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. Uproxx Music Critics Poll: Best Albums of 2021
  2. Slant: The 50 Best Albums of 2021
  3. A.V. Club: The 20 Best Albums of 2021
  4. Spin: The 30 Best Albums Of 2021
  5. Flood: The Best Albums of 2021
  6. Treble: The 50 Best Albums of 2021
  7. Consequence of Sound: Top 50 Albums of 2021
  8. The Line of Best Fit: The Best Albums of 2021 Ranked
  9. Entertainment Weekly: The 10 Best Albums of 2021
  10. Paste: The 50 Best Albums of 2021
  11. Stereogum: The 50 Best Albums Of 2021
  12. The Skinny: Top Ten Albums of 2021
  13. Rolling Stone: 50 Best Albums of 2021
  14. Uproxx: Steven Hyden: Favorite Albums of 2021
  15. Brooklyn Vegan: Top 50 Albums of 2021
  16. NPR Music: 50 Best Albums of 2021
  17. Guardian: The 50 Best Albums of 2021
  18. Pitchfork: The 50 Best Albums of 2021
  19. Billboard: The 50 Best Albums of 2021
  20. Magnet: Top 25 Albums of 2021
  21. Beats Per Minute: Top 50 Albums of 2021
  22. Loud And Quiet: Albums of the Year 2021
  23. PopMatters: The 75 Best Albums of 2021
  24. Quietus: Albums of the Year 2021
  25. Albumism: The 100 Best Albums of 2021