These are the songs that found a way into our everyday lives and show no signs of leaving.
These heavy albums both captivated and offered solace throughout a harsh year.
These are the titles we clung to in a year dominated by division, conflict, and loss.
These are the voices that continue to touch, console, inspire, and empower us.
Plus, an in-depth conversation about the rest of the best and those yet to come.
These are the tracks that either tug at our heartstrings or go straight for the gut.
Surprises, both beautiful and heartbreaking, are the story so far this year.
The heavy metal renaissance is in full effect.
These acts brought something special and unforgettable every single night.
This year’s best videos were about the endearing and enduring.
This year, the Compton rapper became the voice of an exasperated yet idealistic generation.
Everyman genius Kevin Parker makes music to get lost in.