Album Of The Year 2015Breaking More Waves: Albums of the Year

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The table shows the closest 5 matches from the end of year lists in our database. Results go from left to right in decreasing order of how similar a list is to this published list.

Click on the name of a magazine or website in the table header to see their full Album of the Year chart. Click on an album's overall ranking to see which end of year lists it appears in.

Overall RankJust Music I LikeStereogumVarianceGod Is In The TVFOPP
1Oh Wonder - Oh Wonder135 - - - - -
2Staves, The - If I Was110103048 - -
3Public Service Broadcasting - The Race For Space41 - - - 101
4East India Youth - Culture Of Volume106 - - - 31 -
5Lana Del Rey - Honeymoon2914 - 33 - 44
6Grimes - Art Angels7 - 1727 -
7Unthanks, The - Mount The Air250+ - - - - -
8Chvrches - Every Open Eye25 - 33203355
9Algiers - Algiers64 - - - - -
10Charli XCX - Sucker250+ - - - 50 -

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End of year lists from the following blogs, websites, record stores and labels are included in the charts. Click on the name to see their list.

How the overall rank is calculated

Our scoring system for the overall ranking is designed to provide just the right combination of big rewards for appearing high up in any list, with a little something thrown in for the consistent performers. Points are awarded as follows:

1st: 50pts2nd: 42pts3rd: 36pts4th: 30pts5th: 25pts6th: 22pts7th: 20pts8th: 18pts9th: 16pts10th: 15pts11th: 14pts12th: 13pts13th: 12pts14th: 11pts15th: 10pts16th: 9pts17th: 8pts18th: 7pts19th: 6pts20th: 5pts21-30: 4pts 31-40: 3pts 41-50: 2pts 51+: 1pt
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