Best Albums of 2018

Listed below are the best albums of 2018 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 46,000 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, MGMT, Kacey Musgraves, Earl Sweatshirt and Arctic Monkeys.
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 100 of 100

Best Albums of 2018 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 6 1%
King Crimson 2 0%
Unknown Mortal Orchestra 2 0%
Neil Young 2 0%
Ty Segall 2 0%
Clutch 2 0%
Logic 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 473 47%
United Kingdom 183 18%
Mixed Nationality 42 4%
Australia 40 4%
Canada 36 4%
Germany 33 3%
France 22 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 985 99%
Yes 15 2%
Live? Albums %
No 981 98%
Yes 19 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 991 99%
Yes 9 1%
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