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, Kacey Musgraves, Arctic Monkeys and Earl Sweatshirt.
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Best Albums of 2018 composition

Country Albums %


United States 469 47%
United Kingdom 188 19%
Australia 43 4%
Mixed Nationality 41 4%
Canada 35 4%
Germany 32 3%
France 22 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 987 99%
Yes 13 1%
Live? Albums %
No 989 99%
Yes 11 1%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 995 100%
Yes 5 1%
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