3000 Albums and 6000 Songs!

The Most Recommended Recordings Based on More Than 1000 Critics' Lists


Top Albums and Songs of All Time

Acclaimed Music aggregates music critics' lists and ratings of albums and songs.
The albums and songs are ranked by year, country and genre (albums only).

Top 6000 Songs

Top 3000 Albums
Last update: August 22nd, 2015.
Next update of the all-time lists will be around March 2017, but there's an unofficial 2016 update (excel sheets only).

Top Albums of 2016


The MegaCritic Chart (updated two times per month in the forum)

Albums are ranked by a weighted rating based on the average rating and the number of ratings from a selection of
music magazines and webzines. Many thanks to Otisredding for this feature!

Top Albums and Songs of 2015


Top Albums of 2015

Top Songs of 2015

The spreadsheets summarize the critics' end of year lists. Scroll down the forum threads to see the last updates.
Many thanks to Harold for the album spreadsheet!

Spotify Playlists

To get the most out of Acclaimed Music, get Spotify and listen to thousands of playlists almost everywhere on the site!

All songs are included on playlists for the all-time, decade and year song lists and if you are on a PC you can also listen
to ranked playlists by artist and country.

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

Acclaimed Music Forums

Welcome to discuss music, join various polls, or post a critics' list that is not included on Acclaimed Music yet.

History of forum polls

Acclaimed Music Forum Chart

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

Vote or see the results