Album Of The Year 2015Idolator: Albums of the Year
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 Rank||Mashable||Pigeons And Planes||Variance||The Gizzle Review||MuuMuse|
|1||Grimes - Art Angels||7||3||1||7||1||2|
|2||Adele - 25||19||10||16||8||5||-|
|3||Lana Del Rey - Honeymoon||29||30||10||33||-||5|
|4||Miguel - Wildheart||15||5||26||30||-||-|
|5||Carly Rae Jepsen - E•MO•TION||10||2||-||3||4||1|
|6||Marina And The Diamonds* - Froot||77||-||-||-||-||8|
|7||Justin Bieber - Purpose||51||-||-||-||3||15|
|8||Brandon Flowers - The Desired Effect||250+||14||-||-||-||-|
|9||The Weeknd - Beauty Behind The Madness||55||29||12||41||-||-|
|10||Melanie Martinez - Cry Baby||250+||-||-||-||-||-|
|11||Big Sean - Dark Sky Paradise||250+||-||-||22||-||-|
|12||Little Boots - Working Girl||250+||-||-||-||-||20|
|13||Ryn Weaver - The Fool||250+||-||-||43||-||-|
|14||Rae Sremmurd - SremmLife||88||28||47||-||-||-|
|15||Selena Gomez - Revival||250+||-||-||-||-||10|
Credits + info
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