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SPIN’s Top Albums and Songs of 2015


Happy December! SPIN are celebrating the first day of the last month of the year by putting out their Top 50 Albums of 2015 list. It’s a diverse list, with the top 10 ranging from DIY-indie (Alex G) to mainstream country (Kacey Musgraves) to leftfield major label rap (Vince Staples and Kendrick Lamar). The list also has metal from Deafheaven and Krallice, electronic from RP Boo, Rabit, Oneohtrix Point Never and SOPHIE, R&B veteran Janet Jackson, and plenty more. Check out the whole thing below.

They also put out their 101 Best Songs of 2015 list, which is topped by Justin Bieber.

SPIN’s Top 50 Albums of 2015
50. Janet Jackson – Unbreakable
49. Girlpool- Before the World Was Big
48. Majical Cloudz – Are You Alone?
47. RP Boo – Fingers, Bank Pads & Shoe Prints
46. Mount Eerie – Sauna
45. Seinabo Sey – Pretend
44. Krallice – Ygg Huur
43. CHVRCHES – Every Open Eye
42. Best Coast – California Nights
41. Fetty Wap – Fetty Wap
40. Mbongwana Star – From Kinshasa
39. Bully – Feels Like
38. FKA twigs – M3LL155X EP
37. Blur – The Magic Whip
36. Donnie Trumpet & the Social Experiment – Surf
35. Rabit – Communion
34. Chastity Belt – Time to Go Home
33. Jason Derulo – Everything Is 4
32. Titus Andronicus – The Most Lamentable Tragedy
31. Colleen Green – I Want to Grow Up
30. Oneohtrix Point Never – Garden of Delete
29. Kurt Vile – b’lieve i’m goin down…
28. Björk – Vulnicura
27. Earl Sweatshirt – I Don’t Like S**t, I Don’t Go Outside
26. Grimes – Art Angels
25. Kelela – Hallucinogen EP
24. Destroyer – Poison Season
23. Drake – If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late
22. Carly Rae Jepsen – E•MO•TION
21. Sufjan Stevens – Carrie & Lowell
20. Protomartyr – The Agent Intellect
18. Lana Del Rey – Honeymoon
17. Future- DS2
16. Beach House – Depression Cherry
15. Royal Headache – High
14. Miguel – WILDHEART
13. Father John Misty – I Love You, Honeybear
12. Deafheaven – New Bermuda
11. Sleater-Kinney – No Cities to Love
10. Alex G – Beach Music
9. Shamir – Ratchet
8. Kacey Musgraves – Pageant Material
7. Deerhunter – Fading Frontier
6. Waxahatchee – Ivy Tripp
5. Vince Staples – Summertime ’06
4. Tame Impala – Currents
3. Jamie xx – In Colour
2. Courtney Barnett – Sometimes I Sit and Think, and Sometimes I Just Sit
1. Kendrick Lamar – To Pimp a Butterfly

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