Troye Sivan sees the former YouTube star soar into new heights, reaching artistic levels that seemed beyond someone of his calibur, and making for what could certainly be the "radio pop" record of our year
best tracks: Animal, The Good Side
worst track: Seventeen
another excellent album, that feels as though he continues to experiment upon the sounds of his past two records, moving beyond it's traditional "80's revival cliches", and into more funk and R&B elements.
best track: Charcoal Baby
worst tracK: -
ariana grande's experimentation doesn't fully pay off in what'll be considered a revolutionary pop classic, but its simply an album that'll stand out in comparison to the conformity of her fellow pop contemporaries.
best track: get well soon, R.E.M
worst track: Blazed (feat. Pharrell Williams)
Beach House's sophomore record is a songwriting spectacle, that improves vastly on their debut's concept and telling a story through a gorgeous and lush soundscape.
best tracks: ---
worst track: Astronaut