Kanye West

TIME's Top 10 Albums and Songs of 2010

  /  12.09.2010

Kanye West

Kanye West has TIME on his side. The magazine has crowned the rapper’s fifth project My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy the best album of 2010, saying, “He delivered the musical equivalent of a one-handed back handspring.” Yeezy’s “POWER” also makes the editors’ top 10 songs, along with hits from Drake, Janelle Monáe, and Eminem, while Cee Lo Green claims the No. 1 spot with his Grammy-nominated “F**k You.” Find out who else made the lists below.

Top 10 Albums

1. Kanye West, My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy
2. Arcade Fire, The Suburbs
3. LCD Soundsystem, This Is Happening
4. The National, High Violet
5. Drake, Thank Me Later
6. Sufjan Stevens, Age of Adz
7. The Black Keys, Brothers
8. Yeasayer, Odd Blood
9. Big Boi, Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son of Chico Dusty
10. Beach House, Teen Dream

Top 10 Songs

1. Cee Lo Green, “F**k You”
2. Janelle Monáe, “Tightrope”
3. Kanye West, “POWER”
4. Arcade Fire, “Sprawl II (Mountains Beyond Mountains)”
5. Eminem featuring Rihanna, “Love the Way You Lie”
6. Yeasayer, “Ambling Alp”
7. Jónsi, “Animal Arithmetic”
8. Drake, “Find Your Love”
9. Elizabeth Cook, “All the Time”
10. Sleigh Bells, “Rill Rill”

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