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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4,756
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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%
Popular  Charts
1. Top 500 Albums of All Time by Rolling Stone (2012)
2. The Top 100 Albums by VH1 (2001)
3. The 500 Greatest Albums Of All Time by New Music Express (2013)
4. 200 Greatest Albums of All Time by Uncut (2016)
5. The Definitive 200 by National Association of Recording Merchandisers (2007)
6. Virgin All-Time Top 1000 Albums by Virgin (2000)
7. 100 Greatest Albums Ever by Q (2006)
8. Greatest 100 Albums of All Time by The Guinness Book of British Hit Singles & Albums with NME (2006)
9. The 100 Greatest Albums Of All Time by Absolute Radio (2012)
10. 100 Greatest Albums of All Time by Mojo (1995)
11. Top 100 Greatest Music Albums by Melody Maker (2000)
12. Os 100 Melhores Discos de Todos Os Tempos by Sinewave (2012)
13. The Guardian 100 Best Albums Ever by The Guardian (1997)
14. All Time Top 100 Albums by Sounds (1985)
15. Top 100 Albums Ever by Consequence of Sound (2010)
16. Top 100 Greatest Music Albums by Channel 4 (2005)
17. Top 100 Albums by ABC (2006)
18. The Top 50 Albums of All Time by Sound & Vision Magazine (2010)
19. The 100 All-Time Greatest Albums by Entertainment Weekly (2013)
20. 100 Best Albums of the 2000s by Rolling Stone (2011)
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