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Shervin Lainez

Better late than never, right? Here are my favorite 20 songs released in 2018:

20. Caroline Rose - Bikini

19. Courtney Barnett - Nameless, Faceless

Beau Brady's Top 10 Songs of 2018

Jan 2, 2019

Beau Brady of Excuse Me shares his 10 favorite songs of 2018:

10. KIDS SEE GHOSTS - “Reborn”

I wouldn’t be surprised if Kanye returns to this song to cheer him up after what was likely his worst year since he was in an actual car crash. Keep moving forward…

Rob Vera's Top 20 Albums of 2018

Dec 28, 2018

Turn of the Century host Rob Vera shares his 20 favorite albums of 2018:

20. Interpol - Marauder

The sound of a band loosening up a bit—with some really good results. Some style/genre diversity integrated to the reliable Interpol template here and it works.

Beau Brady's Top 10 Albums of 2018

Dec 27, 2018

Beau Brady of Excuse Me shares his 10 favorite albums of 2018:

10. HOLY - All These Worlds Are Yours

Ever wonder what albums your fellow NPR fans listen to? We asked, you voted and below are the results our year-end listener poll for 2018. The list mirrors the NPR Music Top 50 Albums more than I've noticed in previous years. Like that list, listeners put Janelle Monáe, Kacey Musgraves, Mitski and Lucy Dacus all in the top positions.