I wasn’t aware John Mellancamp made such a stellar album this year. Also, was anybody actually pleased with My Morning Jacket’s album? I was really excited for it but extremely disappointed.

50. No Age – Nouns
49. Hot Chip – Made In The Dark
48. Raphael Saadiq – The Way I See It
47. Of Montreal – Skeletal Lamping
46. The Academy Is… – Fast Times At Barrington High
45. Be Your Own Pet – Get Awkward
44. The Raconteurs – Consolers Of The Lonely
43. Nas – Untitled
42. David Byrne And Brian Eno – Everything That Happens Will Happen Today
41. AC/DC – Black Ice
40. Jonas Brothers – A Little Bit Longer
39. Taylor Swift – Fearless
38. Ra Ra Riot – The Rhumb Line
37. Nine Inch Nails – The Slip
36. The Hold Steady – Stay Positive
35. Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds – Dig!!! Lazarus, Dig!!!
34. Stephen Malkmus – Real Emotional Trash
33. Ne-Yo – Year Of The Gentleman
32. Jamey Johnson – The Lonesome Song
31. MGMT – Oracular Spectacular
30. Duffy – Rockferry
29. Bon Iver – For Emma, Forever Ago
28. The Knux – Remind Me In Three Days…
27. Brian Wilson – That Lucky Old Sun
26. Mudcrutch – Mudcrutch
25. The Magnetic Fields – Distortion
24. Girl Talk – Feed The Animals
23. Conor Oberst – Conor Oberst
22. Jackson Browne – Time The Conquerer
21. Kaiser Chiefs – Off With Their Heads
20. Kings Of Leon – Only By The Night
19. Erykah Badu – New Amerykah, Part 1 (4th World War)
18. Lucinda Williams – Little Honey
17. B.B. King – One Kind Favor
16. Randy Newman – Harps And Angels
15. The Black Keys – Attack & Release
14. Ryan Adams And The Cardinals – Cardinology
13. Blitzen Trapper – Furr
12. Guns N’ Roses – Chinese Democracy
11. Fleet Foxes – Fleet Foxes
10. Vampire Weekend – Vampire Weekend
09. Metallica – Death Magnetic
08. Beck – Modern Guilt
07. Coldplay – Viva La Vida Or Death And All His Friends
06. Santogold – Santogold
05. John Mellencamp – Life, Death, Love And Freedom
04. My Morning Jacket – Evil Urges
03. Lil Wayne – Tha Carter III
02. Bob Dylan – Tell Tale Signs: The Bootleg Series Vol. 8
01. TV On The Radio – Dear Science