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2019 "albums of the year" lists
#1
its that time of the year when experts and music publications release their lists of best albums of the year

feel free to post any lists you find

first up: 

AOTY.org
full list of 25 albums can be found here: https://www.albumoftheyear.org/ratings/6...ted/2019/1

1....Blood Incantation - Hidden History of the Human Race

2....Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Ghosteen

3....Fontaines D.C. - Dogrel

4....Employed to Serve - Eternal Forward Motion

5....FKA twigs - MAGDALENE

6....Indoor Pets - Be Content

7....Dave - Psychodrama

8....Lingua Ignota - Caligula

9....Angel Olsen - All Mirrors

10..Weyes Blood - Titanic Rising
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#2
from METACRITIC:

full top 20 list here:  https://www.metacritic.com/feature/criti...ms-of-2019

1....LANA DEL REY -  "Norman fucking Rockwell"

2....NICK CAVE & THE BAD SEEDS  "ghosteen"

3....ANGEL OLSEN  'all mirrors"

4....BILLIE EILISH "when we all fall asleep, where do we go?"

5....FKA TWIGS  "Magdalene"

6....FONTAINS D.C "dogrel"

7....SHARON VAN ETTEN "remind me tomorrow"

8....WEYES BLOOD  "titanic rising"

9....TYLER,THE CREATOR "igor"

10..BIG THIEF "ufof"
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#3
from PITCHFORK:

complete top 50 list here:  https://www.yearendlists.com/2019/12/pit...ms-of-2019

1....Lana Del ReyNorman Fucking Rockwell!

2....FKA twigsMagdalene

3....Big ThiefU.F.O.F.

4....Angel OlsenAll Mirrors

5....SolangeWhen I Get Home

6....Bad BunnyX 100PRE

7....Helado NegroThis Is How You Smile

8....FenneszAgora

9....Weyes BloodTitanic Rising

10..Purple MountainsPurple Mountains
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#4
from MOJO: (one of three publications I trust without question, the others are Rolling Stone and Uncut)

their full list of 75 albums:  https://www.albumoftheyear.org/list/1270...-of-2019/2

1....NICK CAVE & THE BAD SEEDS  -  ghosteen

2....BILL CALLAHAN   -  shepherd in a sheepskin vest

3....BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN -  western stars

4....THE COMET IS COMING  -  trust in the lifeforce of the deep mystery

5....ALDOUS HARDING  -  designer

6....FONTAINES D.C  -  dogrel

7....LANA DEL REY  -  Norman fucking Rockwell!

8....BLACK MIDI  -  schlagenheim

9....PURPLE MOUNTAINS  -  purple mountains

10..LEE "SCRATCH" PERRY  -  rainford
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#5
from ROLLING STONE-Editors:

their top 50 joint effort here:  https://www.billboard.com/articles/news/...019-top-50


1. Ariana Grande, [i]Thank U, Next[/i]

2. Billie Eilish, [i]When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?[/i]

3. Taylor Swift, [i]Lover[/i]

4. Lizzo, [i]Cuz I Love You[/i]

5. Maggie Rogers, [i]Heard It in a Past Life[/i]

6. Lana Del Rey, [i]Norman F--king Rockwell[/i]

7. Tyler, the Creator, [i]IGOR[/i]

8. The Highwomen, [i]The Highwomen[/i]

9. DaBaby, [i]Kirk[/i]

10. J Balvin & Bad Bunny, [i]Oasis[/i]
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#6
ROLLING STONE -official:

top 50 list here:  https://www.yearendlists.com/2019/12/rol...ms-of-2019


  1. Ariana Grandethank u, next  

  2. Billie EilishWhen We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?

  3. Lana Del ReyNorman Fucking Rockwell!

  4. Taylor SwiftLover

  5.  Bad BunnyX 100PRE

  6. LizzoCuz I Love You

  7.  Vampire WeekendFather of the Bride

  8.  Miranda LambertWildcard

  9.  DaBabyBaby on Baby

  10. The HighwomenThe Highwomen

  11. Nick Cave & The Bad SeedsGhosteen

  12. Tyler, The CreatorIGOR

  13. Jenny LewisOn the Line

  14. Angel OlsenAll Mirrors

  15. Brittany HowardJaime

  16. Sturgill SimpsonSound & Fury

  17. Big ThiefTwo Hands

  18. Young ThugSo Much Fun

  19. 100 gecs1000 gecs
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#7
from UNCUT:

full list here:  

#25 - #1 https://www.albumoftheyear.org/list/1269...-of-2019/2

#75 - #26 https://www.albumoftheyear.org/list/1269...s-of-2019/

the top 10:

1. Weyes Blood - Titanic Rising

2. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Ghosteen

3. Purple Mountains - Purple Mountains

4. The Comet Is Coming - Trust in the Lifeforce of the Deep Mystery

5. Lana Del Rey - Norman Fucking Rockwell!

6. Joan Shelley - Like The River Loves The Sea

7. Bruce Springsteen - Western Stars

8. Bill Callahan - Shepherd in a Sheepskin Vest

9. Big Thief - U.F.O.F.

10. Wilco - Ode to Joy
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#8
from NME:

top 25 list here:  https://www.albumoftheyear.org/ratings/9...ted/2019/1

the top 10:


1. Bring Me The Horizon - amo

2. Lana Del Rey - Norman Fucking Rockwell!

3. Jenny Lewis - On the Line

4. James Blake - Assume Form

5. Foals - Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost (Part 1)

6. Foals - Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost (Part 2)

7. Little Simz - GREY Area

8. Employed to Serve - Eternal Forward Motion

9. Lizzo - Cuz I Love You

10. Billie Eilish - WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP, WHERE DO WE GO?
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#9
from PASTE MAGAZINE (never actually heard of it)

50 - 26 here:  https://www.music-discussion.com/search....cd7847c406

25 - 1 here:  https://www.pastemagazine.com/articles/2...9.html?p=2

the top 10:

1....Weyes Blood - titanic rising

2....Angel Olsen - all mirrors

3....Sharon Van Etton - remind me tomorrow

4....Big Thief - two hands

5....FKA Twigs - Magdalene 

6....Brittany Howard - Jaime

7....Carly Rae Jepson - dedicated

8....Julia Kackling - crushing

9....Lizzo - cuz I love you

10..Faye Webster - atlanta millionaires club
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#10
from AOTY.org 

the list MH has been hanging out for....BEST 25 HIP-HOP ALBUMS

full list here:  https://www.albumoftheyear.org/genre/3-hip-hop/2019/


1. Dave - Psychodrama

2. JPEGMAFIA - All My Heroes Are Cornballs

3. Rapsody - Eve

4. Kano - Hoodies All Summer

5. Little Simz - GREY Area

6. Tyler, the Creator - IGOR

7. Freddie Gibbs & Madlib - Bandana

8. Maxo Kream - Brandon Banks

9. slowthai - Nothing Great About Britain

10. Denzel Curry - ZUU
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