Thanks to everyone for voting on the Top Albums of 2018! As we gear up for the final countdown on New Year’s Eve, we’re revisiting last year’s Top 100 on air throughout the day. You can see the full list and listen to songs from each album on our Spotify playlist below.

  1. The War on Drugs, A Deeper Understanding
  2. Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit, The Nashville Sound
  3. Ryan Adams, Prisoner
  4. Spoon, Hot Thoughts
  5. Father John Misty, Pure Comedy
  6. Beck, Colors
  7. LCD Soundsystem, American Dream
  8. The National, Sleep Well Beast
  9. Fleet Foxes, Crack-Up
  10. Alt-J, Relaxer
  11. Chris Stapleton, From A Room: Volume 1
  12. Kendrick Lamar, DAMN.
  13. Sylvan Esso, What Now
  14. Hiss Golden Messenger, Hallelujah Anyhow
  15. Chicano Batman, Freedom Is Free
  16. St. Vincent, Masseduction
  17. Gov’t Mule, Revolution Come… Revolution Go
  18. Iron and Wine, Beast Epic
  19. Big Thief, Capacity
  20. Margo Price, All American Made
  21. Arcade Fire, Everything Now
  22. JD McPherson, Undividided Heart and Soul
  23. Alvvays, Antisocialites
  24. Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile, Lotta Sea Lice
  25. Deer Tick, Deer Tick Vol. 1
  26. David Wax Museum, Electric Artifacts
  27. Portugal. The Man, Woodstock
  28. Lukas Nelson and Promise of the Real, Lukas Nelson and Promise of the Real
  29. Dan Auerbach, Waiting on a Song
  30. The xx, I See You
  31. Deer Tick, Deer Tick Vol. 2
  32. Lorde, Melodrama
  33. The New Pornographers, Whiteout Conditions
  34. Chris Robinson Brotherhood, Barefoot in the Head
  35. Chris Stapleton, From A Room: Volume 2
  36. Turnpike Troubadours, A Long Way from Your Heart
  37. Gregg Allman, Southern Blood
  38. Kamasi Washington, Harmony of Difference
  39. David Rawlings, Poor David’s Almanack
  40. Valerie June, The Order of Time
  41. Future Islands, The Far Field
  42. Cold War Kids, L.A. Divine
  43. The Shins, Heartworms
  44. Jack Johnson, All the Light Above It Too
  45. Broken Social Scene, Hug of Thunder
  46. The Lone Bellow, Walk Into a Storm
  47. Aimee Mann, Mental Illness
  48. Maggie Rogers, Now That the Light Is Fading [EP]
  49. Middle Kids, Middle Kids EP
  50. The Steel Wheels, Wild As We Came Here
  51. Laura Marling, Semper Femina
  52. Tyler Childers, Purgatory
  53. Flo Morrissey and Matthew E. White, Gentlewoman, Ruby Man
  54. Phoebe Bridgers, Stranger in the Alps
  55. Steve Earle and the Dukes, So You Wanna Be an Outlaw
  56. Jeb Loy Nichols, Country Hustle
  57. Foo Fighters, Concrete and Gold
  58. Hurray for the Riff Raff, The Navigator
  59. Rhiannon Giddens, Freedom Highway
  60. Black Joe Lewis & the Honeybears, Backlash
  61. Old 97’s featuring Brandi Carlile, Graveyard Whistling
  62. Kevin Morby, City Music
  63. Josh Ritter, Gathering
  64. Elbow, Little Fictions
  65. Grizzly Bear, Painted Ruins
  66. Son Volt, Notes of Blue
  67. Queens of the Stone Age, Villains
  68. Billy Strings, Turmoil and Tinfoil
  69. Blitzen Trapper, Wild and Reckless
  70. The Barr Brothers, Queen of the Breakers
  71. U2, Songs of Experience
  72. Radiohead, Ok Computer: OKNOTOK 1997 – 2017
  73. Beach Fossils, Somersault
  74. Sharon Jones and The Dap Kings, Soul of a Woman
  75. The Killers, Wonderful Wonderful
  76. Alison Krauss, Windy City
  77. I’m With Her, Little Lies EP
  78. The Infamous Stringdusters, Laws of Gravity
  79. This is the Kit, Moonshine Freeze
  80. Waxahatchee, Out in the Storm
  81. Strand of Oaks, Hard Love
  82. Tennis, Yours Conditionally
  83. Phoenix, Ti Amo
  84. Scott Miller, Ladies Auxiliary
  85. Depeche Mode, Spirit
  86. Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn, Echo in the Valley
  87. Mavis Staples, If All I Was Was Black
  88. Thundercat, Drunk
  89. Langhorne Slim, Lost at Last Vol. 1
  90. Kendall Street Company, Space for Days
  91. Taj Mahal and Keb Mo, TajMo
  92. Delbert McClinton and Self-Made Men, Prick of the Litter
  93. Electric Guest, Plural
  94. Manchester Orchestra, A Black Mile to the Surface
  95. Anthony Rosano & The Conqueroos, Anthony Rosano & The Conqueroos
  96. Real Estate, In Mind
  97. Chamomile and Whiskey, Sweet Afton
  98. John Moreland, Big Bad Luv
  99. Jessica Lea Mayfield, Sorry Is Gone
  100. Blondie, Pollinator