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.

Lists

  1. Flood: The Best Albums of 2021
  2. Brooklyn Vegan: Top 50 Albums of 2021
  3. Spin: The 30 Best Albums Of 2021
  4. Paste: The 50 Best Albums of 2021
  5. Ringer: The Best Albums of 2021
  6. Stereogum: The 50 Best Albums Of 2021
  7. Revolver: 25 Best Albums of 2021
  8. Consequence of Sound: Top 50 Albums of 2021
  9. Washington Post: Chris Richards: Best Music of 2021
  10. Uproxx Music Critics Poll: Best Albums of 2021
  11. Pitchfork: The 50 Best Albums of 2021
  12. A.V. Club: The 20 Best Albums of 2021
  13. Rolling Stone: 50 Best Albums of 2021
  14. NME: The 50 Best Albums of 2021
  15. Treble: The 50 Best Albums of 2021
  16. Magnet: Top 25 Albums of 2021
  17. The Fader: The 50 Best Albums of 2021
  18. Uproxx: Steven Hyden: Favorite Albums of 2021
  19. Guardian: The 50 Best Albums of 2021
  20. The Needle Drop: Tony Fantano: Top 50 Albums of 2021
  21. Jordan Cronk: The Top 30 Albums of 2021
  22. NPR Music: 50 Best Albums of 2021
  23. Billboard: The 50 Best Albums of 2021
  24. PopMatters: The 75 Best Albums of 2021
  25. Quietus: Albums of the Year 2021