Best Album of the Year


2023 was dominated by fierce, sonically diverse women.

Taylor Swift and Beyoncé boost America’s economy with their unprecedented Summer tours.

Supergroup boygenius is credited with the renasissance of the rock-concert.

At Jayaram, we listened to all of them and then some. Here is a brief list compiling our team’s favorite albums of the year.


Palak Patel

Zach Bryan,
Zach Bryan
Like…? Ice Spice


Cara Dehnert

The Strays II,
Margo Price


Kenneth Anand

And Then You Pray for Me,
Westside Gunn
Utopia, Travis Scott


Kelly Caputo

Zach Bryan,
Zach Bryan


Morgan Dufault

Magic 3,
Lahai, Sampha


Sam Kilb

The Record,
Call Me If You Get Lost, Tyler, the Creator


Julia Broder

Oppenheimer Soundtrack,
Ludwig Göransson


Srinidhi Krishnan

Ghost Album,
Diljit Dosanjh
With You, AP Dhillon


Ivy Gonzalez

Can You Imagine?
Elevation Church


Jen Rothschild

Barbie: The Album


Liz Austermuehle

Jason Isbell


Vivek Jayaram

The Record,
Desire, I Want to Turn Into You, Caroline Polachek


Michelle Butler

The Winding Way,
Tesky Brothers


Emma Niou

Sir Woman,
Sir Woman
Automatic, Lake Street Drive


Noah Ornstein

Did You Know There’s A Tunnel Under Ocean Blvd?

Lana Del Rey


Danny O’Neill

Playing Robots into Heaven,
James Blake