3,000 Albums and 10,000 Songs!

The Most Recommended Recordings Based on Thousands of Critics' Lists

Top Albums and Songs of All Time

Acclaimed Music aggregates music critics' lists and ratings. Albums and songs are ranked by year and country. Albums are also ranked by genre.

Excel spreadsheets:
Top 3,000 Albums
Top 10,000 Songs

Last update: November 12th, 2017.
Next update will be sometime in 2018.

Top Albums of 2017


The MegaCritic Chart is updated two times per month in the forum. The chart is based on the average rating and number of ratings from approx. 30 music magazines and webzines that publish over 400 reviews per year.

Many thanks to Otisredding for this feature!

Acclaimed Music Forums

Welcome to the forums, where you can discuss music as well as other topics. If you know a critics' list that is not included on Acclaimed Music, you can post it here.

The chart is based on members' nominations and votes of the best songs right now.
Vote or see the results

There are always ongoing polls. All-time polls, decade polls, end of year polls and much more. Nominate your own favorite album or song in an unacclaimed game. Join in!
History of forum polls

Spotify Playlists

A new Spotify account has been set up for Acclaimed Music.
The old playlists have been deleted.

There are Spotify playlists for the all-time, decade and yearly songs lists.

All albums that are available on Spotify can be listened to from the album pages.