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.

Lists

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