Best Albums of 2018

Listed below are the best albums of 2018 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 45,000 greatest album charts.

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2018 year summaryThe best artists of 2018 were Car Seat Headrest, Kids See Ghosts, Daughters, Beach House, Idles, Parquet Courts, Kacey Musgraves, MGMT, Earl Sweatshirt and Arctic Monkeys.
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Total albums: 32. Page 1 of 4

Best Albums of 2018 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 6 1%
Makaya McCraven 2 0%
Clutch 2 0%
Ty Segall 2 0%
Beak> 2 0%
Logic 2 0%
Between The Buried And Me 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 471 47%
United Kingdom 183 18%
Mixed Nationality 42 4%
Australia 42 4%
Canada 37 4%
Germany 32 3%
France 23 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 986 99%
Yes 14 1%
Live? Albums %
No 983 98%
Yes 17 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 993 99%
Yes 7 1%
Popular  Charts
1. The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time by Rolling Stone (2020)
2. The Top 100 Albums by VH1 (2001)
3. 200 Greatest Albums of All Time by Uncut (2016)
4. The 500 Greatest Albums Of All Time by New Music Express (2013)
5. The Definitive 200 by National Association of Recording Merchandisers (2007)
6. Virgin All-Time Top 1000 Albums by Virgin (2000)
7. The Greatest Rock Albums by uDiscoverMusic (2015)
8. The 100 Greatest Albums Of All Time by Absolute Radio (2012)
9. Mojo Readers: The 100 Greatest Albums Ever Made by Mojo (1996)
10. Top 100 Greatest Music Albums by Melody Maker (2000)
11. 100 Greatest Albums Ever by Q (2006)
12. Greatest 100 Albums of All Time by The Guinness Book of British Hit Singles & Albums with NME (2006)
13. Top 100 Albums by ABC (2006)
14. The Top 50 Albums of All Time by Sound & Vision Magazine (2010)
15. The 100 All-Time Greatest Albums by Entertainment Weekly (2013)
16. The Guardian 100 Best Albums Ever by The Guardian (1997)
17. Os 100 Melhores Discos de Todos Os Tempos by Sinewave (2012)
18. Top 100 Albums by Rolling Stone (Germany) (1997)
19. 100 Greatest Rock Albums of All Time by Classic Rock (2001)
20. All Time Top 100 Albums by Sounds (1985)
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