Top Albums of 2013





Rank All Time Rank Artist Album Genres
1
227
Vampire Weekend Modern Vampires of the City Indie Pop
2
354
Kanye West Yeezus Experimental Hip Hop
3
388
Disclosure Settle Deep House, UK Garage
4
403
Daft Punk Random Access Memories Nu-Disco
5
490
Arcade Fire Reflektor Alternative Dance, Indie Rock
6
624
My Bloody Valentine m b v Dream Pop, Shoegaze
7
662
The National Trouble Will Find Me Indie Rock
8
708
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds Push the Sky Away Alternative Singer/Songwriter, Art Rock
9
824
The Knife Shaking the Habitual Electronic, Experimental
10
847
Arctic Monkeys AM Indie Rock
11
950
Beyoncé Beyoncé Contemporary R&B
12
1015
David Bowie The Next Day Art Rock
13
1143
James Blake Overgrown Alternative R&B, Art Pop
14
1166
Savages Silence Yourself Post-Punk
15
1172
Kurt Vile Wakin on a Pretty Daze Folk Rock, Singer/Songwriter
16
1193
Julia Holter Loud City Song Ambient Pop, Art Pop
17
1398
Deafheaven Sunbather Blackgaze
18
1408
Haim Days Are Gone Pop Rock
19
1520
Boards of Canada Tomorrow's Harvest Ambient Techno, IDM
20
1526
Chance the Rapper Acid Rap Hip Hop
21
1614
Janelle Monáe The Electric Lady Contemporary R&B, Funk
22
1644
Queens of the Stone Age ...Like Clockwork Alternative Rock
23
1721
Danny Brown Old Hardcore Hip Hop
24
1749
Bill Callahan Dream River Americana, Singer/Songwriter
25
1804
Jon Hopkins Immunity IDM, Microhouse
26
1972
Laura Marling Once I Was an Eagle Contemporary Folk, Singer/Songwriter
27
2045
CHVRCHES The Bones of What You Believe Electropop, Synthpop
28
2047
These New Puritans Field of Reeds Art Rock, Post-Rock
29
2087
Tim Hecker Virgins Ambient, Drone
30
2169
Earl Sweatshirt Doris Hip Hop
31
2232
Lorde Pure Heroine Pop
32
2272
Phosphorescent Muchacho Americana
33
2298
Run the Jewels Run the Jewels Hardcore Hip Hop
34
2345
Deerhunter Monomania Indie Rock, Noise Pop
35
2416
Darkside Psychic Art Pop
36
2491
Oneohtrix Point Never R Plus Seven Progressive Electronic, Vaporwave
37
2574
King Krule 6 Feet Beneath the Moon Singer/Songwriter
38
2582
Neko Case The Worse Things Get the Harder I Fight, The Harder I Fight the More I Love You Alternative Singer/Songwriter
39
2659
Foxygen We Are the 21st Century Ambassadors of Peace and Magic Psychedelic Pop
40
2672
Holden The Inheritors IDM
41
2726
Rhye Woman Alternative R&B, Smooth Soul, Sophisti-Pop
42
2738
Foals Holy Fire Indie Rock
43
2795
Waxahatchee Cerulean Salt Alternative Singer/Songwriter, Indie Rock
44
2856
Drake Nothing Was the Same Contemporary R&B, Pop Rap
45
2903
Justin Timberlake The 20/20 Experience [1 of 2] Contemporary R&B, Pop
46
2958
Autre Ne Veut Anxiety Alternative R&B, Art Pop

Albums "bubbling under" the all-time top 3000:
Stromae Racine carree Dance-Pop, Electropop
John Grant Pale Green Ghosts Singer/Songwriter, Synthpop
Fuck Buttons Slow Focus Electronic, Neo-Psychedelia
The Haxan Cloak Excavation Ambient Dub, Dark Ambient, Dubstep
Factory Floor Factory Floor Minimal Wave, Tech House
Mikal Cronin MCII Power Pop
Forest Swords Engravings Neo-Psychedelia
Kacey Musgraves Same Trailer Different Park Contemporary Country
Atoms for Peace Amok Glitch Pop
Blood Orange Cupid Deluxe Alternative R&B, Synth Funk
Yo La Tengo Fade Indie Rock
DJ Rashad Double Cup Footwork
Jagwar Ma Howlin Alternative Dance, Baggy / Madchester
Jason Isbell Southeastern Americana, Contemporary Folk, Singer/Songwriter
Prefab Sprout Crimson/Red Sophisti-Pop
Chelsea Wolfe Pain Is Beauty Ethereal Wave
Pusha T My Name is My Name Gangsta Rap
M.I.A. Matangi Electropop, UK Hip Hop
Paramore Paramore Power Pop
Sky Ferreira Night Time, My Time Synthpop
DJ Koze Amygdala Deep House, Minimal Techno
Pet Shop Boys Electric House, Synthpop
The Flaming Lips The Terror Neo-Psychedelia
Moderat II Futurepop, IDM
Thundercat Apocalypse Neo-Soul, Nu Jazz
Daughter If You Leave Art Pop, Indie Pop
Tegan and Sara Heartthrob Electropop
Unknown Mortal Orchestra II Lo-Fi Indie, Psychedelic Pop
Superchunk I Hate Music Indie Rock, Power Pop
Frightened Rabbit Pedestrian Verse Indie Rock
Jonathan Wilson Fanfare Folk Rock, Singer/Songwriter
Daniel Avery Drone Logic Tech House
Sigur Rós Kveikur Post-Rock
Majical Cloudz Impersonator Ambient Pop
Bombino Nomad Tishoumaren
Iceage You're Nothing Art Punk, Post-Punk
Jenny Hval Innocence Is Kinky Alternative Singer/Songwriter, Art Pop
Kelela Cut 4 Me Alternative R&B, UK Bass
Triángulo de Amor Bizarro Victoria mistica Noise Pop, Noise Rock
A$AP Rocky Long.Live.A$AP Hip Hop
Primal Scream More Light Alternative Dance, Neo-Psychedelia
Suede Bloodsports Britpop
London Grammar If You Wait Art Pop, Indie Pop
Mount Kimbie Cold Spring Fault Less Youth Future Garage
Carcass Surgical Steel Melodic Death Metal
Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni ba Jama Ko Mande Music
Hookworms Pearl Mystic Psychedelic Rock
Nine Inch Nails Hesitation Marks Electro-Industrial
Colin Stetson New History Warfare Vol. 3: To See More Light Experimental, Post-Minimalism
Ashley Monroe Like a Rose Contemporary Country, Country Pop
Laura Mvula Sing to the Moon Chamber Pop, Contemporary R&B
Anna Calvi One Breath Alternative Singer/Songwriter, Art Rock
Villagers {Awayland} Indie Pop, Indie Rock
Thee Oh Sees Floating Coffin Garage Punk, Psychedelic Rock
Jessy Lanza Pull My Hair Back Alternative R&B
Future of the Left How to Stop Your Brain in an Accident Noise Rock, Post-Hardcore
Manic Street Preachers Rewind the Film Acoustic Rock
Kvelertak Meir Hardcore Punk
Matana Roberts Coin Coin Chapter Two: Mississippi Moonchile Spiritual Jazz
Local Natives Hummingbird Indie Rock
Phoenix Bankrupt! Indie Pop, Pop Rock
Low The Invisible Way Slowcore
Okkervil River The Silver Gymnasium Indie Folk, Indie Rock
Caitlin Rose The Stand In Country Pop
AlunaGeorge Body Music Alternative R&B, Electropop
Dean Blunt The Redeemer Alternative R&B, Art Pop
Valerie June Pushin' Against a Stone Americana, Country Soul
Laurel Halo Chance of Rain IDM, Techno
Nils Frahm Spaces Ambient, Modern Classical
Biffy Clyro Opposites Alternative Rock
Ka The Night's Gambit Hip Hop
Special Request Soul Music Jungle, Techno