Apple Music Unveils More ‘100 Best Albums Of All Time’ With Titles By U2, Bob Marley & More

The latest run down reveals albums from No 60 down to 31 with more classic titles to come.

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Apple Music has shared the latest round of its much-anticipated ‘100 Best Albums of All Time’ collection. The selections from 60 down to 31 include releases from U2, The Rolling Stones, Drake, The Cure, Guns N’ Roses, The Beastie Boys, Bob Marley & The Wailers, Stevie Wonder, Public Enemy and more.

The latest titles have been released across the past three days, with numerous acclaimed releases making the cut. The Velvet Underground’s seismic The Velvet Underground & Nico comes in at No. 60, while The Cure’s 1989 classic Disintegration is at 56, John Coltrane’s highly influential A Love Supreme at 54, The Rolling Stones’ 1972 opus Exile On Main Street at 53 and Guns N’ Roses’ massive-selling Appetite For Destruction at 52.

Meanwhile, the ‘100 Best Albums Of All Time’ has now begun to reveal the titles voted from 49 down to 1. At No. 49 is U2’s The Joshua Tree, while The Beastie Boys’ sleeper hit, Paul’s Boutique lands at No.48. Further again up the list are Bob Marley & The Wailers’ stone classic Exodus (No. 46) from 1977, Stevie Wonder’s Innervisions (No. 44) and Public Enemy’s It Takes A Nation Of Millions To Hold Us Back at No. 34.

Apple Music has stated that the list is an editorial effort independent of streaming numbers. It was assembled by a team that includes artists like Maren Morris, Pharrell Williams, J Balvin, Charli XCX, Blink-182’s Mark Hoppus, Honey Dijon, and Nia Archives, alongside other songwriters, producers, and music industry professionals.

Further new and exclusive content and Apple Music Radio episodes will arrive as the list is revealed across ten days. The top ten will be revealed on May 22 with a roundtable discussion between Nile Rodgers and Maggie Rogers as well as Apple Music’s Zane Lowe and Ebro Darden.

Visit the official Apple Music 100 Best Albums Of All Time website.

Apple Music ‘100 Best Albums’:
100. Body Talk, Robyn – Listen on Apple Music.
99. Hotel California, Eagles
98. ASTROWORLD, Travis Scott
97. Rage Against the Machine, Rage Against the Machine
96. Pure Heroine, Lorde – Listen on Apple Music.
95. Confessions, USHER
94. Untrue, Burial
93. A Seat at the Table, Solange
92. Flower Boy, Tyler, The Creator
91. Listen Without Prejudice Vol. 1, George Michael
90. Back in Black, AC/DC
89. The Fame Monster (Deluxe Edition), Lady Gaga – Listen on Apple Music.
88. I Put A Spell on You, Nina Simone – Listen on Apple Music.
87. Blue Lines, Massive Attack – Listen on Apple Music.
86. My Life, Mary J. Blige – Listen on Apple Music.
85. Golden Hour, Kacey Musgraves – Listen on Apple Music.
84. Doggystyle, Snoop Dogg
83. Horses, Patti Smith
82. Get Rich or Die Tryin’, 50 Cent – Listen on Apple Music.
81. After the Gold Rush, Neil Young
80. The Marshall Mathers LP, Eminem – Listen on Apple Music.
79. Norman F*****g Rockwell!, Lana Del Rey – Listen on Apple Music.
78. Goodbye Yellow Brick Road, Elton John – Listen on Apple Music.
77. Like a Prayer, Madonna
76. Un Verano Sin Ti, Bad Bunny
75. Supa Dupa Fly, Missy Elliot
74. The Downward Spiral, Nine Inch Nails – Listen on Apple Music.
73. Aja, Steely Dan – Listen on Apple Music.
72. SOS, SZA
71. Trans-Europe Express, Kraftwerk
70. Straight Outta Compton, N.W.A. – Listen on Apple Music.
69. Master of Puppets, Metallica – Listen on Apple Music.
68. Is This It, The Strokes
67. Dummy, Portishead – Listen on Apple Music.
66. The Queens Is Dead, The Smiths
65. 3 Feet High and Rising, De La Soul
64. Baduizm, Erykah Badu – Listen on Apple Music.
63. Are You Experienced, The Jimi Hendrix Experience
62. All Eyez on Me, 2Pac – Listen on Apple Music.
61. Love Deluxe, Sade
60. The Velvet Underground & Nico, The Velvet UndergroundListen on Apple Music.
59. AM, The Arctic Monkeys.
58. (What’s The Story) Morning Glory, Oasis
57. Voodoo, D’Angelo
56. Disintegration, The Cure – Listen on Apple Music
55. ANTI, Rihanna
54. A Love Supreme, John Coltrane – Listen on Apple Music
53. Exile On Main Street, The Rolling Stones – Listen On Apple Music
52. Appetite For Destruction, Guns N’ Roses – Listen on Apple Music
51. Sign O’ The Times, Prince
50. Hounds Of Love, Kate Bush
49. The Joshua Tree, U2 – Listen on Apple Music
48. Paul’s Boutique, The Beastie Boys – Listen on Apple Music
47. Take Care, Drake – Listen on Apple Music
46. Exodus, Bob Marley & The Wailers – Listen on Apple Music
45. Homogenic, Bjork
44. Innervisions, Stevie Wonder – Listen on Apple Music
43. Remain In Light, Talking Heads
42. Control, Janet Jackson – Listen on Apple Music
41. Aquemini, Outkast
40. I Never Loved A Man The Way I loved You, Aretha Franklin
39. Illmatic, Nas
38. Tapestry, Carole King – Listen on Apple Music.
37. Enter The Wu-Tang (38 Chambers), The Wu-Tang Clan
36. Beyonce, Beyonce
35. London Calling, The Clash
34. It Takes A Nation Of Millions To Hold Us Back, Public Enemy – Listen on Apple Music
33. Kid A, Radiohead
32. Ready To Die, The Notorious BIG
31. Jagged Little Pill, Alanis Morissette

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