Best Albums of 2022

Listed below are the best albums of 2022 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 47,000 greatest album charts.

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2022 year summaryThe best artists of 2022 are Black Country, New Road, Big Thief, Kendrick Lamar, The Smile, Beach House, King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard, Black Midi, Arcade Fire, Danger Mouse & Black Thought and Fontaines D.C..
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Total albums: 979. Page 1 of 98

Best Albums of 2022 composition

Country Albums %


United States 476 48%
United Kingdom 179 18%
Canada 53 5%
Australia 43 4%
Mixed Nationality 38 4%
Sweden 25 2%
Japan 20 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 984 98%
Yes 17 2%
Live? Albums %
No 980 98%
Yes 21 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 996 100%
Yes 5 0%
Recognised  Decade Charts (2020s)
1. 100 Best Albums of the 2010s by Rolling Stone (2019)
2. 100 Best Albums of the 2010s: Staff Picks by Billboard (2019)
3. NME's Greatest Albums of The Decade: The 2010s by New Music Express (2019)
4. Top 48 Music Albums of the 2010s by Gorilla vs. Bear (2019)
5. The 50 best albums of the decade – 2010 to 2019 by Independent (2019)
6. All The Best Albums Of The 2010s, Ranked by Uproxx (2019)
7. Top 100 Albums of the Decade by Crack Magazine (2019)
8. The Needle Drop's Top Albums Of The 2010s by The Needle Drop (2019)
9. Tiny Mix Tapes 2010s: Favorite 100 Music Releases of the Decade by Tiny Mix Tapes (2019)
10. The A.V. Club's 50 best albums of the 2010s by The A.V. Club (2019)
11. Top 50 Albums of the 2010s by The Wild Honey Pie (2019)
12. The 100 Best Albums Of The 2010s by Stereogum (2019)
13. The 50 Best Albums of the Decade by Deep Cuts (2019)
14. StuBru albums of 2010s by StuBru (2017)
15. The 200 Best Albums of the 2010s by Pitchfork (2019)
16. Top 100 Albums of the 2010s by Consequence of Sound (2019)
17. The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s by Paste (2019)
18. 100 greatest albums of the 2010s by cleveland.com (2019)
19. Top 108 Best Albums Of The 2010s by 108 Mics (2020)
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