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Listmania 2015!

For 10 years, The FADER’s LISTMANIA has celebrated the best and worst of music, style, and the internet. Here’s 2015.

December 22, 2015
Listmania 2015! Getty Images (23); Drake: Mark Peckmezian; Skepta: SAMUEL BRADLEY
6 Important Moments That Happened On A Hoverboard

6. Chris Brown flexing his dance moves

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5. Chris Brown curving TMZ

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4. Migos and Young Thug testing out an IO Hawk

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3. JME and his friends going ham in the “Test Me” video

2. Wiz Khalifa getting arrested

3 cops yell stop resisting. Only thing to do is let em know. I'm not resisting, I'm doin what I want.

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1. This random guy going as Aladdin for Halloween





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Strains Of Weed We Smoked This Year That Don't Sound Real

1. Ghost Train
2. Barry White
3. Puma
4. Lucky Charms
5. Salmon Creek




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Top 9 Songs From 2014 That We Listened To In 2015

9. Holly Herndon, "Chorus"
8. Pure X, “Every Tomorrow”
7. Sam Hunt, “Take Your Time”
6. Zoe Muth, “Little Piece of History”
5. Skepta, “It Ain’t Safe”
4. Modern Baseball, “Rock Bottom”
3. All of The Pinkprint
2. Tinashe, “All Hands on Deck”
1. Fetty Wap, "Trap Queen"




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Male Champions Of The Thirst Trap Selfie, From Least To Most Thirsty

4. Safaree Samuels

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3. Drake

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2. The Game

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1. Usher

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7 People We're Still Waiting On Albums From

1. Frank Ocean
2. Kanye West
3. Rihanna
4. Usher
5. Kelela
6. Drake
7. Skepta





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Top Thing The Rihanna Navy Wants To Know
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3 Times We Knew Hpnotiq’s Comeback Was For Real

1. When P-Lo finished a bottle on Halloween

💔🌊

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2. At Matthew Trammell’s birthday party

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#np "Been Around The World (Remix)"

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3. When a trendy Manhattan cocktail bar poured some in Sofia Coppola’s canned champagne





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8 Best Things In DJ Khaled’s Backyard Snapchats

8. LED jacuzzi lights
7. The coconut trees
6. His orchid
5. The jetski
4. His lion statue
3. Iguana traps
2. The hammock
1. His garden hose




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Top 6 Promo Items We Were Surprised Labels Had Money For

6. Jadakiss balaclava
5. August Alsina bouquet of roses
4. Fetty Wap “679” listening party cups
3. The Weeknd phone pouches for phones confiscated during listening session
2. K Camp stress ball
1. Vince Staples water bottle

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People That Need To Step Into The Shade Room Immediately

8. Marc Jacobs
7. Cate Blanchett
6. Quincy Jones
5. The person who makes all of the Kardashian’s big salads
4. Michael Caine
3. Paul Hollywood and Mary Berry
2. Rob Kardashian
1. Hillary Clinton





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Top 6 Potential Lineups For A Bernie Sanders Tribute Song Featuring Known Supporters

6. Lil B featuring Jello Biafra
5. Lil B featuring Thurston Moore
4. Lil B featuring Zoë Kravitz and Yoni Wolf
3. Lil B (solo)
2. Lil B featuring Killer Mike, Scarface, Bun B, and Lucinda Williams
1. Lil B featuring Anthony Keidis, from the Red Hot Chilli Peppers




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Things Naomi Thinks Future Should Consider Doing In 2016

1. Cut his dreads to shoulder length
2. Stop with the hat




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Songs Meek Mill Used To Subtweet Drake That Drake Also Played During His FADER Photo Shoot

1. Future, "Stick Talk"





6 Things We Were Excited That Adele Got Excited About



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6. Xavier Dolan
5. MTV's Teen Mom
4. Tobias Jesso Jr.
3. Carbs
2. Britney Spears and The Spice Girls
1. “Frank fucking Ocean”



People Featured On Jamie xx’s “I Know There’s Gonna Be (Good Times),” According To Young Thug

3. Young Thug
2. “Some Jamaican guy”
1. Johnny X



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8 Sprite Shoutouts From Brand Ambassador Vince Staples That Were Funnier Than Your Blog Posts

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Top 3 Enforcement Agents The Internet Thirsted Over This Year
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Top 3 Flavors Of Chupa Chups, A Frequently Consumed FADER Office Treat


3. Special Edition Mango
2. Chocolate and Vanilla
1. Strawberries and Cream




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4 Things That Happened During The Grammys That Seemed Vaguely Funny At The Time

4. Jokes about Prince’s orange outfit
3. Jokes about Pharrell being an elevator operator
2. Beck winning
1. Jokes about Iggy Azalea’s birdnest/challah hair (still funny tbh)



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Top 5 Actually Perfect Lines From The Zola Story

5. “FAMILIES LIVE HERE BRO WTF”
4. “(Ima full nude typa bitch)”
3. “we vibing over our hoeism or whatever”
2. “this nigga lost in the sauce and & his bitch lost in the game”
1. “I leave & go down to the pool. I mean, i am in florida!”



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5 Cute #FADERSelfies

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Giphy cam is sooo fun.💰💰💰 @postmalone #faderselfie

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Heard new 🔥🔥🔥 from @eearz and mikewillmadeit today. #faderselfie

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#GENF alum @kaliuchis_ 🔥#faderselfie

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@fettywap1738 just played us that new "My Way" remix feat. @champagnepapi 🙏 #faderselfie

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Oneohtrix Point Never stopped by The FADER office to hang today 😊 #faderselfie

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8 Emojis We Still Need

1. vomiting face
2. nauseated face
3. eyebrows
4. butt crack
5. ¯\(ツ)/¯
6. dumplings
7. a fat joint
8. Justin Bieber’s dick




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Words That Were In

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fam
skrt
washed
a carry
extra
trash
"it me"



Words That Were Out

lit
squad
basic
goals
fleek
slay
bae



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6 Most Supportive Tweets From @TinasheGramma

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3 Songs That Suggest John Mayer Thirst Is Alive And A Comeback Is Imminent

1. Justin Bieber, “Love Yourself”
2. Jeremih, “Paradise”
3. Ty Dolla $ign f. Babyface, “Solid”




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9 Shades Of Drake’s Beard

1. Contemplating growth

2. An early test run

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3. What if?

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4. Nah, not yet

This is how I look when I see girls posting about discounts on skinny teas and protein shakes 💪

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5. Oh, okay

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@ovojonnyroxx Tank got me working at the Palace!!!!! Push Pounds

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6. Let's talk about it

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7. It's a business beard

That boy E Cue. 🙏🙏

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8. Trus mi daddi

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9. What a time!

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5 Surreal Listening Sessions That Happened In The FADER Office

1. When Skepta hijacked the aux to play Tame Impala
2. When Mike WiLL brought a mysterious pink liqueur to share and Eearz rapped his entire album live on a table
3. When Wyclef Jean danced with an intern
4. When YG showed videos of his baby on an iPhone
5. When we ate bagels and blasted Deafheaven at 10am



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Best Deep Cut Hotline Bling Remixes
Top 4 Teams At Drake’s Competitive 29th Birthday Party #DrakeGames2015

1. The Eastside Catty Whisperers
2. The Scarborough Fry Skulls
3. The Kennedey Rd. Pieces
4. The Toronto Wastemans




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Things That Seem Chill About Apple Music Executive Larry Jackson’s Life


3. Referring to making calls on a yacht on a Sunday as “Smilin’ n’ dialin’”
2. Going to Australia on Thanksgiving because #dutycalls
1. Tequila with Oprah





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11 Times A Woman Covered A Man's Song And Owen Liked It Better

1. Carly Rae Jepsen, "Last Christmas"
2. Karen O, “Obsession”
3. Julianna Barwick, “Dream Baby Dream”
4. Natalie Prass, "Raining Blood"
5. Courtney Barnett "Charecoal Lane"
6. Lana Del Rey, "Some Things Last a Long Time"
7. Sevyn, "Don't"
8. Mila J, "Friends"
9. Kacey Musgraves, “Yellow”
10. Metric, "Feels Like We Only Go Backwards"
11. Florence + The Machine, “Times Like These”




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Artists We Hope To Hear More From in 2016

Stormzy
Kamaiyah
Jai Paul
sky Ferreira
Amnesia Scanner
dvsn
Maty Noyes
Kablam
Lil B
Danny Brown
Chino Amobi
SheLovesMeechie
Whitney
Ta-ha
The artist formerly known as Unicorn Kid



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Top 5 Soundtrack Decisions Of 2015, According To Patrick

5. Arthur Russell’s “A Little Lost” when Rachel moves out on Master of None
4. Amy Winehouse recording “Back to Black” with Mark Ronson in AMY
3. Every climactic beat-drop in Heaven Knows What
2. When Carol puts on “You Belong To Me” while driving with Terese
1. Disasterpeace’s spooky-as-hell It Follows score





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8 New Stunts Artists Pulled To Draw Attention To Their Releases

1. Erykah Badu filmed her video live on Periscope
2. Justin Bieber released his “Hotline Bling” remix on an actual hotline
4. Animal Collective previewed their album in the Baltimore airport
5. Kendrick Lamar premiered the video for “King Kunta” in Times Square
6. Yung Jake made a video you need two phones to watch on Snapchat
7. Oneohtrix Point Never created a alternate alien universe where Blogspot is still a thing
8. Rihanna made a Samsung game from hell




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4 Times @Rawiya Went Viral

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4 Times @Rawiya Should Have Gone Viral

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Top 10 Tweets From Retired 1990s Yankees And Phillies Baseball Player Ricky Ledee

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4 Times Rappers Switched It Up Like Ginobli


4. Spur of the moment, I ball like Ginobli —Nicki Minaj on “Big Daddy”
3. I hit that Ginobli with my left hand up like, woo! —Drake on “Jumpman”
2. Switch it, switch it, like Ginobli —Puffy L’z “Switch It Up”
1. Switch it up with the left, like Ginobli —Mo-G on “Still”

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Things That Duncan Honestly Thought Were Going To Be Good

1. Zac Efron's EDM movie
2. 2015

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Top Time Larry King Read The FADER Out Loud To Joanna Newsom

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Larry king quoted me from a piece i wrote for his interview with joanna newsom so i can die now #kingsthings

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Things That Don’t Feel Like They Happened This Year That We Still Want To Talk About

1. North West in the “Only One” video
2. SremmLife
3. “FourFiveSeconds”
4. Malia Obama’s Pro Era selfie

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Things That Don’t Feel Like They Happened This Year That We Don’t Want To Talk About

1. The dress
2. Miley Cyrus & Her Dead Petz
3. When Slim Jimmy opened that gash in his leg
4. When the L train just, like, didn’t run on weekends
5. Left Shark

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Top Under-Appreciated Holidays

8. Labor Day
7. Purim
6. Mischief Night
5. Flag Day
4. Boxing Day
3. Tu BiShvat
2. National Siblings Day
1. Mariah Carey Thanksgiving

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5 Perfect Memes Courtesy Of Short-Lived NYC Art World Parody Account @Freeze_De

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3 Skepta Tweets That Were Better Than Therapy

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Top 3 Legacy Rock Bands Whose Facebook Pages Were Hacked By Pornbots

3. Minor Threat
2. Death Cab For Cutie
1. The Yardbirds




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4 Trends FADER Style Declared Dead This Year
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17 Imaginative And Mostly NSFW Hashtags Invented By The Game

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#WitBrysonTillerOvertimePlayin #OnRepeatTilYoPussyLearnTheWords
#ThenImGoneStickMyTongueInsideThatPinkPaddedWallTiliMakeYoVaginaSpitThe1stVerse
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#itsGottaFeelGoodToHaveACareerOtherThanWaistTrainingTeaDrinkinOrTeethWhitenin
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#YoDaddyJustWasntPackinSoGeneticallyYourLifeFuckedUp #MyDaddyWasADragonSlayerOutHereAndItGotPassedDownToMe #MyGrandaddyWasASeaMonsterKiller #ItRunsInTheFamily
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#ThousandDollarsShouldAtLeastGetANiggaAPeanutButterAndJellySammich
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#ThatHopOutARedVelvetCakeDick
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#LetMeKnowWhenYoureReadyAndillMarryYouAndBeEverythingYouEverDreamedOf
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#LayYoAssHereAndGetLickedTilTheNBAChampionshipSeriesOver
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#PutTheHeelsOfYourFeetOnMyCalvesAndPullMeInTilYouFeelMeInYourSoul
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#PutsDickBackInTheVersaceBoxers #PullsPantsUp #ZipsZipperAndPretendsLikeIWasSleep
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#MyGrandmaNeedsNoFilter #SheLookBetterThanSomeOfThese100kChicksOnHere
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#AhEatItLikeItCameWitMyRedSnapperOrder
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#iAintTalkinNoEBTpurchase #ImTalkin800dollarsWorthAShitIn4BasketsEatTheBooty
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#IfYouDidntHaveNoOverallsYouWasntShit
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#TheNewHairRelaxerAndLeaveInConditonerInOne #Yep #PussyJuice.
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#YouKnowThatSkittlesCommercialWhereTheyBeLikeTasteTheRainbow #WellFuckDatCommercial
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#PictureUsLayedAllUpWatchingNetFlix #OhAndYouKnowWhatRhymeWithNetFlix #BestDick
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#SorryBoutTheVulgarity





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6 Vines That Made Nazuk Stop Breathing

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Top 2 Reasons Guitar Center Still Shreds


2. Glassine’s No Stairway, recorded at Guitar Center
1. Noah Wall’s Live at Guitar Center, recorded at Guitar Center

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Top 5 The FADER Stories, Ranked By Minutes People Spent Reading

1. Zayn Malik's Next Direction
2. The Terrifying True Story Of How Future's DJ Got Stuck In A Dubai Jail For 56 Days
3. Peak Drake
4. Hard to Kill: The Oral History of Gucci Mane
5. Grimes in Reality

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Stories The FADER Covered A Little Too Closely This Year

3. When Drake did anything
2. Young Thug’s poncho
1. When Enrique Iglesias got in a fight with a drone

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Top 6 Kitchens In Rap Videos

6. The "FETTI" kitchen
5. Retch's “Gunz Gon Blow” kitchen
4. Migos' “One Time” kitchen
3. Despot's "House of Bricks" kitchen
2. The iLoveMakonnen "Superchef" kitchen
1. The "Jump Out My Face" kitchen

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Satisfying Explanations For Meek Mill Saying Drake Got Peed On In A Movie Theater






1. There aren't any




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Relive 10 Years of LISTMANIA
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From The Collection:

The Year In Review 2015
Caribbean, Electronic, Hip-Hop, Pop, R&B, Rock, The Year In Review 2015
Listmania 2015!