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.
  1. American Songwriter: Top 50 Albums of 2016
  2. Brooklyn Vegan: Top Albums of 2016
  3. Austin Town Hall: Top 50 Albums of 2016
  4. A.V. Club: 21 Best Albums of 2016
  5. The Wild Honey Pie: Top 30 Albums of 2016
  6. Jordan Cronk: 30 Favorite Albums of 2016
  7. Consequence of Sound: Top 50 Albums of 2016
  8. Paste: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  9. Drowned in Sound: 16 Favourite Albums of 2016
  10. Stereogum: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  11. Q: Top 50 Albums Of 2016
  12. Pitchfork: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  13. Spin: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  14. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2016
  15. NME: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  16. Jeremy D. Larson: Favorite Albums of 2016
  17. Les Inrocks: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  18. Magnet: Top 25 Albums of 2016
  19. Paste: The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
  20. Uncut: 75 Best Albums of 2016
  21. Pretty Much Amazing: 60 Best Albums of 2016
  22. Consequence of Sound: Top 100 Albums of the 2010s
  23. NPR Music: Best 50 Albums of 2016
  24. Mojo: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  25. Fact: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  26. Complex: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  27. Pigeons & Planes: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  28. Gorilla vs. Bear: 60 Favorite Albums of 2016
  29. Entertainment Weekly: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  30. Rolling Stone: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  31. Tiny Mix Tapes: 51 Favorite Music Releases of 2016
  32. Rolling Stone: 100 Best Albums of the 2010s