AOTY 2022

MUSIC CRITICS' TOP ALBUMS OF 2022

2022 YEAR END LISTS

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Metro Boomin - HEROES & VILLAINS
Metro Boomin
HEROES & VILLAINS
70
critic score
(2)
76
user score
(1,192)
100 gecs - Snake Eyes
100 gecs
Snake Eyes
66
user score
(612)
brakence - hypochondriac
brakence
hypochondriac
81
user score
(402)
RM - Indigo
RM
Indigo
80
critic score
(4)
71
user score
(102)
White Lung - Premonition
White Lung
Premonition
77
critic score
(12)
68
user score
(35)
Leftfield - This Is What We Do
Leftfield
This Is What We Do
74
critic score
(8)
70
user score
(20)
Sophie Jamieson - Choosing
Sophie Jamieson
Choosing
78
critic score
(5)
72
user score
(12)
Neil Young - Harvest [50th anniversary edition]
Neil Young
Harvest [50th anniversary edition]
92
critic score
(5)
40
user score
(5)
Half Alive - Conditions of a Punk
Half Alive
Conditions of a Punk
80
critic score
(1)
65
user score
(71)
Snotty Nose Rez Kids - I'M GOOD, HBU
Snotty Nose Rez Kids
I'M GOOD, HBU
83
critic score
(2)
30
user score
(9)
Boris - fade
Boris
fade
74
critic score
(1)
78
user score
(20)
Rural Internet - SAINT ANGER
Rural Internet
SAINT ANGER
76
user score
(24)
Metro Boomin - HEROES & VILLAINS
Metro Boomin
HEROES & VILLAINS
Chode
70
It’s time for this year's (hopefully) now annual Album Of The Year Awards. Info to vote in the review below →

Same rules as last time. Selections were picked based on a mix of popularity on the site and score on this site. I finalized the nominees this past Friday. We got a diverse list of 46 categories to vote on, as opposed to last year’s 33 categories. I tried to limit the categories to one per artist, the only exception being EPs of the year due to how many of the most ... read more
70
100 gecs - Snake Eyes
100 gecs
Snake Eyes
LonelyHipHopFan
60
Ayo what's with this track, mang? We about to rap about pachinko?
とにかく、DemonDICE ともうします。さって、始めましょう!

Na-nana-na-na- 何 the fuck?
I'm the Satan-flow demon on the set, what's up?
Originality? Yo I got that shit on tap
'Cause I've been drowning in the melodies of Japanese net rap
Jesus Jesus Japanesus
The far-east vibes are my goddamn steez but
Probably a little strange lookin to some
So allow me to elaborate on where I came from
They say ... read more
53
Metro Boomin - HEROES & VILLAINS
Metro Boomin
HEROES & VILLAINS
Manos
75
In "HEROES & VILLAINS" Metro Boomin delivers the best trap album in recent memory

Some of the craziest performances by the best hip hop artists right now laid over the hardest trap production of the year narrated by Morgan Freeman and A$AP Rocky. It just couldn't go wrong but it had no reason being this good

The sonic cohesion and flow of the record are flawless as the many transitions and narration skits make it feel like a real experience never dipping in quality. I love the ... read more
33
10 Years Ago
Bruno Mars - Unorthodox Jukebox
Bruno Mars
Unorthodox Jukebox
70
critic score
(16)
71
user score
(771)
Black Country, New Road - The Place Where He Inserted the Blade
Black Country, New Road
97
Denzel Curry - Walkin
Denzel Curry
95
Black Country, New Road - Basketball Shoes
Black Country, New Road
95
black midi - Sugar/Tzu
black midi
95
Black Country, New Road - Concorde
Black Country, New Road
95

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