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Top 10s of the 2010s: What were our favourite songs, films and TV shows?

How will we remember the 2010s?If we're going to remember it by the UK's most popular culture, it's been the decade of Ed Sheeran and Adele; of Daniel Craig, Marvel and Star Wars sequels; and of the Fifty Shades phenomenon.Take a look back at the most successful albums, songs, books, films, TV shows and games of the decade.
Top 10 albums
Ed Sheeran and Adele dominated the top spots, followed by Michael Buble
1.
Adele
21
2011
2.
Adele
25
2015
3.
Ed Sheeran
X
2014
4.
Ed Sheeran
Divide
2017
5.
Michael Buble
Christmas
2011
6.
Sam Smith
In The Lonely Hour
2014
7.
Ed Sheeran
+
2011
8.
Emeli Sande
Our Version Of Events
2012
9.
Take That
Progress
2010
10.
Motion Picture Cast Recording
The Greatest Showman
2018
Source: Official Charts Company
Top 10 singles
Sheeran had three of the decade's biggest hits, with Mark Ronson, Bruno Mars and Justin Bieber also making their mark
1.
Ed Sheeran
Shape of You
2017
2.
Mark Ronson ft Bruno Mars
Uptown Funk
2014
3.
Ed Sheeran
Thinking Out Loud
2014
4.
Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee & Justin Bieber
Despacito (Remix)
2017
5.
Ed Sheeran
Perfect
2017
6.
Drake ft Wizkid & Kyla
One Dance
2016
7.
Pharrell Williams
Happy
2013
8.
John Legend
All of Me
2014
9.
Justin Bieber
Sorry
2015
10.
Clean Bandit ft Jess Glynne
Rather Be
2014
Source: Official Charts Company
Top 10 books
Fifty Shades author EL James scored a hat-trick at the top of the book chart
1.
EL James
Fifty Shades of Grey
4.8m copies sold
2.
EL James
Fifty Shades Darker
3.4m
3.
EL James
Fifty Shades Freed
3.13m
4.
Paula Hawkins
The Girl on the Train
2.51m
5.
Stieg Larsson
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
1.88m
6.
Jamie Oliver
Jamie's 30-Minute Meals
1.87m
7.
The Stationery Office
The Official Highway Code
1.85m
8.
JK Rowling
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
1.78m
9.
JK Rowling, John Tiffany & Jack Thorne
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
1.77m
10.
David Walliams
Gangsta Granny
1.76m
Source: Nielsen BookScan
Top 10 films
Daniel Craig in Skyfall (left) and Spectre (right), and Daisy Ridley in Star Wars: The Force Awakens
1.
Star Wars: The Force Awakens
2015
?123.2m
2.
Skyfall
2012
?103.2m
3.
Spectre
2015
?95.2m
4.
Avengers: Endgame
2019
?88.7m
5.
Star Wars: The Last Jedi
2017
?82.7m
6.
The Lion King
2019
?76m
7.
Toy Story 3
2010
?74m
8.
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2
2011
?73.1m
9.
Beauty and the Beast
2017
?72.4m
10.
Avengers: Infinity War
2018
?70.8m
Source: BFI
Top 10 TV programmes
The Spice Girls hitched a ride at the London 2012 Olympic Closing Ceremony
1.
Olympics 2012 Closing Ceremony
24.5m
BBC One
2012
2.
Olympics 2012 Opening Ceremony
24.2m
BBC One
2012
3.
World Cup 2018: Croatia v England
20.7m
ITV
2018
4.
Euro 2012: England v Italy
20.3m
BBC One
2012
5.
The X Factor Results
17.7m
ITV
2010
6.
World Cup 2018: Sweden v England
17.4m
BBC One
2018
7.
Olympics 2012: Men's 100m Final
17.3m
BBC One
2012
8.
World Cup 2018: Colombia v England
17.2m
ITV
2018
9.
Gavin and Stacey
17.1m
BBC One
2019
10.
World Cup 2018: Tunisia v England
16.9m
BBC One
2018
Source: Barb
Top 10 TV programmes (excluding sport)
The X Factor peaked with Matt Cardle's victory in 2010
1.
The X Factor Results
17.7m
ITV
2010
2.
Gavin and Stacey
17.1m
BBC One
2019
3.
EastEnders
16.4m
BBC One
2010
4.
The Great British Bake Off
15.9m
BBC One
2016
5.
The X Factor
15.4m
ITV
2010
6.
The Diamond Jubilee Concert
15.3m
BBC One
2012
7.
Coronation Street
14.7m
ITV
2010
8.
Bodyguard
14.3m
BBC One
2018
9.
Strictly Come Dancing
14.3m
BBC One
2010
10.
Blue Planet II
14m
BBC One
2017
Source: Barb
Top 10 games
1.
Grand Theft Auto V
2.
Call of Duty: Black Ops
3.
Minecraft
4.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3
5.
Fifa 14
6.
Fifa 13
7.
Fifa 15
8.
Call of Duty: Black Ops II
9.
Fifa 11
10.
Fifa 12
Physical sales only. Source: Official Ukie Games Charts, compiled by GfK
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