Frank Ocean
Channel Orange


Parent genres: Contemporary R&B, R&B



Best of All-time Lists, Best of Decade Lists, etc.
Beats Per Minute (USA) - The 130 Best Albums of the Last Five Years (2013) 17
Billboard (USA) - The 20 Best Albums of the 2010s (2015) 4
GQ (USA) - The 21 Best Albums of the 21st Century (2014) 7
Pitchfork (USA) - The 100 Best Albums of the Decade So Far (2010-2014) 4
Robert Dimery - 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die (Updated 2013) No Order
Spin (USA) - The 300 Best Albums of the Past 30 Years (2015) 130
Treble (USA) - The Decade So Far 2010-2014 (2015) 2
Clash (UK) - The Top 100 Albums of Clash's Lifetime (2004-2014) 10
NME (UK) - The 50 Best Albums of the Decade So Far (2010-2014) 33
NME (UK) - The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time (2013) 147
Rock de Lux (Spain) - The 300 (+200) Best Albums from 1984-2014 (2014) 259
Ratings
All Music Guide (USA) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars 4.5 Stars
Robert Christgau (USA) - Consumer Guide Album Grade A-
Metacritic (Metascore 0-100, Weighted Average of Reviews from USA and UK) 92
Music Story (France) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars 4 Stars
Piero Scaruffi, Italy (www.scaruffi.com), Album Ratings (Scale 1 to 10) 7
End of Year Lists
A.V. Club (USA) - Top Albums of 2012 1
AllMusic (USA) - Top Albums of 2012 2
Amazon (USA) - Top Albums of 2012 6
American Songwriter (USA) - Top Albums of 2012 19
Beats Per Minute (USA) - Top Albums of 2012 4
Billboard (USA) - Top Albums of 2012 1
CokeMachineGlow (USA) - Top Albums of 2012 25
College Music Journal (USA) - Top Albums of 2012 3
Consequence of Sound (USA) - Top Albums of 2012 1
Death & Taxes (USA) - Top Albums of 2012 No Order
Downbeat (USA) - Albums of the Year 8
Epitonic (USA) - Top Albums of 2012 3
Exclaim! (Canada) - Top Albums of 2012 2
Filter (USA) - Top Albums of 2012 2
Glide (USA) - Top Albums of 2012 10.5
Grammy (USA) - Album of the Year Nominee
MSN (USA) - Top Albums of 2012 1
NPR (USA) - Top Albums of 2012 No Order
Passion of the Weiss (USA) - Top Albums of 2012 24
Paste (USA) - Top Albums of 2012 1
Pitchfork (USA) - Top Albums of 2012 2
PopMatters (USA) - Top Albums of 2012 1
Pretty Much Amazing (USA) - Top Albums of 2012 2
Rolling Stone (USA) - Top Albums of 2012 2
Slant (USA) - Top Albums of 2012 1
Spin (USA) - Top Albums of 2012 1
SputnikMusic (USA) - Top Albums of 2012 11
Stereogum (USA) - Top Albums of 2012 2
The Agit Reader (USA) - Top Albums of 2012 6
The Owl (USA) - Top Albums of 2012 No Order
Tiny Mix Tapes (USA) - Top Albums of 2012 12
Treble (USA) - Top Albums of 2012 1
Under the Radar (USA) - Top Albums of 2012 11
Village Voice Pazz & Jop (USA) - Top Albums of 2012 1
eMusic (USA) - Top Albums of 2012 2
BBC Music (UK) - Top Albums of 2012 2
Clash (UK) - Top Albums of 2012 3
Drowned in Sound (UK) - Top Albums of 2012 11
Fact (UK) - Top Albums of 2012 16
Gigwise (UK) - Top Albums of 2012 2
Hot Press (Ireland) - Top Albums of 2012 8
Mixmag (UK) - Top Albums of 2012 21
Mojo (UK) - Top Albums of 2012 2
MusicOMH (UK) - Top Albums of 2012 1
NME (UK) - Top Albums of 2012 3
No Ripcord (UK) - Top Albums of 2012 6
Q (UK) - Top Albums of 2012 No Order
Rough Trade (UK) - Top Albums of 2012 10
State (Ireland) - Top Albums of 2012 3
The 405 (UK) - Top Albums of 2012 6
The Fly (UK) - Top Albums of 2012 3
The Guardian (UK) - Top Albums of 2012 1
The Line of Best Fit (UK) - Top Albums of 2012 5
This is Fake DIY (UK) - Top Albums of 2012 5
Uncut (UK) - Top Albums of 2012 5
Wire (UK) - Top Albums of 2012 45
Dagbladet (Norway) - Top Albums of 2012 1
Dagsavisen (Norway) - Top Albums of 2012 1
Gaffa (Denmark) - Top Albums of 2012 1
Gaffa (Sweden) - Top Albums of 2012 3
Nojesguiden (Sweden) - Top Albums of 2012 1
Sonic (Sweden) - Top Albums of 2012 2
Humo (Belgium) - Top Albums of 2012 10
Knack (Belgium) - Top Albums of 2012 6
OOR (The Netherlands) - Top Albums of 2012 3
Intro (Germany) - Top Albums of 2012 2
Laut (Germany) - Top Albums of 2012 5
MuzikExpress (Germany) - Top Albums of 2012 2
Preis der Deutschen Schallplatten Kritik - Best of lists from each Quarter No Order
Preis der Deutschen Schallplatten Kritik - Price of the Year No Order
Rolling Stone Germany (Germany) - Top Albums of 2012 12
Spex (Germany) - Top Albums of 2012 1
Vibrations (Switzerland) - Top Albums of 2012 11.5
Fluctuat (France) - Top Albums of 2012 1
Les Inrockuptibles (France) - Top Albums of 2012 4
Magic (France) - Top Albums of 2012 8
SWQW (France) - Top Albums of 2012 14
Telerama (France) - Top Albums of 2012 No Order
Blitz (Portugal) - Top Albums of 2012 7
Go Mag (Spain) - Top Albums of 2012 6
Jenesaispop (Spain) - Top Albums of 2012 3
MondoSonoro (Spain) - Top Albums of 2012 32
Numerocero (Spain) - Top Albums of 2012 4
Playground (Spain) - Top Albums of 2012 2
Rock De Lux (Spain) - Top Albums of 2012 2
FasterLouder (Australia) - Top Albums of 2012 6
Rip It Up (Australia) - Top Albums of 2012 3
The Age (Australia) - Top Albums of 2012 1
Kalporz (Italy) - Top Albums of 2012 4
Sentire Ascoltare (Italy) - Top Albums of 2012 2
Storia della Musica (Italy) - Top Albums of 2012 16
Popboks (Serbia) - Top Albums of 2012 9
Quart (Hungary) - Top Albums of 2012 8
Recorder (Hungary) - Top Albums of 2012 16
Screenagers (Poland) - Top Albums of 2012 1
Club Fonograma (Mexico) - Top Albums of 2012 3
HotTracks (South Korea) - Top Albums of 2012 6


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