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. NME: The 50 Best Albums of 2020
  2. Andrew Barker: The Best Albums of 2020
  3. Hip Hop Golden Age: The Best Hip Hop Albums of 2020
  4. Consequence of Sound: Top 50 Albums of 2020
  5. Greg Kot: The Best Albums of 2020
  6. Stereogum: The 50 Best Albums Of 2020
  7. Spin: The 30 Best Albums of 2020
  8. A.V. Club: The 20 Best Albums of 2020
  9. Entertainment Weekly: The 15 Best Albums of 2020
  10. Paste: The 50 Best Albums of 2020
  11. Brooklyn Vegan: Top 55 Albums of 2020
  12. KCRW: Top 10 Albums of 2020
  13. Jim DeRogatis: The Best Albums of 2020
  14. Uproxx Music Critics Poll: Best Albums of 2020
  15. Jon Caramanica: Best Albums of 2020
  16. Gigwise: 51 Best Albums of 2020
  17. PopMatters: The 60 Best Albums of 2020
  18. Rolling Stone: Best Albums of 2020
  19. Revolver: 25 Best Albums of 2020
  20. Jon Pareles: Best Albums of 2020
  21. Mojo: 75 Best Albums of 2020
  22. The Line of Best Fit: The Best Albums of 2020 Ranked
  23. Slant: The 50 Best Albums of 2020
  24. Uproxx: The Best Albums Of 2020
  25. Billboard: The 50 Best Albums of 2020
  26. NPR Music: The 50 Best Albums of 2020
  27. Albumism: The 100 Best Albums of 2020
  28. Pitchfork: The 50 Best Albums of 2020
  29. Guardian: The 50 Best Albums of 2020
  30. Tony Fantano: 50 Best Albums of 2020
  31. Complex: The Best Albums of 2020