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, MGMT, Arctic Monkeys, Kacey Musgraves and Earl Sweatshirt.
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 100 of 100

Best Albums of 2018 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 7 1%
Logic 2 0%
Beak> 2 0%
Between The Buried And Me 2 0%
Ty Segall 2 0%
Clutch 2 0%
Neil Young 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 472 47%
United Kingdom 190 19%
Australia 42 4%
Mixed Nationality 41 4%
Canada 33 3%
Germany 31 3%
France 24 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 986 99%
Yes 14 1%
Live? Albums %
No 992 99%
Yes 8 1%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 995 100%
Yes 5 1%
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12. The 20 best albums of 2020 by The A.V. Club (2020)
13. The 50 Best Albums Of 2020 by NPR (2020)
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