Album Of The Year 2015Reverb: 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 RankFasterLouderThe GuardianTrebleEntertainment WeeklySpin
1Kendrick Lamar - To Pimp A Butterfly111111
2Courtney Barnett - Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit327862
3Sleater-Kinney - No Cities To Love114661411
4Thee Oh Sees - Mutilator Defeated At Last53 - - - - -
5Unknown Mortal Orchestra - Multi-Love2113183619 -
6Vince Staples - Summertime '061211364205
7Jamie xx - In Colour5517943
8Deerhunter - Fading Frontier31341233347
9Björk - Vulnicura9215203928
10Father John Misty - I Love You, Honeybear4837813

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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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