Frank Ocean, Jake Bugg & Kanye in NME's end of year lists

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Frank Ocean's debut album 'Channel Orange' features at Number 3 in NME's best albums of 2012 list, with two tracks in their best singles of the year ('Pyramids' at 12 and 'Forrest Gump' at 46). Jake features in three of their end of year lists - with his eponymous debut album at Number 9 in their top albums, 'Lighting Bolt' at Number 7 in their top singles, and a 'Two Fingers' line in their reader-voted top lyrics. Finally, Kanye West's 'Cruel Summer' G.O.O.D. Music compilation landed at Number 31 in their albums list, while 'Clique' and 'Mercy' hit Numbers 15 and 39 in their singles run down respectively.