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The 30 best songs of 2020, ranked

Insider ranked the 30 best songs of 2020, weighing factors like critical acclaim, cultural impact, and listenability. “August” by Taylor Swift took the top spot. Megan Thee Stallion’s “Savage Remix,” Rina Sawayama’s “XS,” Christine and the Queens’ “People, I’ve Been Sad,” and Halsey’s “3am” rounded out the top five. Swift […]
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35 absolutely essential albums released by female artists in 2020

We rounded up the best female-fronted albums that 2020 had to offer. Taylor Swift (“Folklore,” “Evermore”), Megan Thee Stallion (“Suga,” “Good News”), and Kali Uchis (“To Feel Alive,” “Sin Miedo”) each boast two different projects on our list. Other notable releases include Selena Gomez’s “Rare,” BLACKPINK’s “The Album,” Baby Queen’s […]
35 absolutely essential albums released by female artists in 2020
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6 musicians who wrote and released music while quarantined at home

Celebrities have been staying at home to social distance and prevent the spread of the coronavirus, but that hasn’t stopped them from creating new music. Artists like Pitbull, OneRepublic, and Charli XCX recently released music that was written and recorded amid the pandemic. The lyrics of their songs also include […]
6 musicians who wrote and released music while quarantined at home
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The 20 best albums of 2020, ranked

Insider ranked the 20 best albums of 2020, weighing factors like critical acclaim, cultural impact, and listenability. “Folkore” by Taylor Swift took the top spot. Fiona Apple’s “Fetch the Bolt Cutters,” The Weeknd’s “After Hours,” Phoebe Bridgers’ “Punisher,” and Halsey’s “Manic” rounded out the top five. It feels weird to […]
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The 57 best music videos of 2019, ranked

Insider ranked this year’s 57 best music videos. “Lights Up” by Harry Styles took the top spot. It was followed by “Mother’s Daughter” by Miley Cyrus, “Nightmare” by Halsey, “Sucker” by the Jonas Brothers, and “Bury a Friend” by Billie Eilish in the top five. Visit Insider’s homepage for more […]
The 57 best music videos of 2019, ranked