After seeing the official iTunes "Best of 2015" songs and albums, I realized I really only like a few of the many that were on that list. So, I decided to make my own list of best music of 2015, both of new music that was released in 2015, as well as new discoveries made in 2015 of songs and albums that were released prior to 2015. Without further ado, let's do it!
Best Single of the Year: "Dreams" - Beck
Best Artist of the Year: Gungor - "One Wild Life: Soul", "O Christmas"
Best Album of the Year: "Silverball" - Barenaked Ladies
Best New Artist of the Year: MisterWives - "Our Own House"
Best EP of the Year: "Will You Wait For Me" - The Colourist
Honorable Mentions to:
"Blurryface" - twenty one pilots
"Pagans in Vegas" - Metric
Best Electronic Album: "All Things Bright and Beautiful" - Owl City
Best Alternative Album: "Easy Wonderful" - Guster
Best Lullaby Album: "Lullaby Renditions of U2" - Rockabye Baby!
Best Album to Remind You of The Early 2000's: "Closer" - Better Than Ezra
Best Album to Remind You of The Summer: "Talking Dreams" - Echosmith
Best Over-20 Minute Song: "Impossible Soul" - Sufjan Stevens
Best New Mashup Artist of 2015: Chaze the Chat
Thanks to all the wonderful music out there, this year in music, for me, was quite enjoyable. And yes, I threw in some funny ones, but believe me, they're good too!
What'd you think of this year in music? What were your favorites? Do you like any of the albums or songs I posted above? Please let me know and have some fun with this!