Yesterday, we had the Albums of the Year Honorable Mention , our list of 20 great albums that didn't make our album list, and today and tomorrow, we'll be counting down the Top 50 proper. We start today with Nos. Amazon have provided samples of the songs below and they've also set up pages for purchasing the music on our lists. When Nathan Williams served up his new Wavves LP in August, it didn't seem like much time had passed since his insanely blown-out album just a year earlier.
"We Want War"
Lady Gaga will wear a meat dress, flip the bird at Yankee Stadium and pull rosary beads out of her mouth, but none of this will be as entertaining or successful as her music. B, a rapper who sings and plays guitar, and Bruno Mars, a Hawaiian who specializes in modern-day doo-wop, will help each other become famous with a tenderhearted duet. But a takeover it was. This compares with four in and two in But perhaps most striking is the way in which synth-driven, Auto-Tuned, four-on-the floor-influenced pop dominated the Hot Of the 15 songs to reach No.
100. These New Puritans
Read on for our obsessively curated list of the very best albums of the year. Teflon Don is the Miami MC's best album yet: a sleek, seductive portrait of a badass rapper living a life of South Florida luxury. Ross shows some range, rhyming about his dad's battle with cancer, and his coke-kingpin fantasies are even more compelling than usual: "I think I'm Big Meech, Larry Hoover! Blowin' Money Fast ," creating one of 's best hooks while name-checking two notorious drug barons. But their most impressive accomplishment this year was How I Got Over , the best album of their two-decade-long career. It's an expansive and thrillingly funky album about hard times that tosses in street reportage and gospel uplift — as well as dashes of indie rock from guests including Joanna Newsom, Monsters of Folk and members of the Dirty Projectors. Emo's reluctant princes follow The Black Parade with a magnificent album about vampires, rock stars, and rock-star vampires. It's a blazing, pissed-off record — but it's also MCR's poppiest disc yet. Amid synth bursts, Gerard Way slings glam-punk raps "Planetary Go! The first album in eight years from the J.
With the year nearly drawing to a close, there's no better way to celebrate the past decade than to take a look back on all the things that happened from to — including, of course, in the music world. There's no doubt that the s were massive, musically. We enjoyed more viral music videos and internet meme songs than ever before — but if we consider all of the songs that have been released from to now, we can probably say that there are some tracks more memorable than others. From Carly Rae Jepsen's addictive "Call Me Maybe" to the more recent "Old Town Road" by Lil Nas X, these top songs of the s have truly become representative of this decade, helping define and shape the musical landscape in the s and most likely being remembered for tens of years to come. So to celebrate the true whirlwind that has been this past decade in music, we've rounded up 28 of the best songs that have defined the s — so we can totally ring in the New Year by jamming to all the decade's biggest hits. The rock world may not have had the biggest decade, but there was a time when this song seemed to be everywhere.