Associated Press Music Writers Mesfin Fekadu and Chris Talbott pick their top 10 albums of the year, including Chance the Rapper, J Cole and Ariana Grande.
Beyonce has released her new album in an unconventional way: She announced and dropped it on the same day. Her fifth studio release is self-titled.
MTV says Miley Cyrus is the best artist of the year. Cyrus was an easy choice, said Amy Doyle, head of MTV's music and talent programming strategy.
Do you think 2013 was a better year for music than 2012?