Best Albums of 2018

Listed below are the best albums of 2018 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 41,000 greatest album charts.

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2018 year summaryThe best artists of 2018 were Car Seat Headrest, Kids See Ghosts, Beach House, Daughters, Idles, Parquet Courts, Arctic Monkeys, MGMT, Kacey Musgraves and Earl Sweatshirt.
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Best Albums of 2018 composition

Country Albums %


United States 475 48%
United Kingdom 195 20%
Australia 40 4%
Mixed Nationality 35 4%
Canada 34 3%
Germany 26 3%
France 25 3%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 986 99%
Yes 14 1%
Live? Albums %
No 996 100%
Yes 4 0%
Recognised  Decade Charts (2010s)
1. 100 Best Albums of the 2010s by Rolling Stone (2019)
2. 100 Best Albums of the 2010s: Staff Picks by Billboard (2019)
3. All The Best Albums Of The 2010s, Ranked by Uproxx (2019)
4. Top 100 Albums of the Decade by Crack Magazine (2019)
5. The Needle Drop's Top Albums Of The 2010s by The Needle Drop (2019)
6. Tiny Mix Tapes 2010s: Favorite 100 Music Releases of the Decade by Tiny Mix Tapes (2019)
7. The A.V. Club's 50 best albums of the 2010s by The A.V. Club (2019)
8. Top 50 Albums of the 2010s by The Wild Honey Pie (2019)
9. NME's Greatest Albums of The Decade: The 2010s by New Music Express (2019)
10. Gorilla vs. Bear’s Albums of the Decade | 2010-2019 by Gorilla vs. Bear (2019)
11. The 50 best albums of the decade – 2010 to 2019 by Independent (2019)
12. The 100 Best Albums Of The 2010s by Stereogum (2019)
13. Top 100 Albums of the 2010s by Consequence of Sound (2019)
14. The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s by Paste (2019)
15. StuBru albums of 2010s by StuBru (2017)
16. The 200 Best Albums of the 2010s by Pitchfork (2019)
17. 100 greatest albums of the 2010s by cleveland.com (2019)
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