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. Q: Top 50 Albums Of 2016
  2. A.V. Club: 21 Best Albums of 2016
  3. Les Inrocks: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  4. Drowned in Sound: 16 Favourite Albums of 2016
  5. Uncut: 75 Best Albums of 2016
  6. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2016
  7. The Wild Honey Pie: Top 30 Albums of 2016
  8. Jeremy D. Larson: Favorite Albums of 2016
  9. Wire: Top 50 Releases of 2016
  10. Mojo: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  11. Paste: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  12. Jordan Cronk: 30 Favorite Albums of 2016
  13. Entertainment Weekly: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  14. Rolling Stone: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  15. Magnet: Top 25 Albums of 2016
  16. Craig Jenkins: 15 Best Albums of 2016
  17. NPR Music: Best 50 Albums of 2016
  18. Consequence of Sound: Top 50 Albums of 2016
  19. Spin: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  20. Pitchfork: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  21. Rolling Stone: 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
  22. Stereogum: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  23. Esquire: The Best Albums of the 2010s
  24. Slant: 25 Best Albums of 2016
  25. NME: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  26. American Songwriter: Top 50 Albums of 2016
  27. Pretty Much Amazing: 60 Best Albums of 2016
  28. Quietus: Top 100 Albums of 2016
  29. Brooklyn Vegan: Top Albums of 2016
  30. Greg Kot: Top Albums of 2016
  31. Uproxx: 20 Best Albums of 2016
  32. NME: Greatest Albums of the Decade
  33. Paste: The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
  34. Stereogum: The 100 Best Albums Of The 2010s
  35. Consequence of Sound: Top 100 Albums of the 2010s
  36. A.V. Club: The 50 Best Albums of the 2010s
  37. Fact: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  38. Tiny Mix Tapes: 51 Favorite Music Releases of 2016
  39. Complex: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  40. Jim Harrington: 50 Best Albums of the Decade
  41. Pigeons & Planes: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  42. Pitchfork: The 200 Best Albums of the 2010s
  43. Jordan Cronk: 50 Favorite Albums of the 2010s
  44. Slant: The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
  45. Billboard: The 100 Greatest Albums of the 2010s
  46. Uproxx: The Best Albums of the 2010s
  47. Tiny Mix Tapes: Favorite 100 Music Releases of the Decade