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 90 of 100

Best Albums of 2012 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 9 1%
Green Day 3 0%
Burial 3 0%
Charli XCX 2 0%
Swans 2 0%
Big K.R.I.T. 2 0%
Andrew Bird 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 466 47%
United Kingdom 192 19%
Canada 65 7%
Mixed Nationality 37 4%
Australia 32 3%
Sweden 31 3%
Germany 28 3%
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Best Albums of the 2010s
1. The Suburbs by Arcade Fire
2. My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy by Kanye West
3. To Pimp A Butterfly by Kendrick Lamar
4. Good Kid, M.A.A.D City by Kendrick Lamar
5. Lonerism by Tame Impala
6. Carrie & Lowell by Sufjan Stevens
7. A Moon Shaped Pool by Radiohead
8. High Violet by The National
9. Modern Vampires Of The City by Vampire Weekend
10. Bon Iver by Bon Iver
11. Teen Dream by Beach House
12. Channel Orange by Frank Ocean
13. Blonde by Frank Ocean
14. Helplessness Blues by Fleet Foxes
15. ★ (Blackstar) by David Bowie
16. Lost In The Dream by The War On Drugs
17. This Is Happening by LCD Soundsystem
18. Reflektor by Arcade Fire
19. An Awesome Wave by ∆ (alt-J)
20. AM by Arctic Monkeys


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