Best Albums of 2018 by Genre

There is no doubt that 2018 was a great year for music. From indie to pop, artists from across genres created amazing work this year. Here are 10 the great albums from 2018 by their genre!

 

1. Hip-Hop: Swimming- Mac Miller

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Although Mac Miller has tragically left us this year, Swimming will continue to be remembered by all of his fans.

 

2. Pop: Sweetener- Ariana Grande

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Ariana Grande’s new album was everywhere on social media this year, and the 25-year-old isn’t slowing down any time soon! Thank you, next!

 

3. Rap: Beerbongs & Bentleys- Post Malone

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It was a great year for Post Malone. The young rapper blended together different sounds to create an album that went beyond rap.

 

4. Group: Iridescence- BROCKHAMPTON

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The modern collaborative group formed in 2015 came out with Iridescence this year. The record is experimental and is a great choice if you want to listen to something new.

 

5. Indie: Lush- Snail Mail

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Lindsey Jordan, the “Snail Mail” soloist, put together her first album this year. The 19-year-old only just begun her music career and has many years ahead of her.

 

6. Alternative: Pray for the Wicked- Panic! At the Disco

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Panic! At the Disco’s sound sure changed a lot through the years, however, Brendon Urie’s passion for his music has remained the same.

 

7. Classic Rock: Anthem of the Peaceful Army- Greta Van Fleet

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If you are a fan of Led Zeppelin, chances are you’ll love Greta Van Fleet. Their sound is very similar to that of the classic rock band.

 

8. Country: Golden Hour- Kacey Musgraves

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Kacey Musgraves new album Golden Hour is easy to listen to and was a hit in the country music world.

 

9. Folk: Staying at Tamara’s- George Ezra

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George Ezra is an up and coming artist with an incredible voice. With his latest album, the young singer has helped to bring folk to the mainstream.

 

10. EDM: Neon Future III- Steve Aoki

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This is Steve Aoki’s fifth studio album, and the world-famous DJ isn’t slowing down any time soon.