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. Pigeons & Planes: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  2. The Skinny: Top 50 Albums of 2016
  3. Sound Opinions: Greg Kot: Top Albums of 2016
  4. NPR Music: Best 50 Albums of 2016
  5. Pretty Much Amazing: 60 Best Albums of 2016
  6. Consequence of Sound: Top 50 Albums of 2016
  7. Entertainment Weekly: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  8. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2016
  9. Brooklyn Vegan: Top Albums of 2016
  10. Stereogum: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  11. Uproxx: 20 Best Albums of 2016
  12. Pitchfork: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  13. Complex: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  14. Clash: Albums of the Year 2016
  15. Paste: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  16. Flood: The Best Records of 2016
  17. NME: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  18. Crack Magazine: Albums of the Year 2016
  19. Spin: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  20. Fact: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  21. NME: Greatest Albums of the Decade
  22. Consequence of Sound: Top 100 Albums of the 2010s
  23. Paste: The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
  24. Billboard: The 100 Greatest Albums of the 2010s
  25. Uproxx: The Best Albums of the 2010s
  26. Under the Radar: Top 100 Albums of 2016
  27. Spin: The 101 Best Albums Of The 2010s