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The 44 Most Anticipated Tours of 2024: Taylor Swift, Bad Bunny, Olivia Rodrigo, and More

Bruce Springsteen, Adele, Bob Dylan, Mitski, Green Day, and more of the most essential tickets of the year.

The 50 Most Anticipated Albums of 2024

New releases to look forward to in the coming months, from Brittany Howard, Kali Uchis, MGMT, Bleachers, Dua Lipa, the Smile, and more.

The 13 Best Concerts of 2023 (That Weren’t Taylor Swift or Beyoncé)

Featuring live shows from SZA, Lana Del Rey, Yaeji, Shygirl, Rauw Alejandro, Feist, and more

The 30 Best Jazz and Experimental Albums of 2023

Our favorite unfamiliar, unsettling, provocative, transgressive, spaced-out, psychedelic, surreal, meditative, and confrontational albums of the year.

The Best Music by Latine and Spanish Artists in 2023

The year in dembow, raptor house, corridos tumbados, pop-flamenco, Brazilian funk, and everything in between.

The Best Pop Music of 2023

Opulent disco-pop, R&B hook-up jams, raging hot-mess anthems: These are the songs and albums that defined the year in pop music.

The 42 Best Rap Songs of 2023

From Kendrick Lamar and Baby Keem’s exuberant collaboration to billy woods’ apocalyptic visions to Little Simz’s myth-making swagger

The Best Music of 2023, According to Pitchfork Readers

Featuring your picks for the best albums and songs of the year

The Best Electronic Music of 2023

Yaeji, Aphex Twin, Skrillex, Tirzah, Avalon Emerson, and more: these are the songs and albums that defined the year in electronic music.

The 37 Best Rock Albums of 2023

The year in indie rock, punk, singer-songwriter and solo guitar music, shoegaze, metal, and everything in between.

The 50 Best Albums of 2023

Featuring Sufjan Stevens, Kali Uchis, SZA, boygenius, Caroline Polachek, André 3000, and more

The 100 Best Songs of 2023

Featuring Ice Spice, Olivia Rodrigo, Lana Del Rey, Troye Sivan, Amaarae, NewJeans, and more

The 10 Best Music Books of 2023

Our favorites include an homage to pop’s most random decade, a graphic novel reintroducing a ’70s Cambodian rock legend, and the best Lou Reed biography to date.

The Best Music Merch Gifts of 2023

The Cure trading cards, Ice Spice lunch boxes, Olivia Rodrigo rings, Snail Mail plush toys, and more unique gift ideas for every type of music fan.

The 62 Best Albums of 2023 So Far

A rolling list of our favorite albums of the year, updated somewhat frequently.

24 Great Records You May Have Missed: Spring/Summer 2023

The best under-the-radar finds in hip-hop, rock, ambient, and more

The 48 Most Anticipated Albums of Fall 2023

New releases to look forward to in the coming months, from Mitski, Drake, Sufjan Stevens, Taylor Swift, and more.

The 25 Funniest Rappers of All Time

Including punchline aficionados Danny Brown and Nicki Minaj, roastmasters Cam’ron and Cardi B, surrealist oddballs Kool Keith and RXK Nephew, and many more.

The 30 Best Movie Performances by Rappers

From DMX in Belly to A$AP Rocky in Dope, these are the roles that proved rappers could be movie stars, too.

Pitchfork Staffers on Their Most Formative Rap Albums

The hip-hop records that rearranged our brains, including classics by DMX, MF DOOM, Missy Elliott, Kanye West, Nicki Minaj, A Tribe Called Quest, and more

17 Artists on Their All-Time Favorite Rap Songs

In celebration of hip-hop’s 50th anniversary, Lil B, Black Thought, Amaarae, E-40, DJ Drama, Maxwell, and more go deep on the rap songs they love most.

20 Contenders for 2023’s Song of the Summer

SZA’s unkillable hit, Bad Bunny’s take on club rap, “Padam Padam,” and all strains of weed-smoking anthems: Here are 20 selections to soundtrack the season.