De (muziek)redactie van NU.nl stelt ook dit jaar weer lijstjes samen van de volgens ons beste albums van het afgelopen jaar.

Pierre Oitmann (Muziekcoördinator NU.nl):

1. Michael Kiwanuka - Home Again 
2. Bruce Springsteen - Wrecking Ball 
3. Bob Dylan - Tempest 
4. Rumer - Boys Don't Cry 
5. Jack White - Blunderbuss 
6. Donald Fagen - Sunken Condos 
7. Joe Jackson - The Duke 
8. Ellie Goulding - Halcyon 
9. Lana Del Rey - Born To Die 
10. Dr. John - Locked Down 

Gert-Jaap Hoekman (Adjunct-hoofdredacteur NU.nl.):
1. Mumford & Sons - Babel 
2. Gaslight Anthem - Handwritten 
3. The Phantom Limb - The Pines 
4. Case Mayfield - The Many Colored Beast 
5. Alt-J - An Awesome Wave 
6. The XX - Coexist 
7. James Vincent McMorrow - Early In The Morning
8. Django Django - Django Django 
9. Moss - Ornaments 
10. Blaudzun - Heavy Flowers 

Harm Groustra (muziekjournalist):
1. Kendrick Lamar - Good Kid M.A.A.D City 
2. Lana Del Rey - Born To Die 
3. The XX - Coexist 
4. Frank Ocean - Channel Orange 
5. Mumford & Sons - Babel 
6. Polica - Give You The Ghost
7. Taylor Swift - Red 
8. Death Grips - The Money Store
9. Alt-J - An Awesome Wave 
10. The Don't Touch My Croque-Monsieurs - Beste. Stuurlui. Ooit. 

Anton Slotboom (muziekjournalist)
1. Balthazar - Rats
2. Grizzly Bear - Shields 
3. Chuck Prophet - Temple Beautiful 
4. The Walkmen - Heaven 
5. SX - Gold
6. Damien Jurado - Maraqopa 
7. Norah Jones - Little Broken Hearts 
8. The Walkabouts - Travels In The Dustland
9. dEUS - Following Sea 
10. Alabama Shakes - Boys And Girls 

Tjeerd van Erve (muziekjournalist)
1. Japandroids - Celebration Rock 
2. Wires.Under.Tension - Replicant
3. Swans - The Seer
4. The Twilight Sad - No One Can Ever Know 
5. The XX - Coexist 
6. Raketkanon - RKTKN#1
7. Metz - Metz
8. Nate Hall - A Great River 
9. Damien Jurado - Maraqopa 
10. Breton - Other People's Problems 

Wouter de Waal (muziekjournalist)
1. Godspeed You! Black Emperor - 'Allelujah! Don't Bend! Ascend!
2. Motorpsycho & Ståle Storløkken - The Death Defying Unicorn
3. Brian Eno - Lux
4. Anathema - Weather Systems 
5. Arjen Anthony Lucassen - Lost In The New Real 
6. Swans - The Seer
7. Dinosaur Jr. - I Bet On Sky 
8. Katatonia - Dead End Kings 
9. Anti-Flag - The General Strike 
10. ZZ Top - La Futura 

Lisa de Jongh (muziekjournalist)
1. Alberta Cross - Songs Of Patience 
2. Nada Surf - Stars Are Indifferent To Astronomy 
3. Little Comets - Life Is Elsewhere
4. The Vaccines - Come Of Age 
5. Two Door Cinema Club - Beacon
6. The Soft Pack - Strapped
7. Jonathan Jeremiah - Gold Dust 
8. Django Django - Django Django 
9. The Crookes - Hold Fast 
10. Band Of Horses - Mirage Rock 

Abdel Chaouch (muziekjournalist)
1. El-P - Cancer 4 Cure
2. Frank Ocean - Channel Orange 
3. Kendrick Lamar - Good Kid M.A.A.D. City 
4. How To Dress Well - Total Loss
5. Flying Lotus - Until The Quiet Comes 
6. Miguel - Kaleidoscope Dreams
7. Apollo Brown & OC - Trophies
8. BJ The Chicago Kid - Pineapple Now-Laters
9. Oddisee - People Hear What They See
10. Jessie Ware - Devotion

Mikko Kuiper (muziekjournalist)
1. R. Kelly - Write Me Back 
2. Gonzales - Solo Piano II 
3. Soul Clap - E-Funk
4. Ernst Glerum - Paper Models
5. Masta Ace & MF Doom - MA Doom - Son of Yvonne
6. Bugge Wesseltoft - Songs 
7. Pat Metheny - Unity Band 
8. Barb Wire - Electric Barbarian
9. Michael Kiwanuka - Home Again 
10. Flying Lotus - Until The Quiet Comes 

Erik Luyten (muziekjournalist)
1. Japandroids - Celebration Rock 
2. Godspeed You! Black Emperor - Allelujah! Don't Bend! Ascend!
3. The Soft Moon - Zeros
4. The Men - Open Your Heart 
5. A Place To Bury Strangers - Worship 
6. Swans - The Seer
7. Metz - Metz
8. Angel Olsen - Half Way Home
9. Cloud Nothings - Attack On Memory
10. John Coffey - Bright Companions