Top 89: Staff Picks

Our annual poll, the Top 89 (of each year) collects of our audience's favorite songs.
Our annual poll, the Top 89 (of each year) collects of our audience's favorite songs. (MPR Graphic / Tracy Kompelien)

Starting Dec. 31 at 4 p.m. we'll countdown the best songs, albums and artists of the year according to The Current's listeners. And if you miss it, we'll do it again at 10 a.m. on New Year's Day. Until then, peruse the staff picks for the best of the year.

The staff and hosts on The Current share their opinions on this year's best music.

Barb Abney, Host

Bill DeVille, Host

Jacquie Fuller, Host

Jay Gabler, Digital Producer

Leah Garaas, Digital/Marketing

Jade, Host/Producer

Lindsay Kimball, Assistant Program Director

Mary Lucia, Host

Jim McGuinn, Host

John Moe, Host of Wits

Scott Olstad, Digital Commerce

Jon Schober, Local/Music Assistant

Jill Riley, Host

Nate Ryan, Digital Producer, Multimedia

David Safar, Music Director, New Hot Host

Steve Seel, Host

Andrea Swensson, Blogger

Luke Taylor, Digital Producer

Mark Wheat, Host

Mac Wilson, Host

College contributors to Local Current blog

We're still getting a handful of lists in. We'll post them when we get them.

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