NME has announced its Top 50 albums of 2012, with Tame Impala’s Lonerism taking the top spot.
The Modular Recordings release is followed by 4AD’s Grimes’ Visions in second place.
Universal imprints Mercury and Fiction claim two Top 10 hits apiece with the Mercury-signed Frank Ocean and Fiction’s Crystal Castles sit in third and fourth with Channel Orange and (III) respectively.
Further down the top fifth, Fiction follows-up with The Maccabee’s Given To The Wild in 6th and Mercury’s Jake Bugg sits at No.9
The Top 10 looks like this:
1. Tame Impala – Lonerism
2. Grimes – Visions
3. Frank Ocean – Channel Orange
4. Crystal Castles – (III)
5. Alt-J – An Awesome Wave
6. The Maccabees – Given To The Wild
7. Pond – Beard Wives Denim
8. The Cribs – In The Belly Of The Brazen Bull
9. Jake Bugg – Jake Bugg
10.Django Django – Django Django
The full List of NME Top 50 albums of 2012 can be found here.