The RX is Uproxx Music’s stamp of approval for the best albums, songs, and music stories throughout the year. Inclusion in this category is the highest distinction we can bestow, and signals the most important music being released throughout the year. The RX is the music you need, right now.

Kamaiyah Renews Her Grip On The Party Rap Game With The Long-Awaited ‘Got It Made’
Sturgill Simpson Has A Lot To Get Off His Chest
Banoffee’s Sparkling Pop Debut ‘Look At Us Now Dad’ Reckons With It All
Boniface’s Self-Titled Debut Is Gloomy Melodrama And Velvet Synth-Pop
D Smoke’s Poignant ‘Black Habits’ Is A Master Class In Top-Tier Songwriting
Kevin Parker Reviews Every Tame Impala Album, Including The Upcoming ‘The Slow Rush’
The Inside Story of Drive-By Truckers’ ‘The Unraveling,’ The Year’s Most Political Rock Album
How Andy Shauf Created A Beguiling Soft Rock Universe On ‘The Neon Skyline’
Mac Miller Struggles With The Concept Of Contentment On His Posthumous Album ‘Circles’
Ratboys Deliver 2020’s First Great Indie LP With ‘Printer’s Devil’
DJ Stretch Armstrong And Bobbito Garcia’s ‘No Requests’ Is An Adventure Through Hip-Hop’s Influences
Selena Gomez’s ‘Rare’ Is A Dazzling Breakup Album That Attempts To Turn The Page On Justin Bieber
Stormzy Lays Claim To Grime’s Crown With The Dense, Spiritual ‘Heavy Is The Head’
Harry Styles’ Fantastic ‘Fine Line’ Is The Legacy Album He Needed
Roddy Rich Struggles With Survivor’s Guilt On The Brilliant ‘Please Excuse Me For Being Antisocial’
Gang Starr’s ‘One Of The Best Yet’ Is A Poignant Coda To The Pioneering Group’s Iconic Career
FKA Twigs’ New Album, ‘Magdalene,’ Is A Stunning Example Of Both Intimacy And Restraint
Guapdad 4000’s Eclectic Debut, ‘Dior Deposits,’ Crowns A New People’s Champ For The Bay Area