Year-End Lists

A browsable archive of notable year-end lists. Follow the link for each list to see essential commentary from its author, at the source.

Complex: The Best Albums of 2020

01 December 2020

Complex: The Best Albums of 2020

[see also 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011]

  1. The WeekndAfter Hours
  2. Lil BabyMy Turn
  3. Lil Uzi VertEternal Atake
  4. Freddie Gibbs & The AlchemistAlfredo
  5. Benny the ButcherBurden of Proof
  6. 21 Savage & Metro BoominSavage Mode II
  7. Tame ImpalaThe Slow Rush
  8. Mac MillerCircles
  9. Westside GunnPray for Paris
  10. Pop SmokeShoot for the Stars, Aim for the Moon
  11. Polo GThe Goat
  12. Conway the MachineFrom King to a God
  13. Taylor SwiftFolklore
  14. GunnaWunna
  15. Chloe x HalleUngodly Hour
  16. Bad BunnyYHLQMDLG
  17. dvsnA Muse in Her Feelings
  18. Jay ElectronicaA Written Testimony
  19. Pop SmokeMeet the Woo 2
  20. Flo MilliHo, Why Is You Here?
  21. 2 ChainzSo Help Me God!
  22. Kenny MasonAngelic Hoodrat
  23. KehlaniIt Was Good Until It Wasn't
  24. Boldy James & The AlchemistThe Price of Tea in China
  25. Run the JewelsRTJ4
  26. Brent FaiyazFuck The World
  27. Fiona AppleFetch the Bolt Cutters
  28. DrakeDark Lane Demo Tapes
  29. 42 DuggYoung & Turnt 2
  30. Megan Thee StallionGood News
  31. YoungBoy Never Broke AgainTop
  32. Roc MarcianoMt. Marci
  33. The 1975Notes on a Conditional Form
  34. Dua LipaFuture Nostalgia
  35. Sheff GOne and Only
  36. Ariana GrandePositions
  37. AminéLimbo
  38. Denzel Curry & Kenny BeatsUnlocked
  39. Young NudyAnyways
  40. Juice WRLDLegends Never Die
  41. ChikaIndustry Games
  42. Stove God Cooks & Roc MarcianoReasonable Drought
  43. Spillage VillageSpilligion
  44. NasKing's Disease
  45. Saint JhnWhile The World Was Burning
  46. Action BronsonOnly for Dolphins
  47. Lil DurkJust Cause Y'all Waited 2
  48. Ty Dolla $ignFeaturing Ty Dolla Sign
  49. Big SeanDetroit 2
  50. KeiyaAForever, Ya Girl