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: 42. Page 1 of 5

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%
Best Ever Artists
1. The Beatles
2. Radiohead
3. Pink Floyd
4. David Bowie
5. Bob Dylan
6. Led Zeppelin
7. The Rolling Stones
8. Arcade Fire
9. The Velvet Underground
10. Nirvana
11. Kendrick Lamar
12. The Smiths
13. Neil Young
14. Pixies
15. Miles Davis
16. The Beach Boys
17. Kanye West
18. Jimi Hendrix
19. Bruce Springsteen
20. R.E.M.
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