Editors’ Picks 2014: The Best Albums of the Year
Big names like Taylor Swift, Sam Smith, Ariana Grande, Ed Sheeran, and Nicki Minaj released new albums in 2014, which is to say it was an incredible year for music overall. But which ones did we, your beloved writers and editors, love?
As a group, we gave it much thought, and eventually we came up with a list of our 15 favorite albums of the year. You can find out which albums made the cut (and why) by launching the gallery above.