What are the best albums of 2022, you might ask? From R&B pop superstar The Weeknd's Dawn FM to the Grammy Award-winning Queen Bey's sensational RENAISSANCE, this year's LP discography contains countless bangers across every music genre. Alternative punk royalty and concert tour partners Avril Lavigne and Machine Gun Kelly both dropped their highly-anticipated albums Love Sux and mainstream sellout, and some of your favorite rock artists (Slash, Eddie Vedder, Red Hot Chili Peppers, John Mellencamp, Scorpions) also released their latest studio projects-- all of which are bound to be followed by killer concert tours.
So which 2022 albums were you most excited to listen to? Which ones played the most heavily in your rotation? Vote below for this year's greatest new albums (in your opinion), and vote down the ones that don't live up to their hype.