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.

Pitchfork: The 50 Best Albums of 2020

08 December 2020

Pitchfork: The 50 Best Albums of 2020

[see also 2010s, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011]

  1. Fiona AppleFetch the Bolt Cutters
  2. WaxahatcheeSaint Cloud
  3. Moses SumneyGræ
  4. Phoebe BridgersPunisher
  5. Perfume GeniusSet My Heart on Fire Immediately
  6. Bob DylanRough and Rowdy Ways
  7. Yves TumorHeaven to a Tortured Mind
  8. HaimWomen in Music Pt. III
  9. Jessie WareWhat's Your Pleasure?
  10. Bad BunnyYHLQMDLG
  11. Adrianne Lenkersongs
  12. Adrianne Lenkerinstrumentals
  13. Lil Uzi VertEternal Atake
  14. The MicrophonesMicrophones in 2020
  15. Jay ElectronicaAct II: The Patents of Nobility (The Turn)
  16. U.S. GirlsHeavy Light
  17. Run the JewelsRTJ4
  18. Róisín MurphyRóisín Machine
  19. DestroyerHave We Met
  20. AmaaraeThe Angel You Don't Know
  21. Fleet FoxesShore
  22. Dua LipaFuture Nostalgia
  23. KeiyaAForever, Ya Girl
  24. Porridge RadioEvery Bad
  25. GrimesMiss Anthropocene
  26. Nubya GarciaSOURCE
  27. Soccer Mommycolor theory
  28. Kelly Lee OwensInner Song
  29. Chloe x HalleUngodly Hour
  30. Taylor SwiftFolklore
  31. Bartees StrangeLive Forever
  32. The Soft Pink TruthShall We Go On Sinning So That Grace May Increase?
  33. Drakeo the RulerThank You for Using GTL
  34. Beatrice DillonWorkaround
  35. DoglegMelee
  36. KaDescendants of Cain
  37. Special InterestThe Passion Of
  38. LomeldaHannah
  39. Duval TimothyHelp
  40. DehdFlower of Devotion
  41. ArcaKiCk i
  42. Rina SawayamaSawayama
  43. Kate NVRoom for the Moon
  44. Megan Thee StallionGood News
  45. Freddie Gibbs & The AlchemistAlfredo
  46. Lyra PramukFountain
  47. Burna BoyTwice as Tall
  48. Lil BabyMy Turn
  49. Charli XCXhow I'm feeling now
  50. yaejiWhat We Drew
  51. Mary LattimoreSilver Ladders