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Published: 12/16/2010

SESAC affiliates land 2010's Best Of lists

Rolling Stone's Best Albums of 2010
Rolling Stone's Best Singles of 2010

23. Elizabeth Cook - Welder  [31 Tigers]

12. Mark Ronson and the Business International feat. Q-Tip and MNDR
"Bang Bang Bang"


20. Best Coast   "Boyfriend"


33. Wavves   "Post Acid"


46. MGMT   "Congratulations"


49. Elizabeth Cook   "El Camino"

75 best albums of 2010
7. Zola Jesus, Stridulum II 27. Best Coast, Crazy For You
8. Salem, King Night 52. Dum Dum Girls, I Will Be
10. The Drums, The Drums 58. Crocodiles, Sleep Forever
19. MGMT, Congratulations 72. Male Bonding, Nothing Hurts
26. Les Savy Fav, Root For Ruin 75. The Eighties Matchbox B-Line Disaster, Blood & Fire

75 best tracks of 2010
9. Zola Jesus, 'Night' 38. Mark Ronson & The Business Intl feat MNDR, 'Bang Bang Bang'
16. Best Coast, 'Boyfriend' 49. Crocodiles, 'Sleep Forever'
28. The Drums, 'Forever And Ever, Amen' 61. Salem, 'King Night'
36. Les Savy Fav, 'Sleepless In Silverlake' 66. Les Savy Fav, 'Let's Get Out Of Here'

10 Best Songs of 2010

Top Hip-Hop Songs of 2010
5. 'Need You Now (2010 Mix)' by Lady Antebellum 5. 'Aston Martin Music' (Feat. Drake & Chrisette Michele) by Rick Ross
Top R&B Songs of 2010 Top Country Songs of 2010

4. 'There Goes My Baby' by Usher
written by
Rico Love
5. 'American Honey' by Lady Antebellum
written by
Cary Barlowe
7. 'Can't Be Friends' by Trey Songz
written by
Claude Quo Forbes
10. 'Gimmie That Girl' by Joe Nichols

9. 'Everything to Me' by Monica
written by
Bryan Michael Cox

 Top Alternative Songs of 2010
  4. 'Little Lion Man' by Mumford and Sons

NPR All Things Considered
Listeners Pick 2010's Best Music

8. Sigh No More
Mumford & Sons
Album: Sigh No More
Song: The Cave


Best Live Acts 2010

The 50 Best Albums of 2010
4. Mumford & Sons 3. Mumford & Sons: Sigh No More [Glassnote]
11. The Avett Brothers 19. Elizabeth Cook: Welder [31 Tigers]
  42. Wavves: King of the Beach [Fat Possum]

The Top 100 Tracks of 2010

1. Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti  "Round and Round"  [4AD] written by Cole Marsden Greif Neill  
33. Zola Jesus "Night" [Sacred Bones] 65. Dum Dum Girls "Jail La La" [Sub Pop]
48. Best Coast "When I'm With You" [Mexican Summer] 71. Salem "King Night" [IAmSound]
50. Cults "Go Outside" [Forest Family] 85. Wavves "Post Acid" [Fat Possum / Green Label Sound]
62. Ted Leo and the Pharmacists "Bottled in Cork" [Matador]  90. Abe Vigoda "Crush" [Bella Union / Post Present Medium]

The Top 50 Albums of 2010  
37. Zola Jesus Stridulum EP [Scared Bones] 40. Abe Vigoda Crush [Bella Union / Post Present Medium]
39. Best Coast Crazy For You [Mexican Summer] 50. Wavves King of the Beach [Fat Possum]

The Americana Music Association announced its year end Top 100 Albums of the Year.  The Top 100 albums are based on those records reported to the Americana Airplay Chart during the period of November 17, 2009 through November 15, 2010.
5) Ray Wylie Hubbard, A Enlightenment B Endarkenment Hint There Is No C / Bordello/Thirty Tigers 31) Kevin Welch, A Patch Of Blue Sky / Music Road
7) Band Of Heathens, One Foot In The Ether / BOH Records 40) Elizabeth Cook, Welder / Thirty Tigers
8) The Avett Brothers, I And Love And You / Columbia 42) Allison Moorer, Crows / Ryko
21) Jim Lauderdale, Patchwork River / Thirty Tigers  84) Fred Eaglesmith, Cha Cha Cha / Lonesome Day