2018 Music 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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Fun To The World is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Pop Albums of 2018
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GREAT! is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Pop Albums of 2018
Yeonwoo21 added GREAT! Momoland

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Sweetener is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Pop Albums of 2018
Sweetener Ariana Grande

"No Tears Left to Cry"

"God Is a Woman"

"The Light Is Coming"

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Shawn Mendes is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Pop Albums of 2018
Shawn Mendes Shawn Mendes

"In My Blood"

"Lost in Japan"

"Youth"

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Camila is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Pop Albums of 2018
Camila Camila Cabello

"Havana"

"Never Be the Same"

"Real Friends"

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Voicenotes is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Pop Albums of 2018
Voicenotes Charlie Puth

"Attention"

"The Way I Am"

"Done for Me"

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Dirty Computer is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Pop Albums of 2018
Dirty Computer Janelle Monáe

"Make Me Feel"

"Django Jane"

"Pynk"

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Speak Your Mind is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Pop Albums of 2018
Speak Your Mind Anne-Marie

"Friends"

"2002"

"Alarm"

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Joyride is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Pop Albums of 2018
Joyride Tinashe

"No Drama"

"Faded Love"

"Me So Bad"

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Youngblood is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Pop Albums of 2018
Youngblood 5 Seconds of Summer

"Want You Back"

"Youngblood"

"Better Man"

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Pray for the Wicked is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Pop Albums of 2018
Pray for the Wicked Panic! at the Disco

"Say Amen (Saturday Night)"

"High Hopes"

"King of the Clouds"

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Expectations is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Pop Albums of 2018
Expectations Bebe Rexha

"I'm a Mess"

"Ferrari"

"I Got You"

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Liberation is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Pop Albums of 2018
Liberation Christina Aguilera

"Accelerate"

"Fall in Line"

"Twice"

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

"Filthy"

"Supplies"

"Say Something"

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Expectations is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Pop Albums of 2018
Expectations Hayley Kiyoko

"Feelings"

"What I Need"

"Curious"

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R.O.S.E. is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Pop Albums of 2018
R.O.S.E. Jessie J

"Real Deal"

"Think About That"

"Not My Ex"

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So Sad So Sexy is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Pop Albums of 2018
So Sad So Sexy Lykke Li

"Deep End"

"Hard Rain"

"Utopia"

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Know. is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Pop Albums of 2018
Know. Jason Mraz

"Have It All"

"Unlonely"

"More Than Friends"

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Blue Madonna is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Pop Albums of 2018
Blue Madonna Børns

"Faded Heart"

"Sweet Dreams"

"I Don't Want U Back"

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Golden is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Pop Albums of 2018
Golden Kylie Minogue

"Dancing"

"Stop Me from Falling"

"Golden"

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Beautiful Life is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Pop Albums of 2018
Beautiful Life Rick Astley

"Beautiful Life"

"Empty Heart"

"Shivers"

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Night & Day is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Pop Albums of 2018
Night & Day The Vamps

"All Night"

"Middle of the Night"

"Hands"

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No Shame is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Pop Albums of 2018
No Shame Lily Allen

"Trigger Bang"

"Your Choice"

"Apples"

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Electric Light is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Pop Albums of 2018
Electric Light James Bay

"Wild Love"

"Pink Lemonade"

"Us"

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Primal Heart is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Pop Albums of 2018
Primal Heart Kimbra

"Everybody Knows"

"Top of the World"

"Human"

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

"Best of My Love"

"Roller Skates"

"Hot Stuff"

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

"All My Friends"

"Lucid Dream"

"New York City"

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

"The Times They Are A-Changing'"

"Both Sides Now"

"The Sound of Silence"