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NPR Music's 50 Favorite Albums of 2010

The list is here:

They include a lot of modern classical music on this list as well. In alphabetical order:

Thomas Ades, Tevot
Agalloch, Marrow Of The Spirit
Aloe Blacc, Good Things
Khaira Arby, Timbuktu Tarab
Arcade Fire, The Suburbs
Erykah Badu, New Amerykah, Pt. 2: Return Of The Ankh
Big Boi, Sir Lucious Leftfoot...The Son Of Chico Dusty
The Black Keys, Brothers
Brooklyn Rider, Dominant Curve
Buke & Gass, Riposte
Carolina Chocolate Drops, Genuine Negro Jig
Regina Carter, Reverse Thread
Chancha Via Circuito, Rio Arriba
Deerhunter, Halcyon Digest
Issac Delgado, Love
Joyce DiDonato, Rossini: Colbran, The Muse
Flying Lotus, Cosmogramma
Four Tet, There Is Love In You
Vittorio Grigolo, The Italian Tenor
Gyptian, Hold You
Hilary Hahn, Higdon & Tchaikovsky: Violin Concertos
Mary Halvorson Quintet, Saturn Sings
Rita Indiana, El Juidero
Jamey Johnson, The Guitar Song
Jonsi, Go
Seu Jorge And Almaz, Seu Jorge And Almaz
King Sunny Ade, Baba Mo Tunde
Ray LaMontagne And The Pariah Dogs, God Willin' And The Creek Don't Rise
LCD Soundsystem, This Is Happening
Lower Dens, Twin Hand Movement
Alexander Melnikov, Shostakovich
Janelle Monae, The ArchAndroid
Jason Moran, Ten
Carla Morrison, Mientras Tu Dormias
The National, High Violet
Owen Pallett, Heartland
Sondra Radvanovsky, Verdi Arias
Josh Ritter, So Runs The World Away
Robyn, Body Talk
Kermit Ruffins, Happy Talk
Christian Scott, Yesterday You Said Tomorrow
Gil Scott-Heron, I'm New Here
Sleigh Bells, Treats
Esperanza Spalding, Chamber Music Society
Mavis Staples, You Are Not Alone
Sufjan Stevens, The Age Of Adz
The Tallest Man On Earth, The Wild Hunt
Titus Andronicus, The Monitor
Sharon Van Etten, Epic
Kanye West, My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy

They also include separate Top 10 lists for jazz:
1. Jason Moran, Ten
2. Guillermo Klein, Domador De Huellas
3. Steve Coleman And Five Elements, Harvesting Semblances And Affinities
4. Bill Carrothers, Joy Spring
5. Maurice Brown, The Cycle Of Love
6. Mary Halvorson Quintet, Saturn Sings
7. Geri Allen, Flying Toward The Sound
8. Fight The Big Bull Feat. Steven Bernstein, All Is Gladness In The Kingdom
9. Chris Lightcap's Bigmouth, Deluxe
10. Mike Reed's People, Places And Things, Stories And Negotiations

...and "Latin Alternative":

1. Seu Jorge And Almaz, Seu Jorge And Almaz
2. Carla Morrison, Mientras Tu Dormias
3. Rita Indiana, El Juidero
4. Calle 13, Entren Los Que Quieran
5. Alex Cuba, Alex Cuba
6. Chancha Via Circuito, Rio Arriba
7. Javiera Mena, Mena
8. Maneja Beto, Escante Calling
9. Mala Rodriguez, Dirty Bailarina
10. Alex Anwandter, Odisea