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    Apple Music unveils 100 Best Albums of all time

    Apple Music, over a 10 day period, is releasing its 100 Best Albums of all time, a celebratory list of the greatest records ever made.
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    The list is crafted by Apple Music’s team of experts alongside a select group of artists, including Maren Morris, Pharrell Williams, J Balvin, Charli XCX, Mark Hoppus, Honey Dijon, and Nia Archives, as well as songwriters, producers, and industry professionals.

    Apples' 100 Best Albums of All Time list is a love letter to the records that have shaped the world music lovers live and listen in.

    Apple Music will reveal 10 albums each day for the next 10 days, along with a new microsite, featuring new and exclusive content, dedicated Apple Music Radio episodes, and more.

    The countdown will culminate on the final day with the reveal of Apple Music’s top 10 albums of all time during a broadcast radio special.

    “100 Best brings together all the things that make Apple Music the ultimate service for music lovers — human curation at its peak, an appreciation for the art of storytelling, and unparalleled knowledge of music and an even deeper love for it,” said Rachel Newman, Apple Music’s senior director of content and editorial.

    “We have been working on this for a very long time, and it’s something we are all incredibly proud of and excited to share with the world.”

    “Putting this list together was a true labor of love, both in that it was incredibly difficult to do and in that we are all so passionate about it,” said Zane Lowe, Apple Music’s global creative director and lead anchor for Apple Music 1.

    “We were tasked with selecting the 100 best — that’s practically mission impossible. But as music fans, it was also amazing to really take a minute and sit and think about the music and albums and artists that we love so much in this context. If this list sparks more debate among fans outside of Apple Music and gets people talking passionately about the music they love, then we’ve done what we set out to do.”

    Albums 90-81 on Apple Music's 100 Best Albums list

    100. Body Talk - Robyn
    99. Hotel California - Eagles
    98. ASTROWORLD - Travis Scott
    97. Rage Against the Machine - Rage Against the Machine
    96. Pure Heroine - Lorde
    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

    Albums 90-81 on Apple Music's 100 Best Albums list

    90: Back in Black - AC/DC
    89: The Fame Monster (Deluxe Edition) - Lady Gaga
    88: I Put a Spell on You - Nina Simone
    87: Blue Lines - Massive Attack
    86: My Life - Mary J Blige
    85: Golden Hour - Kacey Musgraves
    84: Doggystyle - Snoop Dogg
    83: Horses - Patti Smith
    82: Get Rich or Die Tryin’ - 50 Cent
    81: After the Gold Rush - Neil Young

    Albums 80-71 on Apple Music's 100 Best Albums list

    80: The Marshall Mathers LP - Eminem
    79: Norman F*****g Rockwell! - Lana Del Rey
    78: Goodbye Yellow Brick Road - Elton John
    77: Like a Prayer - Madonna
    76: Un Verano Sin Ti - Bad Bunny
    75: Supa Dupa Fly - Missy Elliott
    74: The Downward Spiral - Nine Inch Nails
    73: Aja - Steely Dan
    72: SOS - SZA
    71: Trans-Europe Express - Kraftwerk

    Albums 70-61 on Apple Music's 100 Best Albums list

    70: Straight Outta Compton - N.W.A
    69: Master of Puppets (Remastered) - Metallica
    68: Is this It - The Strokes
    67: Dummy - Portishead
    66: The Queen Is Dead - The Smiths
    65: 3 Feet High and Rising - De La Soul
    64: Baduizm - Erykah Badu
    63: Are You Experienced? - The Jimi Hendrix Experience
    62: All Eyez on Me - 2Pac
    61: Love Deluxe - Sade

    Albums 60-51 on Apple Music's 100 Best Albums list

    60: The Velvet Underground and Nico (45th Anniversary Edition) - Velvet Underground & Nico
    59: AM - Artic Monkeys
    58: (What's The Story) Morning Glory - Oasis
    57: Voodoo - D’Angelo
    56: Disintegration (Remastered) - The Cure
    55: ANTI - Rihanna
    54: A Love Supreme - John Coltrane
    53: Exile on Main Street (2010 Remaster) - Rolling Stones
    52: Appetite for Destruction - Guns 'N Roses
    51: Sign O’The Times - Prince

    Albums 50-41 on Apple Music's 100 Best Albums list

    50. Hounds of Love (2018 Remaster) - Kate Bush
    49. The Joshua Tree - U2
    48. Paul’s Boutique - Beastie Boys
    47. Take Care (Deluxe Version) - Drake
    46. Exodus ((2013 Remaster) - Bob Marley & The Wailers
    45. Homogenic - Björk
    44. Innervisions - Stevie Wonder
    43. Remain in Light - Talking Heads
    42. Control - Janet Jackson
    41. Aquemini - Outkast

    Albums 40-31 on Apple Music's 100 Best Albums list

    40. I Never Loved a Man the Way I Love You - Aretha Franklin
    39. Illmatic - Nas
    38. Tapestry - Carole King
    37. Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) [Expanded Edition] - Wu-Tang Clan
    36. Beyoncé - Beyoncé
    35. London Calling - The Clash
    34. It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back - Public Enemy
    33. Kid A - Radiohead
    32. Ready to Die (The Remaster) - Notorious B.I.G.
    31. Jagged Little Pill (Remastered) - Alanis Morisette

    Albums 30-21 on Apple Music's 100 Best Albums list

    30. When we fall asleep, where do we go? - Billie Eilish
    29. The Low End Theory - A Tribe Called Quest
    28. The Dark Side of the Moon - Pink Floyd
    27. Led Zeppelin II - Led Zeppelin
    26. My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy - Kanye West
    25. Kind of Blue - Miles Davis
    24. The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars (2012 Remaster) - David Bowie
    23. Discovery - Daft Punk
    22. Born to Run - Bruce Springsteen
    21. Revolver - The Beatles

    Albums 20-11 on Apple Music's 100 Best Albums list

    20: Pet Sounds - The Beach Boys
    19: The Chronic - Dr. Dre
    18: 1989 (Taylor's Version) - Taylor Swift
    17: What's Going On - Marvin Gaye
    16: Blue - Joni Mitchell
    15: 21 - Adele
    14: Highway 61 Revisited - Bob Dylan
    13: The Blueprint - JAY-Z
    12: OK Computer - Radiohead
    11: Rumours - Fleetwood Mac

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