Top 10 Best Albums of All Time According to Apple Music

A heartwarming dedication to some of the greatest music albums is happening now as Apple Music launches the 100 Best Albums of All Time list. Working side by side with some of the top people in the music industry including artists, producers, songwriters and music professionals, Apple Music’s experts created a modern ranking of the best music albums ever existed.

Apple Music also releases a roundtable featuring its very own Ebro Darden and Zane Lowe as well as Grammy-nominated artist and music producer Maggie Rogers and writer, record producer and artist Nike Rodgers, tackling on the top 100 albums list. You can check out their conversation at

Plus, Apple Music also graces its audience with stories behind every album on the 100 best list. If you want to check out these amazing audio narratives, you can listen to their podcasts on via Apple Podcast.

Here’s the Top 10 List of Apple Music’s Best Albums of All Time

Here’s a quick recap of the top 10 albums from Apple Music. Don’t miss the No. 1 album reveal at the end of the list.

Top 10 – Lemonade (2016) by Beyonce


Album Tracks:

  • Pray You Catch Me
  • Hold Up
  • Don’t Hurt Yourself
  • Sorry
  • 6 Inch
  • Daddy Lessons
  • Love Drought
  • Sandcastles
  • Forward
  • Freedom
  • All Night
  • Formation

Top 9 – Nevermind (1991) by Nirvana 


Album Songs:

  • Smells Like Teen Spirit
  • In Bloom (LP Version)
  • Come as You Are
  • Breed
  • Lithium
  • Polly
  • Territorial Pissings
  • Drain You
  • Lounge Act
  • Stay Away
  • On a Plain
  • Something in the Way

Top 8 – Back to Black (2006) by Amy Winehouse


Album Tracks:

  • Rehab
  • You Know I’m No Good
  • Me & Mr Jones
  • Just Friends
  • Back to Black
  • Love is a Losing Game
  • Tears Dry on Their Own
  • Wake Up Alone
  • Some Unholy War
  • He Can Only Hold Her
  • Addicted

Top 7 – good kid, m.A.A.d city (2012) by Kendrick Lamar


Album Songs:

  • Sherane a.k.a. Master Splinter’s Daughter
  • Bitch, Don’t Kill My Vibe
  • Backseat Freestyle
  • The Art of Peer Pressure
  • Money Trees
  • Poetic Justice (Explicit)
  • Good Kid
  • m.A.A.d city
  • Swimming Pools (drank)
  • Sing About Me, I’m Dying of Thirst
  • Real
  • Compton

Top 6 – Songs in the Key of Life (1976) by Stevie Wonder


Album Songs:

  • Love’s In Need of Love Today
  • Have a Talk With God
  • Village Ghetto Land
  • Contusion
  • Sir Duke
  • Ngiculela – Es Una Historia – I Am Singing
  • If It’s Magic
  • As
  • Another Star
  • I Wish
  • Knocks Me Off My Feet
  • Pastime Paradise
  • Summer Soft
  • Ordinary Pain
  • Isn’t She Lovely
  • Joy Inside My Tears
  • Black Man
  • Saturn
  • Ebony Eyes
  • All Day Sucker
  • Easy Goin’ Evening (My Mama’s Call)

Top 5 – Blonde (2016) by Frank Ocean


Album Songs:

  • Nikes (Explicit)
  • Ivy (Explicit)
  • Pink + White
  • Be Yourself
  • Solo
  • Skyline To
  • Self Control
  • Good Guy
  • Nights (Explicit)
  • Solo (Reprise)
  • Pretty Sweet (Explicit)
  • Facebook Story
  • Close To You
  • White Ferrari
  • Seigfried
  • Godspeed
  • Futura Free

Top 4 – Purple Rain (1984) by Prince & The Revolution


Album Songs:

  • Let’s Go Crazy
  • Take Me With U
  • The Beautiful Ones
  • Computer Blue
  • Darling Nikki
  • When Doves Cry
  • I Would Die 4 U
  • Baby I’m a Star
  • Purple Rain

Top 3 – Abbey Road (1969) by The Beatles


Album Songs:

  • Come Together
  • Something
  • Maxwell’s Silver Hammer
  • Oh! Darling
  • Octopus’s Garden
  • I Want You (She’s So Heavy)
  • Here Comes the Sun
  • Because
  • You Never Give Me Your Money
  • Sun King
  • Mean Mr. Mustard
  • Polythene Pam
  • She Came In Through the Bathroom Window
  • Golden Slumbers
  • Carry That Weight
  • The End
  • Her Majesty

Top 2 – Thriller (1982) by Michael Jackson


Album Tracks:

  • Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin’
  • Baby Be Mine
  • The Girl is Mine
  • Thriller
  • Beat It
  • Billie Jean
  • Human Nature
  • P.Y.T. (Pretty Young Thing)

Top 1 – The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill (1998) by Lauryn Hill


Album Songs:

  • Intro (Roll Call)
  • Lost Ones
  • Ex-Factor
  • To Zion
  • Doo Woop (That Thing)
  • Superstar
  • Final Hour
  • When It Hurts So Bad
  • I Used to Love Him
  • Forgive Them Father
  • Every Ghetto, Every City
  • Nothing Even Matters
  • Everything is Everything
  • The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill
  • Can’t Take My Eyes Off Of You
  • Tell Him

Wrapping Up!

Check out the complete 100 Best Album list in Apple Music on all Apple devices. You can also access them on Apple Books, Apple News, Apple Retail and apple[com].

Eddie Mendoza
Eddie Mendoza
With a Bachelor’s degree in IT, Eddie has a natural knack for troubleshooting gadget issues. With more than 10 years of blogging experience under his belt, writing and publishing articles for streaming and related services is one of his main act. When not on his computer, you can find him tinkering his guitars.



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