Best Albums of 2013


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 Yeezus - Kanye West

Best rap álbum for sure


4 Hail to the King - Avenged Sevenfold

Despite not minding a7x, I thought that this album was quite poor quality with only a few standout tracks - kempokid

This needs the top spot! A7X Rocks!

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

This is the best A7X album ever! - Nintendonix

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5 ... 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

Just amazing. This album does not have a single bad song on it.

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

6 Immunity - Jon Hopkins

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

7 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

8 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,

9 AM - Arctic Monkeys

I truly am baffled that this album wasn't already on the list. It's the second fastest selling of the year so far (behind Daft Punk), and it contains the best song this year (Do I Wanna Know? ). Arguably, it's their best album yet, and it covers so many areas, creating a different mood with each song. This is a fantastic album.

Are you really placing a guy named 'Earl Sweatshirt' above this epic band? Come on internet...

Wow! I am so suprised this is not even #5! This album is so great! - KidA

21st century equivalent to the Beatles. Not that 1d crap

10 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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The Newcomers

? Soul Music - Special Request
? Nyc, Hell 3:00 Am - James Ferraro

The Contenders

11 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!

Best of 2013..just wait - teleroy

12 Beyoncé - Beyoncé

Not The best by Beyoncé though

13 Sempiternal - Bring Me The Horizon

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

Breathtaking, amazing album. - EvilAngel

14 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..

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

It seems the quality in Skillets albums went down for every new album by them after Comatose. Red's a better "Christian" rock band anyway. - cjWriter1997

16 Acid Rap - Chance the Rapper

This was probably the best rap álbum Of 2013

17 Virgins - Tim Hecker
18 Revocation - Revocation
19 Construct - Dark Tranquility

One of the most powerful albums ever. Best of 2013 - EvilAngel

20 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.

Album of the year

In my opinion

1- Vengeance Fall - Trivium
2- Paramore - Paramore
3- Hail To The King - A7X
4- Disarm The Descent - Killswitch Engage
5- Temper Temper - Bullet For My Valentine
6- From Death To Desting - Asking Alexandria
7- Sempiternal - Bring Me The Horizon
8- 13 - Black Sabbath
9- Construct - Dark Tranquility
10 Hollow Bodies - BlessTheFall

21 Temper Temper - Bullet for My Valentine
22 The Paradigm Shift - Korn

Not their best album, but the best album of 2013 for sure. - Verderame

23 Britney Jean - Britney Spears

This is her lowest selling album and it totally shouldn't be.

Catchy and beautiful the underrated album of 2013

24 Stars Dance - Selena Gomez

This is the best album of 2013.Trust me.Listen to the songs.They are the best.I just love Selena Gomez.Nabeel

Amazing vocals in this whole track! Selena hit it out of the park with all her amazing notes and lyrics. - gregoryberry_22

This should be in the top 10! It was amazing!


25 Pure Heroine - Lorde

What is wrong with you guys?
It should not be number 40!
I really love this album and its songs..
Shame on you :-(

26 Push the Sky Away - Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds

Nick Cave... We No Who U R, Jubilee Street, Mermaids, Higgs Hoson Blues <3. Perfect dark sad and beautiful songs.

27 Prism - Katy Perry

It's so amazing katy parry finally back to normal and its album almost result of her relent

28 The Dream Calls for Blood - Death Angel
29 Seeds - Dawn of Justice

This album is dope. It deserves the first place

Best French metalcore 2013


30 Save Rock and Roll - Fall Out Boy

Should at least be in the top 10! Great album

Best album of 2013


31 Tomorrow We Die Alive - Born of Osiris

Best album of the year, can't stop listening to it - Frantic713

32 Comedown Machine - The Strokes

A pretty good album, I can't believe it wasn't already on the list!

33 Disarm the Descent - Killswitch Engage
34 Super Collider - Megadeth
35 Skull - Evile
36 Street King Immortal - 50 Cent
37 I Am Not a Human Being II - Lil Wayne
38 13 - Black Sabbath

This album needs to be higher, the best album of 2013 is without any doubt "Hail to the King" by A7X, but "13" needs to be in the Top 10, it's the return of 3/4 of the original Black Sabbath lineup, and it's a great comeback - Nintendonix

Awesome return to format! Brilliant musicianship

39 Knock Madness - Hopsin
40 The 20/20 Experience Part 2 - Justin Timberlake
41 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.

The best OneRepublic album

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)

42 Demi - Demi Lovato

Why is this at 29! Its much better than Selena's Stars Dance! It MUST be in the top ten. Vote for it Guys!

29th! Not good for an album like this. This must be Number 1! - zehnlovatic

This Is The Greatest Album Of 2013. Go Demi Lovato. You Are The Best. Heart Attack Is The Most Perfect Song Of This Album. Wow.
Iamtheworld - From Sri Lanka...

This Is best Album Of 2013.

43 Run the Jewels - Run the Jewels
44 R Plus Seven - Oneohtrix Point Never
45 Talking Dreams - Echosmith
46 Wretched and Divine: The Story of the Wild Ones - Black Veil Brides

I was expecting a good album after Set The World On Fire, but unfortunately it wasn't that much good. I think there's only one good song called "In The End". - tiagocowboy11

47 Haunted House - Knife Party
48 Psychic - Darkside
49 Bangerz - Miley Cyrus
50 Electric Light Orchestra Live - Electric Light Orchestra
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Top Remixes (35)

1. Talking Dreams - Echosmith
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3. The Marshall Mathers LP 2 - Eminem
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2. My Boo (Together!) - Ruslana
3. Wrapped In Red - Kelly Clarkson
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2. Vengeance Falls - Trivium
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