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.

Lists

  1. Jeremy D. Larson: Favorite Albums of 2016
  2. Jordan Cronk: 30 Favorite Albums of 2016
  3. Crack Magazine: Albums of the Year 2016
  4. Drowned in Sound: 16 Favourite Albums of 2016
  5. Consequence of Sound: Top 50 Albums of 2016
  6. Entertainment Weekly: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  7. Pitchfork: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  8. Uncut: 75 Best Albums of 2016
  9. The Skinny: Top 50 Albums of 2016
  10. Clash: Albums of the Year 2016
  11. Pretty Much Amazing: 60 Best Albums of 2016
  12. Flood: The Best Records of 2016
  13. Brooklyn Vegan: Top Albums of 2016
  14. Stereogum: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  15. Spin: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  16. Q: Top 50 Albums Of 2016
  17. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2016
  18. Magnet: Top 25 Albums of 2016
  19. Les Inrocks: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  20. NPR Music: Best 50 Albums of 2016
  21. Rolling Stone: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  22. Paste: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  23. Tiny Mix Tapes: 51 Favorite Music Releases of 2016
  24. Mojo: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  25. NME: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  26. Pitchfork: The 200 Best Albums of the 2010s
  27. Noisey: The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
  28. Under the Radar: Top 100 Albums of 2016