June 23, 2024
Apple Music Reveals 'Top 10 Albums' of All Time

Apple Music Reveals 'Top 10 Albums' of All Time

Posted May 22, 2024 at 2:58pm by iClarified
Apple has announced its 'Top 10 Albums' of all time, completing the Apple Music 100 Best Albums list it began revealing earlier this month.

Apple Music's 100 Best Albums is a modern 21st-century ranking of the greatest records ever made, crafted by Apple Music's team of experts alongside a select group of artists, songwriters, producers, and industry professionals. The list is an editorial statement, fully independent of any streaming numbers on Apple Music — a love letter to the records that have shaped the world music lovers live and listen in.

The album crowned No. 1 is 'The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill'.


Upon receiving the news, Lauryn Hill told Apple Music, "This is my award, but it's a rich, deep narrative, and involves so many people, and so much sacrifice, and so much time, and so much collective love."

To celebrate, Apple Music's Zane Lowe and Ebro Darden sat down with legendary record producer, writer, and performer Nile Rodgers and Grammy-nominated artist and producer Maggie Rogers to reflect on the list during a special roundtable broadcasting globally today on Apple Music. Watch the full roundtable at music.apple.com.

Here's the Top 10 Albums announced today:
10. Lemonade (2016), Beyoncé
9. Nevermind (1991), Nirvana
8. Back to Black (2006), Amy Winehouse
7. good kid, m.A.A.d city (2012), Kendrick Lamar
6. Songs in the Key of Life (1976), Stevie Wonder
5. Blonde (2016), Frank Ocean
4. Purple Rain (1984), Prince & The Revolution
3. Abbey Road (1969), The Beatles
2. Thriller (1982), Michael Jackson
1. The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill (1998), Lauryn Hill

Apple Music has created 100 audio vignettes telling the story of each album and contextualizing its significance and position on the list. Written by a team of music experts and edited by award-winning audio editors, these vignettes are sonic companions to Apple Music's 100 Best Albums.


Listen to the stories behind each of the albums and more on Apple Podcasts at apple.co/100BestRadio.


Apple Music Reveals 'Top 10 Albums' of All Time
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andythai
andythai - May 24, 2024 at 4:29am
I wonder where Queen is?
Xtoast
Xtoast - May 23, 2024 at 12:41pm
That’s the biggest joke of a top ten list I have ever read
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