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. The Line of Best Fit: The Best Albums of 2020 Ranked
  2. Slant: The 50 Best Albums of 2020
  3. New York Times: Lindsay Zoladz: Best Albums of 2020
  4. Slate: Chris Molanphy: Top 13 Albums of 2020
  5. Slate: Brittany Spanos: Top 13 Albums of 2020
  6. A.V. Club: The 20 Best Albums of 2020
  7. The Needle Drop: Tony Fantano: 50 Best Albums of 2020
  8. Consequence of Sound: Top 50 Albums of 2020
  9. Noisey: The 100 Best Albums of 2020
  10. Clash: Albums of the Year 2020
  11. Stereogum: The 50 Best Albums Of 2020
  12. Uproxx: The Best Albums Of 2020
  13. NME: The 50 Best Albums of 2020
  14. Gorilla vs. Bear: Albums of 2020
  15. Treble: Top 50 Albums of 2020
  16. The Wild Honey Pie: Top 30 Albums of 2020
  17. Gigwise: 51 Best Albums of 2020
  18. Guardian: The 50 Best Albums of 2020
  19. Uproxx Music Critics Poll: Best Albums of 2020
  20. Pitchfork: The 50 Best Albums of 2020
  21. NPR Music: The 50 Best Albums of 2020
  22. Quietus: Albums of the Year 2020
  23. Under the Radar: Top 100 Albums of 2020