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The Guardian’s Top 50 Albums of 2018

Christine and The Queens at Brooklyn Steel
Christine and The Queens at Brooklyn Steel (more by Em Grey)

UK newspaper The Guardian has been dripping out its Albums of the Year all month, but now here’s the full list with Christine and The QueensChris in their top slot, with RobynJanelle Monáe, Cardi B and Mitski following right behind. Elsewhere on the list: Tracey Thorn, U.S. Girls, Jon Hopkins, Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, Courtney Barnett, Pusha T, Tirzah, Parquet Courts, The 1975 and more. Check out their full list below.

Need more end-of-year coverage form UK media? Check out lists form Uncut, MOJO, and Q.

The Guardian’s Top 50 Albums of 2018
50. Goat Girl – Goat Girl
49. Jon Hopkins – Singularity
48. Cat Power – Wanderer
47. Khruangbin – Con Todo El Mundo
46. Tracey Thorn – Record
45. Serpentwithfeet – Soil
44. Neneh Cherry – Broken Politics
43. Courtney Marie Andrews – May Your Kindness Remain
42. Skee Mask – Compro
41. Deafheaven – Ordinary Corrupt Human Love
40. Lily Allen – No Shame
39. Gwenno – Le Kov
38. US Girls – In a Poem Unlimited
37. Troye Sivan – Bloom
36. Snail Mail – Lush
35. Lonnie Holley – MITH
34. The 1975 – A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships
33. Tirzah – Devotion
32. Confidence Man – Confident Music for Confident People
31. Rosalía – El Mar Querer
30. Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever – Hope Downs
29. Blood Orange – Negro Swan
28. Travis Scott – Astroworld
27. Courtney Barnett – Tell Me How You Really Feel
26. Nao – Saturn
25. Virginia Wing – Ecstatic Arrow
24. Shame – Songs of Praise
23. Parquet Courts – Wide Awake!
22. Yves Tumor – Safe in the Hands of Love
21. Kali Uchis – Isolation
20. Ariana Grande – Sweetener
19. Julia Holter – Aviary
18. Let’s Eat Grandma – I’m All Ears
17. Pusha T – Daytona
16. Young Fathers – Cocoa Sugar
15. Natalie Prass – The Future and the Past
14. Noname – Room 25
13. The Internet – Hive Mind
12. Sons of Kemet – Your Queen is a Reptile
11. Sophie – Oil of Every Pearl’s Un-Insides
10. Arctic Monkeys – Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino
9. Low – Double Negative
8. Kacey Musgraves – Golden Hour
7. Kamasi Washington – Heaven and Earth
6. Idles – Joy As An Act of Resistance
5. Mitski – Be the Cowboy
4. Cardi B – Invasion of Privacy
3. Janelle Monáe – Dirty Computer
2. Robyn – Honey
1. Christine and the Queens – Chris

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