Florence + the Machine

What does it mean to be influential? When the Turning the Tables team got together to create a list of the most influential women and non-binary artists of the 21st century, we found ourselves challenged by just how much ground that word – "influential" – can cover. It's a question that only led us to more questions: Who gets to decide what comprises an artist's legacy? What does it mean to shape the sound of a moment? What does it take to truly last?

The Spy's Ferris O'Brien combs through hundreds of albums every year. Below are his 11 favorite albums of 2015:

11. Eternal Death - Eternal Death

10. Real Lies - Life