Best Albums of 2012

Listed below are the best albums of 2012 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 43,000 greatest album charts.

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2012 year summaryThe best artists of 2012 were Kendrick Lamar, Tame Impala, Frank Ocean, Death Grips, Beach House, alt-J, Fiona Apple, Lana Del Rey, Swans and Mac DeMarco.
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 100 of 100

Best Albums of 2012 composition

Country Albums %


United States 473 47%
United Kingdom 185 19%
Canada 64 6%
Australia 33 3%
Mixed Nationality 32 3%
Sweden 31 3%
Germany 28 3%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 972 97%
Yes 28 3%
Live? Albums %
No 990 99%
Yes 10 1%
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