PMA’s 100 Best Songs of 2011

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2011 has been good to us. Here are what we consider the best songs of 2011. The first 80 are ordered alphabetically, The Top 20 are ranked accordingly. We threw up MP3s on as many songs we could. Enjoy – and if you didn’t, post your list up on the comments.

100 Best Songs of 2011

PMAs 100 Best Songs of 2011 Azealia Banks
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PMAs 100 Best Songs of 2011 Kendrick Lamar
A.D.H.D
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PMAs 100 Best Songs of 2011 Youth Lagoon
Afternoon
The Year of Hibernation
PMAs 100 Best Songs of 2011 Smith Westerns
All Die Young
Dye it Blonde
PMAs 100 Best Songs of 2011 Washed Out
Amor Fati
Within and Without
PMAs 100 Best Songs of 2011 Jens Lekman
An Argument With Myself
An Argument With Myself EP
PMAs 100 Best Songs of 2011 Feist
The Bad In Each Other
Metals
PMAs 100 Best Songs of 2011 Future Islands
Balance
On The Water
PMAs 100 Best Songs of 2011 ASAP Rocky
Bass
LiveLoveA$AP
PMAs 100 Best Songs of 2011 John Maus
Believer
We Must Become the Pitiless Censors of Ourselves
PMAs 100 Best Songs of 2011 The-Dream
Body Work / Fuck My Brains Out
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PMAs 100 Best Songs of 2011 Iceage
Broken Bone
New Brigade
PMAs 100 Best Songs of 2011 Dirty Gold
California Sunrise
Hidden Treasures EP
PMAs 100 Best Songs of 2011 My Morning Jacket
Circuital
Circuital
PMAs 100 Best Songs of 2011 Mazzy Star
Common Burn
Common Burn / Lay Myself Down 7″
PMAs 100 Best Songs of 2011 St. Vincent
Cruel
Strange Mercy
PMAs 100 Best Songs of 2011 Björk
Crystalline
Biophilia
PMAs 100 Best Songs of 2011 Penguin Prison
Don’t Fuck With My Money
Penguin Prison
PMAs 100 Best Songs of 2011 Bill Callahan
Drover
Apocalypse
PMAs 100 Best Songs of 2011 Beirut
East Harlem
The Rip Tide
PMAs 100 Best Songs of 2011 Shabazz Palaces
An echo from the hosts that profess infinitum
Black Up
PMAs 100 Best Songs of 2011 Lady Gaga
The Edge of Glory
Born This Way
PMAs 100 Best Songs of 2011 Siriusmo
Einmal in der Woche schreien
Mosaik
PMAs 100 Best Songs of 2011 Dom
Family of Love
Family of Love EP
PMAs 100 Best Songs of 2011 Jamie xx
Far Nearer
Far Nearer / Beat For 12″
PMAs 100 Best Songs of 2011 Niki & The Dove
The Fox
The Fox
PMAs 100 Best Songs of 2011 M.I.A.
GEN N.E.Y
Vicki Leekx
PMAs 100 Best Songs of 2011 Gang Gang Dance
Glass Jar
Eye Contact
PMAs 100 Best Songs of 2011 Ty Segall
Goodbye Bread
Goodbye Bread
PMAs 100 Best Songs of 2011 Cold Cave
The Great Pan is Dead
Cherish the Light Years
PMAs 100 Best Songs of 2011 EMA
Grey Ship
Past Life Martyred Saints
PMAs 100 Best Songs of 2011 Active Child
Hanging On
You Are All I See
PMAs 100 Best Songs of 2011 Korallreven
Honey Mine
An Album by Korallreven
PMAs 100 Best Songs of 2011 The Rapture
How Deep is Your Love?
In the Grace of Your Love
PMAs 100 Best Songs of 2011 Lykke Li
I Follow Rivers
Wounded Rhymes
PMAs 100 Best Songs of 2011 Nicolas Jaar
I Got a Woman
Space is Only Noise
PMAs 100 Best Songs of 2011 Wavves
I Wanna Meet Dave Grohl
Life Sux
PMAs 100 Best Songs of 2011 Gil Scott-Heron & Jamie xx
I’ll Take Care of U
We’re New Here
PMAs 100 Best Songs of 2011 Clams Casino
I’m God
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PMAs 100 Best Songs of 2011 The Vaccines
If You Wanna
What Did You Expect from the Vaccines?

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