Year-End Lists

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

Lists

  1. Spin: The 101 Best Albums Of The 2010s
  2. Refinery29: The 10 Best Albums of the 2010s
  3. Entertainment Weekly: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  4. Noisey: The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
  5. Billboard: The 100 Greatest Albums of the 2010s
  6. Complex: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  7. Esquire: The Best Albums of the 2010s
  8. Uproxx: The Best Albums of the 2010s
  9. Uproxx: 20 Best Albums of 2016
  10. NPR Music: Best 50 Albums of 2016
  11. Pitchfork: The 200 Best Albums of the 2010s
  12. Spin: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  13. Fact: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  14. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2016
  15. Pigeons & Planes: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  16. Tiny Mix Tapes: 51 Favorite Music Releases of 2016
  17. Pretty Much Amazing: 60 Best Albums of 2016
  18. Robert Christgau: Dean's List 2010s
  19. Pitchfork: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  20. Stereogum: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  21. Crack Magazine: Albums of the Year 2016
  22. Rolling Stone: 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
  23. Rolling Stone: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  24. Tiny Mix Tapes: Favorite 100 Music Releases of the Decade
  25. Paste: The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
  26. Clash: Albums of the Year 2016
  27. Les Inrocks: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  28. NME: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  29. Stereogum: The 100 Best Albums Of The 2010s
  30. A.V. Club: The 50 Best Albums of the 2010s
  31. Consequence of Sound: Top 100 Albums of the 2010s
  32. NME: Greatest Albums of the Decade