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.

Lists

  1. New York Times: Lindsay Zoladz: Best Albums of 2021
  2. Rolling Stone: 50 Best Albums of 2021
  3. Complex: The Best Albums of 2021
  4. Billboard: The 50 Best Albums of 2021
  5. Entertainment Weekly: The 10 Best Albums of 2021
  6. Variety: Chris Willman: The Best Albums of 2021
  7. Los Angeles Times: Mikael Wood: The 10 Best Albums of 2021
  8. Vinyl Factory: Our 50 Favourite Albums of 2021
  9. NPR Music: 50 Best Albums of 2021
  10. A.V. Club: The 20 Best Albums of 2021
  11. Consequence of Sound: Top 50 Albums of 2021
  12. Uproxx Music Critics Poll: Best Albums of 2021
  13. The Line of Best Fit: The Best Albums of 2021 Ranked
  14. Pitchfork: The 50 Best Albums of 2021
  15. Albumism: The 100 Best Albums of 2021