Top-rated albums of 2012

Listed below are the top-rated albums of 2012 as rated by BestEverAlbums.com members!
(To qualify for this chart, an album must have had at least 10 member ratings .)

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2012
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30,671
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2012
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23,077
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2012
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236
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2012
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211
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2012
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8,961
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2012
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11,942
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2012
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814
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9,215
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2012
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4,837
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6,195
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Total albums: 573. Page 1 of 58

The average rating is a Bayesian average, calculated as follows:
Average Rating = (n ÷ (n + m)) × av + (m ÷ (n + m)) × AV

where:
av = mean average rating an album has currently received.
n = number of ratings an album has currently received.
m = minimum number of ratings required for an album to appear in the 'top-rated' chart (currently 10).
AV = the site mean average rating for an album (currently 73/100).

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