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. Uproxx: Steven Hyden: Favorite Albums of 2021
  2. Stereogum: The 50 Best Albums Of 2021
  3. Entertainment Weekly: The 10 Best Albums of 2021
  4. Under the Radar: Top 100 Albums of 2021
  5. Uproxx Music Critics Poll: Best Albums of 2021
  6. Uncut: 75 Best Albums of 2021
  7. NME: The 50 Best Albums of 2021
  8. Spin: The 30 Best Albums Of 2021
  9. Mojo: The 75 Best Albums of 2021
  10. Paste: The 50 Best Albums of 2021
  11. Magnet: Top 25 Albums of 2021
  12. Consequence of Sound: Top 50 Albums of 2021
  13. Slant: The 50 Best Albums of 2021
  14. Gigwise: 51 Best Albums of 2021
  15. Guardian: The 50 Best Albums of 2021
  16. Pitchfork: The 50 Best Albums of 2021
  17. Treble: The 50 Best Albums of 2021
  18. The Line of Best Fit: The Best Albums of 2021 Ranked
  19. Billboard: The 50 Best Albums of 2021
  20. Beats Per Minute: Top 50 Albums of 2021
  21. PopMatters: The 75 Best Albums of 2021
  22. Albumism: The 100 Best Albums of 2021