The Alternative United States

The Alternative covers, promotes, and recommends the best music they can find. It began as a radio show in 2009 and the website was launched in 2014.

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Year charts

Top 55 Albums of 2023The Alternative2023 year chart2023United States
Top 50 Albums of 2022The Alternative2022 year chart2022United States
Top 49 Music Albums of 2021The Alternative2021 year chart2021United States
The 75 Best Albums of 2020The Alternative2020 year chart2020United States
The Top 75 Records of 2019The Alternative2019 year chart2019United States
The Alternative’s Top 50 Albums of 2018The Alternative2018 year chart2018United States
The Alternative's Top 50 Releases of 2017The Alternative2017 year chart2017United States
The Top 50 Records of 2016The Alternative2016 year chart2016United States

Decade charts


Overall charts


[The Alternative was founded in 2016.]

Best Ever Artists
1. The Beatles
2. Radiohead
3. Pink Floyd
4. David Bowie
5. Bob Dylan
6. Led Zeppelin
7. The Rolling Stones
8. Arcade Fire
9. The Velvet Underground
10. Kendrick Lamar
11. Nirvana
12. Neil Young
13. The Smiths
14. Miles Davis
15. The Beach Boys
16. Kanye West
17. Pixies
18. R.E.M.
19. Jimi Hendrix
20. Bruce Springsteen
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