That most special of days is almost upon us and finally we can put our differences aside and celebrate the joys of Christmas.

With the heated debate finally over here are the Music News Top 28 Albums of 2019:

Michael Kiwanuka – Kiwanuka
Fontaines D.C. - Dogrel
Sam Fender – Hypersonic Missiles
Hot Chip – A Bathfull of Ecstacy
FKA Twigs – Magdalene
Bruce Springsteen Western Stars
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Ghosteen
Bandana – Freddie Gibbs & Madlib
Quantic – Atlantic Oscillations
Nightmares on Wax – Back to Mine
Karen O & Danger Mouse - Lux Prima
Tyler the Creator - Igor
Jenny Lewis – On the Line
Lana Del Rey - Norman Fucking Rockwell
Sleaford Mods - Eton Alive
The Specials - Encore
Little Simz - Grey Area
Aldous Harding - Designer
Fat White Family - Serfs Up!
Billie Eilish - When We All Fall Asleep - Where Do We Go?
Brittany Howard - Jaime
Declan Welsh and The Decadent West - Cheaply Bought, Expensively Sold
Mac DeMarco Here Comes The Cowboy
Loyle Carner - Not Waving, But Drowning
Foals - Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost – Part 1
Vampire Weekend - Father Of The Bride
Slowthai - Nothing Great About Britain

Merry Christmas to one and all!