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. Consequence of Sound: Top 50 Albums of 2016
  2. Complex: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  3. The Wild Honey Pie: Top 30 Albums of 2016
  4. Rolling Stone: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  5. Stereogum: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  6. Pigeons & Planes: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  7. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2016
  8. Pretty Much Amazing: 60 Best Albums of 2016
  9. Pitchfork: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  10. A.V. Club: 21 Best Albums of 2016
  11. Entertainment Weekly: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  12. Spin: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  13. Sound Opinions: Greg Kot: Top Albums of 2016
  14. Slant: 25 Best Albums of 2016
  15. NME: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  16. NPR Music: Best 50 Albums of 2016
  17. Vulture: Craig Jenkins: 15 Best Albums of 2016
  18. American Songwriter: Top 50 Albums of 2016
  19. Flood: The Best Records of 2016
  20. The Skinny: Top 50 Albums of 2016
  21. Paste: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  22. Rolling Stone: 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
  23. Mojo: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  24. A.V. Club: The 50 Best Albums of the 2010s
  25. Under the Radar: Top 100 Albums of 2016
  26. Crack Magazine: Albums of the Year 2016
  27. Paste: The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
  28. Uproxx: The Best Albums of the 2010s
  29. Quietus: Top 100 Albums of 2016
  30. Slant: The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
  31. Spin: The 101 Best Albums Of The 2010s