It's time to highlight the scrappy, underdog LPs that we spent the most time with this year.
No artist has challenged our assumptions about what pop music can be like Grimes.
The band dominated and influenced rock throughout the 2010s—even though they were inactive for most of the decade.
Love him or hate him, Antonoff’s prolific production work makes him one of the most notable artists of the 2010s.
Beyoncé, Solange, Kanye West, Frank Ocean, and Rihanna released provocative, forward-thinking albums during the rise of the Trump candidacy, solidifying Black music's legacy as protest music.
The Puerto Rican rapper known as El Conejo Malo ends the 2010s as one of the biggest stars worldwide without giving up on his native tongue.
Without the myriad musical personas 30-year-old Alejandra Ghersi has inhabited, some of the most vital, game-changing pop music of the 2010s simply wouldn't exist.
Mix CDs have been innovated out of existence—but nothing has managed to replace how meaningful it was to make and receive them.
Kevin Parker's project might not be the biggest rock act in the world—or even the best—but he defined the sound of the 2010s more than any of his peers did.
In his short life and even shorter career, the rapper born Gustav Åhr became a voice for a generation of kids who shared his powerful demons and sense of doom.
After starting the decade testing the limits of shock with Odd Future, the rapper’s journey to mellow and sincere has been even more radical.
How do you narrow an entire decade of genre-breaking music down to a list of 100 albums? It's an impossible task, but we did it.