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. Spin: The 30 Best Albums of 2020
  2. Stereogum: The 50 Best Albums Of 2020
  3. Craig Jenkins: The Best Albums of 2020
  4. Paste: The 50 Best Albums of 2020
  5. Slant: The 50 Best Albums of 2020
  6. Consequence of Sound: Top 50 Albums of 2020
  7. Guardian: The 50 Best Albums of 2020
  8. Entertainment Weekly: The 15 Best Albums of 2020
  9. Lindsay Zoladz: Best Albums of 2020
  10. Pitchfork: The 50 Best Albums of 2020
  11. Uproxx Music Critics Poll: Best Albums of 2020
  12. Brooklyn Vegan: Top 55 Albums of 2020
  13. A.V. Club: The 20 Best Albums of 2020
  14. Uproxx: The Best Albums Of 2020
  15. Rolling Stone: Best Albums of 2020
  16. Los Angeles Times: The 10 Best Albums of 2020
  17. Mojo: 75 Best Albums of 2020
  18. PopMatters: The 60 Best Albums of 2020
  19. Jeremy D. Larson: Favorite Albums of 2020
  20. NPR Music: The 50 Best Albums of 2020
  21. Jon Pareles: Best Albums of 2020
  22. Chris Willman: The Best Albums of 2020
  23. KCRW: Top 10 Albums of 2020
  24. Time: Best Albums of 2020
  25. Chris Molanphy: Top 13 Albums of 2020
  26. Ringer: The Best Albums of 2020
  27. Brittany Spanos: Top 13 Albums of 2020
  28. Amanda Petrusich: The Best Music of 2020
  29. Greg Kot: The Best Albums of 2020
  30. Jon Caramanica: Best Albums of 2020
  31. Billboard: The 50 Best Albums of 2020
  32. Albumism: The 100 Best Albums of 2020
  33. Carl Wilson: The Best Albums of 2020
  34. Perfume Genius: Best Music of 2020
  35. NME: The 50 Best Albums of 2020
  36. The Line of Best Fit: The Best Albums of 2020 Ranked
  37. Steven Hyden: Favorite Albums of 2020
  38. No Depression: Favorite Roots Music Albums of 2020
  39. Uncut: 75 Best Albums of 2020
  40. The Wild Honey Pie: Top 30 Albums of 2020
  41. Complex: The Best Albums of 2020
  42. Wire: Top 50 Releases of 2020
  43. Les Inrocks: Our Top 100 Albums of 2020