Before we blast off into the sounds of 2015, we’ve still got time to check out a few dozen more of the most epic albums of this year! Check out these Top 10 Albums of 2014 as decided by some of our favorite young artists:
Electropop duo Sylvan Esso had a huge year that was soundtracked by the beats of Freddie Gibbs & Madlib, Run The Jewels and Caribou.
Dntel - Human Voice Hiss Golden Messenger - Lateness of Dancers Caribou - Our Love Wye Oak - Shriek Mr. Twin Sister - Mr. Twin Sister Run the Jewels - Run The Jewels 2 Clark - Clark Freddie Gibbs & Madlib - Piñata Frankie Cosmos - Zentropy John Lurie National Orchestra - Invention of Animals
Singer Twin Shadow dug the raw funk of artists such as D’Angelo And The Vanguard, Future, and The War on Drugs.
Jack Dolan of Chicago lo-fi act Twin Peaks got turned on to sounds from groups like Black Lips, Parquet Courts and Foxygen.
Black Lips - Underneath the Rainbow Eagulls - Eagulls Mac Demarco - Salad Days Foxygen - And Star Power… Fat White Family - Champagne Holocaust Natural Child - Dancin' With Wolves Parquet Courts - Sunbathing Animal Real Estate - Atlas Tweens - Tweens Together Pangea - Badillac
Country newcomer Mickey Guyton found inspiration in albums by Dolly Parton, Lady Antebellum and Miranda Lambert.
Dierks Bentley - RISER Little Big Town - Pain Killer Eric Paslay - Eric Paslay Miranda Lambert - Platinum Lady Antebellum - 747 Dolly Parton - Blue Smoke Tim McGraw - Sundown Heaven Town Sam Hunt - Montevallo Lee Ann Womack - The Way I'm Livin Eric Church - Outsiders
Roc Nation’s rising star Sam Romans kicked back to music from Mary J Blige, alt-J and Coldplay.
Beyoncé - Beyonce Royal Blood - Royal Blood Paolo Nutini - Caustic Love Jungle - Jungle Mary J. Blige - The London Sessions Coldplay - Ghost Stories alt-J - This Is All Yours Twenty One Pilots - Vessel Bombay Bicycle Club - So Long, See You Tomorrow
See also: Part 1 with year-end Top 10 charts by Fifth Harmony, Shawn Mendes and more! Happy New Year!