Best Albums of 2014

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The Top Ten

1 Awakening - Jackie Evancho

Hello, world... Prepare to get blown out of your socks!

The single from the Awakening album, "The Rains of Castamere" (from Game Of Thrones) will be released on iTunes and amazon.com Tuesday, June 10th. It's already on yahoo music and YouTube in lower resolution, and it sounds great! Go, Jackie!

Sure to earn a Grammy nomination!

Once you listened to this CD, you will play it on and on again. Nothing compares with her voice.

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2 The Hunting Party - Linkin Park The Hunting Party - Linkin Park

I sort of like listening to this album when there is nothing else to do.

Finally we can look forward to good Linkin Park albums again

COME ON guys, It deserves to be at number 1! Awakening is good but The Hunting Party is so much better! - BlueDiamondFromNowhere

Linkin Park doing self-parody... absolute garbage.

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3 1989 - Taylor Swift 1989 - Taylor Swift

I can truthfully say I am not disappointed with her album, as I originally thought I would be. All the songs sound like future ballads and even one of the bonus tracks is one of my favourite songs. I think Taylor did a good job on this one.

Each track is memorable and beautiful. 1989 is a to-be classic hit with the hottest break up and love songs. Love love love. I don't know if anyone in the USA has not heard a song from the album!

This won the Grammy for Album Of The Year... And it was very well deserving. - TheEvilNuggetCookie

Not bad but where is ariana grande's my everything.

4 To Be Kind - Swans To Be Kind - Swans

Why are Linkin Park, Taylor Swift & Jackie Evancho above this? Those albums aren't bad, but they're nothing compared to To Be Kind. - djpenquin999

Absolutely fantastic album! Should be in the top 5! - JackRodriguez

This album, apart from the first half, literally has zero flaws. Best album of 2014, hands down. - SwagFlicks

Was gonna vote for Run The Jewels 2, but this... - WonkeyDude98

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5 1000 Forms of Fear - Sia 1000 Forms of Fear - Sia

This is the best album of 2014 and I don't care what anybody has to say about it. Sia is one of the only singers that know how to sing soulful yet pop music nowadays.

6 Rock or Bust - AC/DC

AC/DC has never gone anywhere groundbreaking with their sound, but it works for them, and while this album doesn't look like we'll remember it like the other classic AC/DC albums, it delivers. It certainly doesn't deserve to be this high up on the list.

"Play Ball", is my new favorite AC/DC song. - Caleb9000

Best album of the DECADE. play ball is a masterpiece. - gemcloben

7 X - Ed Sheeran X - Ed Sheeran

Confused as to how this hasn't made it to number 1 yet, let alone be added to the list at all? Gosh

Music by Gingers should be banned.

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8 The Endless River - Pink Floyd The Endless River - Pink Floyd

Amazing album! Another masterpiece by Pink Floyd. best album of the year, the second best is To Be Kind - Swans.

Their last album ever. Truly a masterpiece.

This album isn't at #1?!
Come on this is one of the best albums ever that released by a legendary band.
A wonderful album that has perfect songs.

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9 Ultraviolence - Lana del Rey

The best album of 2014. Lana delivered an instant rock classic album. Beautifully put together & gorgeous vocals / lyrics.

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10 V - Maroon 5 V - Maroon 5

The Newcomers

? Inked in Blood - Obituary Inked in Blood - Obituary
? Eyehategod - Eyehategod Eyehategod - Eyehategod

The Contenders

11 Sonic Highways - Foo Fighters Sonic Highways - Foo Fighters

What needs to be said

12 .5 the Gray Chapter - Slipknot .5 the Gray Chapter - Slipknot

Why is Taylor Swift and Sia above this great album by one of the greatest metal bands of this generation? Damn, this album is like a mixtape. It's fire man - SirSkeletorThe3rd

13 Run the Jewels 2 - Run the Jewels Run the Jewels 2 - Run the Jewels

Uhhh, undoubtedly the best hip hop album of 2014 sits at 43, behing rick ross, sage the gemini, and shady xv. This list is pretty awful

I'm sorry, but how on earth is this album below Shady XV, I am an Em fan, and that album was just mediocre, Run The Jewels is a masterpiece, EL-P's production is otherwordly, and the 1 2 punch of Killer Mike and El-p in the mic is incredible

14 St. Vincent - St. Vincent St. Vincent - St. Vincent

Should be higher on the list. This album was great. - SomePeopleHaveRealProblems

15 X - Chris Brown

Chris Brown is not in prison only because he is a popular social figure, which is not a valid reason. He needs to go to jail and learn that beating up women is not OK.

This album is just amazing beyond belief

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16 Morning Phase - Beck Morning Phase - Beck
17 Shakira - Shakira Shakira - Shakira

It was my most anticipated album 2014... And I wasn't disappointed at all. I love this album! I love Shakira! - AtlasUniverse

18 The Satanist - Behemoth The Satanist - Behemoth
19 My Own Lane - Kid Ink My Own Lane - Kid Ink
20 Pale Communion - Opeth Pale Communion - Opeth
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