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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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  Year Charts (2021)
1. The 50 Best Albums of 2021 by Rolling Stone (2021)
2. The 50 Best Albums of 2021 by Billboard (2021)
3. Top 10 Albums of the Year 2021 by Bleep (2021)
4. Top 10 Albums of 2021 by People (2021)
5. Top 50 Albums of 2021 by Vive Le Rock! (2021)
6. Gigwise's 51 Best Albums of 2021 by Gigwise (2021)
7. The 75 Best Albums of 2021 by PopMatters (2021)
8. Top 98 Music Albums of 2021 by The Quietus (2021)
9. The 50 best albums of 2021 by New Music Express (2021)
10. The Best Albums of 2021 by FLOOD Magazine (2021)
11. 20 Best Albums of 2021 by Gaffa (2021)
12. Top 50 Albums of 2021 by The Needle Drop (2021)
13. The Skinny's Top 10 Albums of 2021 by The Skinny (2021)
14. Top 100 Albums of 2021 by Piccadilly Records (2021)
15. The 20 best albums of 2021 by Dazed (2021)
16. The Top 50 Albums of 2021 by Crack Magazine (2021)
17. Albums Of The Year 2021 by Rough Trade (2021)
18. Albums of 2021 by God is in the TV (2021)
19. The 50 Best Albums of 2021 by NPR (2021)
20. The Best Albums of 2021 by Complex (2021)
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