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. Billboard: The 50 Best Albums of 2021
  2. A.V. Club: The 20 Best Albums of 2021
  3. Complex: The Best Albums of 2021
  4. Gigwise: 51 Best Albums of 2021
  5. Uproxx Music Critics Poll: Best Albums of 2021
  6. NME: The 50 Best Albums of 2021
  7. Spin: The 30 Best Albums Of 2021
  8. Rolling Stone: 50 Best Albums of 2021
  9. The Needle Drop: Tony Fantano: Top 50 Albums of 2021
  10. NPR Music: 50 Best Albums of 2021
  11. Albumism: The 100 Best Albums of 2021