2016 music gave and took away

2016 music gave and took away

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In 2016, the music Gods gave and they took away. In a year marked by one tragic death after another, there was also plenty of amazing new music from classic artists adding to their already established legacy (David Bowie, A Tribe Called Quest), rising artists finding a new gear (Frank Ocean, Chance The Rapper) and the big hitters who continued to swing for the fences and connect (Radiohead, Beyonce).

It’s not easy to pick a favorite among such a broad collection of talent, so we leave it up to you, dear reader: What was your favorite album of 2016? Vote in our poll below and keep it here on AXS.com for more on the year in music.