Year-End Lists

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Complex: Top Music Albums of 2019

04 December 2019

Complex: Top Music Albums of 2019

[see also 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011]

  1. Tyler, The CreatorIGOR
  2. Freddie Gibbs & MadlibBandana
  3. Ariana Grandethank u, next
  4. Young ThugSo Much Fun
  5. DaBabyKIRK
  6. Billie EilishWhen We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?
  7. Young Nudy & Pi'erre BourneSli'merre
  8. MustardPerfect Ten
  9. Danny Brownuknowhatimsayin¿
  10. ScHoolboy QCrasH Talk
  11. DaBabyBaby on Baby
  12. 2 ChainzRap or Go to the League
  13. Burna BoyAfrican Giant
  14. Baby KeemDie For My Bitch
  15. SolangeWhen I Get Home
  16. Benny the ButcherThe Plugs I Met
  17. Toro y MoiOuter Peace
  18. Lana Del ReyNorman Fucking Rockwell!
  19. Denzel CurryZUU
  20. Little SimzGREY Area
  21. DreamvilleRevenge of the Dreamers III
  22. GriseldaWWCD
  23. Rick RossPort of Miami 2
  24. Megan Thee StallionFever
  25. Maggie RogersHeard It In A Past Life
  26. Ari LennoxShea Butter Baby
  27. James BlakeAssume Form
  28. Westside GunnHitler Wears Hermes 7
  29. Jim JonesEl Capo
  30. FutureFuture Hndrxx Presents: The WIZRD
  31. 03 Greedo & Kenny BeatsNetflix & Deal
  32. Snoh Aalegra- Ugh, those feels again
  33. Vampire WeekendFather of the Bride
  34. YoungBoy Never Broke AgainAI YoungBoy 2
  35. Rico Nasty & Kenny BeatsAnger Management
  36. Flying LotusFlamagra
  37. Rex Orange CountyPony
  38. J Balvin & Bad BunnyOasis
  39. FKA twigsMagdalene
  40. YBN CordaeThe Lost Boy
  41. YNW MellyWe All Shine
  42. GoldLinkDiaspora
  43. Summer WalkerOver It
  44. RapsodyEve
  45. TinasheSongs for You
  46. Post MaloneHollywood's Bleeding
  47. Anderson .PaakVentura
  48. Maxo KreamBrandon Banks
  49. Doja CatHot Pink
  50. Kanye WestJesus Is King