Apple Music celebrates the greatest records ever made with the launch of inaugural 100 Best Albums list

Apple Music today announced the release of its 100 Best Albums of all time, a celebratory list of the greatest records ever made, 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.

Apple Music is bringing its 100 Best Albums to life with a countdown celebration beginning today, revealing 10 albums each day for the next 10 days, along with a brand-new 100 Best microsite, new and exclusive content, dedicated Apple Music Radio episodes, and tonnes more.

The first 20 albums offer a glimpse into Apple Music’s unique approach with 100 Best. Check them out below.

  • 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
  • 95Confessions – 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
  • 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
  • 81After the Gold Rush – Neil Young

To accompany the list, today Apple Music also revealed a dedicated microsite that will update every day of the countdown, making it easy for listeners to follow along. Available now at, the new 100 Best microsite spotlights in-depth analysis of each album, archival interviews, and more, and makes it easy for fans to share their favourite albums with friends and on their social channels.

Explore records 100-91 of Apple Music’s 100 Best Albums at