

7. Sleigh Bells–Treats

6. Big Boi–Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son of Chico Dusty

5. Arcade Fire–The Suburbs

4. Vampire Weekend–Contra

3. Joanna Newsom–Have One on Me

2. Kanye–My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy

1. Sufjan Stevens–The Age of Adz