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

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1. New entry

channel ORANGEUnited States Frank Ocean
Year of Release:2012Appears in:623 charts
Rank in 2012:3Rank Score:12,660
Rank in 2010s12Overall Rank:215
Average Rating:  82/100 (917 votes)
Comments: 93 comments
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2. New entry

Good Kid, M.A.A.D CityUnited States Kendrick Lamar
Year of Release:2012Appears in:1,068 charts
Rank in 2012:1Rank Score:33,930
Rank in 2010s4Overall Rank:62
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (1,428 votes)
Comments: 158 comments
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3. New entry

Kaleidoscope DreamUnited States Miguel
Year of Release:2012Appears in:62 charts
Rank in 2012:103Rank Score:324
Rank in 2010s728Overall Rank:5,073
Average Rating:  76/100 (79 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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4. New entry

DevotionUnited Kingdom Jessie Ware
Year of Release:2012Appears in:70 charts
Rank in 2012:54Rank Score:618
Rank in 2010s384Overall Rank:3,015
Average Rating:  72/100 (111 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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5. New entry

RedUnited States Taylor Swift
Year of Release:2012Appears in:71 charts
Rank in 2012:34Rank Score:925
Rank in 2010s253Overall Rank:2,229
Average Rating:  61/100 (156 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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6. New entry

BloomUnited States Beach House
Year of Release:2012Appears in:546 charts
Rank in 2012:5Rank Score:9,055
Rank in 2010s25Overall Rank:307
Average Rating:  81/100 (830 votes)
Comments: 80 comments
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7. New entry

Wrecking BallUnited States Bruce Springsteen
Year of Release:2012Appears in:118 charts
Rank in 2012:44Rank Score:784
Rank in 2010s308Overall Rank:2,535
Average Rating:  72/100 (260 votes)
Comments: 22 comments
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8. New entry

Attack On MemoryUnited States Cloud Nothings
Year of Release:2012Appears in:228 charts
Rank in 2012:14Rank Score:2,616
Rank in 2010s87Overall Rank:924
Average Rating:  76/100 (415 votes)
Comments: 52 comments
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9. New entry

SunUnited States Cat Power
Year of Release:2012Appears in:75 charts
Rank in 2012:75Rank Score:421
Rank in 2010s551Overall Rank:4,103
Average Rating:  75/100 (96 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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An Awesome WaveUnited Kingdom ∆ (alt-J)
Year of Release:2012Appears in:494 charts
Rank in 2012:4Rank Score:11,096
Rank in 2010s17Overall Rank:247
Average Rating:  78/100 (796 votes)
Comments: 66 comments
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Critics' Picks: 10 Best Albums of 2012 composition

Artist Albums %


Cat Power 1 10%
∆ (alt-J) 1 10%
Frank Ocean 1 10%
Kendrick Lamar 1 10%
Miguel 1 10%
Jessie Ware 1 10%
Taylor Swift 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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47/100 (from 25 votes)
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40/100
09/20/2018 21:13
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50/100
06/02/2018 22:27
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02/19/2018 13:53
81/100
 
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From Johnnyo 07/18/2018 06:29
This is seriously bad chart.
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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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40/100
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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