2012 Pop Album Releases

2012
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EP

(30)

LP

(145)

Single

(91)
Genre

Ambient

(54)

Art Pop

(72)

Country

(47)

Dance

(42)

Folk

(131)

Hip Hop

(301)

K-Pop

(71)

Metal

(234)

Pop

(289)

Punk

(56)

R&B

(44)

Rock

(452)
Feb 21
Grimes - Visions
Grimes
Visions
80
critic score
(38)
81
user score
(1,669)
Oct 22
Taylor Swift - Red
Taylor Swift
Red
74
critic score
(19)
78
user score
(1,553)
May 28
alt-J - An Awesome Wave
alt-J
An Awesome Wave
80
critic score
(20)
79
user score
(922)
Apr 30
MARINA - Electra Heart
Marina & the Diamonds
Electra Heart
57
critic score
(16)
74
user score
(863)
Nov 19
Rihanna - Unapologetic
Rihanna
Unapologetic
60
critic score
(22)
62
user score
(636)
Dec 7
Bruno Mars - Unorthodox Jukebox
Bruno Mars
Unorthodox Jukebox
70
critic score
(16)
70
user score
(555)
Mar 26
Madonna - MDNA
Madonna
MDNA
59
critic score
(27)
52
user score
(508)
Jul 24
Purity Ring - Shrines
Purity Ring
Shrines
78
critic score
(35)
78
user score
(436)
Sep 18
Carly Rae Jepsen - Kiss
Carly Rae Jepsen
Kiss
62
critic score
(10)
64
user score
(375)
Mar 26
Chromatics - Kill for Love
Chromatics
Kill for Love
82
critic score
(24)
80
user score
(365)
Nov 12
Crystal Castles - (III)
Crystal Castles
(III)
73
critic score
(38)
74
user score
(364)
Dec 4
Kesha - Warrior
Kesha
Warrior
64
critic score
(20)
68
user score
(350)
Dec 11
Green Day - ¡Tre!
Green Day
¡Tre!
58
critic score
(17)
44
user score
(318)
Feb 21
fun. - Some Nights
fun.
Some Nights
54
critic score
(14)
62
user score
(310)
Jun 19
Justin Bieber - Believe
Justin Bieber
Believe
67
critic score
(14)
44
user score
(277)
Apr 3
Of Monsters and Men - My Head Is an Animal
Of Monsters and Men
My Head Is an Animal
71
critic score
(14)
74
user score
(273)
Jun 26
Maroon 5 - Overexposed
Maroon 5
Overexposed
55
critic score
(12)
48
user score
(267)
Jul 24
Passion Pit - Gossamer
Passion Pit
Gossamer
74
critic score
(32)
77
user score
(249)
Oct 9
Ellie Goulding - Halcyon
Ellie Goulding
Halcyon
67
critic score
(19)
76
user score
(247)
Nov 13
Christina Aguilera - Lotus
Christina Aguilera
Lotus
62
critic score
(12)
51
user score
(241)
Sep 18
Pink - The Truth About Love
Pink
The Truth About Love
69
critic score
(17)
73
user score
(227)
Jun 12
iamamiwhoami - kin
iamamiwhoami
kin
77
critic score
(11)
82
user score
(221)
Aug 1
Farrah Abraham - My Teenage Dream Ended
Farrah Abraham
My Teenage Dream Ended
80
critic score
(2)
59
user score
(211)
Jan 24
Chairlift - Something
Chairlift
Something
75
critic score
(25)
79
user score
(196)
Jun 11
Hot Chip - In Our Heads
Hot Chip
In Our Heads
75
critic score
(40)
79
user score
(180)
Oct 16
Sky Ferreira - Ghost
Sky Ferreira
Ghost
58
critic score
(5)
76
user score
(176)
Oct 30
Calvin Harris - 18 Months
Calvin Harris
18 Months
57
critic score
(19)
60
user score
(172)
Nov 12
One Direction - Take Me Home
One Direction
Take Me Home
66
critic score
(10)
56
user score
(160)
Jul 10
Twin Shadow - Confess
Twin Shadow
Confess
77
critic score
(30)
76
user score
(142)
Nov 16
Little Mix - DNA
Little Mix
DNA
62
critic score
(7)
62
user score
(136)
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Mar 2
Grimes - Oblivion
Grimes
Oblivion
95
user score
(131)
Jan 24
First Aid Kit - The Lion's Roar
First Aid Kit
The Lion's Roar
75
critic score
(21)
76
user score
(126)
Feb 28
TR/ST - TRST
TR/ST
TRST
73
critic score
(16)
82
user score
(124)
Mar 23
Katy Perry - Teenage Dream: The Complete Confection
Katy Perry
Teenage Dream: The Complete Confection
69
critic score
(2)
76
user score
(118)
Oct 9
Taylor Swift - I Knew You Were Trouble
Taylor Swift
I Knew You Were Trouble
83
critic score
(1)
75
user score
(114)
Aug 13
Taylor Swift - We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together
Taylor Swift
We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together
82
critic score
(3)
75
user score
(111)
Oct 16
Taylor Swift - State of Grace
Taylor Swift
State of Grace
91
user score
(98)
Oct 29
Imagine Dragons - Radioactive
Imagine Dragons
Radioactive
50
critic score
(1)
71
user score
(92)
Nov 7
Charli XCX - Super Ultra
Charli XCX
Super Ultra
55
critic score
(2)
68
user score
(90)
May 1
Santigold - Master of My Make-Believe
Santigold
Master of My Make-Believe
71
critic score
(31)
75
user score
(89)
Sep 27
Rihanna - Diamonds
Rihanna
Diamonds
71
critic score
(4)
76
user score
(89)
May 22
Katy Perry - Wide Awake
Katy Perry
Wide Awake
72
critic score
(3)
70
user score
(86)
Oct 22
Bridgit Mendler - Hello My Name Is...
Bridgit Mendler
Hello My Name Is...
60
critic score
(1)
73
user score
(86)
Aug 27
Rita Ora - Ora
Rita Ora
Ora
53
critic score
(8)
54
user score
(83)
Feb 13
Katy Perry - Part of Me
Katy Perry
Part of Me
60
critic score
(6)
63
user score
(81)
Jun 22
Lana Del Rey - Summertime Sadness
Lana Del Rey
Summertime Sadness
84
user score
(77)
Jun 12
Charli XCX - Heartbreaks and Earthquakes
Charli XCX
Heartbreaks and Earthquakes
83
critic score
(1)
72
user score
(75)
Oct 1
Taylor Swift - Begin Again
Taylor Swift
Begin Again
91
critic score
(1)
83
user score
(75)
Sep 14
Nelly Furtado - The Spirit Indestructible
Nelly Furtado
The Spirit Indestructible
55
critic score
(7)
64
user score
(73)
Jan 9
Grimes - Genesis
Grimes
Genesis
93
user score
(72)
Jun 10
f(x) - Electric Shock
f(x)
Electric Shock
73
user score
(70)
Sep 25
No Doubt - Push and Shove
No Doubt
Push and Shove
60
critic score
(17)
57
user score
(70)
Aug 21
Owl City - The Midsummer Station
Owl City
The Midsummer Station
46
critic score
(7)
51
user score
(69)
Jul 15
PSY - Gangnam Style (강남스타일)
PSY
Gangnam Style (강남스타일)
59
user score
(67)
May 15
Garbage - Not Your Kind of People
Garbage
Not Your Kind of People
60
critic score
(26)
65
user score
(62)
Jul 6
Lana Del Rey - National Anthem
Lana Del Rey
National Anthem
76
user score
(61)
Feb 14
Nicki Minaj - Starships
Nicki Minaj
Starships
58
critic score
(5)
63
user score
(57)
Jun 5
The Beach Boys - That's Why God Made the Radio
The Beach Boys
That's Why God Made the Radio
62
critic score
(19)
60
user score
(57)
May 15
Adam Lambert - Trespassing
Adam Lambert
Trespassing
70
critic score
(10)
53
user score
(55)
Feb 14
Poliça - Give You The Ghost
Poliça
Give You The Ghost
78
critic score
(26)
73
user score
(54)
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