Kaynaat Naeem | December 21, 2017

2017 has been an amazing year for music. It’s hard for any music fan to point to any one artist or album that dominates the charts of his playlist. But Phaser has made a list of the top most listened to albums of the year!

See what you might’ve missed!

Kendrick Lamar, ‘Damn’:

Label: Top Dawg Entertainment
Released: April 14, 2017

Kendrick’s fourth studio album ‘Damn’, released on April 14, 2017 and produced by Top Dawg Entertainment, Aftermath Entertainment and Interscope Records. This album shows off the most important thing an artist can give their fans—growth.

Jay Z, ‘4:44’:

Label: ROC Nation LLC
Released: June 30, 2017

Jay Z’s thirteen studio album is ‘4:44’, which was released on June 30, 2017 through Roc Nation and Universal Music Group, as an exclusive to Sprint and Tidal customers.

SZA, ‘Ctrl’:

Label: Top Dawg Entertainment
Released: June 9, 2017

Ctrl is the debut studio album by American singer and songwriter SZA. It was released on June 9, 2017, by Top Dawg Entertainment and RCA Records.

Future, ‘HNDRXX’:

Label: Epic/Sony Records
Released: February 24, 2017

Hndrxx is the sixth studio album by American rapper Future that was released on February 24, 2017, by A1 Recordings, Freebandz, and Epic Records.

Sampha, ‘Process’:

Label: Young Turks
Released: February 3, 2017

Process is the debut studio album by British musician Sampha, released on 3 February 2017 by Young Turks. It was co-produced by Sampha and Scottish music producer Rodaidh McDonald and won the 2017 Hyundai Mercury Prize.

Tyler, the Creator, ‘Flower Boy’:

Label: Columbia Records
Released: July 21

Flower Boy is the fourth studio album by American rapper Tyler, the Creator. The album, which is his second under a major record label, was released on July 21, 2017, by Columbia Records.

Migos, ‘Culture’:

Label: Quality Control Music
Released: January 27, 17

Culture is the second studio album by American hip hop Migos. It was released on January 27, 2017, by Quality Control Music, 300 Entertainment and Atlantic Records.

Lil Uzi Vert, ‘Luv Is Rage 2’:

Label: Atlantic Records
Released: August 25, 17

Luv Is Rage 2 is the debut studio album by American rapper Lil Uzi Vert. It was released on August 25, 2017, by Generation Now and Atlantic Records.

Daniel Caesar, ‘Freudian’:

Label: Golden Child Recordings
Released: August 25, 17.

Freudian is the debut studio album by Canadian singer-songwriter Daniel Caesar. It was released independently on August 25, 2017 by Golden Child Recordings.

Drake, ‘More Life’:

Label: Republic Records
Released: March 18

More Life is a commercial mixtape by Canadian rapper Drake. The artist describes More Life as a playlist, though some publications have referred to it as a mixtape. It was released on March 18, 2017, by OVO Sound, Young Money Entertainment, Cash Money Records and Republic Records.

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