2017 is not finished yet, but we have already highlighted the most prominent music albums of the year.
This year is going to be remembered as the year of new talents, new voices, new sounds, and new artists. We used to the fact that the music trends are dictated by superstars and all-time favorite celebrities. But 2017 has turned everything upside down. This year breakout artists have already made top charts all over the world.
To avoid being overwhelmed with the music options in 2017, we’ve prepared for you top 10 music albums. They are worth listening to and repeating for several hours in a row for the next 3 months at least.
So, let’s have a close look.
Best Albums in 2017 So Far
- Kendrick Lamar and his album «Damn» take a leading position in the American and Canadian charts. The album has already been included in the US Billboard Hot 100. «Damn» is the 4th studio album by Kendrick, which includes a little bit of rap, R&B, and pop music.
- Spoon, «Hot Thoughts». It is the 9th album by a famous American rock band from Texas. «Hot Thoughts» is a real treasure for the fans of indie, rock, and pop music.
- The XX, «I See You». If you’re a fan of The XX, you’ll find the new album «I see you» completely different from the previous works of the band. The songs from the album have taken leading positions in the charts of Australia, Austria, Netherlands, and Ireland.
- Lorde, «Melodrama». The new album by a young New Zealand artist is a bright example of how different styles can be combined into something beautiful. «Melodrama» is a little bit of hip-hop, pop, club music, and electro.
- NF, «Perception». NF is a young perspective rapper from Michigan. He differs from other rappers being a singer, a rapper, and a songwriter at the same time. Every song by NF describes his personal life and feelings. This concerns the new album «Perception» too.
- Drake, «More Life». A new album by already famous Canadian rapper Drake includes 22 tracks of R&B, hip-hop, and dance music. The album immediately got positive reviews and feedbacks from professional critics and simple music lovers.
- Ed Sheeran’s new album «Divide» is characterized as the riskiest among all produced by the artist. «Divide» contains songs, which are a mix of traditional Irish music and African vibes. Single «Shape of You» from the new album was the number one song in American Hot 100 for 4 weeks in a row.
- Laurel Halo, «Dust». The new album by Berlin-based American artist – Lauren Halo – has been already named as the triumph of impressionism in the music industry.
- Khalid, «American Teen». If you don’t know who Khalid is, a few words will be enough to convince you to listen to his new creation. Khalid is called one of the most original R&B voices in the world.
- Rag’n’Bone Man’s album «Human» is the first creation by British singer, but already one of the best ones in the world in 2017.