2016 is delivering. Heavy hitters Kanye, Beyonce and Rihanna all dropped much-heralded, ultra-hyped discs in the first few months of the year, while the indies truly broke through in the shape of Anderson .Paak and Kaytranada. Meanwhile on the other side of the globe, grime is continuing to gain momentum as the music world’s next juggernaut.

Complex AU took some time to argue amongst ourselves, as we put together our personal top five lists for the first half of 2016. Use this as fuel to argue amongst your friends – or just tell us our opinion is trash.