These Are the Best Albums of 2018 So Far

Did Cardi B and Drake make the cut?

These Are the Best Albums of 2018 So Far
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After 2017 blessed the world with new projects such as Kendrick Lamar’s DAMN, Lorde’s Melodrama, SZA’s Ctrl and Jay-Z’s 4:44, there was absolutely no way that 2018 could top that… could it?

So far, this year has been filled with stellar new albums from budding superstars — Cardi B — to reliable hitmakers — Drake and Janelle Monáe, among others. And, of course, the multitude of Kanye West-produced albums that he crafted in his Wyoming compound.

We here at iDaily have already opened your minds to the best and worst movies of the year, and now, using a combination of Metacritic scores and album sales, we’ve set our sights on determining the best (not the worst, but the best) albums of 2018.