Album Of The Year 2015Vulture: 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 RankPitchforkStereogumThe GuardianSpinConsequence of Sound
1Kendrick Lamar - To Pimp A Butterfly112111
2Jamie xx - In Colour52111736
3Jenny Hval - Apocalypse, Girl44421432 - -
4Tame Impala - Currents65151545
5Grimes - Art Angels73120263
6Carly Rae Jepsen - E•MO•TION10343192224
7Jack Ü - Skrillex And Diplo Present Jack Ü95 - - - - -
8Sufjan Stevens - Carrie & Lowell2652212
9Tenement - Predatory Headlights250+ - - - - -
10Drake - If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late181725142328

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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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