Top-Rated Albums

Pop Magazine’s Top-Rated Albums


Albums with Pop Magazine’s official rating of 5 stars (in alphabetical order)

Adele – 21
Ava Max – Heaven & Hell
Bettye LaVette – Blackbirds
Billy Price – Dog Eat Dog
Blitz The Ambassador – Stereotype
Caleb Elliott – Forever To Fade
Charlie Cunningham – Lines
Dee Daniels – The Promise
Dr. Dre – 2001
Durand Jones & The Indications – American Love Call
Emeli Sande – Real Life
Eminem – Recovery
Eminem – The Marshall Mathers LP
Eminem – The Marshall Mathers LP 2
Gregory Porter – All Rise   → Review
Gregory Porter – Take Me To The Alley
Hannah Baiardi – Magic   → Review
Jack Savoretti – Singing To Strangers
Jackie Venson – Joy
Jarrod Lawson – Be The Change
Jason Mraz – Look For The Good
Jay-Z – The Blueprint
Jay-Z – The Blueprint 2: The Gift & The Curse
Jay-Z – The Blueprint 3
Jonathan Wilson – Dixie Blur
Josh Hoyer And Soul Colossal – Natural Born Hustler
Joy Denalane – Born & Raised
Kacey Musgraves – Star-Crossed
Kanye West – Graduation
Lady Gaga – The Fame
Lana Del Rey – Born To Die
Lily & Madeleine – Canterbury Girls   → Review
Mari Conti – Invisible Things   → Review
Michael Kiwanuka – Kiwanuka
Michael Kiwanuka – Love & Hate
Mick Kolassa – Wasted Youth
Monique DeBose – You Are The Sovereign One
Mozez – Lights On   → Review
Nas – Life Is Good
Nas & Damian Marley – Distant Relatives
Nuela Charles – Aware
Puff Daddy & The Family – No Way Out
Seal – 7   → Review
Tash Sultana – Flow State
The Game – Doctor’s Advocate
The Game – The Documentary


Albums with Pop Magazine’s official rating of 4.5 stars (in alphabetical order)

Adama – Delicate Dragon
Akua Naru – The Journey Aflame
Alex Hepburn – Things I’ve Seen
Alexandra Burke – Overcome
Alicia Keys – Songs In A Minor
Amber Mark – Three Dimensions Deep
Anderson East – Maybe We Never Die
Anderson Paak – Malibu
Barbra Streisand – Walls
Ben L’Oncle Soul – Red Mango
Beneficence – Concrete Soul
Beneficence & Confidence – Stellar Mind
Billy Price – Reckoning
Billy Talent – Crisis Of Faith
Birdy – Young Heart
Blackie And The Rodeo Kings – King Of This Town
Blitz The Ambassador – Afropolitan Dreams   → Review
Body Count (Self-Titled)
Bon Jovi – 2020   → Review
Brandee Younger – Soul Awakening
Brandi Carlile – In These Silent Days
Brandon Williams – The Love Factor
Brandy Clark – Your Life Is A Record
Brian Wilson – No Pier Pressure   → Review
Bruno Mars – 24K Magic
Buddy Guy – The Blues Is Alive And Well
Caitlyn Smith – Supernova
Camila Cabello – Romance
Carvin Winans – In The Softest Way
Catie Waters – Colors
CeeLo Green – CeeLo Green Is Thomas Callaway
CeeLo Green – Heart Blanche
Charlie Cunningham – Permanent Way
Charlotte Brandi – The Magician
Citrus Sun – Expansions And Visions
Clean Bandit – What Is Love?
Coldplay – X & Y
Curtis Harding – If Words Were Flowers
Danny Bryant – Revelation
David Guetta – Listen   → Review
Deep Purple – Infinite
Demi Lovato – Confident
Desi Valentine – Through The Lens
Dido – No Angel
Dido – Still On My Mind
Dr. Dre – Compton   → Review
Dr. Dre – The Chronic
Dua Lipa – Future Nostalgia   → Review
Echosmith – Lonely Generation
Elton John – Wonderful Crazy Night
Emily King – Scenery   → Review
Eminem – Music To Be Murdered By
Eminem – Revival   → Review
Eminem – The Eminem Show
Everlast – Whitey Ford Sings The Blues
First Aid Kit – The Lion’s Roar
Frank Joshua – Sense Life
Gabby Barrett – Goldmine
Haley Johnsen – Golden Days
Ice Cube – Everythangs Corrupt
India Arie – Worthy   → Review
Iyeoka – Gold
Izzy Bizu – A Moment Of Madness
Jack Savoretti – Before The Storm
Jack Savoretti – Europiana
Jack Savoretti – Written In Scars
Jackie Venson – Love Transcends
Jake Bugg – Saturday Night, Sunday Morning
James Blunt – Once Upon A Mind   → Review
James Gillespie – Safe
James Morrison – The Awakening
James Morrison – You’re Stronger Than You Know
Jason Aldean – Rearview Town
Jason Becker – Triumphant Hearts
Jay-Z – American Gangster
Jay-Z – Kingdom Come
Jay-Z – The Black Album
Jessica Rotter – Plains   → Review
Joe Bonamassa – Blues Of Desperation
Joe Bonamassa – Time Clocks
John Legend – Bigger Love
Johnny Gill – Game Changer
Johnny Gill – Game Changer 2
Jon Allen – …Meanwhile
Jonathan Jeremiah – Good Day
Jonathan Jeremiah – Oh Desire
Joy Denalane – Let Yourself Be Loved   → Review
Justin Timberlake – Man Of The Woods   → Review
Kandace Springs – Indigo
Kanye West – Late Registration
Kat Graham – Love Music Funk Magic
Katey Brooks – Revolute
Katie Melua – Album No. 8
Katie Pruitt – Expectations
Kendrick Lamar – Section.80
Kesha – Animal
Kissin’ Dynamite – Not The End Of The Road
Kytes – Good Luck
Lady Blackbird – Black Acid Soul
Lana Del Rey – Honeymoon
Lana Del Rey – Lust For Life   → Review
Lecrae – Anomaly   → Review
Leela James – Fall For You   → Review
Leela James – See Me
Lena – Crystal Sky
Leonard Cohen – You Want It Darker
Lily & Madeleine (Self-Titled)
Lindsey Webster – A Woman Like Me
Maria Mena – Growing Pains
Max Jury (Self-Titled)
Max Jury – Modern World
Maysa – Love Is A Battlefield
Meghan Trainor – Title
Melba Moore – Imagine
Melody Gardot – Currency Of Man   → Review
Merry Clayton – Beautiful Scars
Mic Donet – Plenty Of Love
Mic Donet – Rise And Shine   → Review
Mica Paris – Gospel
Michael Patrick Kelly – B.O.A.T.S
Mighty Oaks – All Things Go   → Review
Mighty Oaks – Dreamers
Miley Cyrus – Plastic Hearts
Mozez – Wings   → Review
Myles Sanko – Memories Of Love
Nao – Saturn
Nas (Self-Titled)
Nas – God’s Son
Nas – Hip Hop Is Dead
Nas – Street’s Disciple
Natasha Bedingfield – Roll With Me
Ne-Yo – Non-Fiction
Nico Santos (Self-Titled)
Nina June – Meet Me On The Edge Of Our Ruin
Norah Jones – Day Breaks
Norah Jones – Pick Me Up Off The Floor   → Review
P. Diddy & The Bad Boy Family – The Saga Continues…
Passenger – Birds That Flew And Ships That Sailed
Passenger – Runaway   → Review
Passenger – Songs For The Drunk And Broken Hearted   → Review
Passenger – Whispers
Passenger – Young As The Morning Old As The Sea   → Review
Pink Sweats – Pink Planet
Puff Daddy – Forever
Purple Disco Machine – Exotica
Quinn Sullivan – Wide Awake
R. Kelly & Jay-Z – The Best Of Both Worlds
Rachael Sage – Character
Raye – Euphoric Sad Songs
Rita Ora – Phoenix
Rufus Wainwright – Unfollow The Rules
Rumer – Nashville Tears (The Songs Of Hugh Prestwood)
Sa-Roc – The Sharecropper’s Daughter
Sabrina Starke (Self-Titled)
Scarface – Deeply Rooted
Selena Gomez – Rare   → Review
Selena Gomez – Revival
Selwyn Birchwood – Living In A Burning House
Selwyn Birchwood – Pick Your Poison
Shannon LaBrie – War & Peace
Sharon Robinson – Caffeine
Sheryl Crow – Threads
Silk Sonic – An Evening With Silk Sonic
Sinkane – Life & Livin’ It
Solange – A Seat At The Table   → Review
Tash Sultana – Terra Firma   → Review
Tears For Fears – The Tipping Point
The Alan Parsons Project – The Turn Of A Friendly Card
The Bathers – Kelvingrove Baby
The Game – LAX
The Notorious B.I.G. – Life After Death
The War And Treaty – Hearts Town
Thunder – All The Right Noises
TLC – CrazySexyCool
Tom Walker – What A Time To Be Alive
Toni Braxton (Self-Titled)
Toni Braxton – Secrets
Toni Braxton & Babyface – Love, Marriage & Divorce
Tower Of Power – Soul Side Of Town
Ty – A Work Of Heart
Veronica Swift – This Bitter Earth
Welshly Arms – No Place Is Home
Will Downing – Sophisticated Soul
Willie Nelson – God’s Problem Child   → Review
Y’Akoto – Mermaid Blues   → Review
Years & Years – Palo Santo
Yelawolf – Love Story   → Review
Yelawolf – Trial By Fire   → Review
Yuna – Rouge


Albums with Pop Magazine’s official rating of 4 stars (in alphabetical order)

070 Shake – Modus Vivendi
5 Seconds Of Summer – Calm
A Tribe Called Quest – We Got It From Here… Thank You 4 Your Service
Abigail Dowd – Beautiful Day
Ad Infinitum – Chapter 1: Monarchy
Adam Lambert – The Original High   → Review
Adam Lambert – Velvet   → Review
Adekunle Gold – Catch Me If You Can
Agnes – Magic Still Exists
Al Castellana – The Right Place To Be
Alabama Shakes – Sound & Color   → Review
Alan Walker – Different World
Alan Walker – World Of Walker
Alec Benjamin – (Un)Commentary
Alela Diane – Cusp
Alessia Cara – In The Meantime
Alexandra Savior – Belladonna Of Sadness
Alicia Keys – Alicia   → Review
Alicia Keys – The Diary Of Alicia Keys
Alina Baraz – It Was Divine
Alma Naidu – Alma   → Review
Aloe Blacc – All Love Everything
Alvin Garrett – The Lightness Of Love
Amandus – Sing A Song
American Aquarium – Lamentations
American Aquarium – Things Change
American Authors – Seasons
Amos Lee – Spirit
Amy Shark – Cry Forever
Ana Popovic – Like It On Top
Anderson Paak – Oxnard
Anderson Paak – Venice
Anderson Paak – Ventura
Andrew Combs – All These Dreams
Anduze – Aura
Andy Frasco & The U.N. – Keep On Keepin’ On
Ane Brun – Leave Me Breathless
Ane Brun – When I’m Free
Anna Coddington – Luck/Time
Anne-Marie – Therapy
Annie – Dark Hearts
Anthony Hamilton – Love Is The New Black
Ariana Grande – Dangerous Woman
Ariana Grande – My Everything
Ariana Grande – Positions
Ariana Grande – Sweetener
Asa – 5
Asa – Bed Of Stone   → Review
Asa – Lucid   → Review
Ashley Monroe – Rosegold
Ashley Monroe – Satisfied
Aurora – All My Demons Greeting Me As A Friend
Aurora – Infections Of A Different Kind (Step 1)
Aurora – The Gods We Can Touch
Avant – Can We Fall In Love
Awolnation – Angel Miners & The Lightning Riders
Ayo – Royal
Bad Meets Evil – Hell: The Sequel
Bakermat – The Spirit
Bastille – Give Me The Future
Bazzi – Cosmic
Beck – Hyperspace
Becky Hill – Only Honest On The Weekend
Bedouine (Self-Titled)
Ben L’Oncle Soul – Addicted To You
Beneficence – Basement Chemistry   → Review
Beneficence – Eye Of The Storm
Beneficence – Sidewalk Science
Benjamin Clementine – At Least For Now
Bernie Marsden – Kings
Beyonce – Lemonade
Beyond The Black – Horizons
Beyries – Landing
Bigg Robb – Smooth Grown & Sexy
Billie Eilish – Happier Than Ever
Billy Ocean – One World
Black Coffee – Subconsciously
Black Eyed Peas – Masters Of The Sun Vol. 1
Blake Shelton – Body Language
Blanche – Empire
Blanco White – On The Other Side
Blitz The Ambassador – Diasporadical   → Review
Blitz The Ambassador – Native Sun
Bluey – Tinted Sky
Bob Moses – The Silence In Between
Bobby Bazini – Move Away
Bobby Bazini – Summer Is Gone
Bon Jovi – This House Is Not For Sale
Bonnie Raitt – Dig In Deep
Bonnie Tyler – Between The Earth And The Stars
Brandee Younger – Somewhere Different
Brandy Clark – Big Day In A Small Town
Brett Eldredge – Sunday Drive
Brian McKnight – Exodus
Brian Owens & The Deacons Of Soul – Soul Of Ferguson   → Review
Brian Owens & The Royal Five – Love Came Down
Bridget Kelly Band – Blues Warrior
Bridget Kelly Band – Outta The Blues
Bronwynne Brent – Undercover
Bruce Springsteen – Western Stars
Bryan Adams – So Happy It Hurts
Busta Rhymes – E.L.E. 2: The Wrath Of God
Caitlyn Smith – Starfire
Camila Cabello – Familia
Cannons – Fever Dream
Carly Pearce (Self-Titled)
Carly Pearce – Every Little Thing
Catt – Why, Why
Caylee Hammack – If It Wasn’t For You
Celeste – Not Your Muse
Celine Dion – Courage
Cha Wa – My People
Charlie Puth – Voicenotes
Chris “Big Dog” Davis – Focus
Chris Brown – Indigo
Christian De Mesones – They Call Me Big New York
Christopher Martin – Big Deal
Clairdee – Love Letter To Lena
Claptone – Closer
Coldplay – A Head Full Of Dreams
Coldplay – A Rush Of Blood To The Head
Coldplay – Music Of The Spheres
Coldplay – Parachutes
Connor Selby (Self-Titled)
Cornell CC Carter – Next Life
D Smoke – Black Habits
Daniel Donato – A Young Man’s Country
Daley – The Spectrum
Danielle Nicole – Cry No More
Darien Dean – Detours   → Review
Daughtry – Cage To Rattle
Dave Koz – A New Day
Deep Purple – Whoosh!
Delacey – Black Coffee
Delta Goodrem – Bridge Over Troubled Dreams
Demi Lovato – Dancing With The Devil… The Art Of Starting Over
Desmond – Happiness Is Priceless
Des’ree – A Love Story
Diana Rein – Long Road
Diana Rein – Queen Of My Castle
Diana Ross – Thank You   → Review
Diddy – Press Play
Diddy – Dirty Money – Last Train To Paris
Dido – Girl Who Got Away
Dido – Life For Rent
Doja Cat – Planet Her
Donna Missal – Lighter
Donny Osmond – Start Again
Dream Theater – A View From The Top Of The World
Dua Lipa (Self-Titled)
Durand Jones & The Indications – Private Space
DW3 (Self-Titled)
Dylan LeBlanc – Cautionary Tale
Dylan LeBlanc – Renegade
Eagle-Eye Cherry – Streets Of You
Ed Sheeran – No.6 Collaborations Project
Elijah Blake – Shadows & Diamonds
Eliza Gilkyson – Secularia
Eliza Gilkyson – Songs From The River Wind
Elizabeth Cook – Aftermath
Ella Eyre – Feline
Elle King – Love Stuff
Ellie Goulding – Brightest Blue
Ellie Goulding – Delirium   → Review
Emeli Sande – Let’s Say For Instance
Emily Estefan – Take Whatever You Want   → Review
Emily King – East Side Story
Emily King – The Switch
Emorie – Elements
Eric Clapton – I Still Do
Eric Roberson – Hear From Here
Eric Roberson – Lessons   → Review
Eric Roberson – The Box   → Review
Ester Wiesnerova – Blue Journal
Faith Evans & The Notorious B.I.G. – The King & I   → Review
Family Of The Year (Self-Titled)
Fantasia – Sketchbook
Fantasia – The Definition Of…
Father John Misty – Pure Comedy   → Review
Fergie – The Dutchess
Finneas – Optimist
First Aid Kit – Stay Gold   → Review
Flo Morrissey – Tomorrow Will Be Beautiful
Foo Fighters – Medicine At Midnight
Fools Garden – Captain… Coast Is Clear
Foxes – All I Need
Foy Vance – Signs Of Life
Frank Ocean – Channel Orange
Freedom Fry – Classic
French Montana – Montana
Fretland (Self-Titled)
Freya Ridings (Self-Titled)
Friend ‘N Fellow – Characters
Fury In The Slaughterhouse – Now
G. Love – The Juice
Gabrielle – Under My Skin
Gallant – Ology
Gallant – Sweet Insomnia
GarciaWalker&Durrell – Praying For Rain
Gentleman & Ky-Mani Marley – Conversations   → Review
Giant Rooks – Rookery
Gin Wigmore – Blood To Bone
Gin Wigmore – Holy Smoke
Gloria Gaynor – Testimony
Go Go Berlin – Expectations
Gordon Chambers – Surrender   → Review
Grace Potter – Daylight
Grace Potter – Midnight
Gregg Allman – Southern Blood
Greta Van Fleet – The Battle At Garden’s Gate
Gretta Ray – Begin To Look Around
Griz – Ride Waves
Haerts – Dream Nation
Halestorm – Vicious
Hannah Baiardi – The Quietest Place
Harry Styles (Self-Titled)
Harry Styles – Fine Line
Harry Styles – Harry’s House
Heartbeast – Zero
Heather Bond – The Mess We Created
Heather Nova – Pearl
Heather Nova – The Way It Feels
Heather Nova – 300 Days At Sea
Honey Larochelle – The Yes Feeling
Honey Larochelle – 11:11   → Review
Hundreds – Wilderness
Iggy Azalea – The New Classic
Imagine Dragons – Evolve
Imagine Dragons – Night Visions
Imagine Dragons – Smoke + Mirrors
Imelda May – 11 Past The Hour
Iris Gold – Planet Cool
Isaac Carree – No Risk No Reward
Izo Fitzroy – How The Mighty Fall
Jack Savoretti – Between The Minds
Jack Savoretti – Harder Than Easy
Jack Savoretti – Sleep No More
Jadakiss – Ignatius
Jah9 – Note To Self
Jam & Lewis – Jam & Lewis, Volume One
James Blake – Assume Form
James Morrison – Higher Than Here
James Morrison – Songs For You, Truths For Me
James Morrison – Undiscovered
James Vincent McMorrow – Grapefruit Season
Jamie Cullum – Taller
Jamie Lidell – Building A Beginning
Janet Jackson – Unbreakable
Janice – Fallin Up
Janita – Here Be Dragons
Jay King – Soulful Bossanova
Jay-Z – In My Lifetime, Vol. 1
Jay-Z – Reasonable Doubt
Jay-Z – The Dynasty: Roc La Familia
Jay-Z – Vol. 2… Hard Knock Life
Jay-Z & Kanye West – Watch The Throne
Jaymes Young – Feel Something
Jazmine Sullivan – Reality Show   → Review
Jeannie Seely – An American Classic
Jennifer Hudson – JHUD   → Review
Jennifer Lopez – A.K.A.   → Review
Jennifer Paige – Starflower
Jeremy Ivey – Waiting Out The Storm
Jermaine Lockhart – The Sunshine Album
Jessie Ware – Tough Love   → Review
Jessie Ware – What’s Your Pleasure?
Jethro Tull – The Zealot Gene
Jill Andrews – Thirties
Jill Scott – Woman
Jimmy Buffett – Life On The Flip Side
Joe – Bridges   → Review
Joe Bonamassa – Royal Tea   → Review
Joe Satriani – Shapeshifting
Joe Satriani – Shockwave Supernova
Joe Satriani – What Happens Next
Joel Culpepper – Sgt Culpepper
Joey Alexander – Origin
John Anderson – Years
John K – In Case You Miss Me
John Lindahl – Opening Night
John Mayer – Sob Rock
John Paul Keith – The Rhythm Of The City
Johnny Britt – So Hot
Jon Batiste – We Are   → Review
Jon Bryant – Cult Classic
Jon Fratelli – Bright Night Flowers
Jordan Rakei – What We Call Life
Jose James – No Beginning No End 2
Josh Ritter – Fever Breaks
Josh Turner – Country State Of Mind
Joss Stone – Never Forget My Love
Joy Crookes – Skin
JP Cooper – She
Judith Hill – Baby, I’m Hollywood!
Jungle – Loving In Stereo
Junior Kelly – Urban Poet
Justin Bieber – Justice
Justin Timberlake – FutureSex/LoveSounds
Justin Timberlake – Justified
Justin Timberlake – The 20/20 Experience
Justin Timberlake – The 20/20 Experience 2
Justin Townes Earle – The Saint Of Lost Causes
Justina Valentine – Infrared
Kae Tempest – The Line Is A Curve
Kandace Springs – Soul Eyes
Kandace Springs – The Women Who Raised Me
Kandle – Set The Fire
Kat Eaton – Talk To Me
Kat Graham – Roxbury Drive
Kate Havnevik – You
Kate Havnevik – &I
Katherine Penfold – Sweetest Thing
Kathleen Edwards – Total Freedom
Katy Perry – Smile
Kaytranada – Bubba
Keane – Cause And Effect
Keb’ Mo’ – Good To Be…
Keith Slattery – Duality
Keith Urban – The Speed Of Now Part 1
Kelsea Ballerini – Kelsea
Kem – Love Always Wins
Kendrick Lamar – Good Kid, M.A.A.D City
Kenny G – New Standards
Kesha – Warrior
Keyon Harrold – The Mugician
Kiana Lede – Kiki
Kimberose – Chapter One
Kimberose – Out
King – We Are King   → Review
King King – Exile & Grace
Kool & The Gang – Perfect Union
Kristin Chenoweth – For The Girls
Kristin Chenoweth – The Art Of Elegance
KRS-One – The World Is Mind
Kygo – Golden Hour
Kyla Brox – Pain & Glory
Kyla Brox – Throw Away Your Blues
Kylie Minogue – Disco
Lady Antebellum – Ocean
Lady Gaga – Artpop
Lainey Wilson – Sayin’ What I’m Thinkin’
Lake Street Dive – Obviously
Lana Del Rey – Blue Banisters
Lana Del Rey – Ultraviolence   → Review
Laura – Quiet Land
Laurence Jones – The Truth
Ledisi – Let Love Rule
Ledisi – The Wild Card
Leela James – Did It For Love   → Review
Leisure (Self-Titled)
Leisure – Sunsetter
Leisure – Twister
Lennon Stella – Three. Two. One.
Lenny Kravitz – Raise Vibration   → Review
Lenny Kravitz – Strut   → Review
Lenny Williams – Fine
Leslie Clio – Brave New Woman
Leslie Mendelson – If You Can’t Say Anything Nice…
Lettuce – Elevate
Liam Gallagher – As You Were
Liam Gallagher – Why Me? Why Not
Lighthouse Family – Blue Sky In Your Head
Lily & Madeleine – Fumes
Little Brother – May The Lord Watch
Little Simz – Sometimes I Might Be Introvert
Little Steven – Soulfire
Liz Longley – Funeral For My Past
Lola Marsh – Remember Roses
Lola Marsh – Someday Tomorrow Maybe
London Grammar – Californian Soil
Lou Bega – 90s Cruiser
Louise – Heavy Love
LP – Churches
Luciano – The Answer
Lucius – Second Nature
Lucky Daye – Painted
Lucy Rose – No Words Left
Lucy Rose – Work It Out
Lydia Persaud – Let Me Show You
Maceo Parker – Soul Food: Cooking With Maceo
Machine Gun Kelly – General Admission
Machine Gun Kelly – Hotel Diablo
Madison Beer – Life Support
Madonna – Madame X
Madonna – Rebel Heart   → Review
Mae Muller – Chapter 1
Mahalia – Love And Compromise
Mando Diao – Bang
Mando Diao – Good Times
Mandy Moore – In Real Life
Maren Morris – Hero
Margo Price – Midwest Farmer’s Daughter
Mari – Gentle Beauty
Marina – Ancient Dreams In A Modern Land
Marina – Love + Fear
Marion Raven – Set Me Free
Mark Knopfler – Down The Road Wherever
Mark Ronson – Late Night Feelings
Marsha Ambrosius – Friends & Lovers   → Review
Matoma – One In A Million
Mavis Staples – If All I Was Was Black
Mavis Staples – Livin’ On A High Note
Mavis Staples – We Get By
Maxwell – BlackSummers’Night
Mayer Hawthorne – Man About Town   → Review
Mayita Dinos – The Garden Is My Stage
Meg Myers – Sorry
Meg Myers – Take Me To The Disco
Meghan Trainor – Thank You
Meghan Trainor – Treat Myself
Mel Parsons – Drylands   → Review
Melissa Etheridge – The Medicine Show
Melody Gardot – Sunset In The Blue
Michael Franks – The Music In My Head
Michael Jackson – Xscape   → Review
Michael Lington – Alone Together (The Duets)
Michael Patrick Kelly – ID
Michaela Anne – Desert Dove
Midland – Let It Roll
Mighty Oaks – Mexico
Mike Phillips – Pulling Off The Covers
Miles Kane – Change The Show
Miranda Lambert – Wildcard
Mogli – Wanderer
Monique DeBose – Choose The Experience, Vol. 2: Closer
Monolink – Amniotic
Montell Jordan – Masterpeace
Moon Taxi – Silver Dream
Morcheeba – Blaze Away
Mozez – So Still
Mystery Jets – Curve Of The Earth
Nas – I Am…
Nas – Illmatic
Nas – It Was Written
Nas – King’s Disease
Nas – Nastradamus
Nas – Stillmatic
Natalie Gelman – Moth To The Flame
Natalie Imbruglia – Firebird
Natasha Barnes – Real
Ne-Yo – Good Man
Neilson Hubbard – Digging Up The Scars
NF – The Search
Nicki Minaj – The Pinkprint
Nico Santos – Streets Of Gold
Nicole Atkins – Italian Ice
Nicole Bus – Kairos
Nina June – Bon Voyage
Nina Nesbitt – Peroxide
Nina Nesbitt – The Sun Will Come Up, The Seasons Will Change
Norma – Female Jungle
Octave Lissner (Self-Titled)
Olivia Trummer – For You
OneRepublic – Human
Ozzy Osbourne – Ordinary Man
Pam Taylor – Steal Your Heart
Papoose – Endangered Species
Paradisia – Sound Of Freedom
Parcels – Day/Night
Parker Millsap – Be Here Instead
Passenger – Whispers 2
Patrice – Life’s Blood
Patricia Kelly – One More Year
Patrick Watson – Wave
Paul Carrack – One On One
Paul Kelly – Life Is Fine
Paul Weller – On Sunset
Paul Weller – True Meanings
Pet Shop Boys – Hotspot
Pet Shop Boys – Super
Pink – Beautiful Trauma   → Review
Prince – Welcome 2 America   → Review
Protoje – In Search Of Lost Time
Public Enemy – He Got Game
Purple Disco Machine – Soulmatic
R. Kelly & Jay-Z – Unfinished Business
Ra Ra Riot – Superbloom
Rachel Reinert – Into The Blue
Rae Morris – Unguarded
Rag‘n’Bone Man – Human   → Review
Raheem DeVaughn – Decade Of A Love King
Raheem DeVaughn – Love Sex Passion   → Review
Raheem DeVaughn – The Love Reunion
Rahsaan Patterson – Heroes & Gods
Raquel Rodriguez – Sweet Side
Rationale (Self-Titled)
Raul Midon – The Mirror
Rea Garvey – Hy Brasil
Rea Garvey – Neon
Rea Garvey – Pride   → Review
Reb Fountain – Little Arrows
Red Hot Chili Peppers – The Getaway   → Review
Regina Belle – The Day Life Began
Rhye – Home
Richard Ashcroft – Natural Rebel
Richard Elliot – Authentic Life
Rikas – Showtime
Rita Ora – Ora
Ro James – Eldorado
Roachford – Twice In A Lifetime
Robbie Williams – The Heavy Entertainment Show
Robin Thicke – On Earth, And In Heaven
Robyn Sherwell – Unfold
Roger Daltrey – As Long As I Have You
Ronan Keating – Songs From Home
Rumer – This Girl’s In Love (A Bacharach & David Songbook)
Ruth B. – Safe Haven
Sabrina Starke – Underneath The Surface
Salaam Remi – Black On Purpose
Samuel Archer – Soul Music Vineyard
Santana – Blessings And Miracles   → Review
Santana – Corazón   → Review
Sara Bareilles – Amidst The Chaos
Sarah Jarosz – Undercurrent
Scorpions – Rock Believer
Sean Paul – Live N Livin
Selwyn Birchwood – Don’t Call No Ambulance   → Review
Seth Glier – The Coronation
Shaed – High Dive
Shannon LaBrie – Just Be Honest
Shawn Mendes (Self-Titled)
Shawn Mendes – Wonder
Sierra Ferrell – Long Time Coming
Sigrid – How To Let Go
Sigrid – Sucker Punch
Simon Law – Look To The Sky
Sinkane – Mean Love
Sir – Chasing Summer
Smash Into Pieces – A New Horizon
Smith & Myers – Volume 1
Snoh Aalegra – Temporary Highs In The Violet Skies
Snoop Dogg – I Wanna Thank Me
Sofia Carson (Self-Titled)
Soko – Feel Feelings
Solange – Sol-Angel And The Hadley St. Dreams
Sonny Green – Found! One Soul Singer
Southern Avenue (Self-Titled)
Southern Avenue – Keep On
Spice – 10
Spiritual – Awakening
Steven Tyler – We’re All Somebody From Somewhere
Sting – The Bridge   → Review
Sting & Shaggy – 44/876   → Review
Stu Larsen – Marigold
Suede – Night Thoughts
Suede – The Blue Hour
Sunny Sweeney – Trophy
Suzi Quatro – No Control
Swing Out Sister – Almost Persuaded
Taali – I Am Here
Tahirah Memory – Asha
Tahirah Memory – Pride
Talib Kweli – Radio Silence   → Review
Talib Kweli & Lupe Fiasco – Blackstar
Tank And The Bangas – Red Balloon
Tanya Dennis – White Sails Blue Skies
Tauren Wells – Citizen Of Heaven
Taylor Swift – Folklore
Taylor Swift – Reputation   → Review
Teddy Grossman – Soon Come
Tedeschi Trucks Band – Let Me Get By
Tedeschi Trucks Band – Made Up Mind
Tedeschi Trucks Band – Revelator
Tedeschi Trucks Band – Signs
Tegan And Sara – Hey, I’m Just Like You
Tenille Townes – The Lemonade Stand
Tensnake – L.A.
Tep No – Chasing Highs
The Aces – Under My Influence
The Avener – Heaven
The Avener – The Wanderings Of The Avener
The Baylor Project – Generations
The Black Moods – Sunshine
The Brand New Heavies – TBNH   → Review
The Buttshakers – Arcadia
The Carters – Everything Is Love
The Delines – The Imperial
The Firm – The Album
The Foreign Exchange – Tales From The Land Of Milk And Honey
The Game – Born 2 Rap
The Game – The Documentary 2   → Review
The Game – The Documentary 2.5
The Gardener & The Tree – Intervention
The Head And The Heart (Self-Titled)
The Head And The Heart – Let’s Be Still
The Head And The Heart – Living Mirage
The Head And The Heart – Signs Of Light   → Review
The Highwomen (Self-Titled)
The Imaginaries (Self-Titled)
The Isley Brothers & Santana – Power Of Peace   → Review
The Kooks – Let’s Go Sunshine
The Mavericks – Mono
The Notorious B.I.G. – Born Again
The Notorious B.I.G. – Duets: The Final Chapter
The Notorious B.I.G. – Ready To Die
The Pretty Reckless – Death By Rock And Roll
The Reytons – Kids Off The Estate
The Rolling Stones – Blue & Lonesome
The Script – Freedom Child
The Secret Sisters – Saturn Return
The Secret Sisters – You Don’t Own Me Anymore
The Teskey Brothers – Half Mile Harvest
The Teskey Brothers – Run Home Slow
The Undercover Dream Lovers – It’s All In Your Head
The Veronicas – Human
The Wailers – One World
The Weeknd – After Hours
The Weeknd – Beauty Behind The Madness
The Weeknd – Dawn FM
The Weeknd – Kissland
The Weeknd – Starboy   → Review
Tiggs Da Author – Blame It On The Youts
Tim McGraw – Here On Earth
Tim McGraw & Faith Hill – The Rest Of Our Life
Tinashe – 333
Tito Jackson – Tito Time
Tito Jackson – Under Your Spell
TLC – FanMail
TLC – Ooooooohhh… On The TLC Tip
Tokunbo – Golden Days
Tom Francis – One Step Away
Tom Gregory – Things I Can’t Say Out Loud
Tom Grennan – Evering Road
Tom Grennan – Lighting Matches
Toni Braxton – Pulse
Toni Braxton – Sex & Cigarettes
Toni Braxton – Spell My Name
Toni Braxton – The Heat
Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga – Cheek To Cheek   → Review
Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga – Love For Sale
Tony Momrelle – Best Is Yet To Come
Tony Momrelle – Keep Pushing
Tove Lo – Lady Wood
Tower Of Power – Step Up
Tracyanne & Danny (Self-Titled)
Treetop Flyers (Self-Titled)
Troye Sivan – Bloom
Tullie Brae – Revelation
Tyler Shaw (Self-Titled)
Tyrese – Black Rose   → Review
U2 – Songs Of Experience
Varley – Smalltalk & DMCs
Veronica Swift – Confessions
Vika And Linda – The Wait
Vincent Ingala – Echoes Of The Heart
Vivian Sessoms – Life 2
Volbeat – Rewind, Replay, Rebound
Walter Trout – Ordinary Madness
Wendell B – Real Talk
Westlife – Spectrum
Whitney Layne – #Love Like Austin
Why Don’t We – The Good Times And The Bad Ones
Wild Belle – Dreamland
Wild Belle – Isles
Will Young – Lexicon
Willie Nelson – A Beautiful Time
Willie Nelson – First Rose Of Spring
Willie Nelson – Ride Me Back Home   → Review
Wu-Tang Clan – A Better Tomorrow   → Review
Wyclef Jean – Carnival 3: The Fall And Rise Of A Refugee   → Review
Yasi Hofer – Faith
Years & Years – Communion
Years & Years – Night Call
Yebba – Dawn
Yelawolf – Ghetto Cowboy
Yola – Stand For Myself
Yola – Walk Through Fire
Youn Sun Nah – Waking World
Yuna – Chapters
Yuna – Nocturnal
Yvonne Catterfeld – Change
Zac Brown Band – The Comeback
Zara Larsson – Poster Girl   → Review
Zhu – Dreamland 2021
Zian – Burden

Rating key
MASTERPIECE a must-have
SUPERB for heavy rotation
EXCELLENT a great achievement
VERY GOOD a respectable result
GOOD worth checking out
FAIR an average outcome
WEAK not convincing stuff
BAD an underwhelming effort
VERY BAD quite a waste
FAIL a total failure

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