12/05/2013 08:16 EST | Updated 12/19/2013 11:02 EST

Best Pop Albums Of 2013: See Who Joined Miley On Our List

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LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 24: Singer Miley Cyrus performs onstage during the 2013 American Music Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on November 24, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Christopher Polk/AMA2013/Getty Images for DCP)

This year, pop made room for both comeback kids as well as actual fresh-faced newcomers. We saw victorious returns from pop giants like Justin Timberlake and Lady Gaga, but were also elated to see new talent in the form of Lorde and Ariana Grande.

And then there was Miley Cyrus, an anomaly that’s somewhere between the two. She’s not a new artist, yet her reinvention begs to be treated as a new chapter in her career; she’s not a girl, not yet a woman.

Regardless, there was no shortage of chart-topping pop hits this year — here are the top 10 pop albums of 2013.

Best Pop Albums of 2013