Album Of The Year 2015Idolator: 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 RankMashablePigeons And PlanesVarianceThe Gizzle ReviewMuuMuse
1Grimes - Art Angels731712
2Adele - 2519101685 -
3Lana Del Rey - Honeymoon29301033 - 5
4Miguel - Wildheart1552630 - -
5Carly Rae Jepsen - E•MO•TION102 - 341
6Marina And The Diamonds* - Froot77 - - - - 8
7Justin Bieber - Purpose51 - - - 315
8Brandon Flowers - The Desired Effect250+14 - - - -
9The Weeknd - Beauty Behind The Madness55291241 - -
10Melanie Martinez - Cry Baby250+ - - - - -
11Big Sean - Dark Sky Paradise250+ - - 22 - -
12Little Boots - Working Girl250+ - - - - 20
13Ryn Weaver - The Fool250+ - - 43 - -
14Rae Sremmurd - SremmLife882847 - - -
15Selena Gomez - Revival250+ - - - - 10

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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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