2012 Music End of The Year Summary

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These numbers are obtained from the 39 lists found along the right side of this page.

Band / Artist 1st Place 2nd Place 3rd Place Top 10 Top 25 Other Points
1. Frank Ocean - Channel Orange 9 11 3 7 6 1 250
2. Kendrick Lamar - good kid, m.A.A.d. city 5 3 5 8 5 2 161
3. Tame Impala - Lonerism 3 3 0 10 9 6 137
4. Grimes - Visions 2 5 1 7 7 5 127
5. Fiona Apple - The Idler Wheel 3 1 4 7 4 3 112
6. Swans - The Seer 2 0 1 12 4 7 105
7. Japandroids - Celebration Rock 0 2 2 12 3 5 102
8. Beach House - Bloom 0 0 2 10 6 7 87
9. Chromatics - Kill for Love 1 1 0 5 11 6 82
10. Jessie Ware - Devotion 1 1 1 6 6 7 79
Band / Artist 1st Place 2nd Place 3rd Place Top 10 Top 25 Other Points
11. Grizzly Bear - Shields 0 0 0 7 12 8 79
12. Flying Lotus - Until the Quiet Comes 2 0 0 5 8 8 77
13. Jack White - Blunderbuss 1 0 2 3 12 4 77
14. Sharon Van Etten - Tramp 1 0 0 4 11 5 68
15. Killer Mike - R.A.P. Music 0 0 1 5 9 6 64
16. Dirty Projectors - Swing Lo Magellan 0 0 0 5 8 7 56
17. Cloud Nothings - Attack on Memory 0 0 1 4 7 7 54
18. ∆ (Alt-J) - An Awesome Wave 0 1 1 4 4 3 49
19. Miguel - Kaleidoscope Dream 0 0 0 4 8 5 49
20. Death Grips - The Money Store 0 0 1 4 5 5 46
Band / Artist 1st Place 2nd Place 3rd Place Top 10 Top 25 Other Points
21. Godspeed You! Black Emperor - 'Allelujah! Don't Bend! Ascend! 0 0 0 3 8 6 45
22. Bob Dylan - Tempest 1 1 0 3 3 2 44
23. Leonard Cohen - Old Ideas 1 0 0 4 3 4 43
24. Cat Power - Sun 0 0 0 3 6 10 43
25. Liars - WIXIW 1 0 0 2 5 7 42


How Points are Measured
1st Place = 10 points
2nd Place = 8 points
3rd place = 6 points
Top 10 = 5 points
Top 25 = 3 points
Other = 1 points


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