The Best of 2018 The Best Pop Albums of 2018  

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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
824 371
Liberation is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Pop Albums of 2018
Christina Aguilera

"Accelerate"

"Fall in Line"

"Twice"

2
278 476
Golden is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Pop Albums of 2018
Kylie Minogue

"Dancing"

"Stop Me from Falling"

"Golden"

3
494 978
GREAT! is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Pop Albums of 2018
Momoland

3rd Extended Play For Momoland

4
493 976
Fun To The World is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Pop Albums of 2018
Momoland

4th Extended Play For Momoland

5
306 588
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
217 426
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
224 466
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
154 370
Dirty Computer is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Pop Albums of 2018
Janelle MonĂ¡e

"Make Me Feel"

"Django Jane"

"Pynk"

9
130 358
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
16 3
Marilia Adamaki is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Pop Albums of 2018
IrisAristi added Marilia Adamaki

"smarmy world"

"Nothing's going to change"

"jealous"

"you're only embarrassing yourself"

11
128 389
Expectations is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Pop Albums of 2018
Bebe Rexha

"I'm a Mess"

"Ferrari"

"I Got You"

12
112 349
Voicenotes is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Pop Albums of 2018
Charlie Puth

"Attention"

"The Way I Am"

"Done for Me"

13
108 354
Youngblood is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Pop Albums of 2018
5 Seconds of Summer

"Want You Back"

"Youngblood"

"Better Man"

14
93 329
Speak Your Mind is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Pop Albums of 2018
Anne-Marie

"Friends"

"2002"

"Alarm"

15
90 333
Man of the Woods is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Pop Albums of 2018
Justin Timberlake

"Filthy"

"Supplies"

"Say Something"

16
72 293
Joyride is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Pop Albums of 2018
Tinashe

"No Drama"

"Faded Love"

"Me So Bad"

17
1 3
Phoenix is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Pop Albums of 2018
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18
58 268
No Shame is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Pop Albums of 2018
Lily Allen

"Trigger Bang"

"Your Choice"

"Apples"

19
54 288
Expectations is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Pop Albums of 2018
Hayley Kiyoko

"Feelings"

"What I Need"

"Curious"

20
53 294
R.O.S.E. is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Pop Albums of 2018
Jessie J

"Real Deal"

"Think About That"

"Not My Ex"

21
33 224
Electric Light is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Pop Albums of 2018
James Bay

"Wild Love"

"Pink Lemonade"

"Us"

22
32 223
Beautiful Life is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Pop Albums of 2018
Rick Astley

"Beautiful Life"

"Empty Heart"

"Shivers"

23
34 250
So Sad So Sexy is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Pop Albums of 2018
Lykke Li

"Deep End"

"Hard Rain"

"Utopia"

24
29 221
Primal Heart is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Pop Albums of 2018
Kimbra

"Everybody Knows"

"Top of the World"

"Human"

25
24 212
Night & Day is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Pop Albums of 2018
The Vamps

"All Night"

"Middle of the Night"

"Hands"