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Thrillist's The Best Albums of 2019

There's always good new music out there, providing the soundtrack to the highs and lows of daily life.

The Guardian's The 50 Best Albums of 2019

Our pick of the year’s finest albums brings American dreaming, teenage dynamism, heartbreak, barbed rap…

SPIN's The 10 Best Albums of 2019

In 2019, the musical landscape was as fractured and multifarious as the world around it.

NME's The 50 Best Albums of 2019

If anger is an energy, reading this list should be like chugging a can of Monster with your finger stuck in a plug socket.

VICE's The 100 Best Albums of 2019

It was a great year for throwback hip hop, sex-positive R&B, ice-cold dance music, ambitious metal...

NPR Music's 25 Best Albums of 2019

This list was made by writers, editors and producers at NPR Music operating under two rules…

Billboard's The 50 Best Albums of 2019: Staff Picks

Will the 2020s face the same ongoing discussions about the Death of the Album that the 2010s did?

Pitchfork's The 50 Best Albums of 2019

From drowsy hip-hop to pitch-perfect pop, albums of all genres felt more profound than ever.

The New York Times' Best Albums of 2019

Our critics chose the best albums of the year — a format that is in an increasingly fragile state in pop music.