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: 1,000. Page 100 of 100

Best Albums of 2012 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 9 1%
Burial 3 0%
Green Day 3 0%
Swans 2 0%
Big K.R.I.T. 2 0%
Frank Zappa 2 0%
Wiz Khalifa 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 465 47%
United Kingdom 193 19%
Canada 65 7%
Mixed Nationality 37 4%
Australia 32 3%
Sweden 31 3%
Germany 28 3%
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Best Artists of the 2000s
1. Radiohead
2. Arcade Fire
3. The Strokes
4. Coldplay
5. Muse
6. Arctic Monkeys
7. The White Stripes
8. Animal Collective
9. Wilco
10. Sufjan Stevens
11. Modest Mouse
12. Interpol
13. Kanye West
14. Queens Of The Stone Age
15. The Flaming Lips
16. The Killers
17. The National
18. Bon Iver
19. Gorillaz
20. Godspeed You! Black Emperor


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