Top 3000 Albums
November 28th, 2010
Top 3000 Songs
November 10th, 2011
SPOTIFY PLAYLIST (NEW!)
|Next update will be in June, and will include albums and songs from 2010-2012.|
TOP ALBUMS OF 2013
Top albums of 2013 (updated two times per month)
The 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!
TOP ALBUMS AND SONGS OF 2012
Top Albums of 2012
Top Songs of 2012
The spreadsheets summarize the music magazines' end of year lists.
Many thanks to Harold and BleuPanda!
Top albums of 2012
TOP ALBUMS AND SONGS OF 2011
Top Albums of 2011
Top Songs of 2011
Many thanks to Harold and Chris for the help with this!
Top 100 albums of 2011
TOP ALBUMS AND SONGS OF 2010
Top Albums of 2010
Top Songs of 2010
Many thanks to Shaun, Harold Wexler and Chris for all help with this!
Top 150 albums of 2010
ACTIVITIES IN THE FORUM
History of forum polls
Top 3 Albums of All Time
=> See all 3000 acclaimed albums
Top 3 Songs of All Time
=> See all 3000 acclaimed songs
Acclaimed Music Forum
Which albums do you want to see in the 2009 list? Which is the best album of all time? The most underrated? Have your say in the Acclaimed Music Forum.
Also, here's a link to a list of all forum polls through the years
Acclaimed Music Mini Poll
Which acclaimed album is most loved among the Acclaimed Music visitors? Pick your favorite album in the Acclaimed Music Top 10 Poll.
Buy the Albums
Buy the Acclaimed Music albums from amazon. Click here to see an example of an album page with amazon purchase information.
Amazon links to books that have been used to compile the Acclaimed Music lists can be found at the all critics lists page.
Listen to Albums and Songs
There are links to sound clips at amazon.com for most of the albums and songs. The links can be found on the year and artist pages.
Acclaimed Music in Outer Cyberspace
"You mean you don't want to sit in a dark, smoky bar with friends debating the fact that The Velvet Underground are the 8th best Albums Band but only the 425th best Singles Band?"
Thousand thanks to Mike With for the article about Acclaimed Music at theanswerbank.co.uk.
Also Check Out...Music!
Julian's RockList Site,
and Les disques de l'année
to view many of the magazines full lists.
Or why not visit Peter Sykes' Jazz 100 - The Best Jazz Ever Released on CD.
Also Check Out...Film!
For those of you who are also film fanatics (aren't we all?), They Shoot Pictures, Don't They? is the perfect companion to Acclaimed Music, with the 1000 most acclaimed films of all time.
Bill Georgaris and Vicki Platt have compiled this list from 1000+ (!) individual critics' and filmmakers' top-ten favorite films and 100+ polls.
It's magnificent - check it out now!