Year-End Lists

Notable, browsable lists of the year's best music, movies, books, and TV shows. Year-end lists are fingerprints; aggregate statistics are smudges. Therefore, we make no tallies. Follow the link for each list to see essential commentary from its authors, at the source.

Craig Jenkins: 15 Best Albums of 2016

21 December 2016

Craig Jenkins: 15 Best Albums of 2016, as published by New York Magazine’s Vulture

[see also 2019, 2018, 2017]

  1. Frank OceanBlond
  2. David BowieBlackstar
  3. BeyoncéLemonade
  4. A Tribe Called QuestWe Got It From Here… Thank You 4 Your Service
  5. Kanye WestThe Life of Pablo
  6. RadioheadA Moon Shaped Pool
  7. Miranda LambertThe Weight of These Wings
  8. NxWorriesYes Lawd!
  9. American FootballAmerican Football
  10. Kevin AbstractAmerican Boyfriend: A Suburban Love Story
  11. Chance The RapperColoring Book
  12. SolangeA Seat at the Table
  13. MitskiPuberty 2
  14. Dawn RichardRedemption
  15. PinegroveCardinal