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. Gorilla vs. Bear: Albums of 2021
  2. Vulture: Craig Jenkins: The Best Albums of 2021
  3. The Fader: The 50 Best Albums of 2021
  4. Complex: The Best Albums of 2021
  5. Ringer: The Best Albums of 2021
  6. NPR Music: 50 Best Albums of 2021
  7. Pitchfork: The 50 Best Albums of 2021
  8. Paste: The 50 Best Albums of 2021
  9. Brooklyn Vegan: Top 50 Albums of 2021
  10. Consequence of Sound: Top 50 Albums of 2021
  11. Uproxx Music Critics Poll: Best Albums of 2021
  12. Robert Christgau: Dean's List 2021
  13. Stereogum: The 50 Best Albums Of 2021