Hint: It was the year of the twerk.
Welcome to the new age.
Swooooon. It was a good year for Miguel.
If 1991 was the year punk broke, 2013 was the year it was completely demolished.
Country music in 2013 was dominated by female artists, partying and liberal politics. Yes, you read that right.
From Kanye's epic Yeezus to A$AP Ferg's bizarro Trap Lord and the return of M.I.A., there was a lot to love this past year.
Thought metal was inaccessible? Think again.
Here are the hits that made it big this year. Go ahead, have a listen!
Here's the best folk music of this year from seasoned guitar virtuosos to fierce female singer-songwriters.
Untz. Untz. Untz.
And headed straight for global domination, 2014.
I came in like a raaainbooow...
From the Super Bowl to "Kisses Down Low," queen Kelly reigned supreme.
From body-rolling slow jams to funky soul tunes, to chill electro-pop, R&B in 2013 had a little something for everybody.
Why listen to one song when you can listen to 68 of them mashed together?
Robert Kelly put that toot toot, beep beep right back into 2013.
A year defined by America's new favorite butt dance.