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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5,426
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Buy album United States
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Buy album United States
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2,044
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Buy album United States
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1,419
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Buy album United States
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2022
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1,352
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1,335
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Buy album United States
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2022
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1,181
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2022
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1,177
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1,090
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Total albums: 987. Page 1 of 99

Best Albums of 2022 composition

Country Albums %


United States 456 46%
United Kingdom 192 19%
Canada 54 5%
Mixed Nationality 34 3%
Australia 30 3%
France 26 3%
Germany 24 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 987 99%
Yes 13 1%
Live? Albums %
No 981 98%
Yes 19 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 996 100%
Yes 4 0%
Popular  Charts
1. The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time by Rolling Stone (2020)
2. The Top 100 Albums by VH1 (2001)
3. 200 Greatest Albums of All Time by Uncut (2016)
4. The 500 Greatest Albums Of All Time by New Music Express (2013)
5. Top 100 Albums by ABC (2006)
6. The Definitive 200 by National Association of Recording Merchandisers (2007)
7. Virgin All-Time Top 1000 Albums by Virgin (2000)
8. The 100 Greatest Albums Of All Time by Absolute Radio (2012)
9. Greatest 100 Albums of All Time by The Guinness Book of British Hit Singles & Albums with NME (2006)
10. Die 100 besten Alben der Musikgeschichte by radioeins (2019)
11. Die 100 besten Platten des Jahrhunderts by Wiener (1999)
12. 100 Greatest Albums Ever by Q (2006)
13. The Greatest Rock Albums by uDiscoverMusic (2015)
14. Die 20 besten Alben der Geschichte by Musikexpress.de (2011)
15. The 100 Greatest Albums of All Time by Consequence of Sound (2022)
16. Top 100 Greatest Music Albums by Melody Maker (2000)
17. Die 100 Alben des Jahrhunderts by Spex (2000)
18. Mojo Readers: The 100 Greatest Albums Ever Made by Mojo (1996)
19. Top 90.3 Listener Voted Albums by KEXP (2008)
20. Os 100 Melhores Discos de Todos Os Tempos by Sinewave (2012)
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