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. Billboard: The 50 Best Albums of 2021
  2. NME: The 50 Best Albums of 2021
  3. Variety: Chris Willman: The Best Albums of 2021
  4. Vulture: Craig Jenkins: The Best Albums of 2021
  5. Albumism: The 100 Best Albums of 2021
  6. Uproxx Music Critics Poll: Best Albums of 2021
  7. The Line of Best Fit: The Best Albums of 2021 Ranked
  8. Rolling Stone: 50 Best Albums of 2021
  9. Slant: The 50 Best Albums of 2021
  10. A.V. Club: The 20 Best Albums of 2021
  11. Stereogum: The 50 Best Albums Of 2021
  12. The Fader: The 50 Best Albums of 2021
  13. Complex: The Best Albums of 2021
  14. Consequence of Sound: Top 50 Albums of 2021
  15. PopMatters: The 75 Best Albums of 2021