AOTY 2022

MUSIC CRITICS' TOP ALBUMS OF 2022

2022 YEAR END LISTS

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Metro Boomin - HEROES & VILLAINS
Metro Boomin
HEROES & VILLAINS
71
critic score
(3)
76
user score
(1,271)
100 gecs - Snake Eyes
100 gecs
Snake Eyes
66
user score
(634)
brakence - hypochondriac
brakence
hypochondriac
80
user score
(438)
RM - Indigo
RM
Indigo
80
critic score
(4)
71
user score
(116)
White Lung - Premonition
White Lung
Premonition
77
critic score
(12)
67
user score
(38)
Leftfield - This Is What We Do
Leftfield
This Is What We Do
74
critic score
(8)
70
user score
(21)
Sophie Jamieson - Choosing
Sophie Jamieson
Choosing
75
critic score
(6)
74
user score
(16)
Snotty Nose Rez Kids - I'M GOOD, HBU
Snotty Nose Rez Kids
I'M GOOD, HBU
83
critic score
(2)
28
user score
(11)
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
(76)
Boris - fade
Boris
fade
74
critic score
(1)
78
user score
(20)
Rural Internet - SAINT ANGER
Rural Internet
SAINT ANGER
76
user score
(26)
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
71
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
57
Metro Boomin - HEROES & VILLAINS
Metro Boomin
HEROES & VILLAINS
YoussWRLD
83
this is what Jackboys should’ve been

Metro showing he’s not just another producer in the game
unlike other producer albums, this doesn’t feel like a playlist. these aren’t just a few tracks thrown together, there’s a clear theme and a distinct sound to this album.
the features work really well together and seem to have a clear idea of metro’s vision for this album.
great vocal performances from the Weeknd(!) and John Legend
free big shlime fr
ADDITIONAL ... read more
40
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 Country, New Road - Concorde
Black Country, New Road
95
black midi - Sugar/Tzu
black midi
95

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