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Top songs, albums, clips and concerts of 2021 according to

2021 is coming to an end in just a few days, so it’s time to revisit your favorite music from this year.

Over the span of three weeks in November, over a thousand Bandwagon readers took part in our new annual survey, choosing their favorite songs, albums, music videos and virtual concerts that made 2021 what it is. We left it up to you to select each of these entrees, and damn it, you got organized!

We asked, you delivered, and now here it is – the best releases of 2021, according to Bandwagon readers:

Top Songs

It is impossible to ignore the unified power of A’TIN. With a quick swipe, SB19The legion of dedicated fans dominated the Top Songs list for 2021, entering each piece of the group pagsibol PE and their own FELIPsolo offer from ‘Palayo’. South Korean rapper BI joins the P-pop act on this list with their singles ‘Illa Illa’ and ‘Cosmos’.

Check out Bandwagon’s top 10 reader picks for Best songs of 2021 (in alphabetical order) below:

  • ‘Bazinga’ – SB19
  • ‘Cosmos’ – BI
  • ‘Ikako’ – SB19
  • ‘Illa Illa’ – BI
  • ‘MANA’ – SB19
  • ‘MAPA’ – SB19
  • ‘Palayo’ – FÉLIP
  • ‘SLMT’ – SB19
  • ‘The One’ – SB19
  • ‘WHAT’ – SB19

Top Albums

2021 has certainly been a good year for new music, especially full albums.

Ben&Ben attracted as much star power as possible with their second studio recording Pebble House, Vol. 1: Kuwadernosummoning the tastes of Parokya Ni Edgarit is Chito Miranda on ‘Swimming pool’, Moira Dela Torre on ‘Pasalubong’, Zild and juan karlos on “Lunod”, KZ Tandingan on ‘Sabel’SB19 on ‘Kapangyarihan’and munimuni on ‘Sugat’.

Second BI offer Cosmos and rising superstar Olivia Rodrigue with his breakthrough album Acid are also albums that our readers absolutely adored. Of course, the Swifties stayed true to their queen, bringing the two Taylor Swiftthe re-recorded albums of (so far), Without fear and Redon this list.

There will always be room for the world of K-Pop when it comes to new music to love, and this year high epic bundled with their tenth studio album EPIK HIGH IS HERE 上 (Part 1)in the same way ENHYPEN and their first album Dilemmaand CL with his acclaimed solo album ALPHA.

The list ends with Billie Eilishthe latest GRAMMY-nominated offering happier than ever and zild’s second solo effort huminga.

Check out Bandwagon’s top 10 reader picks for Best albums of 2021listed in alphabetical order below:

  • Cosmos – BI
  • Dilemma – ENHYPEN
  • EPIK HIGH IS HERE 上 (Part 1) – Epik High
  • Fearless (Taylor version) – Taylor Swift
  • happier than ever -Billie Eilish
  • huminga -zild
  • pebble house -Ben&Ben
  • Red (Taylor’s version) – Taylor Swift
  • Acid -Olivia Rodrigo

Best Video Clips

Fans love to see their idols in their best light, and as A’TIN proclaims, there’s no better music video of 2021 than SB19. Billboard Trending Songs top of the line “Bazinga” and the return of the band offering “What?”.

‘Cosmos’ and ‘Illa Illa’ by BI, ‘Palayo’ by FELIP, as well as NOIRPINK member PINKit is ‘On the ground’ and BTS‘ record ‘Butter’ are also some of our readers’ favorite visuals. ALAMAT join the list with their music video for ‘Kasmala’alongside other P-Pop artists Press Hit Play with ‘TO WIN’ and 1stOne with ‘Oh’.

Check out Bandwagon’s top 10 reader picks for The best music videos of 2021in alphabetical order, below:

  • ‘Bazinga’ – SB19
  • ‘Butter’ – BTS
  • ‘Cosmos’ – BI
  • ‘Illa Illa’ – BI
  • ‘Kasmala’ – ALAMAT
  • ‘Oh’ – 1stOne
  • ‘On Earth’ – ROSÉ
  • ‘Palayo’ – FÉLIP
  • ‘What?’ -SB19
  • ‘WIN’ – Press Hit Play

Best Gigs

While we’ve all stayed safe indoors, the live music industry has been trying to find its footing amid this ongoing pandemic. For the most part, he’s been successful in streaming concerts online straight to our screens and elevating whatever else he could do for future shows.

There have been countless virtual concerts that have been streamed all over the world, but Bandwagon readers have chosen SB19 Back in the zone, 131 LIVE PRESENTS: BI FIRST ONLINE CONCERTand the consecutive concert of SB19 with 4th Impact, Forte: the pop orchestra as the best online shows they’ve captured this year.

Check out Bandwagon’s top 3 reader picks for The best concerts of 2021 below:

  • SB19 Back in the zone
  • Forte: the pop orchestra

Check out the Bandwagon team’s top picks for 2021 here.