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The FADER list their favorite tracks of 2014

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The FADER always has some year-end coverage, but for the past 15 years they didn’t publish a ranked year-end list. This year however, they ranked their 116 favorite songs of 2014 (find out why) and it’s a diverse list that manages to sing the praises of iLoveMakonnen, Tinashe, Alex G, Florida Georgia Line, Enrique Iglesias, Bleachers, Ricky Eat Acid, YG, Toni Braxton & Babyface, Nothing, Grimes, Parquet Courts, Run the Jewels and Grouper all in the same damn list.

Read more about each choice here and check out the full list below…

The FADER’s Favorite Tracks of 2014
MikeWiLLMakonnen – Wishin You Well
Rich Gang – Lifestyle
QT – Hey QT
Tinashe – 2 On
Rae Sremmurd – No Type
FKA twigs – Kicks
Popcaan – Everything Nice
Dej Loaf – Try Me
Bobby Shmurda – Hot Nigga
Nicki MInaj – Lookin Ass
Lil B – No Black Person Is Ugly
Drake – 0 To 100 / The Catch Up
Migos – Fight Night
Arca – Wound
Tink f. Jeremih – Don’t Tell Nobody
Lana Del Rey – The Other Woman
YG – My Nigga – Remix
Skepta f. Wiki – That’s Not Me (US Remix)
Holly Herndon – Home
Alex G – Harvey
iLoveMakonnen – Tuesday (feat. Drake)
Porter Robinson – Sad Machine
Aphex Twin – XMAS_EVET10 [120][thanaton3 mix]
Father f. iLoveMakonnen & Key! – Look At Wrist
Pure X – Heaven
Jeremih – Don’t Tell ‘Em
Sam Smith – Stay With Me
Shamir – On The Regular
Flying Lotus – Turtles
PARTYNEXTDOOR – Recognize (feat. Drake)
Charli XCX – Boom Clap
Lawfawndah – Butter
Ricky Blaze – Uptown Julie Riddim
Future – Good Morning
Rae Sremmurd – No Flex Zone
Og Maco – U Guessed It
Chance the Rapper & the Social Experiment – Wonderful Everyday: Arthur
Dan Bodan – Soft as Rain
Florida Georgia Line – Dirt
Tobias Jesso Jr – True Love
Ratking – Puerto Rican Judo
Fatima Al Qadiri – Shanzhai (for Shanzhai Biennial)
Tunji Ige – Day 2 Day (Remix) [feat. Michael Christmas & iLoveMakonnen]
Vince Staples – Blue Suede
T.I. f. Young Thug – About the Money
Bunji Garlin – Truck On D Road
Inga Copeland f. Actress – Advice to Young Girls
Elvis Depressedly – No More Sad Songs
Nico & Vinz – Am I Wrong
Kindness – Who Do You Love? Feat. Robyn
Shy Glizzy – Awwsome
Blake Mills – Don’t Tell Our Friends About Me
Ricky Eat Acid – In My Dreams We’re Almost Touching
Chris Brown – Loyal
Big Sean – I Don’t Fuck With You
Palmistry – Protector SE5
Snootie Wild – Made Me
Eddy Kenzo – Jambole
Meridian Dan – German Whip
Son Lux – Easy (Switch Screens) [feat. Lorde]
Nothing – Dig
Toni Braxton & Babyface – I Wish
Alvvays – Archie, Marry Me
Grimes f. Blood Diamonds – Go
Willow Smith – 8
The War On Drugs – Red Eyes
Enrique Iglesias – Bailando – Spanish Version
Kevin Gates – Movie
Sia – Chandelier
Future f. Pharrell Williams & Pusha T – Move That Dope
Sturgill Simpson – The Promise
Parquet Courts – Sunbathing Animal
Grouper – Holding
Dean Blunt – GRADE
Drake – Draft Day
Ryn Weaver – OctaHate
Run The Jewels – Close Your Eyes (And Count to Fuck) [feat. Zack De La Rocha]
Nicki Minaj – Anaconda
Perfume Genius – Queen
Wiz Khalifa – We Dem Boyz
Jessie Ware – Tough Love
DaVido – Aye
DJ Quik – Fuck all Night
Weyes Blood – Hang On
Machel Montano – Ministry of Road (M.O.R.)
Lewis – We Danced All Night
Mary J. Blige – Nobody But You
Chief Keef – How It Go
Felicita – Doves
Doss – The Way I Feel
Popcaan – Waiting So Long
Quarterbacks – Center
Isaiah Rashad – Heavenly Father
Chris Brown f. Usher and Rick Ross – New Flame
Mumdance & Rabit – Square Wave Shell Down
Thestand4rd – Decisions
TOPS – Way to be Loved
Trey Songz – Touchin, Lovin (feat. Nicki Minaj)
PC Worship – Paper track (Dig)
Evian Christ – Waterfall
Zoe Muth – Mama Needs A Margarita
Shura – Just Once
Todd Terje – Johnny And Mary (feat. Bryan Ferry)
M.E.S.H. – Scythians
Jamie xx – All Under One Roof Raving
MNEK – Wrote A Song About You
Yung Lean – Leanworld
Bleachers – Rollercoaster
IamSu – I Love My Squad
Becky G – Shower
Rick Ross ft. Kanye West – Sanctified
Childhood – As I Am
Mariah Carey – One More Try
Ryan Hemsworth f. Qrion – Every Square Inch
Lupe Fiasco – Next To It (feat. Ty Dolla $ign)
Mikael Seifu – Tuff Ruff
Ariel Pink – Picture Me Gone

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