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