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.


  1. USA Today: Patrick Ryan: The 10 Best Albums of 2020
  2. Variety: Chris Willman: The Best Albums of 2020
  3. Slate: Chris Molanphy: Top 13 Albums of 2020
  4. Robert Christgau: Dean's List 2020
  5. Uproxx Music Critics Poll: Best Albums of 2021