Top Electronic Dance Music Albums of the Year

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Check out our list of the top electronic dance music albums of the year. From new artists to established acts, these are the records that defined the genre in 2018.


Dance music is one of the most popular genres in the world, and electronic dance music (EDM) is a large part of that. Every year, hundreds of EDM albums are released, and it can be hard to keep track of them all. This list seeks to rectify that by compiling the best EDM albums of the year into one convenient place.

##So Without Further Ado, Here Are The Top Electronic Dance Music Albums Of The Year:

1. “different world” by Alan Walker
2. “Dancing In The Dark” by Illenium
3. “Noise” by Seven Lions & Jason Ross
4. “Rave culture” by deadmau5 & The Mau5trap Repost Network
5. “The light” by NERO

What is Electronic Dance Music?

Electronic dance music, also known as EDM, is a genre of music that is created with the use of electronic instruments. It is often characterized by a fast tempo, repetitive rhythms, and synthesized melodies. EDM is often played in nightclubs and festivals, and has become increasingly popular in recent years.

There are many different subgenres of EDM, each with its own unique sound and style. Some of the most popular subgenres include house, techno, trance, drum and bass, and dubstep.

If you’re looking for some great EDM albums to add to your collection, check out our list of the top electronic dance music albums of the year.

The Best EDM Albums of the Year

Skrillex – Recess

Dubstep sensation Skrillex released his debut album Recess in 2014 to critical acclaim. The album topped the Billboard Dance/Electronic Albums chart and was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Dance/Electronic Album. Skrillex’s unique brand of dubstep and electro-house has made him one of the most popular DJs in the world, and Recess is a perfect example of why. With its catchy hooks and huge drops, the album is sure to get any party started.

Calvin Harris – Motion

Calvin Harris’ Motion is one of the best EDM albums of the year. It’s packed with hits like “Summer” and “Outside,” and features collaborations with Ellie Goulding, Big Sean, and John Newman. If you’re a fan of dance music, this is a must-listen.

David Guetta – Listen

David Guetta’s Listen is one of the best EDM albums of the year. It’s a perfect blend of dance, pop, and electronic music with catchy beats and great production. The album features several big-name guest stars like Sam Martin, Emeli Sande, and Justin Bieber, but it’s Guetta’s own impressive production that makes this album so great. If you’re looking for a fun, energetic album to dance to, Listen is a perfect choice.


There’s no doubt that electronic dance music has taken over the world in recent years. Whether you’re a fan of the genre or not, it’s hard to deny its popularity. With that said, we’ve compiled a list of what we believe to be the Top Electronic Dance Music Albums of the Year. This list is based on a combination of factors including sales, reviews, and general popularity.

1. Justice – Cross
2. Daft Punk – Random Access Memories
3. Disclosure – Settle
4. Calvin Harris – 18 Months
5. Pretty Lights – A Color Map of the Sun
6. Flume – self-titled
7. Nero – Welcome Reality
8. Kaskade – Atmosphere
9. deadmau5 – > album title goes here <
10. Bassnectar – Vava Voom

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