Year-End Lists

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Q: Top 50 Albums of 2019

19 December 2019

Q Magazine: Top 50 Albums of 2019

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

  1. Lana Del ReyNorman Fucking Rockwell!
  2. Michael KiwanukaKiwanuka
  3. Aldous HardingDesigner
  4. Little SimzGREY Area
  5. Nick Cave & The Bad SeedsGhosteen
  6. The Fat White FamilySerfs Up!
  7. Weyes BloodTitanic Rising
  8. Fontaines D.C.Dogrel
  9. Billie EilishWhen We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?
  10. Angel OlsenAll Mirrors
  11. slowthaiNothing Great About Britain
  12. Jessica PrattQuiet Signs
  13. Sharon Van EttenRemind Me Tomorrow
  14. DavePsychodrama
  15. Kevin MorbyOh My God
  16. Tyler, The CreatorIGOR
  17. Lee "Scratch" PerryRainford
  18. Joan ShelleyLike the River Loves the Sea
  19. Big ThiefU.F.O.F.
  20. SolangeWhen I Get Home
  21. Caroline PolachekPang
  22. Bon Iveri,i
  23. Bruce SpringsteenWestern Stars
  24. Bill CallahanShepherd in a Sheepskin Vest
  25. Thom YorkeAnima
  26. Mac DeMarcoHere Comes the Cowboy
  27. Sleater-KinneyThe Center Won't Hold
  28. Vampire WeekendFather of the Bride
  29. FoalsPart 1 Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost
  30. Edwyn CollinsBadbea
  31. The Murder CapitalWhen I Have Fears
  32. These New PuritansInside the Rose
  33. Hot ChipA Bath Full of Ecstasy
  34. The SpecialsEncore
  35. Taylor SwiftLover
  36. Brittany HowardJaime
  37. Oh SeesFace Stabber
  38. Sleaford ModsEton Alive
  39. Purple MountainsPurple Mountains
  40. UnderworldDRIFT Series 1 Sampler Edition
  41. Liam GallagherWhy Me? Why Not.
  42. FKA twigsMagdalene
  43. James BlakeAssume Form
  44. ElbowGiants of All Sizes
  45. Jenny LewisOn the Line
  46. Ariana Grandethank u, next
  47. Loyle CarnerNot Waving, But Drowning
  48. King PrincessCheap Queen
  49. THE S.L.P.THE S.L.P.
  50. Self EsteemCompliments Please