As 2012 comes to a close, Rolling Stone magazine has hand-picked the 50 best albums and 50 best songs of the year, in their newest issue. The magazine gave Bruce Springsteen the honor of "Best Album of 2012" for Wrecking Ball, while the Alabama Shakes took the top spot for their song "Hold On." Find out who else made the cut:
Best Albums of 2012
Best Songs of 2012
The newest issue of Rolling Stone is on newsstands now, and online at RollingStone.com.
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