Best Albums of 2022

Listed below are the best albums of 2022 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 53,000 greatest album charts.

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2022 year summaryThe best artists of 2022 were Black Country, New Road, Big Thief, Kendrick Lamar, The Smile, Alvvays, Black Midi, Beach House, Beyoncé, Fontaines D.C. and King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard.
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Best Albums of 2022 composition

Country Albums %


United States 458 46%
United Kingdom 189 19%
Canada 55 6%
Mixed Nationality 35 4%
Australia 29 3%
France 26 3%
Germany 24 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 987 99%
Yes 13 1%
Live? Albums %
No 982 98%
Yes 18 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 996 100%
Yes 4 0%
Popular  Charts
1. 200 Greatest Albums of All Time by Uncut (2016)
2. 100 Best Albums - 2024 Edition by Apple Music (2024)
3. The Top 100 Albums by VH1 (2001)
4. The 500 Greatest Albums Of All Time by New Music Express (2013)
5. The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time by Rolling Stone (2020)
6. Virgin All-Time Top 1000 Albums by Virgin (2000)
7. Top 100 Albums by ABC (2006)
8. The Definitive 200 by National Association of Recording Merchandisers (2007)
9. 100 Greatest Albums Ever by Q (2006)
10. Greatest 100 Albums of All Time by The Guinness Book of British Hit Singles & Albums with NME (2006)
11. The 100 Greatest Albums of All Time by Consequence of Sound (2022)
12. The Greatest Rock Albums by uDiscoverMusic (2015)
13. Die 100 besten Platten des Jahrhunderts by Wiener (1999)
14. Die 100 besten Alben der Musikgeschichte by radioeins (2019)
15. Die 100 Alben des Jahrhunderts by Spex (2000)
16. Top 100 Greatest Music Albums by Melody Maker (2000)
17. The 100 Greatest Albums Of All Time by Absolute Radio (2012)
18. Die 20 besten Alben der Geschichte by Musikexpress.de (2011)
19. Mojo Readers: The 100 Greatest Albums Ever Made by Mojo (1996)
20. The 100 Greatest Rock Albums Of All Time by Classic Rock (2001)
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