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%
Best Albums of the 2010s
1. To Pimp A Butterfly by Kendrick Lamar
2. My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy by Kanye West
3. The Suburbs by Arcade Fire
4. Good Kid, M.A.A.D City by Kendrick Lamar
5. Lonerism by Tame Impala
6. Carrie & Lowell by Sufjan Stevens
7. A Moon Shaped Pool by Radiohead
8. Modern Vampires Of The City by Vampire Weekend
9. Blonde by Frank Ocean
10. High Violet by The National
11. ★ (Blackstar) by David Bowie
12. Teen Dream by Beach House
13. Channel Orange by Frank Ocean
14. Bon Iver by Bon Iver
15. Lost In The Dream by The War On Drugs
16. Helplessness Blues by Fleet Foxes
17. Currents by Tame Impala
18. This Is Happening by LCD Soundsystem
19. Reflektor by Arcade Fire
20. AM by Arctic Monkeys
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