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Critics' Picks: 10 Best Albums of 2012 by Billboard (2012)  

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Channel ORANGEUnited States Frank Ocean
Year of Release:2012Appears in:546 charts
Rank in 2012:3Rank Score:11,030
Rank in 2010s13Overall Rank:231
Average Rating:  81/100 (800 votes)
Comments: 89 comments
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Good Kid, M.A.A.D CityUnited States Kendrick Lamar
Year of Release:2012Appears in:887 charts
Rank in 2012:1Rank Score:27,902
Rank in 2010s4Overall Rank:76
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (1,217 votes)
Comments: 148 comments
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Kaleidoscope DreamUnited States Miguel
Year of Release:2012Appears in:56 charts
Rank in 2012:107Rank Score:270
Rank in 2010s719Overall Rank:5,383
Average Rating:  77/100 (65 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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4. New entry

DevotionUnited Kingdom Jessie Ware
Year of Release:2012Appears in:58 charts
Rank in 2012:58Rank Score:526
Rank in 2010s367Overall Rank:3,188
Average Rating:  72/100 (98 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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5. New entry

RedUnited States Taylor Swift
Year of Release:2012Appears in:60 charts
Rank in 2012:35Rank Score:857
Rank in 2010s219Overall Rank:2,194
Average Rating:  63/100 (127 votes)
Comments: 13 comments
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6. New entry

BloomUnited States Beach House
Year of Release:2012Appears in:488 charts
Rank in 2012:5Rank Score:7,913
Rank in 2010s23Overall Rank:320
Average Rating:  81/100 (733 votes)
Comments: 74 comments
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7. New entry

Wrecking BallUnited States Bruce Springsteen
Year of Release:2012Appears in:107 charts
Rank in 2012:42Rank Score:725
Rank in 2010s267Overall Rank:2,508
Average Rating:  72/100 (243 votes)
Comments: 22 comments
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Attack On MemoryUnited States Cloud Nothings
Year of Release:2012Appears in:219 charts
Rank in 2012:14Rank Score:2,429
Rank in 2010s81Overall Rank:904
Average Rating:  76/100 (387 votes)
Comments: 51 comments
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SunUnited States Cat Power
Year of Release:2012Appears in:68 charts
Rank in 2012:72Rank Score:401
Rank in 2010s476Overall Rank:3,952
Average Rating:  76/100 (86 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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An Awesome WaveUnited Kingdom ∆ (alt-j)
Year of Release:2012Appears in:455 charts
Rank in 2012:4Rank Score:9,911
Rank in 2010s16Overall Rank:253
Average Rating:  78/100 (705 votes)
Comments: 62 comments
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Critics' Picks: 10 Best Albums of 2012 composition

Artist Albums %


Jessie Ware 1 10%
Taylor Swift 1 10%
Beach House 1 10%
Bruce Springsteen 1 10%
Cloud Nothings 1 10%
Cat Power 1 10%
∆ (alt-j) 1 10%
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Country Albums %


United States 8 80%
United Kingdom 2 20%

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Critics' Picks: 10 Best Albums of 2012 ratings

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50/100 (from 21 votes)
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30/100
11/16/2017 12:56
72/100
 
55/100
11/01/2017 06:19
92/100
 
60/100
08/15/2017 12:56
81/100
 
25/100
07/04/2017 17:55
60/100
 
5/100
06/09/2017 22:59
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13/100

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From HeyItIsWilliam 07/04/2017 17:55
Missing:
Lonerism
The Idler Wheel
Visions
The Money Store
'Allelujah!
Love This Giant

What The Fuck:
Taylor Swift's anything
New Bruce Springsteen
Devotion
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From sonofawe 02/02/2017 02:19
4/10 albums on this list are tolerable, so I give this chart the same rating.
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From LedZep 12/11/2016 15:24
After all, this is Billboard. Can't expect them to know anything about music.
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From YikYak 05/10/2016 17:07
Includes Red but not Celebration Rock?? Or Lonerism??
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From Cojo7 02/26/2016 02:23
How does someone include Taylor Swift and forget Lonerism, shit list.
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