Apple’s 100 Best Albums – 2024

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Apple Music 100 Best Albums, 2024

Apple has compiled a list of what they believe to be the Best 100 Albums of all time. They sure have a lot of user listening data to go by, but this is also not the kid of thing you can rely solely on a computer to calculate. Rest assured that a team of actual humans gave their input to compile the list.

“Apple Music’s 100 Best Albums is a modern 21st-century ranking of the greatest records ever made, crafted by Apple Music’s team of experts alongside a select group of artists, songwriters, producers, and industry professionals. The list is an editorial statement, fully independent of any streaming numbers on Apple Music — a love letter to the records that have shaped the world music lovers live and listen in.” Read more here.

Here are the Top Ten, rapid fire:

10. Lemonade (2016), Beyoncé
9. Nevermind (1991), Nirvana 
8. Back to Black (2006), Amy Winehouse
7. good kid, m.A.A.d city (2012), Kendrick Lamar
6. Songs in the Key of Life (1976), Stevie Wonder
5. Blonde (2016), Frank Ocean
4. Purple Rain (1984), Prince & The Revolution
3. Abbey Road (1969), The Beatles
2. Thriller (1982), Michael Jackson
1. The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill (1998), Lauryn Hill

What is your top album of all time?

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