Best Albums of 2012

Listed below are the best albums of 2012 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 46,000 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 Grimes.
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 100 of 100

Best Albums of 2012 composition

Country Albums %


United States 462 46%
United Kingdom 187 19%
Canada 63 6%
Sweden 35 4%
Mixed Nationality 34 3%
Australia 32 3%
Germany 31 3%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 970 97%
Yes 30 3%
Live? Albums %
No 986 99%
Yes 14 1%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 998 100%
Yes 2 0%
Best Artists of the 2010s
1. Kendrick Lamar
2. Kanye West
3. Arcade Fire
4. Tame Impala
5. Beach House
6. Frank Ocean
7. Sufjan Stevens
8. The National
9. Radiohead
10. Vampire Weekend
11. Car Seat Headrest
12. Death Grips
13. Bon Iver
14. The War On Drugs
15. David Bowie
16. Lana Del Rey
17. Arctic Monkeys
18. Swans
19. Fleet Foxes
20. Mark Kozelek
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