Best Albums of 2013

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The Top Ten

1 The Marshall Mathers LP 2 - Eminem

This album was just amazing. With the singles berzerk and rap god which were both great songs, especially rap god which was just a masterpiece. Then you add in the monster with rhianna sounding great. Then you have the sequel to one of his best works, Stan, Bad guy is a really good song and in the last verse it gets really intense and he pours out his mind and it's great and he gave us headlights with Nate Ruess which was a great song about his mom, a big apology and I love you which was great. Then we get legacy, so far, rhyme or reason, desperation, wicked ways, and love game which were all just great. Simply a great sequel to his marshal mathers lp

Marshall's grown as an artist and a person. If Em gave rap up now, he'd leave on a high note. Em could give rap up, but he chooses to continue because it's what he loves. You don't owe the world anything anymore Marshall Mathers

Okay, lemme be honest with you. I'm absolutely surprised to see this at #1. I know Eminem is a great rapper unlike Wayne and Yeezy even though this album is kinda underrated and doesn't get much credit. It even had 4 songs on the top 20 in billboard 100 (Rap God, The Monster, Berzerk and Survival) I think there should be more songs added in the top 20 (Bad Guy, Headlights and Wicked Ways)

Finally, a list I agree with!

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2 Random Access Memories - Daft Punk

Music ahead of its time. So crisp, so detailed, with elements of retro and modern music. A piece of art that will definitely go down in history.

RAM isn't just the best album of 2013. So far, it's probably the best album of the 2010s. It shows class, restraint, taste, and just plain talent not seen in the sparkly glitz of the pop divas, the grimy, mostly mediocre sludge of the rap world, and the just plain terribleness of the emo scene. (Seriously, what an awful excuse for music).

21? Are you kidding? A recent poll showed it to be top 3. - PeterG28

This album set the bar for modern EDM so high, no one's managed to reach it since it came out. The attention to detail here is insane, and it's a joy to listen to every time. - Zach808

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3 Immunity - Jon Hopkins

It's sorta sounds like Burial & Aphex Twin combined. Lovely fusion. - djpenquin999

4 Beyoncé - Beyoncé V 1 Comment
5 The 20/20 Experience - Justin Timberlake

I feel like I have been born in the wrong generation... I can't believe that Snoop Dogg, Paramore or whatever other is above this... This album is critically and commercially more successful than any other album on this chart... It has got class and style both... JT just rocks!...

IT doesn't offend me that it's not in the top ten, because this is just the generation nowadays: They don't appreciate good music. - Sjinkiie

Are you kidding me?! #25

Guys.. for god sake.. this must be the number one album of 2013.

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6 Hail to the King - Avenged Sevenfold

This needs the top spot! A7X Rocks!

Lol, I'm listening to it right now! Classic!

Hail to the king new single was awesome!
Can't wait for the album.. How shadows has described its gonna be.. Its gonna be classic.. Desparately waiting for Acid rain. :D

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7 ARTPOP - Lady Gaga

Can't wait for this! I have been waiting since the 'Marry The Night' music video back in December 2011 for new stuff. We know it'll be great Gaga! Can't wait!

Yay! ARTPOP we have waited so long for you to come out! Us little monsters couldn't wait any longer! Now we have to be patient!

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8 ... Like Clockwork - Queens of the Stone Age

The very moment I bought this album I listened to it in its entirety, and every track is brilliant, and even at points absolutely breathtaking, I'll just say that the song I appear Missing is possibly the best song Queens Of The Stone Age have ever made. - Quart

This is the best stuff QOST has put out since Songs for the Deaf - beasthound

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9 Nothing Was the Same - Drake

Drake isn't really good but this album was done well. 4/5 - AlphaQ

Best drake album other than take care

10 Sempiternal - Bring Me The Horizon

There was hope for 2013's music. And that hope was Sempiternal.

Breathtaking, amazing album. - EvilAngel

The Contenders

11 Yeezus - Kanye West V 2 Comments
12 Talking Dreams - Echosmith
13 What About Now - Bon Jovi

This album reflects the fact they are not the band they were decades ago... A more mature sound about what effects them now as a mature band... Not just party... Party.. Party... They have grown like there audience... Number one for a reason..

14 Paramore - Paramore

This album is like a treasure hunt or a good book. Each time you listen, you hear something different, and it never gets old. Last Hope is one of their best songs ever, and every song is single worthy. One of the best albums of 2013.

Paramore did a great job! They did different genres and blend it with their sound. They did a wonderful change.

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15 Rise - Skillet

A fantastic blend of all of skillet's previous work: This is truly an amazing album

This and Vessel by Twenty One Pilots are the two best this year. - Alpha101

As someone who actually loves Christian music, as a Christian myself...this is pretty bad, honestly. Way, WAY too bland, even by Christian metal standards. Better than their followup Unleashed though. - WonkeyDude98

16 Modern Vampires of the City - Vampire Weekend

Everything about this album blows away everything about any other album made in 2013. If this doesn't get to the top 10 eventually, then send me your hat and I'll eat it.

The Quality songs of this album are unmatchable,

17 Acid Rap - Chance the Rapper V 1 Comment
18 Run the Jewels - Run the Jewels
19 Revocation - Revocation
20 Native - OneRepublic

Really really good whether you like this type of music or not this album is impressive

This is a great album it has so many good songs like If I Lose Myself, Something I Need, Counting Stars, Au Revoir, Burning Bridges, Preacher, etc. Then again, it's OneRepublic, of course all the songs are gonna be good.

A flawless album with music of unique kinds... Just go for the song 'Can't Stop' and you'll understand!
Definitely deserves to be topper than 28! (while Mr. Funky Wayne's up there in 18th)

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