#HAPPENS Year End Picks News 2023

boygenius And Foo Fighters Top The List Of 2023 Alternative Year End Picks

December 11th, 2023

My annual tradition is to solicit Year End Picks from alternative radio and music execs. This year, there were 76 total submissions of Top 5 lists for the Alternative Year End Picks – The Best Albums Of The Year. boygenius and Foo Fighters were the runaway winners of Most Picked Albums of 2023.

Here’s the Most Picked Albums:

boygenius – the record (Interscope)

Foo Fighters – But Here We Are (RCA)

blink-182 – ONE MORE TIME… (Columbia)

Noah Kahan – Stick Season (We’ll All Be Here Forever) (Republic)

Gorillaz – Cracker Island (Warner)

Other big favorites include: Lana Del Rey – Did You Know There’s A Tunnel Under Ocean Boulevard?, Paramore – This Is Why, Pierce The Veil – Jaws Of Life (Fearless/Concord), Queens Of The Stone Age – In Times New Roman…, The Beaches – Blame My Ex (AWAL), Fall Out Boy – So Much (For) Stardust, Manchester Orchestra – The Valley Of Vision, White Reaper – Asking For A Ride (Elektra)

Find everyone’s Top 5 list of Year End Picks – The Best Albums Of 2024 HERE.

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