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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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%
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 (US)
11. Kendrick Lamar
12. The Smiths
13. Neil Young
14. Miles Davis
15. Kanye West
16. The Beach Boys
17. Pixies
18. Jimi Hendrix
19. Bruce Springsteen
20. R.E.M.
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