Best Albums of 2012

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1Songs From the Silver Screen - Jackie Evancho

A beautiful voice singing great songs from the movies.
I like!

Wonderful performances of songs clustered around a coherent theme.

Amazing studio album to accompany Jackie's second PBS Great Performances special, "Music Of The Movies". Both are special on their own, with Chris Botti, Jumaane Smith, 2 Cellos, Joshua Bell, Caroline Campbell, The Tenors and Jacob Evancho spread between the two. Get both! - Trancas

Jackie takes familiar songs and makes them new again! - BobG

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2Living Things - Linkin Park

Got to appreciate on the techno they have worked out in the whole album.. - varunyankee

LP are going in a good direction with this album, the best album
Overexposed is second

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3The Strange Case Of... - Halestorm
4Good Kid, M.A.A.D City - Kendrick Lamar

Best hip-hop album of the entire year, bringing it back to what it was.

5+ - Ed Sheeran

This is the best. Why Linkin Park always at the top? I mean I like them but they are overrated here.

If you don't like this piece of heaven, I'm seriously judging you right now

That album was releseadd in 2011 what the hell is it doing in this lit

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6Red - Taylor Swift

RED has to be Taylor's best album to date. From Country to Pop to Dub to Alternative, Taylor gives her fans a little taste of everything. Simply Amazing! I have been listening to it nonstop seriously.

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7Trespassing - Adam Lambert
8Stronger - Kelly Clarkson

OK, it was released in the late 2011 but a huge success and biggest hit "What Doesn't Kill You (Stronger)" came in 2012 - Magnolia

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9The Money Store - Death Grips

Without a doubt, one of the best industrial hip hop albums out there.

10The Midsummer Station - Owl City

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11At the Gates of Sethu - Nile
12Some Nights - fun.
13Lonerism - Tame Impala
14The Truth About Love - Pink

Not a weak track on this fantastic piece pop. Gives a good name to female pop singers

15Umskiptar - Burzum

Pretty shocked to see a Burzum album this high.

16Greatest Hits - Chapter One - Kelly Clarkson
17The Connection - Papa Roach

Best papa roach album, and the best rock album of 2012 of course, it should be replaced by Linkin Park' living things... Because the connection is far better than the hip hops, and also after papa roach spilled some electronic sounds in it... It was a legendary piece...

Not only are Papa Roach rapping again but they've also been experimenting with other sounds like electronics and dubstep to mostly great effect. A truly awesome album.

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18Night Visions - Imagine Dragons

Come on people. This is one of the best albums I've heard in years, and yet it's behind Justin Bieber and Nicki Minaj? What has our world come to? Recognize good music, people.

The band name is Imagine Dragons, Radioactive is a song from the album. - TheEvilNuggetCookie

Listen to "Nothing Left To Say", you'll know what I mean.

Wow way too far down on the list

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19Aftermath of the Lowdown - Richie Sambora

The 3rd & the latest addition of the Epic 'Richie Rambora' Solo Arsenal!

20Collide With the Sky - Pierce the Veil
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