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In Memoriam: The Musicians We Lost in 2015

Over the last 12 months, we bid farewell to two R&B legends, a pioneering '60s pop singer, an alt-rock statesman, and the musician who invented…
SPIN Staff / December 28, 2015

Kyle McGovern’s 25 Best Albums of 2015

To finish out the year, we’re offering the top 25 albums from various SPIN staffers. Here we have Senior Editor Kyle McGovern. When I…
Kyle McGovern / December 24, 2015

Andrew Unterberger’s 25 Best Albums of 2015

To finish out the year, we’re offering the top 25 albums from various SPIN staffers. Here we have Associate Editor Andrew Unterberger. My…
Andrew Unterberger / December 24, 2015

The 25 Best Dance Remixes of 2015

This year, remixes ruled. DJ Snake slung AlunaGeorge's "You Know You Like It" to the top of Billboard's Dance/Electronic Songs chart by subbing treble for subtle…
Harley Brown / December 23, 2015

The 40 Best Dance Songs of 2015

The year that was got us intoxicated with X-static house anthems, interstellar jock-jam updates, and Travolta-hot footwork burners. Below you'll find our list of the…
SPIN Staff / December 23, 2015

Harley Brown’s 25 Best Albums of 2015

To finish out the year, we’re offering the top 25 albums from various SPIN staffers. Here we have Assistant Editor Harley Brown. About…
Harley Brown / December 23, 2015

Dan Weiss’ 25 Best Albums of 2015

To finish out the year, we’re offering the top 25 albums from various SPIN staffers. Here we have Associate Editor Dan Weiss. What…
Dan Weiss / December 23, 2015

The 40 Best Country Songs of 2015

In 2015, country saw its usual mix of warmly welcomed returns from legends like Dwight Yoakam, Patty Griffin, and Willie Nelson with Merle Haggard (together!),…
SPIN Staff / December 22, 2015

Brennan Carley’s 25 Best Albums of 2015

To finish out the year, we’re offering the top 25 albums from various SPIN staffers. Here we have News Editor Brennan Carley. To be completely…
Brennan Carley / December 22, 2015

Colin Joyce’s 25 Best Albums of 2015

To finish out the year, we’re offering the top 25 albums from various SPIN staffers. Here we have Staff Writer Colin Joyce. I'll always gravitate…
Colin Joyce / December 22, 2015

Rachel Brodsky’s 25 Best Albums of 2015

To finish out the year, we’re offering the top 25 albums from various SPIN staffers. Here we have Assistant Editor Rachel Brodsky. My last 12…
Rachel Brodsky / December 21, 2015

James Grebey’s 25 Best Albums of 2015

To finish out the year, we’re offering the top 25 albums from various SPIN staffers. Here we have Staff Writer James Grebey. For most of…
James Grebey / December 21, 2015

Every Future Song of 2015, Ranked

Future treated hip-hop like his own personal social media platform in 2015, firing off mixtapes, albums, one-offs, and guest verses the way that most people…
SPIN Staff / December 18, 2015

The 50 Best Hip-Hop Albums of 2015

To call 2015 hip-hop's greatest year of the 2010s still manages to feel like an understatement. Hip-hop was so strong this year, so bursting with…
SPIN Staff / December 16, 2015

The 20 Best Metal Albums of 2015

Continuing the domination of last year's hellish hopscotch between anarchy and orthodoxy, fortune — for 2015's best metal acts — has once again favored the bold.
SPIN Staff / December 14, 2015

The 25 Best Music Videos of 2015

Whether you were Asleep in the Deep or busy practicing your Dope Walk, we're betting that you carved out time this year to watch some…
SPIN Staff / December 10, 2015

The 20 Best Avant Albums of 2015

Hard and fast boundaries don't mean much these days. M.I.A. would tell you as much, offering a big ol' "what's up with that?" at the…
Colin Joyce / December 9, 2015

The 25 Best Pop Albums of 2015

This year was the one where pop's backstage forces stepped out from behind the scenes and took the reins. Ariel Rechtshaid bridged the gap between college radio and Top…
SPIN Staff / December 7, 2015

The 50 Best Albums of 2015

If you're reading this, it's late 2015. To complement our list of the year's 101 Best Songs, we've collected the 50 Best Albums from the…
SPIN Staff / December 1, 2015

Stream Our Playlist of the 101 Best Songs of 2015

After you've read our list of the 101 Greatest Songs of 2015 — listen to our accompanying Spotify playlist, rewinding our way through the best…
Andrew Unterberger / November 30, 2015
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