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. Brittany Spanos: Top 13 Albums of 2020
  2. Billboard: The 50 Best Albums of 2020
  3. Time: Best Albums of 2020
  4. Rolling Stone: Best Albums of 2020
  5. Chris Willman: The Best Albums of 2020
  6. Uproxx: The Best Albums Of 2020
  7. Patrick Ryan: The 10 Best Albums of 2020
  8. Los Angeles Times: The 10 Best Albums of 2020
  9. NME: The 50 Best Albums of 2020
  10. Chris Molanphy: Top 13 Albums of 2020
  11. Uproxx Music Critics Poll: Best Albums of 2020
  12. Gigwise: 51 Best Albums of 2020
  13. Slant: The 50 Best Albums of 2020
  14. Jon Pareles: Best Albums of 2020
  15. Andrew Barker: The Best Albums of 2020
  16. Stereogum: The 50 Best Albums Of 2020
  17. Albumism: The 100 Best Albums of 2020
  18. Entertainment Weekly: The 15 Best Albums of 2020
  19. A.V. Club: The 20 Best Albums of 2020
  20. No Depression: Favorite Roots Music Albums of 2020
  21. Guardian: The 50 Best Albums of 2020
  22. Lindsay Zoladz: Best Albums of 2020
  23. Carl Wilson: The Best Albums of 2020
  24. Complex: The Best Albums of 2020
  25. PopMatters: The 60 Best Albums of 2020
  26. The Wild Honey Pie: Top 30 Albums of 2020
  27. Consequence of Sound: Top 50 Albums of 2020
  28. Pitchfork: The 50 Best Albums of 2020
  29. Mojo: 75 Best Albums of 2020
  30. The Line of Best Fit: The Best Albums of 2020 Ranked