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. BBC Radio 6 Music: Top 10 Albums of 2021
  2. Consequence of Sound: Top 50 Albums of 2021
  3. Magnet: Top 25 Albums of 2021
  4. PopMatters: The 75 Best Albums of 2021
  5. Variety: Jem Aswad: The Best Albums of 2021
  6. NME: The 50 Best Albums of 2021
  7. NPR Music: 50 Best Albums of 2021
  8. Guardian: The 50 Best Albums of 2021
  9. Albumism: The 100 Best Albums of 2021
  10. The Line of Best Fit: The Best Albums of 2021 Ranked
  11. Billboard: The 50 Best Albums of 2021
  12. Spin: The 30 Best Albums Of 2021
  13. A.V. Club: The 20 Best Albums of 2021
  14. Rolling Stone: 50 Best Albums of 2021
  15. Paste: The 50 Best Albums of 2021
  16. Uproxx Music Critics Poll: Best Albums of 2021
  17. Vinyl Factory: Our 50 Favourite Albums of 2021
  18. Uncut: 75 Best Albums of 2021
  19. Gigwise: 51 Best Albums of 2021