2010 Listener Poll Results

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2010

We’ve revealed the results of your favorites of 2010 during our Listener Poll Gala LIVE from Craftsman Experience!

Broken down by category, see which artists, albums, concerts, movies, and TV shows placed at the top of your lists.

Best Albums
1: The Suburbs – Arcade Fire
2: Sigh No More – Mumford & Sons
3: Brothers – The Black Keys
4: Come Around Sundown – Kings of Leon
5:Contra – Vampire Weekend
6: God Willin’ & the Creek Don’t Rise – Ray LaMontagne and the Pariah Dogs
7: This is Happening – LCD Soundsystem
8: High Violet – The National
9: Living Proof – Buddy Guy
10: Mojo – Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
11: Band of Joy – Robert Plant
12: Manners – Passion Pit
13: Broken Bells – Broken Bells
14: Clapton – Eric Clapton
15: Transference – Spoon
16: Congratulations – MGMT
17: The Union – Elton John and Leon Russell
18: Street Songs of Love – Alejandro Escovedo
19: Le Noise – Neil Young
20: You Are Not Alone – Mavis Staples
21: Infinite Arms – Band of Horses
22: To the Sea – Jack Johnson
23: The Sound of Sunshine – Michael Franti & Spearhead
24: National Ransom – Elvis Costello
25: Foundling – David Gray
26: London Calling: Live in Hyde Park – Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band
27: The Open Road – John Hiatt
28: No Better Than This – John Mellencamp
29: Hurley – Weezer
30: Under Great White Northern Lights – The White Stripes

Best Songs
1: Little Lion Man – Mumford & Sons
2: Home – Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros
3: Tighten Up – The Black Keys
4: The Suburbs – Arcade Fire
5: Beg, Steal, or Borrow – Ray LaMontagne and the Pariah Dogs
6: Ready to Start – Arcade Fire
7: Use Somebody – Kings of Leon
8: Ain’t No Rest for the Wicked – Cage the Elephant
9: 74 Years Young – Buddy Guy
10: Bloodbuzz Ohio – The National
11: The Dog Days Are Over – Florence + the Machine
12: The High Road – Broken Bells
13: Angel Dance – Robert Plant
14: I Can Change – LCD Soundsystem
15: Listzomania – Phoenix
16: Just Breathe – Pearl Jam
17: Kandi – One eskimO
18: 1901 – Phoenix
19: Laredo – Band of Horses
20: Cousins – Vampire Weekend
21: Wrote a Song for Everyone – Mavis Staples
22: Know Your Enemy – Green Day
23: Giving Up the Gun – Vampire Weekend
24: Radioactive – Kings of Leon
25: Meet Me on the Equinox – Death Cab for Cutie

Best Concerts
1: *Lollapalooza at Grant Park
August 6-8
2: Eric Clapton’s Crossroads Guitar Festival at Toyota Park
June 26
3: *Buddy Guy at Buddy Guy’s Legends
January 7-10,14-17, 21-24,27-30
4: Roger Waters at United Center
September 20-24
5: Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers at United Center
July 17
6: *Pitchfork Music Festival at Union Park
July 16-18
7: *My Morning Jacket at Charter One Pavilion
August 17
8: *David Gray & Ray LaMontagne at Pritzker Pavilion/Millennium Park
August 25
9: *Dave Matthews Band at Wrigley Field
September 17-18
10: *Mumford & Sons at Riviera Theater
October 31
10: *Wilco at Coveleski Ballpark/South Bend, IN, July 30
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Best Movies
1: Inception
2: Toy Story 3
3: The Social Network
4: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1
5: Shutter Island
6: Alice in Wonderland
7: Hot Tub Time Machine
8: Iron Man 2
9: Black Swan
10: The Kids Are All Right

Best TV Shows
1: Modern Family
2: 30 Rock
3: Mad Men
4: Boardwalk Empire
5: The Daily Show with Jon Stewart
6: The Office
7: Dexter
8: The Big Bang Theory
9: Glee
10: It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia

Best Venues
1: Chicago Theater
2: Vic Theatre
3: Lincoln Hall
4: Metro
5: Park West
6: Ravinia
7: Fitzgerald’s
8: House of Blues
9: Charter One Pavilion at Northerly Island
10: Buddy Guy’s Legends


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