The Best of 2018 The Best Pop Albums of 2018  

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List Rules Vote up the best pop albums of 2018.

Love it or hate it, pop music has a seemingly unending appeal to a widespread audience and the best pop albums of 2018 showcase the bounciest, catchiest, and most dance-able work in the genre. With new albums from Ariana Grande, Shawn Mendes, Camila Cabello, and Charlie Puth, it's hard to pick a single album that best exemplifies the strength of pop. 

Which new pop albums of 2018 were your favorites? Vote below to help decide the top album of the year. See anything missing from this list of 2018 albums? Feel free to add it below. 

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1
817 304
Liberation is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Pop Albums of 2018
Christina Aguilera

"Accelerate"

"Fall in Line"

"Twice"

2
276 406
Golden is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Pop Albums of 2018
Kylie Minogue

"Dancing"

"Stop Me from Falling"

"Golden"

3
447 952
Fun To The World is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Pop Albums of 2018
Momoland

4th Extended Play For Momoland

4
448 956
GREAT! is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Pop Albums of 2018
Momoland

3rd Extended Play For Momoland

5
273 583
Sweetener is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Pop Albums of 2018
Ariana Grande

"No Tears Left to Cry"

"God Is a Woman"

"The Light Is Coming"

6
197 415
Shawn Mendes is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Pop Albums of 2018
Shawn Mendes

"In My Blood"

"Lost in Japan"

"Youth"

7
206 454
Camila is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Pop Albums of 2018
Camila Cabello

"Havana"

"Never Be the Same"

"Real Friends"

8
143 357
Dirty Computer is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Pop Albums of 2018
Janelle Monáe

"Make Me Feel"

"Django Jane"

"Pynk"

9
115 349
Pray for the Wicked is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Pop Albums of 2018
Panic! at the Disco

"Say Amen (Saturday Night)"

"High Hopes"

"King of the Clouds"

10
122 379
Expectations is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Pop Albums of 2018
Bebe Rexha

"I'm a Mess"

"Ferrari"

"I Got You"

11
102 342
Voicenotes is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Pop Albums of 2018
Charlie Puth

"Attention"

"The Way I Am"

"Done for Me"

12
99 346
Youngblood is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Pop Albums of 2018
5 Seconds of Summer

"Want You Back"

"Youngblood"

"Better Man"

13
90 321
Speak Your Mind is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Pop Albums of 2018
Anne-Marie

"Friends"

"2002"

"Alarm"

14
89 321
Man of the Woods is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Pop Albums of 2018
Justin Timberlake

"Filthy"

"Supplies"

"Say Something"

15
69 284
Joyride is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Pop Albums of 2018
Tinashe

"No Drama"

"Faded Love"

"Me So Bad"

16
58 257
No Shame is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Pop Albums of 2018
Lily Allen

"Trigger Bang"

"Your Choice"

"Apples"

17
51 286
R.O.S.E. is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Pop Albums of 2018
Jessie J

"Real Deal"

"Think About That"

"Not My Ex"

18
49 283
Expectations is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Pop Albums of 2018
Hayley Kiyoko

"Feelings"

"What I Need"

"Curious"

19
32 217
Electric Light is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Pop Albums of 2018
James Bay

"Wild Love"

"Pink Lemonade"

"Us"

20
31 218
Beautiful Life is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Pop Albums of 2018
Rick Astley

"Beautiful Life"

"Empty Heart"

"Shivers"

21
34 245
So Sad So Sexy is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Pop Albums of 2018
Lykke Li

"Deep End"

"Hard Rain"

"Utopia"

22
29 215
Primal Heart is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Pop Albums of 2018
Kimbra

"Everybody Knows"

"Top of the World"

"Human"

23
24 207
Night & Day is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Pop Albums of 2018
The Vamps

"All Night"

"Middle of the Night"

"Hands"

24
22 207
Know. is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Pop Albums of 2018
Jason Mraz

"Have It All"

"Unlonely"

"More Than Friends"

25
24 226
Blue Madonna is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Pop Albums of 2018
Børns

"Faded Heart"

"Sweet Dreams"

"I Don't Want U Back"

26
15 199
Best of My Love is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Pop Albums of 2018
Samantha Jade

"Best of My Love"

"Roller Skates"

"Hot Stuff"

27
15 200
Cinematic is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Pop Albums of 2018
Owl City

"All My Friends"

"Lucid Dream"

"New York City"

28
6 163
Origins is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Pop Albums of 2018
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29
6 199
Songs from the Village is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Pop Albums of 2018
Jess & Matt

"The Times They Are A-Changing'"

"Both Sides Now"

"The Sound of Silence"