Year-End Lists

Notable, browsable lists of the year's best music, movies, books, and TV shows. Year-end lists are fingerprints; aggregate statistics are smudges. Therefore, we make no tallies. Follow the link for each list to see essential commentary from its authors, at the source.
  1. Greg Kot: Top Albums of 2016
  2. Consequence of Sound: Top 50 Albums of 2016
  3. NPR Music: Best 50 Albums of 2016
  4. Pitchfork: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  5. Stereogum: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  6. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2016