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Critic And Reader Lists






Rolling Stone 1977 Critics

Albums

• Never Mind The Bollocks - Sex Pistols
• Hotel California; Eagles
• Rumours - Fleetwood Mac
• JT - James Taylor
• My Aim Is True - Elvis Costello
• Hard Again - Muddy Waters

Single

• Night Moves - Bob Seger
• Runners-Up -
• Handy Man - James Taylor
• Go Your Own Way - Fleetwood Mac
• Blinded By The Light - Manfred Mann
• Life In The Fast Line - Eagles
• Got To Give Up - Marvin Gaye
• Best Of My Love - Emotions
• Sheena Is A Punk Rockers - Ramones


Rolling Stone 1977 Readers

Albums

• Rumours - Fleetwood Mac
• Runners-Up -
• Hotel California - Eagles
• The Pretender - Jackson Browne
• CSN - Crosby, Stills & Nash
• Love You Live - Rolling Stones

Singles

• Dreams - Fleetwood Mac
• Runners-Up -
• Hotel California - Eagles
• Night Moves - Bob Seger
• Year Of The Cat - Al Stewart
• God Save The Queen - Sex Pistols

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Rolling Stone 1978 Critics

Best Album

• Some Girls - Rolling Stones

• Runners-Up

• Darkness On The Edge Of Town - Bruce Springsteen
• Running On Empty - Jackson Browne
• This Year's Model - Elvis Costello
• Road To Ruin - Ramones
• Misfits - Kinks

Single

Best Single

• Stayin Alive - Bee Gees

Runners-Up 

• Life's Been Good - Joe Walsh
• Miss You - Rolling Stones
• Because The Night - Patti Smith Rock And Roll Fantasy - Kinks
• Werewolves Of London - Warren Zevon
• Baker Street - Gerry Rafferty
• Just What I Needed - Cars


1978 Readers

Best Album

• Some Girls - Rolling Stones

Runners-Up

• Darkness On The Edge Of Town - Bruce Springsteen
• Running On Empty - Jackson Browne
• Who Are You - Who
• The Stranger - Billy Joel

Singles

Best Single

• Miss You - Rolling Stones

Runners-Up

• Because The Night - Patti Smith
• Baker Street - Gerry Rafferty
• Who Are You - Who
• Running On Empty - Jackson Browne

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Rolling Stone 1979 Critics

Album

• Rust Never Sleeps - Neil Young

Single Of The Year

• Tusk - Fleetwood Mac




Rolling Stone 1980 - Critics


Best Album

• London Calling - The Clash

Runners Up

• The River - Bruce Springsteen
• Remain In Light - Talking Heads
• Doc At The Radar Station - Captain Beefheart And The Magic Band
• Le Chat Bleu - Mink De Ville


Best Single

Love Will Tear Us Apart - Joy Division

Runners-up

• Emotional Rescue - Rolling Stones
• Stop Your Sobbing - The Pretenders
• Call Me - Blondie
• The Breaks - Kurtis Blow


READERS

Best Album

• The River - Bruce Springsteen

Runners-up

• The Wall - Pink Floyd
• London Calling - The Clash
• Empty Glass - Pete Townsend
• Back In Black - AC/DC
• Emotional Rescue - The Rolling Stones

Best Single

• Hungry Heart - Bruce Springsteen

Runners-up

• Another One Bites The Dust - Queen
• Call Me - Blondie
• Real Love - Doobie Brothers
• Turning Japanese - The Vapors

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Rolling Stone 1981 Critics
 
Best Album
 
• Tatoo You - Rolling Stones

Runners-Up

• Wild Gift - X
• East Side Story - Squeeze
• Sandinista - Clash
• Fiyo On The Bayou - Neville Brothers
• Pirates - Ricky Lee Jones
• Catherine Wheel - David Byrne
• Ghost In The Machine - Police
• Strenght Through Oi! - Various Artist
• Freeze-Frame - J.Geils Band
• Dreamtime - Tom Verlaine

Singles

Best Single

• Start Me Up - Rolling Stones

Runners-Up

• Superman - Laurie Anderson
• Urgent - Foreigner
• Walking On Thin Ice - Yoko Ono
• Tempted - Squeeze
• Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic - Police

1981 Readers

• Album - Tattoo You - Rolling Stones

Runners-Up

• Sandinista - Clash
• Hi Infidelity - REO Speedwagon
• Bella Donna - Stevie Nicks
• Double Fantasy - John Lennon & Yoko Ono

Singles

• Start Me Up - Rolling Stones

Runners-Up

• Stop Draggin' My Heart Around - Stevie Nicks & Tom Petty
• Bette Davis Eyes - Kim Carnes

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Rolling Stone 1982 Critics

Albums

Best Albums
 
• Nebraska - Bruce Springsteen & Shoot Out The Lights - R. & L. Thompson

Runners-Up

• Imperial Bedroom - Elvis Costello
• 1999 - Prince
• The Blue Mask - Lou Reed
• Marshall Crenshaw - Marshall Crenshaw

Singles

Best Single

• The Message - Grand Master Flash

Runners-Up

• Sexual Healing - Marvin Gaye
• Don't You Want Me - Human League
• Temptation - New Order
• Rock The Kasbah Clash

1982 Readers

Albums
 
1) Nebraska - Bruce Springsteen
2) It's Hard - Who
3) Asia - Asia
4) Mirage - Fleetwood Mac
5) Tug Of War - Paul Mccartney
=5) Combat Rock - Clash

Singles

1) Rock The Casbah - Clash
2) Jack And Diane - John Cougar
3) Steppin' Out - Joe Jackson
4) Athena - Who
5) Who Can It Be Now - Men At Work

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Rolling Stone 1983 Critics

Best Album

• Murmur - R.E.M.

Runners Up

• Thriller - Michael Jackson
• Synchronicity - The Police
• War - U2
• More Fun In The New World - X

Best Single

• Every Breath You Take - The Police

Runners Up

• Beat It - Michael Jackson
• Billie Jean - Michael Jackson
• Little Red Corvette - Prince
• Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This) - Eurythmics

READERS

Best Album

• Synchronicity - The Police

Runners Up

• Thriller - Michael Jackson
• Pyromania - Def Leppard
• Let's Dance - David Bowie
• War - U2

Best Single

• Every Breath You Take - The Police

Runners Up

• Beat It - Michael Jackson
• Billie Jean - Michael Jackson
• Total Eclipse Of The Heart - Bonnie Tyler
• Burning Down The House - Talking Heads

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Rolling Stone 1984 Critics

Best Album

• Born In The U.S.A. - Bruce Springsteen

Runners Up

• Purple Rain - Prince
• Private Dancer - Tina Turner
• How Will The Wolf Survive? - Los Lobos
• Learning To Crawl - The Pretenders

Best Single

• What's Love Got To Do With It - Tina Turner

Runners Up

• Jump - Van Halen
• When Doves Cry - Prince
• Dancing In The Dark - Bruce Springsteen
• Pride (In The Name Of Love) - U2

READERS

Best Album

• Born In The U.S.A. - Bruce Springsteen

Runners Up

• Purple Rain - Prince
• 1984 - Van Halen
• Sports - Huey Lewis And The News
• Eliminator - ZZ Top

Best Single

• Dancing In The Dark - Bruce Springsteen

Runners Up

• When Doves Cry - Prince
• Jump - Van Halen
• Let's Go Crazy - Prince
• Born In The U.S.A. - Bruce Springsteen

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Rolling Stone 1985 Critics

Albums Of The Year

1. Little Creatures - Talking Heads
2. Scarecrow - John Cougar Mellencamp
3. Biograph - Bob Dylan
4. Tim - The Replacements
5. Fables Of The Reconstruction - REM

Singles Of The Year

1. Sun City - Artists Against Apartheid
2. Money For Nothing - Dire Straits
3. Raspberry Beret - Prince
4. We Are The World - USA For Africa
5= Dont You Forget About Me - Simple Minds
5= Freeway Of Love - Aretha Franklin

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Rolling Stone 1986 Critics

Best Album

• Graceland - Paul Simon

Runners Up

• So - Peter Gabriel
• Bruce Springsteen And The E Street Band Live/1975-85 - Bruce Springsteen And The E Street Band
• True Stories - Talking Heads
• Strong Persuader - The Robert Cray Band
• Raising Hell - Run DMC/Life's Rich Pageant - R.E.M. (Tie)


Best Single

• Kiss - Prince And The Revolution

Runners Up

• Walk This Way - Run DMC
• Papa Don't Preach - Madonna
• Sledgehammer - Peter Gabriel
• Higher Love - Steve Winwood

READERS

Best Album
 
• Bruce Springsteen And The E Street Band Live/1975-85

Runners-up

• 5150 - Van Halen
• So - Peter Gabriel
• Life's Rich Pageant - R.E.M.
• Invisible Touch - Genesis

Best Single

• Sledgehammer - Peter Gabriel

Runners-up

• Higher Love - Steve Winwood
• Addicted To Love - Robert Palmer
• Amanda - Boston
• You Give Love A Bad Name - Bon Jovi

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Rolling Stone 1987 Critics


Best Album

• Tunnel Of Love - Bruce Springsteen

Runners-up
 
• The Joshua Tree - U2
• Sign O' The Times - Prince
• Robbie Robertson - Robbie Robertson
• Pleased To Meet Me - The Replacements
• Bring The Family - John Hiatt
• By The Light Of The Moon - Los Lobos
• Document - R.E.M.
• Franks Wild Years - Tom Waits
• Babble - That Petrol Emotion


Singles

Best Single

•Tunnel Of Love - Bruce Springsteen

Runners-up

• Luka - Suzanne Vega
• The One I Love - R.E.M.
• Sign O' The Times - Prince
• Faith - George Michael


READERS


Best Album

•The Joshua Tree - U2

Runners-Up

• Document - R.E.M.
• Tunnel Of Love - Bruce Springsteen
• A Momentary Lapse Of Reason - Pink Floyd
• Whitesnake - Whitesnake
• Hysteria - Def Leppard
• Sign O' The Times - Prince
• Tango In The Night - Fleetwood Mac
• ... Nothing Like The Sun - Sting
• Bad Animals - Heart


Best Single

•With Or Without You - U2

Runners-up

• Where The Streets Have No Name - U2
• I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For - U2
• The One I Love - R.E.M.
• Here I Go Aagin - Whitesnake
• Brilliant Disguise - Bruce Springsteen
• Touch Of Grey - The Grateful Dead
• Alone - Heart
• I Want Your Sex - George Michael
• Learning To Fly - Pink Floyd


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Rolling Stone 1988 Critics

Albums

1. Diesel And Dust -- Midnight Oil
2. Tracy Chapman
3. Daydream Nation -- Sonic Youth;
= It Takes A Nation Of Millions To Hold Us Back -- Public Enemy (Tie)
4. Traveling Wilburys - Volume One
5. Slow Turning -- John Hiatt
6. The Mona Lisa's Sister -- Graham Parker;
=. The Black Album -- Prince (Tie)
7. The Trinity Session -- Cowboy Junkies
8. What Up, Dog? -- Was (Not Was);
=. Lovesexy -- Prince (Tie)
9. Fisherman's Blues -- The Waterboys
10. Talk Is Cheap -- Keith Richards

Singles

1. Fast Car -- Tracy Chapman
2. Beds Are Burning -- Midnight Oil
3. Alphabet St. -- Prince
4. Da' Butt -- E.U.
5. Sweet Child O' Mine -- Guns N' Roses
6. (Nothing But) Flowers -- Talking Heads
7. Welcome To The Jungle -- Guns N' Roses;
=. Silvio -- Bob Dylan;
=. Crash -- The Primitives (Tie)
8. Take It So Hard -- Keith Richards
9. Birthday -- The Sugarcubes
10. I'm An Adult Now -- The Pursuit Of Happiness
=. It Takes Two -- Robe Base And D.J. E-Z Rock (Tie)

READERS

Albums

1. Rattle And Hum -- U2
2. Tracy Chapman
3. Kick -- INXS
4. Hysteria -- Def Leppard
5. Appetite For Destruction -- Guns N' Roses
6. OU812 -- Van Halen
7. Now And Zen -- Robert Plant
8. Diesel And Dust -- Midnight Oil
9. New Jersey -- Bon Jovi
10. Traveling Wilburys - Volume One

Singles -

1. Desire -- U2
2. Sweet Child O' Mine -- Guns N' Roses
3. Welcome To The Jungle -- G N' R
4. Pour Some Sugar On Me -- Def Leppard
5. Fast Car -- Tracy Chapman
6. Roll With It -- Steve Winwood
7. Need You Tonight -- INXS
8. Never Tear Us Apart -- INXS
9. Don't Worry, Be Happy -- Bobby Mcferrin
10. Love Bites -- Def Leppard

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Rolling Stone 1989 Critics

1.Neil Young - Freedom
2.Lou Reed - New York
3.The Neville Brothers - Yellow Moon
4.Elvis Costello - Spike
5. De La Soul - 3 Feet High And Rising
5. Bob Mould - Workbook
7.Tom Petty - Full Moon Fever
8.Neneh Cherry - Raw Like Sushi
9.Fine Young Cannibals - The Raw And The Cooked
10.Pixies - Doolittle
10.Soul II Soul - Keep On Movin'

Singles

1. Public Enemy - Fight The Power
2. Neneh Cherry - Buffalo Stance
3. Soul II Soul - Keep On Movin'
4. Neil Young - Rockin' In The Free World
5. Pixies - Monkey Gone To Heaven
6. Tom Petty - Free Fallin'
7. B-52s - Love Shack
8. Fine Young Cannibals - She Drives Me Crazy
9. Living Colour - Cult Of Personality
10. Bobby Brown - My Prerogative


Readers' Picks

Albums

• Tom Petty - Full Moon Fever
• The Rolling Stones - Steel Wheels
• The Cure - Disintegration
• Madonna - Like A Prayer
• Don Henley - The End Of The Innocence

Singles

• B-52s - Love Shack
• Don Henley - The End Of The Innocence
• The Rolling Stones - Mixed Emotions
• Billy Joel - We Didn't Start The Fire
• Tears For Fears - Sowing The Seeds Of Love

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Rolling Stone 1990 Critics

Albums

1. Sinéad O'Connor - I Do Not Want What I Haven't Got
2. Neil Young And Crazy Horse - Ragged Glory
3. The Replacements - All Shook Down
4. Living Colour - Time's Up
5. Rosanne Cash - Interiors

Singles

1. Sinéad O'Connor - Nothing Compares 2 U
2. Deee-Lite - Groove Is In The Heart
3. Jane's Addiction - Been Caught Stealing
4. Faith No More - Epic
5. The B-52's - Roam

Readers' Picks

Albums

1. Sinéad O'Connor - I Do Not Want What I Haven't Got
2. Depeche Mode - Violator
3. M.C. Hammer - Please Hammer Don't Hurt 'Em
4. Prince - Graffiti Bridge
5. Living Colour - Time's Up
6. George Michael - Listen Without Prejudice, Vol. 1

Singles

1. Madonna - Vogue
2. Sinéad O'Connor - Nothing Compares 2 U
3. Faith No More - Epic
4. M.C. Hammer - U Can't Touch This
5. Poison - Something To Believe In

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Rolling Stone 1991 Critics

Albums

1. R.E.M. - Out Of Time
2. U2 - Achtung Baby
3. Nirvana - Nevermind
4. Guns N' Roses - Use Your Illusion I
5. American Music Club - Everclear

Singles

1. R.E.M. - Losing My Religion
2. Nirvana - Smells Like Teen Spirit
3. Naughty By Nature - O.P.P.
4. Prince - Cream
5. Jesus Jones - Right Here, Right Now


Readers' Picks

Albums

1. R.E.M. - Out Of Time
2. Guns N' Roses - Use Your Illusion I And II
3. Metallica - Metallica
4. Van Halen - For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge
5. Queensrÿche - Empire

Singles

1. R.E.M. - Losing My Religion
2. Bryan Adams - (Everything I Do) I Do It For You
3. Metallica - Enter Sandman
4. Extreme - More Than Words
5. Jesus Jones - Right Here, Right Now

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Rolling Stone 1992 Critics

Albums

1. R.E.M. - Automatic For The People
2. Arrested Development - 3 Years, 5 Months And 2 Days In The Life Of...
3. Los Lobos - Kiko
4. Sonic Youth - Dirty
5. PJ Harvey - Dry

Singles

1. Arrested Development - Tennessee
2. Arrested Development - People Everyday
3. P.M. Dawn - I'd Die Without You
4. R.E.M. - Drive
5. Spin Doctors - Little Miss Can't Be Wrong


Readers' Picks Albums

1. U2 - Achtung Baby
2. Pearl Jam - Ten
3. R.E.M. - Achtung Baby
4. Red Hot Chili Peppers - Blood Sugar Sex Magik
5. The Black Crowes - The Southern Harmony And Musical Companion

Singles

1. U2 - One
2. Guns N' Roses - November Rain
3. Red Hot Chili Peppers - Under The Bridge
4. R.E.M. - Drive
5. Eric Clapton - Tears In Heaven

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Rolling Stone 1993 Critics

Albums

1. Nirvana - In Utero
2. U2 - Zooropa
3. Liz Phair - Exile In Guyville
4. Pearl Jam - Vs.
5. Dr. Dre - The Chronic
6. PJ Harvey - 4-Track Demos
7. Urge Overkill – Saturation


Singles

1. Soul Asylum - Runaway Train
2. Dr. Dre - Nuthin' But A 'G' Thang
3. Nirvana - Heart-Shaped Box
4. R.E.M. - Man On The Moon
5. Radiohead - Creep
6. Urge Overkill - Sister Havana
7. Juliana Hatfield - My Sister


Readers' Picks Albums

1. U2 - Zooropa
2. Pearl Jam - Ten
3. Smashing Pumpkins - Siamese Dream
4. Aerosmith - Get A Grip
5. R.E.M. - Automatic For The People

Singles

1. Soul Asylum - Runaway Train
2. Stone Temple Pilots - Plush
3. Blind Melon - No Rain
4. Lenny Kravitz - Are You Gonna Go My Way
5. Pearl Jam - Jeremy

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Rolling Stone 1994 Critics

Albums

1. Hole - Live Through This
2. R.E.M. - Monster
3. Soundgarden - Superunknown
4. Nine Inch Nails - The Downward Spiral
5. Neil Young - Sleeps With Angels

Singles

1. Beck - Loser
2. Nine Inch Nails - Closer
3. Green Day - Longview
4. Hole - Miss World
5. Coolio - Fantastic Voyage


Readers' Picks Albums

1. Green Day - Dookie
2. Hole - Live Through This
3. R.E.M. - Monster
4. Soundgarden - Superunknown
5. Stone Temple Pilots - Purple

Singles

1. Nine Inch Nails - Closer
2. Beastie Boys - Sabotage
3. Counting Crows - Mr. Jones
4. R.E.M. - What's The Frequency, Kenneth?
5. Green Day - Basket Case

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Rolling Stone 1995 Critics

Albums

1.PJ Harvey - To Bring You My Love
2.Foo Fighters - Foo Fighters
3.Tricky - Maxinquaye
4.Elastica - Elastica
5.Smashing Pumpkins - Mellon Collie And The Infinite Sadness
6.Neil Young - Mirror Ball
7. Oasis - (What's The Story) Morning Glory?
7. Björk - Post
9.Son Volt - Trace
10.P.M. Dawn - Jesus Wept


Singles

1. Coolio - Gangsta's Paradise
2. Edwyn Collins - A Girl Like You
3. Alanis Morissette - You Oughta Know
4. The Presidents Of The United States Of America - Lump
5. Oasis - Wonderwall


Readers' Picks Albums

1. Smashing Pumpkins - Mellon Collie And The Infinite Sadness
2. Live - Throwing Copper
3. Hootie And The Blowfish - Cracked Rear View
4. Alanis Morissette - Jagged Little Pill
5. Red Hot Chili Peppers - One Hot Minute

Singles

1. Alanis Morissette - You Oughta Know
2. Smashing Pumpkins - Bullet With Butterfly Wings
3. Seal - Kiss From A Rose
4. Blues Traveler - Run-Around
5. Filter - Hey Man, Nice Shot

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Rolling Stone 1996 Critics

Albums

1. Beck - Odelay
2. Tricky - Pre-Millennium Tension
3. Dirty Three - Horse Stories
4. R.E.M. - New Adventures In Hi-Fi
5. Johnny Cash - Unchained
6. Wilco - Being There
7. Screaming Trees - Dust
8. Sebadoh - Harmacy
9. Nirvana - From The Muddy Banks Of The Wishkah
10. The Fugees - The Score

Singles

1. The Smashing Pumpkins - 1979
2. Pulp - Common People
3. The Chemical Brothers - Setting Sun
4. Blackstreet - No Diggity
5. Beck - Devil's Haircut


Readers' Picks

Albums

1. Beck - Odelay
2. Rage Against The Machine - Evil Empire
3. Pearl Jam - No Code

Singles

1. The Smashing Pumpkins - 1979
2. Alanis Morissette - Ironic
3. No Doubt - Just A Girl

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Rolling Stone 1997 Critics

Albums

1. Bob Dylan - Time Out Of Mind
2. Radiohead - OK Computer
3. Pavement - Brighten The Corners
4. Cornershop - When I Was Born For The 7th Time
5. Sleater-Kinney - Dig Me Out
6. Missy Misdemeanor Elliott - Supa Dupa Fly
7. The Verve - Urban Hymns
8. Björk - Homogenic
9. The Chemical Brothers - Dig Your Own Hole
10. Beth Orton - Trailer Park

Singles

1. The Verve - Bitter Sweet Symphony
2. Hanson - Mmmbop
3. The Chemical Brothers - Block Rockin' Beats
4. Chumbawamba - Tubthumping
5. Missy Misdemeanor Elliott - The Rain (Supa Dupa Fly)


Readers' Picks Albums

1. Oasis - Be Here Now
2. Radiohead - OK Computer
3. Prodigy - The Fat Of The Land

Singles

1. Fiona Apple - Criminal
2. Blur - Song 2
3. Radiohead - Paranoid Android

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Rolling Stone 1998 Critics

Albums

1. Lauryn Hill - The Miseducation Of Lauryn Hill
2. Beastie Boys - Hello Nasty
3. Lucinda Williams - Car Wheels On A Gravel Road
4. Beck - Mutations
5. Jay-Z - Vol. 2. .... Hard Knock Life

Singles

1. Lauryn Hill - Doo Wop (That Thing)
2. Jay-Z - Can I Get A...
3. Madonna - Ray Of Light
4. Natalie Imbruglia - Torn
5. Hole - Celebrity Skin

Reader’s Picks

Albums

1. Beastie Boys - Hello Nasty
2. Pearl Jam - Yield

Singles

1. Beastie Boys - Intergalactic
2. Madonna - Ray Of Light

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Rolling Stone 1999 Critics

Albums

1. Rage Against The Machine – The Battle Of Los Angeles
2. Beck – Midnite Vultures
3. Eminem – The Slim Shady LP
4. Nine Inch Nails – The Fragile
5. Moby – Play
6. Prince Paul – A Prince Among Thieves
7. Randy Newman – Bad Love
8. Mary J. Blige – Mary
9. The Magnetic Fields – 69 Love Songs
10. Fiona Apple – When The Pawn…

Singles

1. TLC – No Scrubs
2. Kid Rock – Bawitdaba
3. Madonna – Beautiful Stranger
4. Red Hot Chili Peppers – Scar Tissue
5. Santana (With Rob Thomas) – Smooth
6. Limp Bizkit – Nookie
7. Eminem – My Name Is
8. Eve – Gotta Man
9. Britney Spears - …Baby One More Time
10. Q-Tip – Breathe And Stop

Readers Picks

Albums

1. Backstreet Boys – Millennium
2. Nine Inch Nails – The Fragile
3. Limp Bizkit – Significant Other

Singles

1. Backstreet Boys – I Want It That Way
2. Limp Bizkit – Nookie
3. Santana (With Rob Thomas) – Smooth

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Rolling Stone 2000 Critics

Albums

1. Eminem – The Marshall Mathers LP
2. U2 – All That You Can’t Leave Behind
3. Madonna – Music
4. D’Angelo – Voodoo
5. Radiohead – Kid A
6. Outkast – Stankonia
7. PJ Harvey – Stories From The City, Stories From The Sea
8. Paul Simon – You’re The One
9. Wu-Tang Clan – The W
10. Lou Reed – Ecstasy

Singles

1. Madonna – Music
2. Bruce Springsteen – American Skin (41 Shots)
3. Eminem – The Real Slim Shady
4. D’Angelo – Untitled (How Does It Feel)
5. Nelly – Country Grammar (Hot S**T)
6. U2 – Beautiful Day
7. Outkast – Ms. Jackson
8. Destiny’s Child – Say My Name
9. Jay-Z – Big Pimpin’
10. Papa Roach – Last Resort

Readers Picks

Albums

1. Backstreet Boys – Black And Blue
2. Eminem – The Marshall Mathers LP
3. Madonna – Music

Singles

1. Madonna – Music
2. U2 – Beautiful Day
3. ‘N Sync – Bye Bye Bye

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Rolling Stone 2001 Critics

Albums


1. Bob Dylan - Love And Theft
2. Alicia Keys - Songs In A Minor
3. Mick Jagger - Goddess In The Doorway
4. Bjork - Vespertine
5. Jay-Z - The Blueprint
6. Garbage - Beautiful Garbage
7. Manu Chao - Prîxima Estaciîn - Esperanza
8. The Strokes - Is This It
9. Various Artists - O Brother, Where Art Thou? Original Soundtrack
10. Radiohead - Amnesiac

Singles

1. Missy Elliott - Get Ur Freak On
2. Gorillaz - Clint Eastwood
3. U2 - Stuck In A Moment You Can't Get Out Of
4. Eve Featuring Gwen Stefani - Let Me Blow Ya Mind
5. Jay-Z - Izzo (H.O.V.A.)
6. Alicia Keys - Fallin'
7. Craig David - Fill Me In
8. Mary J. Blige - Family Affair
9. Bubba Sparxxx - Ugly
10. Sum 41 - Fat Lip

Readers Picks

Albums

1. U2 – All That You Can’t Leave Behind
2. Sum 41 – All Killer No Filler
3. ‘N Sync - Celebrity

Singles

1. Sum 41 – Fat Lip
2. U2 – Beautiful Day
3. U2 – Walk On

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Rolling Stone 2002 Critics

Albums

1. Beck – Sea Change
2. Wilco – Yankee Hotel Foxtrot
3. Coldplay – A Rush Of Blood To The Head
4. Bright Eyes – Lifted Or The Story Is In The Soil, Keep Your Ear To The Ground
5. Missy Elliott – Under Construction
6. The Streets – Original Pirate Material
7. Eminem – The Eminem Show
8. Queens Of The Stone Age – Songs For The Deaf
9. Spoon – Kill The Moonlight
10. Bruce Springsteen – The Rising

Singles

1. Missy Elliott – Work It
2. Eminem – Lose Yourself
3. The White Stripes – Fell In Love With A Girl
4. Eminem – Without Me
5. Nelly – Hot In Herre
6. Kylie Minogue – Can’t Get You Out Of My Head
7. The Strokes – Someday
8. The Hives – Hate To Say I Told You So
9. Avril Lavigne – Complicated
10. The Vines – Get Free

Readers Picks

Albums

1. Bruce Springsteen – The Rising
2. Eminem – The Eminem Show
3. Elvis Presley – Elvis - 30 #1 Hits
4. Dave Matthews Band – Busted Stuff
5. Wilco – Yankee Hotel Foxtrot
6. Coldplay – A Rush Of Blood To The Head
7. Red Hot Chili Peppers – By The Way
8. Weezer – Maladroit
9. No Doubt – Rock Steady
10. Avril Lavigne – Let Go

Singles

1. Elvis Presley – A Little Less Conversation
2. Bruce Springsteen – The Rising
3. Eminem – Without Me
4. Alanis Morissette – Hands Clean
5. The Vines – Get Free
6. Avril Lavigne – Complicated
7. Mariah Carey – Through The Rain
8. John Mayer – No Such Thing
9. Red Hot Chili Peppers – By The Way
10. Eminem – Cleanin Out My Closet

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Rolling Stone 2003 Critics

Albums

1. Outkast – Speakerboxxx/The Love Below
2. Radiohead – Hail To The Thief
3. The White Stripes – Elephant
4. The Strokes – Room On Fire
5. Rufus Wainwright – Want One
6. Yeah Yeah Yeahs – Fever To Tell
7. Fountains Of Wayne – Welcome Interstate Managers
8. The Postal Service – Give Up
9. Cafe Tacuba – Cuatro Caminos
10. Kings Of Leon – Youth And Young Manhood

Singles

1. Outkast – Hey Ya!
2. Beyoncé With Jay-Z – Crazy In Love
3. Kelis – Milkshake
4. The White Stripes – Seven Nation Army
5. 50 Cent – In Da Club
6. The Rapture – House Of Jealous Lovers
7. Justin Timberlake – Rock Your Body
8. Johnny Cash – Hurt
9. Alicia Keys – You Don’t Know My Name
9. Electric Six – Danger! High Voltage
9. R. Kelly – Ignition-Remix

Readers Picks

Albums

1. Justin Timberlake – Justified
2. The White Stripes – Elephant
3. Outkast – Speakerboxxx/The Love Below
4. John Mayer – Heavier Things
5. Linkin Park – Meteora
6. 50 Cent – Get Rich Or Die Tryin’
7. Dave Matthews – Some Devil
8. Evanescence - Fallen
9. Radiohead – Hail To The Thief
10. Beyoncé – Dangerously In Love

Singles

1. Outkast – Hey Ya!
2. Christina Aguilera – Beautiful
3. Evanescence – Bring Me To Life
4. Coldplay – The Scientist
5. Kid Rock And Sheryl Crow - Picture
6. The White Stripes – Seven Nation Army
7. Justin Timberlake – Rock Your Body
8. 50 Cent – In Da Club
9. The Black Eyed Peas – Where Is The Love?
10. Fountains Of Wayne – Stacy’s Mom


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Rolling Stone 2004 Critics


ALBUMS

1. Kanye West – The College Dropout
2. Loretta Lynn – Van Lear Rose
3. Franz Ferdinand – Franz Ferdinand
4. Brian Wilson – Smile
5. Arcade Fire – Funeral
6. Wilco – A Ghost Is Born
7. U2 – How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb
8. Rilo Kiley – More Adventureous
9. Green Day – American Idiot
10. Modest Mouse – Good News For People Who Like Bad News

SINGLES

1. 99 Problems – Jay-Z
2. Yeah – Usher Feat. Lil’ John & Ludacris
3. Take Me Out – Franz Ferdinand
4. Jesus Walks – Kanye West
5. Mosh – Eminem
6. Toxic – Britney Spears
7. Float On - Modest Mouse
8. Vertigo – U2
9. Somebody Told Me – The Killers
10. Galang – M.I.A.



Readers’ Top 10


ALBUMS

1. U2 – How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb
2. Green Day – American Idiot
3. Modest Mouse – Good News For People Who Like Bad News
4. Usher – Confessions
5. Brian Wilson – Smile
6. Wilco – A Ghost Is Born
7. Franz Ferdinand – Franz Ferdinand
8. Eminem – Encore
9. Beastie Boys – To The 5 Boroughs
10.Elliott Smith – Form A Basement On The Hill


SINGLES -

1. Vertigo – U2
2. Take Me Out – Franz Ferdinand
3. This Love – Maroon 5
4. Yeah – Usher Feat. Ludacris & Lil’ John
5. My Immortal – Evanescence
6. 99 Problems – Jay-Z
7. Roses – Outkast
8. If I Ain’t Got You – Alicia Keys
9. Just Lose It – Eminem
10. Jesus Walks – Kanye West


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Rolling Stone 2005 Critics

Albums

1. Kanye West, Late Registration
2. The Rolling Stones, A Bigger Bang
3. White Stripes, Get Behind Me Satan
4. Fiona Apple, Extraordinary Machine
5. Bruce Springsteen, Devils And Dust
6. My Morning Jacket, Z
7. Beck, Guero
8. Bright Eyes, I'm Wide Awake, It's Morning
9. Sufjan Stevens, Illinois
10. 50 Cent, The Massacre
11. M.I.A., Arular
12. Sleater-Kinney, The Woods
13. Various Artists, Run The Road
14. Thelonious Monk Quartet With John Coltrane, At Carnegie Hall
15. Gorillaz, Demon Days
16. John Legend, Get Lifted
17. Van Morrison, Magic Time
18. Kings Of Leon, Aha Shake Heartbreak
19. The Magic Numbers, The Magic Numbers
20. System Of A Down, Mezmerize/Hypnotize
21. Common, Be
22. Madonna, Confessions On A Dance Floor
23. Paul Mccartney, Chaos And Creation In The Backyard
24. The Mars Volta, Frances The Mute
25. Young Jeezy, Let's Get It - Thug Motivation 101
26. Queens Of The Stone Age, Lullabies To Paralyze
27. Stevie Wonder, A Time To Love
28. The Hold Steady, Separation Sunday
29. Franz Ferdinand, You Could Have It So Much Better
30. Foo Fighters, In Your Honor
31. Amadou And Mariam, Dimanche A Bamako
32. The Go! Team, Thunder, Lightening, Strike
33. Antony And The Johnsons, I Am A Bird Now
34. Paul Wall, The Peoples Champ
35. LCD Soundsystem, LCD Soundsystem
36. The Perceptionists, Black Dialogue
37. Missy Elliott, The Cookbook
38. Dungen, Ta Det Lugnt
39. Annie, Anniemal
40. Neil Young, Prairie Wind
41. Keyshia Cole, The Way It Is
42. Living Things, Ahead Of The Lions
43. Mariah Carey, The Emancipation Of Mimi
44. Daddy Yankee, Barrio Fino
45. The Rough Guide To The Music Of The Sahara
46. The Willowz, Talk In Circles
47. Wide Right, Sleeping On The Couch
48. Kaiser Chiefs, Employment
49. Damian Marley, Welcome To Jamrock
50. Stars, Set Yourself On Fire


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Rolling Stone 2006 Critics

Albums

1. Bob Dylan- Modern Times
2. Red Hot Chili Peppers - Stadium Arcadium
3. Sonic Youth - Rather Ripped
4. TV On The Radio - Return To Cookie Mountain
5. Ghostface Killah - Fishscale
6. Cat Power - Greatest
7. Clipse - Hell Hath No Fury
8. Hold Steady - Boys And Girls In America
9. Mastodon - Blood Mountain
10. Tom Waits - Orphans - Brawlers, Bawlers And Bastards
11. John Mayer - Continuum
12. New York Dolls - One Day It Will Please Us To Remember Even This
13. Pearl Jam - Pearl Jam
14. Johnny Cash - American V - A Hundred Highways
15. Wolfmother - Wolfmother
16. Lupe Fiasco - Food & Liquor
17. Arctic Monkeys - Whatever People Say I Am, That’s What I’m Not
18. Roots - Game Theory
19. Dixie Chicks - Taking The Long Way
20. My Chemical Romance - Welcome To The Black Parade
21. Regina Spektor - Begin To Hope
22. Girl Talk - Night Ripper
23. Decemberists - Crane Wife
24. Beck - Information
25. Rhymefest - Blue Collar
26. Justin Timberlake - Futuresex/Lovesounds
27. Rapture - Pieces Of The People We Love
28. Raconteurs - Broken Boy Soldiers
29. Bruce Springsteen - We Shall Overcome - Seeger Sessions
30. Cold War Kids - Robbers & Cowards
31. Birdman & Lil’ Wayne - Like Father, Like Son
32. Goldfrapp - Supernature
33. Todd Snider - Devil You Know
34. Thom Yorke - Eraser
35. John Legend - Once Again
36. Yo La Tengo - I Am Not Afraid Of You And I Will Beat Your Ass
37. Fats Domino - Alive And Kickin’
38. Tool - 10,000 Days
39. Gothic Arches - Tragic Treasury - Songs From A Series Of Unfortunate Events
40. Thunderbirds Are Now! - Make History
41. Sean Lennon - Friendly Fire
42. Lindsey Buckingham - Under The Skin
43. Various Artists - Tropicália - A Brazilian Revolution In Sound
44. Yeah Yeah Yeahs - Show Your Bones
45. Neko Case - Fox Confessor Brings The Flood
46. Willie Nelson - You Don’t Know Me - Songs Of Cindy Walker
47. Brightblack Morning Light - Brightblack Morning Light
48. Lady Sovereign - Public Warning
49. Coup - Pick A Bigger Weapon
50. Phoenix - It’s Never Been Like That

Singles

1. Gnarls Barkley - Crazy
2. Raconteurs - Steady As She Goes
3. Chamillionaire - Ridin’
4. TI - What You Know
5. The Pack - Vans
6. Bob Dylan - Thunder On The Mountain
7. Lily Allen - Smile
8. Clipse With Slim Thug - Wamp Wamp (What It Do)
9. Wolfmother - Dimension
10. Goldfrapp - Ooh La La
11. Pearl Jam - World Wide Suicide
12. Killers - Read My Mind
13. Flaming Lips - Free Radicals
14. Cham - Ghetto Story
15. AFI - Miss Murder
16. Strokes - You Only Live Once
17. My Chemical Romance - Welcome To The Black Parade
18. Christina Aguilera - Ain’t No Other Man
19. Rapture - Get Myself Into It
20. Dixie Chicks - Long Way Around
21. Justin Timberlake - Sexyback
22. Red Hot Chili Peppers - Tell Me Baby
23. Regina Spektor - Fidelity
24. Bruce Springsteen - How Can A Poor Man Stand Such Times And Live
25. Arctic Monkeys - When The Sun Goes Down
26. TV On The Radio - Province
27. Mastodon - Capillarian Crest
28. Raconteurs - Level
29. Gnarls Barkley - Smiley Faces
30. Hot Chip - Over & Over
31. Thom Yorke - The Clock
32. Cherish - Do It To It
33. Hold Steady - Chillout Tent
34. Killers - When You Were Young
35. Decemberists - Summersong
36. Rihanna - SOS
37. Beck - Strange Apparition
38. Dirty Pretty Things - Gin & Milk
39. Fall Out Boy - Dance, Dance
40. Sonic Youth - Incinerate
41. Cassie - Me & U
42. Chris Smither - Origin Of Species
43 Tony The Beat [Song]
44. Rick Ross - Hustlin’
45. Chris Brown - Yo (Excuse Me Miss)
46. Cold War Kids - Hang Me Up To Dry
47. Tokyo Police Club - Cheer It On
48. Shawnna With Ludacris - He Said, She Said
49. Snow Patrol - Chasing Cars
50. Justin Timberlake - My Love
51. Prince - Black Sweat
52. Taking Back Sunday - Makedamnsure
53. Decemberists - O Valencia!
54. Ghostface Killah - Kilo
55. Beck - Nausea
56. Nelly Furtado With Timbaland - Promiscuous
57. Lady Sovereign - Love Me Or Hate Me
58. Outkast - Idlewild Blues
59. Kelis With Too $Hort - Bossy
60. Yeah Yeah Yeahs - Phenomena
61. CSS - Let’s Make Love And Listen To Death From Above
62. Rakes - Work, Work, Work (Pub, Club, Sleep)
63. Band Of Horses - Funeral
64. Corinne Bailey Rae - Put Your Records On
65. Ben Kweller - Penny On The Train Track
66. Eef Barzelay - Ballad Of Bitter Honey
67. Beyoncé With Jay-Z – Déjà Vu
68. Arctic Monkeys - Bigger Boys And Stolen Sweethearts
69. Jay-Z - Trouble
70. Lupe Fiasco - I Gotcha
71. Yeah Yeah Yeahs - Let Me Know
72. Walkmen - Louisiana
73. Long Winters - Pushover
74. Tapes ‘N Tapes - Just Drums
75. Carrie Underwood - Before He Cheats
76. Be Your Own Pet - Fire Department
77. Weird Al Yankovic - Trapped In The Drive-Thru
78. Solomon Burke - That’s How I Got To Memphis
79. Yung Joc With Nitti - It’s Going Down
80. Pimp C - I’m Free
81. Sean Paul - Temperature
82. Fergie - London Bridge
83. Elvis Costello And Allen Toussaint - Who’s Gonna Help Brother Get Further
84. Panic! At The Disco - Only Difference Between Martyrdom And Suicide Is Press Coverage
85. Silversun Pickups - Well Thought Out Twinkles
86. Green Day And U2 - Saints Are Coming
87. Pink - U +Ur Hand
88. Cat Power - The Greatest
89. John Legend - Show Me
90. James Kochalka Superstar - Britney’s Silver Can
91. Pussycat Dolls - Buttons
92. Dropkick Murphys - I’m Shipping Up To Boston
93. Tom Petty - Saving Grace
94. Lil’ Wayne And Birdman - Stuntin’ Like My Daddy
95. Roots - Don’t Feel Right
96. Oakley Hall - If I Was In El Dorado
97. Teddybears - Automatic Lover
98. Amerie - Take Control
99. Coup With Silk E - Baby Let’s Have A Baby Before Bush Do Somethin’ Crazy
100. Amy Millan - Skinny Boy


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Rolling Stone 2007 Critics

Albums

1. MIA - Kala
2. Bruce Springsteen - Magic
3. Jay-Z - American Gangster
4. Arcade Fire - Neon Bible
5. Kanye West - Graduation
6. Radiohead - In Rainbows
7. LCD Soundsystem - Sound Of Silver
8. Rilo Kiley - Under The Blacklight
9. Against Me! - New Wave
10. Spoon - Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga
11. John Fogerty - Revival
12. Bright Eyes - Cassadaga
13. Lily Allen - Alright, Still
14. Gogol Bordello - Super Taranta!
15. Common - Finding Forever
16. Les Savy Fav - Let’s Stay Friends
17. White Stripes - Icky Thump
18. Lucinda Williams - West
19. Devendra Banhart - Smokey Rolls Down Thunder Canyon
20. Melissa Etheridge - Awakening
21. Nine Inch Nails - Year Zero
22. Paul Mccartney - Memory Almost Full
23. 1990s - Cookies
24. Robert Plant & Alison Krauss - Raising Sand
25. Linkin Park - Minutes To Midnight
26. Miranda Lambert - Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
27. Lil Wayne - Da Drought 3
28. Apples In Stereo - New Magnetic Wonder
29. Mary J Blige - Growing Pains
30. Youssou N’Dour - Rokku Mi Rokka (Give & Take)
31. Kings Of Leon - Because Of The Times
32. Maroon 5 - It Won’t Be Soon Before Long
33. Willie Nelson With Merle Haggard & Ray Price - Last Of The Breed
34. Chris Brown - Exclusive
35. Feist - Reminder
36. Alicia Keys - As I Am
37. Down - III - Over The Under
38. Imperial Teen - Hair The TV The Baby & The Band
39. Dr Dog - We All Belong
40. Amy Winehouse - Back To Black
41. Of Montreal - Hissing Fauna - Are You The Destroyer?
42. Wilco - Sky Blue Sky
43. Smashing Pumpkins - Zeitgeist
44. Peter, Bjorn & John - Writer’s Block
45. Foo Fighters - Echoes, Silence, Patience & Grace
46. Fall Out Boy - Infinity On High
47. Band Of Horses - Cease To Begin
48. Mavis Staples - We’ll Never Turn Back
49. Dropkick Murphys - Meanest Of Times
50. Britney Spears - Blackout

Singles

1. Jay-Z - Roc Boys
2. Randy Newman - A Few Words In Defense Of Our Country
3. Rihanna - Umbrella
4. Justice - Dance
5. Bright Eyes - Four Winds
6. Lil Wayne - Dough Is What I Got
7. Amy Winehouse - Rehab
8. Bruce Springsteen - Long Walk Home
9. MIA - Boys
10. UGK - International Player's Anthem (I Choose You)
11. Kanye West - Stronger
12. John Fogerty - Gunslinger
13. Of Montreal - Past Is A Grotesque Animal
14. 50 Cent - I Get Money
15. Britney Spears - Piece Of Me
16. Spoon - You Got Yr Cherry Bomb
17. Radiohead - Weird Fishes/Arpeggi
18. White Stripes - Icky Thump
19. Feist - 1-2-3-4
20. LCD Soundsystem - All My Friends
21. Soulja Boy - Crank That
22. Arcade Fire - Keep The Car Running
23. Alicia Keys - Teenage Love Affair
24. Justin Timberlake - What Goes Around... Comes Around (Interlude)
25. My Chemical Romance - Teenagers
26. R Kelly & Usher - Same Girl
27. Rilo Kiley - Silver Lining
28. Miranda Lambert - Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
29. Common - People
30. Lily Allen - LDN
31. Akon - Don’t Matter
32. PJ Harvey - When Under Ether
33. Kevin Drew - Backed Out On The...
34. Lucinda Williams - Are You Alright
35. Avril Lavigne - Girlfriend
36. 1990s - Situation
37. Rich Boy - Throw Some D’s
38. Kid Rock - So Hott
39. Prince - Guitar
40. Dr Dog - Old News
41. Mary J Blige - Just Fine
42. Fall Out Boy - This Ain’t A Scene, It’s An Arms Race
43. CRS - Us Placers
44. Linkin Park - Bleed It Out
45. Ryan Adams - Halloweenhead
46. Anthony Hamilton - Do You Feel Me
47. Foo Fighters - Pretender
48. Chris Brown Featuring T-Pain - Kiss Kiss
49. Maroon 5 - Makes Me Wonder
50. Wu-Tang Clan - Heart Gently Weeps
51. Robert Plant & Alison Krauss - Killing The Blues
52. John Doe - Pressing On
53. Cool Kids - Black Mags
54. Fountains Of Wayne - I-95
55. KT Tunstall - Hold On
56. Lil Mama - Lip Gloss
57. Cribs - Men’s Need
58. Go! Team - Grip Like A Vice
59. Keyshia Cole - Let It Go
60. Queens Of The Stone Age - Make It Wit Chu
61. Yeah Yeah Yeahs - Down Boy
62. Velvet Revolver - Last Fight
63. T-Pain - Buy U A Drank
64. Patrick Wolf - Magic Position
65. Against Me! - White People For Peace
66. TI - Big Shit Poppin’
67. Vampire Weekend - Cape Cod Kwassa Kwassa
68. Eve - Tambourine
69. Devendra Banhart - Seahorse
70. J Holiday - Bed
71. Wilco - Impossible Germany
72. Los Campesinos! - You! Me! Dancing!
73. Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings - 100 Days, 100 Nights
74. Panda Bear - Comfy In Nautica
75. Shins - Phantom Limb
76. Young Jeezy - Go Getta
77. Fratellis - Chelsea Dagger
78. Charlotte Gainsbourg - Songs That We Sing
79. New Pornographers - Myriad Harbor
80. Mark Ronson - Stop Me
81. Okkervil River - Our Life Is Not A Movie Or Maybe
82. Gogol Bordello - Ultimate
83. Dropkick Murphys - State Of Massachusetts
84. Dan Deacon - Crystal Cat
85. Swizz Beatz - It’s Me, Bitches
86. Iron & Wine - Pagan Angel & A Borrowed Car
87. Modest Mouse - Dashboard
88. Datarock - Computer Camp Love
89. Herman Dune - I Wish That I Could See You Soon
90. Black Francis - Threshold Apprehension
91. Liars - Freak Out
92. National - Mistaken For Strangers
93. Band Of Horses - Is There A Ghost
94. Kylie Minogue - 2 Hearts
95. Clap Your Hands Say Yeah - Satan Said Dance
96. Fergie - Big Girls Don’t Cry
97. Grinderman - Honey Bee (Let’s Fly To Mars)
98. Blitzen Trapper - Wild Mountain Nation
99. Kelly Clarkson - Never Again
100. Nickelback - Rockstar


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Rolling Stone 2008 Critics

Albums

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

Singles

1. Beyoncé - Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)
2. Santogold - LES Artistes
3. MGMT - Time To Pretend
4. Blitzen Trapper - Furr
5. Lil Wayne - Lollipop
6. Beck - Gamma Ray
7. Estelle Featuring Kanye West - American Boy
8. My Morning Jacket - I’m Amazed
9. Coldplay - Viva La Vida
10. TI - No Matter What
11. Rihanna - Disturbia
12. TV On The Radio - Golden Age
13. Ryan Adams & The Cardinals - Magick
14. BPA Featuring David Byrne & Dizzee Rascal - Toe Jam
15. Al Green - Lay It Down
16. Young Jeezy - My President
17. Killers - Spaceman
18. Kid Rock - All Summer Long
19. Guns N’ Roses - Better
20. Katy Perry - I Kissed A Girl
21. Vampire Weekend - One (Blake’s Got A New Face)
22. Jay-Z & TI Featuring Kanye West & Lil Wayne - Swagga Like Us
23. Black Keys - I Got Mine
24. Lykke Li - I’m Good, I’m Gone
25. Leona Lewis - Bleeding Heart
26. Rapture - No Sex For Ben
27. Ting Tings - Shut Up & Let Me Go
28. Kevin Rudolf Featuring Lil Wayne - Let It Rock
29. Pink - So What
30. Weezer - Pork & Beans
31. Conor Oberst - Moab
32. N*E*R*D - Everyone Nose!
33. Raveonettes - Aly, Walk With Me
34. Gnarls Barkley - Run
35. Kaiser Chiefs - Addicted To Drugs
36. Usher Featuring Beyoncé & Lil Wayne - Love In This Club (Part 2)
37. Bob Dylan - Someday Baby
38. Jamey Johnson - High Cost Of Living
39. Academy Is - About A Girl
40. Kings Of Leon - Sex On Fire
41. Duffy - Warwick Avenue
42. Raconteurs - Salute Your Solution
43. Erykah Badu - The Healer
44. Panic At The Disco - Nine In The Afternoon
45. Foals - Cassius
46. Taylor Swift - Fifteen
47. Janelle Monáe - Many Moons
48. John Mellencamp - Troubled Land
49. Jonas Brothers - Video Girl
50. Jackson Browne - Time The Conqueror
51. Ashlee Simpson - Rule Breaker
52. Lee Ann Womack - Last Call
53. AC/DC - Big Jack
54. Cat Power - I Believe In You
55. Sigur Rós - Gobbledigook
56. Hold Steady - Constructive Summer
57. Charles Hamilton - Brooklyn Girls
58. Jazmine Sullivan - Bust Your Windows
59. Low Vs Diamond - Don’t Forget Sister
60. Ne-Yo - Closer
61. Robyn - Cobrastyle
62. Gaslight Anthem - ‘59 Sound
63. LCD Soundsystem - Big Ideas
64. She & Him - Why Do You Let Me Stay Here?
65. Virgins - Rich Girls
66. Jenny Lewis - Acid Tongue
67. MIA - Shells
68. Fall Out Boy - I Don’t Care
69. Missy Elliott - Ching-A-Ling
70. Busy Signal - Tic Toc
71. Phantom Planet - Do The Panic
72. Sam Sparro - Black & Gold
73. Ciara Featuring Ludacris - High Price
74. Ra Ra Riot - Dying Is Fine
75. Flo Rida Featuring T-Pain - Low
76. Roots - Rising Down
77. Hercules & Love Affair - Blind
78. Love As Laughter - Holy
79. Kid Cudi - Day N Nite
80. Mudcrutch - Crystal River
81. Knux - Cappuccino
82. Diplo & Santogold - Icarus
83. Get ‘Em Mamis - Cold Summer
84. Lil Wayne - A Milli
85. M83 - Kim & Jessie
86. Rumble Strips - Cowboy
87. Friendly Fires - Jump In The Pool
88. Bon Iver - Skinny Love
89. Old Crow Medicine Show - Alabama High-Test
90. Busta Rhymes - Don’t Touch Me (Throw Da Water On ‘Em)
91. O’Neal Mcknight Featuring Greg Nice - Check Your Coat
92. White Denim - Shake Shake Shake
93. Madonna - Candy Shop
94. Campesinos! - Miserabilia
95. Lucinda Williams - Real Love
96. Little Joy - Brand New Start
97. Sheryl Crow - Now That You’re Gone
98. Teyana Taylor - Google Me
99. Enemy - You’re Not Alone
100. Will.I.Am - Yes We Can


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Rolling Stone 2009 Critics


1 . U2 - No Line On The Horizon
2 . Bruce Springsteen - Working On A Dream
3 . Phoenix - Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix
4 . Jay-Z - The Blueprint 3
5 . Green Day - 21st Century Breakdown
6 . Dirty Projectors - Bitte Orca
7 . Neko Case - Middle Cyclone
8 . The-Dream - Love Vs Money
9 . The XX - The XX
10 . Sonic Youth - The Eternal
11 . Pearl Jam - Backspacer
12 . Mastodon - Crack The Skye
13 . Drake - So Far Gone Mixtape
14 . Animal Collective - Merriweather Post Pavillion
15 . Girls - Album
16 . Wilco - Wilco (The Album)
17 . Mos Def - The Ecstatic
18 . Bob Dylan - Together Through Life
19 . Bat For Lashes - Two Suns
20 . Yeah Yeah Yeahs - It's Blitz!
21 . Grizzly Bear - Veckatimest
22 . Franz Ferdinand - Tonight - Franz Ferdinand
23 . Levon Helm - Electric Dirt
24 . Monsters Of Folk - Monsters Of Folk
25 . Raekwon - Only Built 4 Cuban Linx, Pt. Ii


Songs Of 2009

1 . U2 - Moment Of Surrender
2 . Jay-Z Feat. Alicia Keys - Empire State Of Mind
3 . Bruce Springsteen - Outlaw Pete
4 . Miley Cyrus - Party In The Usa
5 . Phoenix - 1901
6 . Pearl Jam - The Fixer
7 . Dirty Projectors - Stillness Is The Move
8 . The Big Pink - Dominoes
9 . Yeah Yeah Yeahs - Zero
10 . Lady Gaga - Bad Romance
11 . Avett Brothers - I And Love And You
12 . Wilco - Wilco (The Song)
13 . Animal Collective - My Girls
14 . Black Eyed Peas - Boom Boom Pow
15 . Kid Cudi - Day And Night (Crookers Remix)
16 . Franz Ferdinand - Ulysses
17 . Drake - Successful
18 . Conor Oberst And The Mystic Valley Band - Slowly (Oh So Slowly)
19 . Miranda Lambert - White Liar
20 . Miike Snow - Animal
21 . Bat For Lashes - Daniel
22 . Peter, Bjorn And John - Nothing To Worry About
23 . Dawes - That Western Skyline
24 . Girls - Hellhole Ratrace
25 . La Roux - Bulletproof

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Rolling Stone Critics Best Of 2010

Albums

1. Kanye West - My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy
2. The Black Keys - Brothers
3. Elton John and Leon Russell - The Union
4. Arcade Fire - The Suburbs
5. Jamey Johnson - The Guitar Song
6. Vampire Weekend - Contra
7. Drake - Thank Me Later
8. Robert Plant - Band of Joy
9. Eminem - Recovery
10. LCD Soundsystem - This Is Happening
11. The Dead Weather - Sea of Cowards
12. John Mellencamp - No Better Than This
13. Taylor Swift - Speak Now
14. Robyn - Body Talk
15. The National - High Violet
16. Kid Rock - Born Free
17. Beach House - Teen Dream
18. Kings of Leon - Come Around Sundown
19. M.I.A. - Maya
20. Neil Young - Le Noise
21. Big Boi - Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son of Chico Dusty
22. Spoon - Transference
23. Elizabeth Cook - Welder
24. Maximum Balloon - Maximum Balloon
25. Superchunk - Majesty Shredding
26. Yeasayer - Odd Blood
27. Peter Wolf - Midnight Souvenirs
28. My Chemical Romance - Danger Days: The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys
29. The Roots - How I Got Over
30. Rick Ross - Teflon Don


Singles


1. Kanye West feat. Pusha T - Runaway
2. Cee Lo Green - Fuck You
3. Sade - Soldier of Love
4. Katy Perry - Teenage Dream
5. Arcade Fire - We Used to Wait
6. Mavis Staples - You Are Not Alone
7. Vampire Weekend - White Sky
8. Janelle Monae feat. Big Boi - Tightrope
9. Broken Bells - The Ghost Inside
10. Kanye West feat. Jay-Z, Rick Ross, Nicki Minaj and Bon Iver
11. The Black Keys - Everlasting Light
12. Mark Ronson and the Business International feat. Q-Tip and MNDR - Bang Bang Bang
13. The Dead Weather - Hustle and Cuss
14. Big Boi feat. Cutty - Shutterbugg
15. Drake - Over
16. Cold War Kids - Coffee Spoon
17. LCD Soundsystem - I Can Change
18. Jenny and Johnny - Scissor Runner
19. The New Pornographers - Your Hands (Together)
20. Best Coast - Boyfriend
21. Sleigh Bells - Infinity Guitars
22. Rick Ross feat. Styles P - B.M.F. (Blowin' Money Fast)
23. Jamey Johnson - Macon
24. Eminem - Not Afraid
25. Nicki Minaj - Did It On'em
26. Robyn - Dancing on My Own
27. The National - Bloodbuzz Ohio
28. Band of Horses - Laredo
29. Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers - The Trip to Pirate's Cove
30. Jakob Dylan - Nothing but the Whole Wide World
31. Gil Scott-Heron - I'm New Here
32. Die Antwoord - Enter the Ninja
33. Wavves - Post Acid
34. Gorillaz feat. Mos Def and Bobby Womack - Stylo
35. Massive Attack feat. Hope Sandoval - Paradise Circus
36. Drake feat. Nicki Minaj - Up All Night
37. Lloyd Banks feat. Juelz Santana - Beamer, Benz, or Bentley
38. Spoon - The Mystery Zone
39. The Gaslight Anthem - The Diamond Church Street Choir
40. Kanye West - Power
41. Junip - In Every Direction
42. Surfer Blood - Floating Vibes
43. B.o.B. feat. Bruno Mars - Nothing on You
44. Neil Young - Love and War
45. The Rolling Stones - Plundered My Soul
46. MGMT - Congratulations
47. Kid Rock - Born Free
48. Das Racist - hahahaha jk?
49. Elizabeth Cook - El Camino
50. Ke$ha - We R Who We R

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Rolling Stone Critics Best Of 2011

Albums


1. Adele - 21
2. Jay-Z and Kanye West - Watch the Throne
3. Paul Simon - So Beautiful or So What
4. Fleet Foxes - Helplessness Blues
5. Radiohead - The King of Limbs
6. Lady Gaga - Born This Way
7. The Decemberists - The King Is Dead
8. Wilco - The Whole Love
9. Wild Flag - Wild Flag
10. Robbie Robertson - How to Become Clairvoyant
11. My Morning Jacket - Circuital
12. The Black Keys - El Camino
13. Tune-Yards - Whokill
14. Beastie Boys - Hot Sauce Committee Pt. Two
15. Cage the Elephant - Thank You Happy Birthday
16. R.E.M. - Collapse Into Now
17. TV on the Radio - Nine Types of Light
18. Feist - Metals
19. Eric Church - Chief
20. Foo Fighters - Wasting Light
21. Bon Iver - Bon Iver
22. Drake - Take Care
23. Tom Waits - Bad as Me
24. Frank Ocean - Nostalgia, Ultra
25. Beyonce - 4
26. St. Vincent - Strange Mercy
27. Florence and the Machine - Ceremonials
28. Das Racist - Relax
29. Pistol Annies - Hell on Heels
30. Tom Morello, The Nightwatchman: World Wide Rebel Songs
31. Miranda Lambert - Four the Record
32. Big K.R.I.T. - Return of 4eva
33. Josh T. Pearson - Last of the Country Gentlemen
34. SuperHeavy - SuperHeavy
35. Dawes - Nothing is Wrong
36. Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks - Mirror Traffic
37. Panda Bear - Tomboy
38. Mastodon - The Hunter
39. Kurt Vile - Smoke Ring for My Halo
40. Gary Clark Jr. - The Bright Lights EP
41. Little Dragon - Ritual Union
42. Destroyer - Kaputt
43. The Kills - Blood Pressures
44. Raphael Saadiq - Stone Rollin
45. Tedeschi Trucks Band - Revelator
46. White Denim - D
47. PJ Harvey - Let England Shake
48. Charles Bradley - No Time For Dreaming
49. Wavves - Life Sux EP
50. The Lonely Island - Turtleneck & Chain


Singles

1. Adele - Rolling in the Deep
2. Jay-Z and Kanye West - Ni**as in Paris
3. Britney Spears - Till The World Ends
4. Foo Fighters - These Days
5. Paul Simon - Rewrite
6. Radiohead - Lotus Flower
7. Lady Gaga - Edge of Glory
8. Beyonce - Countdown
9. Lil Wayne feat. Cory Gunz - Six Foot Seven Foot
10. The Decemberists - Dont Carry It All
11. Foster the People - Pumped Up Kicks
12. Lloyd feat. Andre 3000 and Lil Wayne - Dedication to My Ex (Miss That)
13. My Morning Jacket - Circuital
14. Sleeper Agent - Get It Daddy
15. TV on the Radio - You
16. Fleet Foxes - Lorelai
17. Wilco - I Might
18. Black Keys - Little Black Submarines
19. Lucinda Williams - Blessed
20. Jay-Z and Kanye West - Welcome to the Jungle
21. Paul Simon - The Afterlife
22. Bon Iver - Holocene
23. Tyler, the Creator - Yonkers
24. Smith Westerns - Weekend
25. Lykke Li - Youth Knows No Pain
26. Miranda Lambert - Mamas Broken Heart
27. Lady Gaga - You and I
28. Dawes - Million Dollar Bill
29. Adele - Rumour Has It
30. Eric Church - Springsteen
31. Killer Mike - Ric Flair
32. Tune-Yards - Bizness
33. Beastie Boys feat. Santigold - Dont Play No Games That I Cant Win
34. Das Racist - Girl
35. R.E.M. - We All Go Back To Where We Belong
36. Tom Waits - Satisfied
37. Nas - Nasty
38. Middle Brother - Blue Eyes
39. EMA - California
40. Girls - Vomit
41. Coldplay - Paradise
42. Eleanor Friedberger - My Mistakes
43. Hayes Carll - KMAG YOYO
44. The Joy Formidable - The Everchanging Spectrum of a Lie
45. Cass McCombs - The Same Thing
46. Mr. Muthafuckin eXquire feat. Despot, Das Racist, Danny Brown and El-P - The Last Huzzah
47. Atlas Sound - Mona Lisa
48. Noel Gallaghers High Flying Birds - The Death of You and Me
49. Pains of Being Pure at Heart - Heart In Your Heartbreak
50. Red Hot Chili Peppers - Adventures of Raindance Maggie

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Rolling Stone Critics Best Of 2012

Albums



1. Bruce Springsteen – Wrecking Ball
2. Frank Ocean – Channel Orange
3. Jack White – Blunderbuss
4. Bob Dylan – Tempest
5. Fiona Apple – The Idler Wheel…
6. Kendrick Lamar – good kid, M.A.A.D city
7. Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros – Here
8. Green Day – !Uno!
9. Japandroids – Celebration Rock
10. Neil Young and Crazy Horse – Psychedelic Pill
11. Mumford & Sons – Babel
12. Jimmy Cliff – Rebirth
13. Leonard Cohen – Old Ideas
14. Best Coast – The Only Place
15. Dr. John – Locked Down
16. Cat Power – Sun
17. John Mayer – Born and Raised
18. Nas – Life is Good
19. Band Of Horses – Mirage Rock
20. Killer Mike – R.A.P. Music
21. Cloud Nothings - Attack on Memory
22. Bonnie Raitt - Slipstream
23. Divine Fits - A Thing Called Divine Fits
24. G.O.O.D. Music - Cruel Summer
25. Donald Fagen - Sunken Condos
26. Django Django - Django Django
27. Gary Clark Jr. - Blak and Blu
28. Beach House - Bloom
29. Dave Matthews Band - Away From the World
30. Azealia Banks - 1991
31. Taylor Swift - Red
32. Hospitality - Hospitality
33. Grimes - Visions
34. Alabama Shakes - Boys & Girls
35. Grizzly Bear - Shields
36. Bobby Womack - The Bravest Man in the Universe
37. Justin Townes Earle - Nothings Gonna Change the Way You Feel About Me Now
38. Titus Andronicus - Local Business
39. Passion Pit - Gossamer
40. Escort - Escort
41. The Avett Brothers - The Carpenter
42. Allo Darlin - Europe
43. fun. - Some Nights
44. Garbage - Not Your Kind of People
45. Rick Ross - Rich Forever
46. Muse - The 2nd Law
47. Todd Snider - Agnostic Hymns & Stoner Fables
48. The Smashing Pumpkins - Oceania
49. Amadou and Mariam - Folila
50. Dirty Projectors - Swing Lo Magellan


Tracks


1. Alabama Shakes - Hold On
2. Taylor Swift - We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together
3. Passion Pit - Take a Walk
4. Frank Ocean - Thinkin Bout You
5. Neil Young and Crazy Horse - Ramada Inn
6. Kanye West feat. Big Sean - Pusha T and 2 Chainz - Mercy
7. Bruce Springsteen - Rocky Ground
8. Jack White - Sixteen Saltines
9. Bob Dylan - Pay in Blood
10. First Aid Kit - Emmylou
11. fun. - Some Nights
12. Fiona Apple - Hot Knife
13. Mumford & Sons - I Will Wait
14. The Vaccines - Teenage Icon
15. Usher - Climax
16. Van Halen - Stay Frosty
17. Kitty Pryde - Okay Cupid
18. The Rolling Stones - Doom and Gloom
19. Beach House - Other People
20. Leonard Cohen - Going Home
21. Donald Fagen - "Weather in My Head
22. Skrillex feat. Sirah - Bangarang
23. Randy Newman - Im Dreaming
24. Japandroids - The House That Heaven Built
25. Psy - Gangnam Style
26. The Lumineers - Ho Hey
27. A$AP Rocky - Goldie
28. Grimes - Oblivion
29. Grizzly Bear - Yet Again
30. The Beach Boys - Thats Why God Made The Radio
31. Low Cut Connie - Boozophilia
32. Bruce Springsteen - We Take Care Of Our Own
33. Miguel - Adorn
34. Kendrick Lamar - Swimming Pools (Drank)
35. Icona Pop - I Love It
36. Himanshu - Womyn
37. Muse - Madness
38. Teen - Better
39. Dwight Yoakam - A Heart Like Mine
40. Craig Finn - Rented Room
41. Danny Brown - Grown Up
42. The 2 Bears - Bear Hug
43. Tanlines - All of Me
44. The Wanted - Glad You Came
45. Justin Bieber - Die in Your Arms
46. Maroon 5 feat. Wiz Khalifa - Payphone
47. Superchunk - This Summer
48. Deadmau5 - The Veldt
49. Kacey Musgraves - Merry Go Round
50. Carly Rae Jepsen - Call Me Maybe


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Rolling Stone Critics Best Of 2013

Albums




1. Vampire Weekend - Modern Vampires of the City
2. Kanye West - Yeezus
3. Daft Punk - Random Access Memories
4. Paul McCartney - New
5. Arcade Fire - Reflektor
6. Queens of the Stone Age - …Like Clockwork
7. Lorde - Pure Heroine
8. The National - Trouble Will Find Me
9. Arctic Monkeys - AM
10. John Fogerty - Wrote A Song For Everyone
11. Parquet Courts - Light Up Gold
12. Jake Bugg - Jake Bugg
13. Disclosure - Settle
14. Drake - Nothing Was The Same
15. Atoms for Peace - Amok
16. David Bowie - The Next Day
17. Danny Brown - Old
18. Ashley Monroe - Like A Rose
19. Nine Inch Nails - Hesitation Marks
20. Laura Marling - Once I Was An Eagle
21. Sky Ferreira - Night Time, My Time
22. Phoenix - Bankrupt!
23. My Bloody Valentine - MBV
24. Eminem - Marshall Mathers LP 2
25. Elton John - The Diving Board
26. Chance The Rapper - Acid Rap
27. Miley Cyrus - Bangerz
28. Kacey Musgraves - Same Trailer Different Park
29. Bombino - Nomad
30. Tegan & Sara - Heartthrob
31. Haim - Days Are Gone
32. Chvrches - The Bones of What You Believe
33. Pusha T - My Name Is My Name
34. Neko Case - The Worse Things Get,
35. Best Coast - Fade Away EP
36. Waxahatchee - Cerulean Salt
37. The So So Glos - Blowout
38. Kurt Vile - Wakin on a Pretty Daze
39. Keith Urban - Fuse
40. Pearl Jam - Lightning Bolt
41. J. Cole - Born Sinner
42. Earl Sweatshirt - Doris
43. Savages - Silence Yourself
44. Valerie June - Pushin Against a Stone
45. Avicii - True
46. Franz Ferdinand - Right Thoughts Right
47. M.I.A. - Matangi
48. Fuck Buttons - Slow Focus
49. The Flaming Lips - The Terror
50. Beck - Song Reader



Tracks Of 2013


1. Daft Punk - Get Lucky
2. Lorde - Royals
3. Kanye West - Black Skinhead
4. Vampire Weekend - Hannah Hunt
5. Disclosure - When a Fire Starts to Burn
6. Parquet Courts - Stoned and Starving
7. Justin Timberlake - Mirrors
8. James Blake - Retrograde
9. Drake - Started From the Bottom
10. Arctic Monkeys - Do I Wanna Know?
11. Arcade Fire - Reflektor
12. Tegan and Sara - Closer
13. Big Sean Feat. Kendrick Lamar - Control
14. Miley Cyrus - We Cant Stop
15. Eminem - Rap God
16. HAIM - The Wire
17. Lady Gaga feat R. Kelly - Do What U Want
18. Katy Perry - Roar
19. Jay Z - Picasso Baby
20. Kanye West - Blood on the Leaves
21. Jake Bugg - Broken
22. Ciara - Body Party
23. Elvis Costello and the Roots - Walk Us Uptown
24. The Julie Ruin - Oh Come On
25. Washed Out - All I Know
26. Avicii - Wake Me Up
27. Lonely Island feat. Adam Levine - YOLO
28. Ashley Monroe - Two Weeks Late
29. Thundercat - Oh Sheit Its X
30. Beck - Dont Act Like Your Heart Isnt Hard
31. Wavves - Demon to Lean On
32. Katy B - 5 AM
33. Kelly Rowland - Dirty Laundry
34. Kings of Leon - Supersoaker
35. Jim James - A New Life
36. TNGHT - Acrylics
37. J. Cole - Crooked Smile
38. Kurt Vile - Wakin on a Pretty Day
39. Natalie Maines - Free Life
40. Kevin Gates - Wylin
41. M.I.A. - Sexodus
42. Vampire Weekend - Unbelievers
43. Superchunk - Me and You and Jackie Mittoo
44. Prince - Breakfast Can Wait
45. Young Thug - Picachu
46. Britney Spears - Work Bitch
47. Yo La Tengo - Ohm
48. Caitlin Rose - I Was Cruel
49. Lucius - Tempest
50. Robin Thicke feat. T.I. and Pharrell - Blurred Lines

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Rolling Stone Critics Best Of 2014

Albums Of 2014

1. U2 - Songs of Innocence
2. Bruce Springsteen - High Hopes
3. The Black Keys - Turn Blue
4. St. Vincent - St. Vincent
5. Miranda Lambert - Platinum
6. Charli XCX - SUCKER
7. Lana Del Rey - Ultraviolence
8. Run the Jewels - Run the Jewels 2
9. Mac DeMarco - Salad Days
10. Taylor Swift - 1989
11. Flying Lotus - Youre Dead!
12. Foo Fighters - Sonic Highways
13. Ought - More Than Any Other Day
14. Weezer - Everything Will Be Alright in the End
15. Against Me! - Transgender Dysphoria Blues
16. FKA Twigs - LP1
17. Jenny Lewis - The Voyager
18. Sturgill Simpson - Metamodern Sounds in Country Music
19. Jackson Browne - Standing in the Breach
20. Sharon Van Etten - Are We There
21. Eric Church - The Outsiders
22. Skrillex - Recess
23. War on Drugs - Lost in the Dream
24. Leonard Cohen - Popular Problems
25. YG - My Krazy Life
26. Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers - Hypnotic Eye
27. Alt-J - This Is All Yours
28. Parquet Courts - Sunbathing Animal
29. Spoon - They Want My Soul
30. Thom Yorke - Tomorrows Modern Boxes
31. Young Thug and Bloody Jay - Black Portland
32. Damon Albarn - Everyday Robots
33. The Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger - Midnight Sun
34. Prince - Art Official Age
35. Lenny Kravitz - Strut
36. Alvvays - Alvvays
37. Benjamin Booker - Benjamin Booker
38. Hurray for the Riff Raff - Small Town Heroes
39. Caribou - Our Love
40. Jack White - Lazaretto
41. Aphex Twin - Syro
42. Perfume Genius - Too Bright
43. Future - Honest
44. Interpol - El Pintor
45. EMA - The Futures Void
46. Tweedy - Sukierae
47. Gary Clark Jr. - Gary Clark Jr. Live
48. Coldplay - Ghost Stories
49. Tinariwen - Emmaar
50. Yob - Clearing the Path to Ascend


Tracks Of 2014

1. Beyoncé feat. Jay Z - "Drunk in Love"
2. DJ Snake feat. Lil Jon - "Turn Down For What"
3. U2 - "Every Breaking Wave"
4. Future feat. Pusha T - Pharrell - Casino - "Move That Dope"
5. Jenny Lewis - "Just One of the Guys"
6. Taylor Swift - "Blank Space"
7. Bruce Springsteen - "Frankie Fell in Love"
8. Sharon Van Etten - "Every Time the Sun Comes Up"
9. Future Islands - "Seasons (Waiting On You)"
10. Kendrick Lamar - "i"
11. Alvvays - "Archie - Marry Me"
12. Sam Smith - "Stay With Me"
13. Foo Fighters - "Outside"
14. Grimes - "Go"
15. Sia - "Chandelier"
16. Beck - "Blue Moon"
17. Rae Sremmurd - "No Flex Zone"
18. Bleachers - "I Wanna Get Better"
19. Iggy Azalea feat. Charli XCX - "Fancy"
20. Old Crow Medicine Show - "Sweet Amarillo"
21. Weezer - "Back to the Shack"
22. Lana Del Rey - "Brooklyn Baby"
23. Tove Lo - "Habits (Stay High)"
24. The Black Keys - "Gotta Get Away"
25. Caribou - "Cant Do Without You"
26. Drake - "0 to 100/The Catch Up"
27. Thurston Moore - "Grace Lake"
28. Prince - "This Could Be Us"
29. Miranda Lambert - "Smokin and Drinkin"
30. Coldplay - "Magic"
31. EMA - "So Blonde"
32. Maroon 5 - "Animals"
33. Jackson Browne - "The Birds of St. Marks"
34. Sylvan Esso - "Coffee"
35. First Aid Kit - "Master Pretender"
36. Beverly - "Honey Do"
37. Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers - "Faultlines"
38. YG feat. Jeezy - Rich Homie Quan - "My Hitta"
39. Priests - "Doctor"
40. Sleater-Kinney - "Bury Our Friends"
41. Ought - "Habit"
42. FKA Twigs - "Two Weeks"
43. The New Pornographers - "Brill Bruisers"
44. St. Vincent - "Prince Johnny"
45. Hospitality - "I Miss Your Bones"
46. Katy B - "5 AM"
47. Real Estate - "Talking Backwards"
48. Alex G - "Harvey"
49. Old 97s - "Longer Than Youve Been Alive"
50. Counting Crows - "Dislocation"