List of UK Albums Chart number ones of the 2010s
The UK Albums Chart is a weekly record chart based on album sales from Friday to Thursday in the United Kingdom; as of 15 February 2019, there had been 266 number-one albums during the 2010s, by 76 artists. The Official Charts Company (OCC) defines an "album" as being a type of music release that feature more than four tracks and last longer than 25 minutes; sales of albums in the UK are recorded on behalf of the British music industry by the OCC and compiled weekly as the UK Albums Chart.The chart is based on both physical and digital album sales, as well as audio streaming, and each week's new number one is first announced every Friday (previously Sunday) on The Official Chart on BBC Radio 1, which is currently hosted by Scott Mills. The album chart is published online by Radio 1 (Top 40), in Music Week magazine (Top 75), on the OCC website (Top 100) and the full Top 200 is published exclusively in UKChartsPlus. In June 2010, Time Flies... 1994–2009 by Oasis became the 900th album ever to top the UK Albums Chart, in November 2013, Swings Both Ways by Robbie Williams became the 1,000th, and in November 2016, 24 Hrs by Olly Murs became the 1,100th.
The following albums were all number one in the United Kingdom during the 2010s.