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2013 in music: Hits and misses

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By Sam Sutherland MSN MusicAs the days wind down to New Year's Eve, music fans inevitably look back on the year's triumphs and travesties: the artists who rocked our world and their ill-fated peers who earned unintended laughter (or worse) for antics onstage and off. Veteran pundits can be excused for noting how yesterday's trends are seldom that far removed from today's tropes, memes and buzzwords. Here's a look back at 2013's musical highlights and low blows.
© David Bowie/Miley Cyrus/Kanye West (AP photos)
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