Rhapsody's Best of 2013

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by Stephanie Benson

Here, we've attempted a seemingly impossible task: wrapping up the best sounds of 2013 into one neat little (OK, quite big) package. Rhapsody's editorial team boasts experts in every major genre, from pop to rap, indie to R&B, jazz to electronic, metal to country and beyond, so we pretty much can guarantee you'll find something to your liking here. Along with our overall top 50 albums and top 50 tracks of 2013, we explore the best albums in over a dozen genres, unveil our Artist of the Year, and dig into some of the year's most intriguing trends, from twerking girls to comeback bands, breakout electronic stars to country music for bros. Enjoy this comprehensive guide to the best music of 2013.