Every week, CBC Music publishes dozens of articles about rock, pop, classical, jazz, country, soul and more — but some of them took on a life of their own, drawing millions of readers from around the globe.

So which ones were the most popular? From the greatest Canadian albums of all time to must-hear jazz tunes to the greatest hockey songs, here are CBC Music's top 50 posts of 2013 for your holiday reading pleasure.

Click "open gallery" above to begin, and click on the post titles to check out the full articles.

posted by Jennifer Van Evra on Dec 26, 2013