Here, we're charting our favorite songs of , ranging from party jams and breakout singles to pensive compositions and political statements. Scroll through our list below—ranked in no particular order—and tune into all of the tracks in our playlist below. In the past two years, H. In August, Mitski followed up her last highly-praised album, Puberty 2 , with the equally laudable Be the Cowboy , where she shows her complexity as songwriter and artist. Julien Baker , Phoebe Bridgers, and Lucy Dacus joined forces for a self-titled six-track EP that boasts hauntingly honest storytelling—something they master individually and excel at together. Music releases this summer. But in the album, Taylor proves she can hold her own and has been doing so since the start. The Harlem native likens herself to a rose that grew up from the concrete and shuts down backstabbers and fake friends without even saying their names.
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The following is a list of music albums, EPs, and mixtapes released in These are notable albums, defined as having received significant coverage from reliable sources independent of the subject. For additional information about bands formed, reformed, disbanded, or on hiatus, for deaths of musicians, and for links to musical awards, see in music. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
1. Janelle Monáe, ‘Dirty Computer’
There is no single song that defines We live in an age in which music is more accessible and easier to make than ever before. A kid with a computer could become the most popular artist in the country over night. This is a time when Spotify averages 13, new songs every month. Instead, we bring you 55 songs from —unranked—that provide a cross section of the music that commanded the charts, pushed the boundaries of genre, and captured the political and cultural zeitgeist of You can also listen to the playlist on Spotify.
Follow Billboard. All rights reserved. Luckily, that also made this one of the most exciting years for singles on the charts and in our own personal playlists in recent memory -- one in which the biggest hits were also some of the most challenging and rewarding, and in which the more conventional pop songs that did break through on a massive scale felt fresher than they have in a long time. From the "Shallow" to "The Middle" to the highest of "High Hopes," music was captivating at all levels in Here are the Billboard staff's favorite songs of the year. An obvious Hot chart topper and delightful fixture on pop radio.