With a new Taylor Swift album coming in a few months, it’s about time we went back to her last album to see how it’s aged.

After much hype, Taylor Swift’s newest single disappoints.

Before we get to the top 100 tracks of the year, let’s take a look at the top of the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

10. Dua Lipa — “New Rules”

October and November were low months in track releases, but there are still plenty of memorable tracks.

There are a myriad of clichés in lyrics. Some you can still get away with if you do it right, but some are definitely no-nos

1. Analogy between love and addiction

Notable releases this past month from Big Thief’s Adrianne Lenker, Radiohead’s Thom Yorke, Julia Holter, Robyn, and more

Lady Gaga / Bradley Cooper — A Star is Born Soundtrack (Genre: Country/Rock/Pop)

Troye Sivan’s sophomore album is tight, chic, honest, and vulnerable, making it one of the best pop albums of the year.

Ariana Grande’s fourth studio album is her strongest effort yet, offering confident, cohesive set of songs that is orthodox but unexpected at the same time.

On her fifth studio album, Mitski proves that she’s one of the best songwriters out there, offering elegant, rich, and thought-provoking songs.

Quick thoughts on some albums I intended to review but ended up not

Justin Timberlake — Man of the Woods (Genre: Pop/R&B)

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