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, Black Midi, Alvvays, Beach House, Beyoncé, Fontaines D.C. and King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard.
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5,598
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Buy album United States
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2,246
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Buy album United States
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2,129
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Buy album United States
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1,486
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1,484
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Buy album United States
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1,430
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Buy album United States
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2022
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1,205
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Buy album United States
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1,172
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Buy album United States
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1,096
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Total albums: 996. Page 1 of 100

Best Albums of 2022 composition

Country Albums %


United States 458 46%
United Kingdom 190 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%
Best Artists of the 2000s
1. Radiohead
2. Arcade Fire
3. The Strokes
4. Coldplay
5. Sufjan Stevens
6. Arctic Monkeys
7. Wilco
8. Animal Collective
9. Muse
10. The White Stripes
11. Kanye West
12. Phil Elverum
13. Interpol
14. Modest Mouse
15. Queens Of The Stone Age
16. Madvillain
17. Godspeed You! Black Emperor
18. LCD Soundsystem
19. The National
20. The Flaming Lips
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