Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2015

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To Pimp A Butterfly - Kendrick Lamar

Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2015 (an annual poll published by The Village Voice)

  1. Kendrick Lamar – To Pimp A Butterfly
  2. Courtney Barnett – Sometimes I Sit and Think, and Sometimes I Just Sit
  3. Carly Rae Jepsen – E•MO•TION
  4. Grimes – Art Angels
  5. Sleater-Kinney – No Cities To Love
  6. Sufjan Stevens – Carrie & Lowell
  7. Vince Staples – Summertime ’06
  8. Kamasi Washington – The Epic
  9. Jamie xx – In Colour
  10. Father John Misty – I Love You, Honeybear
  11. Jason Isbell – Something More Than Free
  12. Tame Impala – Currents
  13. Alabama Shakes – Sound & Color
  14. Miguel – Wildheart
  15. Donnie Trumpet & The Social Experiment – Surf
  16. Joanna Newsom – Divers
  17. Future – DS2
  18. Drake – If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late
  19. The Weeknd – Beauty Behind the Madness
  20. Kacey Musgraves – Pageant Material
  21. various artists – Hamilton (Original Broadway Cast Recording)
  22. Hop Along – Painted Shut
  23. Björk – Vulnicura
  24. Chris Stapleton – Traveller
  25. Leon Bridges – Coming Home
  26. Earl Sweatshirt – I Don’t Like Shit, I Don’t Go Outside: An Album
  27. Kurt Vile – B’lieve I’m Goin Down…
  28. Torres – Sprinter
  29. Dawn Richard – Blackheart
  30. Oneohtrix Point Never – Garden of Delete
  31. Shamir – Ratchet
  32. Young Thug – Barter 6
  33. Julia Holter – Have You In My Wilderness
  34. Mbongwana Star – From Kinshasa
  35. Adele – 25
  36. Ashley Monroe – The Blade
  37. Waxahatchee – Ivy Tripp
  38. Beach House – Depression Cherry
  39. Jazmine Sullivan – Reality Show
  40. Rae Sremmurd – SremmLife
  41. Chvrches – Every Open Eye
  42. D’Angelo and The Vanguard – Black Messiah
  43. Wilco – Star Wars
  44. Royal Headache – High
  45. Deerhunter – Fading Frontier
  46. Low – Ones and Sixes
  47. Protomartyr – The Agent Intellect
  48. Beach Slang – The Things We Do To Find People Who Feel Like Us
  49. Bob Dylan – Shadows In The Night
  50. Titus Andronicus – The Most Lamentable Tragedy
  51. James McMurtry – Complicated Game
  52. Rhiannon Giddens – Tomorrow Is My Turn
  53. Blur – The Magic Whip
  54. Deafheaven – New Bermuda
  55. DJ Esco & Future – 56 Nights
  56. Dr. Dre – Compton
  57. Destroyer – Poison Season
  58. [tie] The Internet – Ego Death
  59. Viet Cong – Viet Cong
  60. Colleen Green – I Want to Grow Up
  61. Lana Del Rey – Honeymoon
  62. Bully – Feels Like
  63. Jessica Pratt – On Your Own Love Again
  64. Florence + The Machine – How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful
  65. A$AP Rocky – AT.LONG.LAST.A$AP
  66. Arca – Mutant
  67. Natalie Prass – Natalie Prass
  68. Algiers – Algiers
  69. Yo La Tengo – Stuff Like That There
  70. Julien Baker – Sprained Ankle
  71. Downtown Boys – Full Communism
  72. Susanne Sundfør – Ten Love Songs
  73. The Sonics – This Is the Sonics
  74. Heems – Eat Pray Thug
  75. [tie] New Order – Music Complete
  76. Floating Points – Elaenia
  77. Speedy Ortiz – Foil Deer
  78. Holly Herndon – Platform
  79. FFS – FFS
  80. Joan Shelley – Over and Even
  81. Jim O’Rourke – Simple Songs
  82. HEALTH – Death Magic
  83. Eric Church – Mr. Misunderstood
  84. [tie] Laurie Anderson – Heart of a Dog
  85. My Morning Jacket – The Waterfall
  86. Bob Dylan – The Bootleg Series, Vol. 12: The Cutting Edge 1965-1966
  87. Jeremih – Late Nights: The Album
  88. John Grant – Grey Tickles, Black Pressure
  89. Car Seat Headrest – Teens of Style
  90. Jeffrey Lewis – Manhattan
  91. Ryan Adams – 1989
  92. Janet Jackson – Unbreakable
  93. [tie] The Mountain Goats – Beat the Champ
  94. JD McPherson – Let the Good Times Roll
  95. Erykah Badu – But You Caint Use My Phone
  96. Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats – Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats
  97. Beauty Pill – Beauty Pill Describes Things As They Are
  98. Panda Bear – Panda Bear Meets the Grim Reaper
  99. Screaming Females – Rose Mountain
  100. Tenement – Predatory Headlights