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. A.V. Club: The 20 Best Albums of 2020
  2. Flood: The Best Albums of 2020
  3. Variety: Andrew Barker: The Best Albums of 2020
  4. Paste: The 50 Best Albums of 2020
  5. Under the Radar: Top 100 Albums of 2020
  6. Stereogum: The 50 Best Albums Of 2020
  7. Sound Opinions: Jim DeRogatis: The Best Albums of 2020
  8. Gigwise: 51 Best Albums of 2020
  9. Albumism: The 100 Best Albums of 2020
  10. Uproxx: The Best Albums Of 2020
  11. Uproxx Music Critics Poll: Best Albums of 2020
  12. Pitchfork: The 50 Best Albums of 2020
  13. Spin: The 30 Best Albums of 2020
  14. Noisey: The 100 Best Albums of 2020
  15. NME: The 50 Best Albums of 2020
  16. Rolling Stone: Best Albums of 2020
  17. Slant: The 50 Best Albums of 2020
  18. PopMatters: The 60 Best Albums of 2020
  19. Guardian: The 50 Best Albums of 2020