2009 has been a smash for Tricky Stewart. The super-producer ruled the airwaves with Beyoncé’s “Single Ladies (Put a Ring On It),” Jamie Foxx’s “Blame It,” and Rihanna’s “Hard,” and received four Grammy nominations including Album and Song of the Year for his work with Beyoncé. In between producing new albums for Ciara, Katy Perry, and Christina Aguilera, the hitmaker shared his 10 favorite albums of the year with Rap-Up.com.
Beyoncé – I Am… Sasha Fierce
Jay-Z – The Blueprint 3
Rihanna – Rated R
The-Dream – Love vs. Money
Black Eyed Peas – The E.N.D.
50 Cent – Before I Self Destruct
Lady Gaga – The Fame Monster
Robin Thicke – Sex Therapy
Trey Songz – Ready
Mariah Carey – Memoirs of an Imperfect Angel
These are in no particular order.