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. PopMatters: The 60 Best Albums of 2020
  2. Carl Wilson: The Best Albums of 2020
  3. The Wild Honey Pie: Top 30 Albums of 2020
  4. Lindsay Zoladz: Best Albums of 2020
  5. Jordan Cronk: The Top 30 Albums of 2020
  6. Uproxx Music Critics Poll: Best Albums of 2020
  7. A.V. Club: The 20 Best Albums of 2020
  8. Rough Trade: Albums of the Year 2020
  9. No Depression: Favorite Roots Music Albums of 2020
  10. Uncut: 75 Best Albums of 2020
  11. Consequence of Sound: Top 50 Albums of 2020
  12. Brooklyn Vegan: Top 55 Albums of 2020
  13. Pitchfork: The 50 Best Albums of 2020
  14. NPR Music: The 50 Best Albums of 2020
  15. The Line of Best Fit: The Best Albums of 2020 Ranked
  16. NME: The 50 Best Albums of 2020
  17. Craig Jenkins: The Best Albums of 2020
  18. Jem Aswad: The Best Albums of 2020
  19. Perfume Genius: Best Music of 2020
  20. Spin: The 30 Best Albums of 2020
  21. Chris Willman: The Best Albums of 2020
  22. Steven Hyden: Favorite Albums of 2020
  23. Slant: The 50 Best Albums of 2020
  24. Patrick Ryan: The 10 Best Albums of 2020
  25. Mojo: 75 Best Albums of 2020
  26. Rolling Stone: Best Albums of 2020
  27. Amanda Petrusich: The Best Music of 2020
  28. Albumism: The 100 Best Albums of 2020
  29. Paste: The 50 Best Albums of 2020
  30. Gigwise: 51 Best Albums of 2020
  31. Billboard: The 50 Best Albums of 2020
  32. Uproxx: The Best Albums Of 2020
  33. Guardian: The 50 Best Albums of 2020
  34. Jeremy D. Larson: Favorite Albums of 2020
  35. Stereogum: The 50 Best Albums Of 2020
  36. Tony Fantano: 50 Best Albums of 2020