Best Albums of 2012

Listed below are the best albums of 2012 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 39,000 greatest album charts.

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2012 year summaryThe best artists of 2012 were Kendrick Lamar, Tame Impala, Frank Ocean, ∆ (alt-J), Death Grips, Beach House, Fiona Apple, Lana Del Rey, Swans and Grimes.
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Total albums: 9. Page 1 of 1

Best Albums of 2012 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 9 1%
Burial 3 0%
Green Day 3 0%
Mac DeMarco 2 0%
Big K.R.I.T. 2 0%
Maggs And Trish 2 0%
Andrew Bird 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 469 47%
United Kingdom 191 19%
Canada 66 7%
Mixed Nationality 36 4%
Australia 32 3%
Sweden 30 3%
Germany 25 3%
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Best Artists of the 1990s
1. Radiohead
2. Nirvana
3. Neutral Milk Hotel
4. Oasis
5. The Smashing Pumpkins
6. Pearl Jam
7. My Bloody Valentine
8. Weezer
9. R.E.M.
10. Jeff Buckley
11. Red Hot Chili Peppers
12. Pavement
13. Björk
14. Richard David James
15. Blur
16. Rage Against The Machine
17. Portishead
18. Sigur Rós
19. U2
20. The Flaming Lips
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