Top Ten Years for Music

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21 1982

Michael Jackson's thriller the best selling album of all time came out prince released in my opinion his best song 1999 this year should be in the top ten please

Thriller was released. Enough said.

22 1980
23 1985
24 2015

This year sucks because of Megan Trainor HAHA

Didn't entirely suck, but still not great.

Owl City's "Mobile Orchestra", Carly Rae Jepsen's "E-Mo-Tion", and some aftershock of Taylor Swift's "1989" were some of my favorites this year. - TheEvilNuggetCookie

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26 1971

Jethro Tull became a well-known prog rock band (although overshadowed by bands such as Rush and Genesis) with their Aqualung album, Led Zeppelin their 4th self-titled album, Black Sabbath continued building heavy metal with Master of Reality, John Lennon's Imagine was released, Genesis released The Musical Box and Return of the Giant Hogweed, two prog rock classics, and a third would be made by Yes called Roundabout. Not only that, but The Who became legends with their biggest album featuring songs like Won't Get Fooled Again. This was truly the best year for all of music, as two of the three greatest songs of all time according to most people were released this year.

You have some stuff from the Who, some Floyd, some Zeppelin. How can you get any better? - Beatlesboy9

27 2001

The Birth of Gorillaz, what more can I say?

28 1986

Master of Puppets, greatest heavy metal album of all time, and Slayer's Reign in Blood too

Metal reached phenomenal heights this year.

29 1964

The Beatles explode in America and the world.

30 2004
31 1989
32 1992

Alice In Chains, Beastie Boys, definitely Leppard, Dr. Dre, Iron Maiden, Megadeth, Nine Inch Nails, Pantera, Prince, Rage Against The Machine, Sublime, Tool, Stone Temple Pilots, and White Zombie all had GREAT ALBUMS in '92.

The year Three Days Grace started!

33 2014

Calling Iggy Azalea a rapper is the equivalent to stabbing Eminem in the back 47 times. Shame on you.

This was the year for singers having their best songs :
American singer Meghan Trainor's All About That Bass
Australian rapper Iggy Azalea's Fancy
American diva Beyonce's Partition - Princesssmooth

Great year. Charts had variety, new sounds, new artists, old hitmakeers, and some awesome artists from the undergournd. Best all decade and top 5 for the century - ProPanda

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35 1979
36 2016

Rock has died out at the time, but Metal somehow still remains. Metallica and Megadeth both made their next albums this year, and while both suck compared to the 80s music, it can be hard to decide which would be better. Actually, I take that back. Dystopia will make Hardwired... To Self Destruct look like trash, like Endgame did to Death Magnetic.

This is the year where hopefully pop music dies and people start to realize all the great alternative hits being released this year instead.

"Best year for music" Yeah right. Only 1 good song I've heard this year.

Anthrax returns! - DoroExploro13

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37 1987

Need You Tonight, Kokomo, La Bamba, and Bad and many others - westofohio

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40 2006

Every good song came out in 2006. If you learn nothing else today, I just want you to understand that EVERYTHING good came out in 2006. - sunnydhamm

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