2018 The Best Albums of 2018  

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From Justin Timberlake's Man of the Woods to Post Malone's Beerbongs & Bentleys, the best 2018 albums showcase an incredibly diverse range of talent. Whether you're a fan of pop, rock, rap, or country, there's bound to be something on this list of 2018 albums that appeals to you. Which album this year did you love the most? What would you argue is truly the best new musical achievement of the year? 

Selena Gomez, Celine Dion, Owl City, Avril Lavigne, Charlie Puth, and Kylie Minogue are just a few of the artists releasing new albums in 2018. Artists releasing solo debut albums include Camila Cabello, Rich Brian, Calum Scott, and Liam Payne.

Cast your vote below to help decide the best new albums of the year. Vote up the most superb albums to come out in 2018. Vote down anything you think is not deserving of critical acclaim.

list ordered by

1
291 203
Black Panther: The Album is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Albums of 2018
The Dankest Meme added Black Panther: The Album Various Artists

"All The Stars"

"King's Dead"

"Pray For Me"

2
199 116
KOD is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Albums of 2018
KOD J. Cole

"The Cut Off"

"Motiv8"

"Friends"

3
150 150
Invasion of Privacy is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Albums of 2018
Invasion of Privacy Cardi B

"Bodak Yellow"

"Bartier Cardi"

"Be Careful"

4
221 243
Culture II is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Albums of 2018
Culture II Migos

"Stir Fry"

"MotorSport"

"Supastars"

5
184 206
? is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Albums of 2018
? XXXTentacion

"Sad!"

"Changes"

"Hope"

6
217 270
Camila is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Albums of 2018
Camila Camila Cabello

"Havana"

"Never Be the Same"

"Real Friends"

7
153 109
Beerbongs & Bentleys is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Albums of 2018
Beerbongs & Bentleys Post Malone

"Rockstar"

"Psycho"

"Candy Paint"

8
93 141
The World Is Yours is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Albums of 2018
The World Is Yours Rich the Kid

"New Freezer"

"Dead Friends"

"Plug Walk"

9
99 180
Amen is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Albums of 2018
Amen Rich Brian

"Glow Like Dat"

"Chaos"

"See Me"

10
61 80
Dirty Computer is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Albums of 2018
Dirty Computer Janelle Monáe

"Pynk"

"Make Me Feel"

"Django Jane"

11
49 71
SR3MM is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Albums of 2018
SR3MM Rae Sremmurd

"Powerglide"

"Hurt to Look"

"Close"

12
23 72
Blue Madonna is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Albums of 2018
Blue Madonna Børns

"Faded Heart"

"God Save Our Young Blood"

"Sweet Dreams"

13
34 104
Ephorize is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Albums of 2018
Ephorize cupcakKe

"Exit"

"Cartoons"

"Crayons"

14
96 179
Man of the Woods is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Albums of 2018
Man of the Woods Justin Timberlake

"Filthy"

"Say Something"

"Supplies"

15
16 81
Vale is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Albums of 2018
Vale Black Veil Brides

"The Outsider"

"My Vow"

"When They Call My Name"

16
9 68
Wrong Creatures is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Albums of 2018
Wrong Creatures Black Rebel Motorcycle Club

"Little Thing Gone Wild"

"Haunt"

"Question of Faith"