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