Music Albums of the Year


It was a pretty good year for music but a miserable one for music lovers. While the COVID-19 pandemic hasn’t exactly stopped artists from putting out excellent albums, fans couldn’t see their favorite new songs performed live. Listening to an artist’s tracks on Spotify gives us a glimpse of their sonic power, but unless we can feel the music echoing through our bodies, it just isn’t the same experience.

We can’t change the state of the world (or get a coronavirus vaccine to be distributed faster), but we can give you a preview of the best music albums released in 2020. Hopefully all of these artists can let’s hit the road again in 2021 and we can enjoy their songs the way we were meant to – in person.

Cover photo: Run the Jewels

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