Best Albums of 2022

Listed below are the best albums of 2022 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 49,000 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, Beach House, Alvvays, King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard, Fontaines D.C., Weyes Blood and Beyoncé.
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 7 of 100

Best Albums of 2022 composition

Country Albums %


United States 456 46%
United Kingdom 209 21%
Canada 58 6%
Mixed Nationality 34 3%
Australia 33 3%
Sweden 24 2%
France 22 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 991 99%
Yes 9 1%
Live? Albums %
No 981 98%
Yes 19 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 992 99%
Yes 8 1%
Popular  Charts
1. The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time by Rolling Stone (2020)
2. 200 Greatest Albums of All Time by Uncut (2016)
3. The Top 100 Albums by VH1 (2001)
4. The 500 Greatest Albums Of All Time by New Music Express (2013)
5. The Definitive 200 by National Association of Recording Merchandisers (2007)
6. Virgin All-Time Top 1000 Albums by Virgin (2000)
7. Top 100 Albums by ABC (2006)
8. The Greatest Rock Albums by uDiscoverMusic (2015)
9. The 100 Greatest Albums Of All Time by Absolute Radio (2012)
10. Mojo Readers: The 100 Greatest Albums Ever Made by Mojo (1996)
11. The 100 Greatest Albums of All Time by Consequence of Sound (2022)
12. 100 Greatest Albums Ever by Q (2006)
13. Greatest 100 Albums of All Time by The Guinness Book of British Hit Singles & Albums with NME (2006)
14. Top 100 Greatest Music Albums by Melody Maker (2000)
15. The Top 50 Albums of All Time by Sound & Vision Magazine (2010)
16. All Time Top 100 Albums by Sounds (1985)
17. Top 100 Albums by Rolling Stone Deutschland (1997)
18. The 100 All-Time Greatest Albums by Entertainment Weekly (2013)
19. The Guardian 100 Best Albums Ever by The Guardian (1997)
20. Os 100 Melhores Discos de Todos Os Tempos by Sinewave (2012)
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