Top Albums of 2019

Rank All Time Rank Artist Album Genres
Lana Del Rey Norman Fucking Rockwell! Art Pop, Singer/Songwriter
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds Ghosteen Ambient Pop, Singer/Songwriter
Weyes Blood Titanic Rising Art Pop, Baroque Pop
Angel Olsen All Mirrors Art Pop, Chamber Pop
FKA twigs Magdalene Art Pop, Glitch Pop
Billie Eilish When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? Alternative R&B, Electropop
Tyler, the Creator IGOR Neo-Soul
Sharon Van Etten Remind Me Tomorrow Indie Pop, Synthpop
Purple Mountains Purple Mountains Alt-Country, Indie Rock, Singer/Songwriter
Big Thief U.F.O.F. Indie Folk
Solange When I Get Home Alternative R&B, Art Pop, Neo-Soul
Fontaines D.C. Dogrel Post-Punk
Vampire Weekend Father of the Bride Indie Pop
Little Simz Grey Area Conscious Hip Hop, UK Hip Hop
Michael Kiwanuka Kiwanuka Psychedelic Soul
Lizzo Cuz I Love You Pop Rap, Pop Soul
Aldous Harding Designer Contemporary Folk, Singer/Songwriter
Brittany Howard Jaime Psychedelic Soul, Singer/Songwriter
Thom Yorke ANIMA Ambient Pop, Glitch Pop
black midi Schlagenheim Experimental Rock, Math Rock, Noise Rock
Jamila Woods LEGACY! LEGACY! Neo-Soul
Big Thief Two Hands Folk Rock, Indie Folk
Bon Iver i,i Art Pop
Freddie Gibbs & Madlib Bandana Gangsta Rap
Tool Fear Inoculum Progressive Metal
slowthai Nothing Great About Britain UK Hip Hop
The National I Am Easy to Find Chamber Pop
Cate Le Bon Reward Art Pop
Jenny Hval The Practice of Love Art Pop, Synthpop
(Sandy) Alex G House of Sugar Indie Folk, Neo-Psychedelia
Julia Jacklin Crushing Indie Folk, Singer/Songwriter
Ariana Grande thank u, next Contemporary R&B, Pop
Kim Gordon No Home Record Industrial, Noise Rock
Bill Callahan Shepherd in a Sheepskin Vest Americana, Singer/Songwriter
Danny Brown uknowhatimsayin? Abstract Hip Hop, Hardcore Hip Hop

Albums "bubbling under" the all-time top 3000:
Jenny Lewis On the Line Soft Rock
Jessica Pratt Quiet Signs Contemporary Folk, Singer/Songwriter
James Blake Assume Form Alternative R&B, Art Pop
Bruce Springsteen Western Stars Americana, Singer/Songwriter
The Comet Is Coming Trust in the Lifeforce of the Deep Mystery Jazz Fusion, Nu Jazz
Kate Tempest The Book of Traps and Lessons Poetry
Nilüfer Yanya Miss Universe Indie Pop, Indie Rock
Charli XCX Charli Bubblegum Bass, Electropop
Dave Psychodrama Conscious Hip Hop, UK Hip Hop
Denzel Curry ZUU Southern Hip Hop, Trap
Holly Herndon PROTO Experimental, Glitch Pop
Better Oblivion Community Center Better Oblivion Community Center Indie Rock
JPEGMAFIA All My Heroes Are Cornballs Experimental Hip Hop, Glitch Hop
Helado Negro This is How You Smile Ambient Pop, Art Pop, Indietronica
Deerhunter Why Hasn’t Everything Already Disappeared? Indie Rock, Neo-Psychedelia
The Chemical Brothers No Geography Big Beat, House
Floating Points Crush IDM
DIIV Deceiver Shoegaze
Lingua Ignota Caligula Death Industrial, Neoclassical Darkwave
Caroline Polachek Pang Art Pop
The Highwomen The Highwomen Americana, Contemporary Country
Rapsody Eve Conscious Hip Hop
Fat White Family Serfs Up! Neo-Psychedelia, Post-Punk
The Murder Capital When I Have Fears Post-Punk
100 Gecs 1000 gecs Bubblegum Bass
Charly Bliss Young Enough Indie Pop, Power Pop
Opeth In Cauda Venenum Progressive Rock
Flying Lotus Flamagra Glitch Hop, Nu Jazz
Clairo Immunity Indie Pop
Taylor Swift Lover Electropop, Synthpop
PUP Morbid Stuff Pop Punk
Leonard Cohen Thanks for the Dance Singer/Songwriter
Slipknot We Are Not Your Kind Alternative Metal
Wilco Ode to Joy Indie Rock
Anderson .Paak Ventura Contemporary R&B, Funk, Neo-Soul
Mannequin Pussy Patience Indie Rock, Power Pop
Matana Roberts Coin Coin Chapter 4: Memphis Free Jazz
Richard Dawson 2020 Art Rock, Singer/Songwriter
King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard Infest the Rats' Nest Stoner Metal, Thrash Metal
Carly Rae Jepsen Dedicated Dance-Pop, Synthpop
Foals Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost Part 1 Alternative Dance, Indie Rock
Swans leaving meaning. Experimental Rock, Post-Rock
Chelsea Wolfe Birth of Violence Dark Folk, Gothic Country, Singer/Songwriter
Hot Chip A Bath Full of Ecstasy Electropop, Indietronica, Synthpop
Karen O and Danger Mouse Lux Prima Art Rock, Indie Pop
The Raconteurs Help Us Stranger Alternative Rock, Blues Rock, Garage Rock Revival
Faye Webster Atlanta Millionaires Club Alt-Country, Indie Pop, Singer/Songwriter
Marika Hackman Any Human Friend Indie Rock
Girl Band The Talkies Experimental Rock, Noise Rock, Post-Punk
Caterina Barbieri Ecstatic Computation Ambient Trance, Progressive Electronic
Baroness Gold & Grey Stoner Metal, Stoner Rock
Barker Utility Ambient Techno
Oh Sees Face Stabber Psychedelic Rock
Sudan Archives Athena Alternative R&B, Art Pop
Stella Donnelly Beware of the Dogs Indie Pop, Singer/Songwriter
Rammstein Rammstein Neue Deutsche Härte
Sleaford Mods Eton Alive Post-Punk
Gary Clark Jr. This Land Blues Rock, Neo-Soul
Sleater-Kinney The Center Won't Hold Post-Punk Revival
Kano Hoodies All Summer Conscious Hip Hop, UK Hip Hop
Sunn O))) Life Metal Drone Metal
Orville Peck Pony Alt-Country, Singer/Songwriter
Sampa the Great The Return Conscious Hip Hop, Jazz Rap, Neo-Soul
American Football American Football [LP3] Dream Pop, Midwest Emo
Sturgill Simpson Sound & Fury Blues Rock, Southern Rock
Raphael Saadiq Jimmy Lee Neo-Soul
Maggie Rogers Heard It in a Past Life Synthpop
Chromatics Closer to Grey Dream Pop, Synthpop
Rustin Man Drift Code Art Rock
Loraine James For You and I Glitch, IDM
Steve Gunn The Unseen in Between Folk Rock
Fennesz Agora Ambient, Electroacoustic
75 Dollar Bill I Was Real Psychedelic Rock, Tishoumaren
Megan Thee Stallion Fever Southern Hip Hop, Trap
Bring Me the Horizon amo Alternative Rock, Electropop, Pop Rock
Neil Young with Crazy Horse Colorado Country Rock, Singer/Songwriter
Bat for Lashes Lost Girls Art Pop, Synthpop
Amyl & The Sniffers Amyl & The Sniffers Garage Punk
The Claypool Lennon Delirium South of Reality Psychedelic Rock
Yola Walk Through Fire Country Soul
Foals Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost Part 2 Alternative Rock
Boy Harsher Careful Darkwave, Minimal Synth
Mdou Moctar Ilana (The Creator) Blues Rock, Tishoumaren
Altin Gün Gece Anatolian Rock
These New Puritans Inside the Rose Art Pop
Kevin Morby Oh My God Folk Rock, Singer/Songwriter
clipping. There Existed an Addiction to Blood Horrorcore, Industrial Hip Hop
Tropical Fuck Storm Braindrops Art Punk, Punk Blues
Bonnie "Prince" Billy I Made a Place Americana, Contemporary Folk, Singer/Songwriter
Mavis Staples We Get By Deep Soul
Andrew Bird My Finest Work Yet Chamber Pop, Indie Folk, Singer/Songwriter
Summer Walker Over It Contemporary R&B
Sam Fender Hypersonic Missiles Alternative Rock, Heartland Rock
Angel Bat Dawid The Oracle Spiritual Jazz
Lankum The Livelong Day Irish Folk Music
Billy Woods & Kenny Segal Hiding Places Abstract Hip Hop
King Princess Cheap Queen Contemporary R&B, Pop Soul
Blanck Mass Animated Violence Mild Electro-Industrial
Tanya Tucker While I'm Livin' Country
Toro y Moi Outer Peace Alternative R&B, Synth Funk
Chai PUNK Dance-Punk, Indie Pop
Octo Octa Resonant Body Breakbeat, Deep House
J Balvin and Bad Bunny Oasis Reggaeton
Elbow Giants of All Sizes Art Rock, Chamber Pop
The Twilight Sad It Won/t Be Like This All the Time Post-Punk Revival
Metronomy Metronomy Forever Indie Pop, Indietronica, Synthpop
Beyoncé Homecoming: The Live Album Contemporary R&B, Pop
Burna Boy African Giant Afrobeats
Ezra Furman Twelve Nudes Garage Punk, Garage Rock Revival
Iggy Pop Free Art Rock
Moor Mother Analog Fluids of Sonic Black Holes Industrial Hip Hop
Oso Oso Basking in the Glow Emo-Pop, Indie Rock
Cult of Luna A Dawn to Fear Atmospheric Sludge Metal, Post-Metal
Whitney Forever Turned Around Indie Folk, Indie Pop
Rhiannon Giddens There is No Other American Folk Music
Young Thug So Much Fun Southern Hip Hop, Trap
Lambchop This (Is What I Wanted to Tell You) Art Pop, Indietronica, Sophisti-Pop
Alex Cameron Miami Memory Soft Rock
Miranda Lambert Wildcard Contemporary Country
Underworld DRIFT: Series 1 Progressive House, Techno
Tindersticks No Treasure But Hope Chamber Pop
Mark Ronson Late Night Feelings Dance-Pop
Blood Incantation Hidden History of the Human Race Death Metal, Progressive Metal
DaBaby Baby on Baby Southern Hip Hop, Trap
Florist Emily Alone Indie Folk, Singer/Songwriter
Joan Shelley Like the River Loves the Sea Contemporary Folk, Singer/Songwriter
Anna Meredith FIBS Art Pop, Glitch Pop, Progressive Pop
The Delines The Imperial Alt-Country, Americana
Vanishing Twin The Age of Immunology Dream Pop, Neo-Psychedelia
Brutus Nest Post-Hardcore
Rico Nasty & Kenny Beats Anger Management Trap
The Specials Encore 2 Tone
The Japanese House Good at Falling Indietronica, Synthpop
Ride This is Not a Safe Place Alternative Rock
Jay Som Anak Ko Dream Pop, Indie Rock
Cigarettes After Sex Cry Dream Pop, Slowcore
Strand of Oaks Eraserland Heartland Rock, Indie Rock
The Black Keys 'Let's Rock' Garage Rock
Liam Gallagher Why Me? Why Not Britpop
Hatchie Keepsake Dream Pop
Self Esteem Compliments Please Electropop
Ari Lennox Shea Butter Baby Neo-Soul
Knocked Loose A Different Shade of Blue Metalcore
Skepta Ignorance is Bliss Grime, UK Hip Hop
Stormzy Heavy is the Head UK Hip Hop
Bob Mould Sunshine Rock Alternative Rock, Power Pop
Devin Townsend Empath Avant-Garde Metal, Progressive Metal
Blood Orange Angel's Pulse Alternative R&B
Inter Arma Sulphur English Atmospheric Sludge Metal, Death Doom Metal
Coldplay Everyday Life Art Pop
Alcest Spiritual Instinct Blackgaze, Post-Metal
Moodymann SINNER Deep House
Robert Forster Inferno Singer/Songwriter
Los Punsetes Aniquilación Indie Rock, Noise Pop
León Benavente Vamos A Volvernos Locos Indie Rock, Pop Rock
Jaimie Branch Fly or Die II: Bird Dogs of Paradise Spiritual Jazz
DaBaby Kirk Southern Hip Hop, Trap
Fuerza Nueva Fuerza Nueva Neo-Psychedelia
La Bien Querida Brujería Indie Pop, Synthpop