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.
  1. Slant: 25 Best Albums of 2016
  2. Uncut: 75 Best Albums of 2016
  3. A.V. Club: 21 Best Albums of 2016
  4. Jeremy D. Larson: Favorite Albums of 2016
  5. Gorilla vs. Bear: 60 Favorite Albums of 2016
  6. Pretty Much Amazing: 60 Best Albums of 2016
  7. Jordan Cronk: 30 Favorite Albums of 2016
  8. Rolling Stone: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  9. Q: Top 50 Albums Of 2016
  10. Paste: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  11. Craig Jenkins: 15 Best Albums of 2016
  12. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2016
  13. Spin: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  14. Drowned in Sound: 16 Favourite Albums of 2016
  15. Pitchfork: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  16. Entertainment Weekly: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  17. Mojo: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  18. Slant: The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
  19. Austin Town Hall: Top 50 Albums of 2016
  20. Stereogum: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  21. Consequence of Sound: Top 50 Albums of 2016
  22. Magnet: Top 25 Albums of 2016
  23. NPR Music: Best 50 Albums of 2016
  24. Uproxx: 20 Best Albums of 2016
  25. The Wild Honey Pie: Top 30 Albums of 2016
  26. Paste: The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
  27. Pigeons & Planes: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  28. Rolling Stone: 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
  29. NME: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  30. Brooklyn Vegan: Top Albums of 2016
  31. Les Inrocks: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  32. Quietus: Top 100 Albums of 2016
  33. American Songwriter: Top 50 Albums of 2016
  34. Jim Harrington: 50 Best Albums of the Decade
  35. Stereogum: The 100 Best Albums Of The 2010s
  36. NME: Greatest Albums of the Decade
  37. Pitchfork: The 200 Best Albums of the 2010s