The FADER Presents: LISTMANIA 2013

66 lists and 64 pictures celebrating the best and worst of the year in music.

December 10, 2013

Top 3 Big Sean Disses Embedded in Praise for Kendrick Lamar’s “Control” Verse

  • 3“But seriously, apologies to Big Sean, who actually had a solid showing (even if it was immediately overshadowed)” — Complex

  • 2“Do not put out a song w cats who are better than you. If you can't step it up and at least play ball on the joint shelve that shit.” — @HouseShoes

  • 1“Big Sean is a dreadfully boring MC — a honking dweeb draping himself in assumed importance” — Grantland

Top 6 Things That Blogs Wrote About Grimes Doing Besides Releasing New Music

Top 5 Non-Vampire Weekend Things Ezra Koenig Did

8 Places Rihanna Stunted









  • 8On a plane

  • 7On the cover of V Man

  • 6At the VMAs

  • 5At Coco Chanel's house

  • 4In a fragrance ad

  • 3In the "Pour It Up" music video

  • 2In Poland

  • 1At crop over

Migos’ Top Three Designers

  • 3Versace

  • 2Versace Versace

  • 1Versace Versace Versace Versace

Top Songs About Hook-Up Culture

  • 2Drake, “Come Thru”

  • 1Kacey Musgraves, “It Is What It Is”

Top Questions Answered by the Beyoncé Documentary

  • [None]

Top 3 Short-Hair-Don't-Care Cuts




  • 3Beyonce

  • 2Rihanna

  • 1Miley Cyrus

Top 3 Nasir Mazhar Tracksuits




Things That Don’t Seem Like They Were This Year and That We Don’t Want to Talk About

Things That Don’t Seem Like They Were This Year and That We Do Want to Talk About

Top Album Available for Bitcoin Purchase

Levels of Justin Bieber Pants Sag




  • 3Swimming in drop crotch

  • 2Down to the thigh

  • 1Entire butt

Top 2 Moments for Croissants

  • 2Cronuts

  • 1Hurry up with my damn croissants

Top 5 Leaked Jai Paul Songs

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  • 49

  • 32

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Top 6 Bands With All-Caps, Four-Letter Names

Top 8 Directions From the 2 Chainz #MEAL TIME Cookbook

  • 8Put on your favorite Alexander Wang tee (Chicken Marsala)

  • 7Pack up the rest for later and watch Shottas on Netflix (Garlicky Green Beans)

  • 6Play “I Do It” as you do it (Shrimp Scampi)

  • 5Spend some more “Me Time” at the house, catching up on old seasons of The Wire (“Me Time” Sauce)

  • 4Once the vibe is right, add snow crab legs to large stock pot (Beer-Steamed Snow Crab Legs)

  • 3Celebrate the good times you had this year (Garlic Mashed Potatoes)

  • 2Use of these recipes is at your own risk. UMG is not responsible for the outcome of any recipe you try. You should cook all foods thoroughly.

  • 1Position yourself in a room surrounded by a handful of TVs playing Sportscenter (Mango Salsa)

Top 11 Kanye West Quotes Naomi Remembered Off The Top Of Her Head

  • 11It’s not about racism anymore; it’s classism.

  • 10I’ve reached a point in my life where my Truman Show boat has hit the painting.

  • 9J-Kwon, “Tipsy.” People would think that’s like a lower-quality, less intellectual form of hip-hop, but that’s always my No. 1.

  • 8I got love for Hov but I ain’t fuckin with that “Suit and Tie.”

  • 7Everything is Pusha T.

  • 6Like, this is my baby. This isn’t America’s baby.

  • 5I am undoubtedly, you know, Steve of Internet, downtown, fashion, culture.

  • 4Never think that I’m not from Chicago for one second.

  • 3I’m the Tupac of product.

  • 2You don’t have the answers Sway.

  • 1Tell everybody never talk. To anyone. That anyone Knows. Don’t talk to themselves. Don’t talk ever again.

Top 5 Posts on Drake's Dad's Instagram






  • 5Chillin@the Kid Rock concert with Laura she really is an amazon

  • 4Thanks to everyone for the Father's Day wishes, I can't add or respond to anyone on Instagram

  • 3Drake's personal Halloween cake

  • 2This guy is in all my pics who is he

  • 1Life is too good

Chief Keef’s 7 Most-Used Emojis

Top 3 #FADERSPOTTING Moments on Instagram




  • 3Nigo

  • 2Classroom

  • 1Late-night McDonalds

Top 10 Cher Tweets

  • 12@ariana_aww FOOT !

  • 11What is/are “Vines”

  • 10Btw.. Quite a lot of haters today ! It’s a pity…doesn’t make it easy.


  • 8Hey

  • 7If Wendy Williams Doesn’t STOP LYING about Chaz & Me(We’re not Getting along,so Taking a time Out ! I’m Paying him 1K a Lb.2 Lose Weight)

  • 6Bye

  • 5MILLIONS of PPL R in,PRIVATE,4 PROFIT PRISONS.”know most r guilty,but every1 is treated like an Animal.Most r on psych meds & in cell 23/7

  • 4@

  • 3L

  • 2I'm just not a Cher fan.

  • 1I was looking at tweets & saw that i really hurt someones feelings ! Im sorry. It was light blue background with white egg shape . Bye

13 Artists We Hope to Hear More From in 2014

  • Nicki Minaj

  • Grimes

  • Arca

  • Frank Ocean

  • Jamie xx

  • Jai Paul

  • Unicorn Kid

  • The Artist Formerly Known as Unicorn Kid

  • Isaiah Rashad

  • Solange

  • Alex G

  • Beyoncé

  • MNEK

Top 16 Future Songs Released in a No-Album Year

  • 16“Regular Party”

  • 15“Brain On Drugz”

  • 14“The Way I Live”

  • 13“Maison Margiela”

  • 12“Day 1” f. Yo Gotti

  • 11“Faded”

  • 10“Mark McGwire”

  • 9“Fo Real” f. Drake

  • 8“Hands on You”

  • 7“No Love”

  • 6“Everything Ours”

  • 5“Substitute Everything”

  • 4“Real and True” f. Miley Cyrus and Mr. Hudson

  • 3“Chosen One” f. Rocko

  • 2“Honest”

  • 1“Sh!t”
  • Honorable Mention: “Suffocate,” “Pocket Watching,” “Take This 4 Granted,” “We Made Our Own,” “Rehab (Amy Winehouse),” “Usual,” “Ain’t Neva Seen,” “Came From Nothin,” “How It Was,” “Back At It” f. Maceo

15 Notes from Naomi’s Phone Taken During Kanye West’s Yeezus Listening Party

  • 15the language of silicon valley

  • 14He thanks people from the fashion world first

  • 13Prism

  • 12All I want is what I can’t buy now, money on me right now, we coulda been somebody, crowd favorite this gets played twice (re: “Blood on the Leaves”)

  • 11People are talking through this

  • 10Hold My Liquor almost didn’t make it

  • 9This one kinda gully too (re: “Guilt Trip”)

  • 8This album’s “Family Business” (re: “Bound 2”)

  • 7Ye’s shirt is soaked through. It looks expensive.

  • 6Most disgusting sex song (re: “I’m In It”)

  • 5I don’t wanna be in that context YouTube

  • 4there’s only seven black billionaires

  • 3Yeezys a better sneaker for 300 dollars, true creative make product better for the world

  • 2I’m moving really fast for a 36 yr old

  • 1Everybody wanna live at the top of the mountain

Top 5 Responses to Critics Tweeted by Este Haim (@jizziemcguire)

  • 5@BitCandy Aren't you guys based in LA? Don't hide behind your fucking blog, say it to my face while I'm still in town. XOXO

  • 4@AdrianWale hope you feel better about yourself now! ❤❤❤❤

  • 3@yrsrtheonlyears wait, who are you again? GET A LIFE, and who fucking asked you

  • 2@SmallWonderBand Grow a pair and say it to my face, in person. Until then, SHUT THE FUCK UP.

  • 1@jeffdasilvafoxx get a life and grow some taste buds fuck face. YOU'RE VAPOR. Xx

Top 4 Albums with Sculptures On the Cover

Top Three Pictures of Diddy and Cassie at Burning Man




6 Harshest Realities in Earl Sweatshirt's "Chum"

Top 8 Reasons Mac Miller Is Naked on Watching Movies with the Sound Off''s Cover

  • 8Lost a bet

  • 7Won a bet

  • 6He was really inspired by a production of Hair

  • 5He was really inspired by Our Bodies Ourselves

  • 4Clothes make him feel itchy

  • 3Wanted a legitimate reason to show off his chest piece

  • 2His psychiatrist thought it would be a good idea

  • 1Wiz Khalifa thought it would be a bad idea

5 Funniest Drake Memes






  • 5Alternate Nothing Was the Same album covers

  • 4Hairline looking like 5 Gum

  • 3The @DrizzyTheType Twitter

  • 2The Dada lean

  • 1The since-deleted @AllThese Twitter

Top 5 Descriptions of Taylor Swift by Gawker’s Caity Weaver

Top 4 TV Cameos by Rappers

  • 4Kid Cudi on Brooklyn Nine-Nine

  • 3Tyler, the Creator on The Mindy Project

  • 2Riff Raff on One Life To Live

  • 12 Chainz on Law and Order SVU

Top 7 Hues of the James Turrell Show at Guggenheim

  • 7Mauve

  • 6Opal

  • 5Cream

  • 4Tangerine

  • 3Ruby

  • 2Seafoam

  • 1Pearl

8 Enviable Moments on Wiz Khalifa's Mom's Instagram









  • 8Sangria and dabs

  • 7Family photo

  • 6#gpen #thinkpink

  • 5#gpen

  • 4Birthday doobie

  • 3The birth of Wiz and Amber's baby

  • 2With Rihanna

  • 1With Busta

Top 10 TDE-Related Tracks of 2013

Top Thing We’ve Been

  • 1Trill

Top Thing We Will Never Be

  • 1Royals

Kim Kardashian's 5 Greatest Baby Bump Outfits






  • 5Avant garde Kim

  • 4Green Kim

  • 3Classy Kim

  • 2Casual Kim

  • 1Furry Kim

Top Words That Were In

  • 4Plurnt

  • 3Sus

  • 2Thot

  • 1Turn Down for What

Top Words That Were Out

  • 2Swag

  • 1Turn Up

Top Rap Lines Uttered When the Beats Drop Out

  • 2“Worst” —Drake, “Worst Behavior”

  • 1“You wanna see a dead body?” —Kendrick Lamar on Pusha T’s “Nosetalgia”

4 Interviews Alex Frank Did That Almost Made Him Cry

Top 3 Lines from Nicki Minaj's Verse on “Tapout”

  • 3Who got the baddest pussy on the planet

  • 2Eat that pussy

  • 1Million dollar pussy, million dollar pussy

3 World Records Broken

5 Brave Kanye West Looks






  • 5Kimono

  • 4Tie-dye shirt

  • 3Margiela mask

  • 2T-shirt dress

  • 1Insane fur

Top 19 Songs Featuring and/or Co-Written by Future

  • 19Rich Kidz f. Future and Chief Keef, “Ratchet”

  • 18Gucci Mane f. Future, “Confused”

  • 17Ciara f. Future, “Where You Go”

  • 16Stuey Rock f. Future, “Anyway”

  • 15Fat Joe f. Future, "Love Me Long Time"

  • 14Cash Out f. Future, “Another Country”

  • 13Tyga f. Future, "Show You"

  • 12R. Kelly f. Future, “Tear It Up”

  • 11Rick Ross f. Future, "No Games"

  • 10B.o.B f. Future, “Ready”

  • 9Miley Cyrus f. Future, “My Darlin”

  • 8Pusha T f. Future, “Pain”

  • 7Sean Garrett f. Trey Songz and Future, "Twilight Zone"

  • 6Lil Wayne f. Drake and Future, “Love Me”

  • 5DJ Khaled f. Nicki Minaj, Rick Ross and Future, “I Wanna Be With You”

  • 4Rocko f. Future and Rick Ross, “U.O.E.N.O.”

  • 3Birdman f. Future, Mack Maine, Lil Wayne and Nicki Minaj, "Tapout"

  • 2Ciara, “Body Party”

  • 1Ace Hood f. Future and Rick Ross, “Bugatti”

Top 5 Songs Featuring Crickets

  • 5Vester Koza, “Mosquito”

  • 4Justin Timberlake, “Don’t Hold the Wall”

  • 3Tom Aspaul, “Indiana”

  • 2Logos, “Atlanta 96 (Limitless Mix)”

  • 1Daniel Bachman, “Under the Shade of the Trees”

Duncan’s Top 5 Most Played 2012 Songs of 2013

  • 5Jessica Pratt, “Casper”

  • 4Lil B, “I Love You”

  • 3Haim, “The Wire (Daytrotter Session)”

  • 2Chief Keef, “Citgo”

  • 1Alex G, “Change”

5 Star-Making Moments for Hood By Air






  • 5A$AP Rocky walking the February show

  • 4Rihanna outfitting her dancers in HBA

  • 3Shayne Oliver's New York Times profile

  • 2Kanye sitting front row at the September show

  • magazine cover

Top 3 Eye-Popping Manipulations of the Female Form in a Twigs Video

  • 3The liquefying, contorting, animated rendition of a body (“How’s That”)

  • 2Twigs getting a hand wrapped around her neck and fingers stuffed into her mouth (“Papi Pacify”)

  • 1The blow-up doll enlargement and tick-tocking motion of Twigs’ own head (“Water Me”)

Top 4 Remixes of Future’s “Honest”

7 Girls and Types of Girls That Ryan Hemsworth Admitted on Twitter to Lurking

  • 7"lonely fancy girls of west elm"

  • 6"crying girls in london"

  • 5"Hot Girl in Expensive Dress Holding Pizza Box"

  • 4"girl at this airport in pigtails playing a tiny guitar waiting to board flight"

  • 3"love watching a pretty girl hit her head on the overhead luggage thing"

  • 2"girls in Timbs"

  • 1"the girl who demonstrates how to put on the oxygen mask in the United Airlines pre-flight video"

Top 3 Music Power Couples Featured in FADER Cover Stories

FADER Editors’ Top 5 Excuses for Being Late to Work

  • 5Apartment super took “forever” fixing clogged sink

  • 4Boyfriend took keys necessary to get out of house

  • 3“I don’t fucking know”

  • 2Took the M train in the wrong direction

  • 1The G train

Top Dog Pictures FADER Published in Print



  • 2Tao Lin with his childhood toy poodles

  • 1Matthew Schnipper with Ciara's dog Tyson

Top 3 Weirdest Things Tao Lin Did

2 Most Creative Hate Emails Featuring Dick Sandwiches Sent By Machine Gun Kelly Fans to FADER Editor-in-Chief Matthew Schnipper

  • 2Hate email with photo of a penis in toasted hard roll

  • 1Hate email with photo of a penis with ketchup on it in hot dog bun

Top 2 Unlikely Music Video Plot Premises That Actually Worked

Top 3 Punniest Lyrics on Drake’s “Tuscan Leather”

  • 3I just set the bar/ Niggas fall under it like a limbo

  • 2Like aye, B I got your CD, you get an E for effort/ I piece letters together and get to talkin' reckless

  • 1Degenerates, but even Ellen love us

Top 3 Places Near the FADER Office To Order Food When We Stayed Late

  • 3Blue Dog Café

  • 2The Hummus & Pita Co.

  • 1Digg Inn Seasonal Market

Top 2 Things Bill Callahan Said Today

The FADER Presents: LISTMANIA 2013