Best Albums of 2022

Listed below are the best albums of 2022 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 52,000 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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5,350
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Buy album United States
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2,293
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Buy album United States
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2022
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1,940
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Buy album United States
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1,366
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Buy album United States
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2022
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1,347
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Buy album United States
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2022
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1,321
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Buy album United States
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2022
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1,212
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Buy album United States
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2022
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1,180
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Buy album United States
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2022
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1,091
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2022
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962
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Best Albums of 2022 composition

Country Albums %


United States 454 45%
United Kingdom 194 19%
Canada 53 5%
Mixed Nationality 33 3%
Australia 30 3%
France 26 3%
Germany 25 3%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 986 99%
Yes 14 1%
Live? Albums %
No 981 98%
Yes 19 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 996 100%
Yes 4 0%
Best Artists of 1989
1. Pixies
2. The Cure
3. The Stone Roses
4. Beastie Boys
5. Galaxie 500
6. De La Soul
7. Nirvana
8. Nine Inch Nails
9. Tom Petty
10. Lou Reed
11. New Order
12. Faith No More
13. Madonna
14. Kate Bush
15. Fugazi
16. The Blue Nile
17. Julee Cruise
18. Janet Jackson
19. Aerosmith
20. Bob Dylan
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