Metacritic Reports: Music

  1. The Freshman 15: 2018's Best Debut Albums

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    Published: December 9, 2018
    We rank the 15 best-reviewed debut albums of 2018, ranked by Metascore.
  2. Best of 2018: Music Critic Top Ten Lists

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    Published: November 26, 2018
    Over the next month, we'll be collecting year-end top 10 album lists from over 200 music critics, publications, record stores, and other sources. Find all of the individual lists and 2018's consensus rankings inside.
  3. Best of September 2018: Top Albums, Games, Movies & TV

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    Published: September 30, 2018
    These were the best new releases in television, music, videogames, and film during the month of September.
  4. Fall 2018 Music Preview: 45 Key Albums

    Fall 2018 Music Preview: 45 Key Albums Image
    Published: September 6, 2018
    Listen to tracks from dozens of this fall's most noteworthy album releases, including new music from Spiritualized, Paul McCartney, Muse, Cat Power, Thom Yorke, Elvis Costello, Low, and more.
  5. Best of July 2018: Top Albums, Games, Movies & TV

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    Published: July 31, 2018
    These were the best new releases in music, videogames, film, and television during the month of July.
  6. The 25 Best Albums of 2018 So Far

    The 25 Best Albums of 2018 So Far Image
    Published: July 3, 2018
    We rank the 25 highest-scoring albums released during the first half of 2018.
  7. Best of May 2018: Top Albums, Games, Movies & TV

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    Published: May 31, 2018
    Did you miss anything? These were the best new releases of the past month in music, film, TV, and videogames.
  8. Summer Music Preview: 40 Notable Upcoming Albums

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    Published: May 24, 2018
    Preview the most notable music releases coming this summer, including new albums from Father John Misty, Kanye West, Drake, Nicki Minaj, Nine Inch Nails, A$AP Rocky, Deafheaven, Dirty Projectors, and more.
  9. Best of April 2018: Top Albums, Games, Movies & TV

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    Published: April 30, 2018
    Did you miss anything? These were the best new releases of the past month in music, film, TV, and videogames.
  10. Best of March 2018: Top Albums, Games, Movies & TV

    Best of March 2018: Top Albums, Games, Movies & TV Image
    Published: March 31, 2018
    Did you miss anything? These were the best new releases of the past month in film, TV, music, and videogames.
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