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. Uproxx: Steven Hyden: Favorite Albums of 2020
  2. Jordan Cronk: The Top 30 Albums of 2020
  3. The Wild Honey Pie: Top 30 Albums of 2020
  4. Pitchfork: The 50 Best Albums of 2020
  5. Paste: The 50 Best Albums of 2020
  6. Variety: Andrew Barker: The Best Albums of 2020
  7. Stereogum: The 50 Best Albums Of 2020
  8. Jeremy D. Larson: Favorite Albums of 2020
  9. New York Times: Lindsay Zoladz: Best Albums of 2020
  10. Uproxx Music Critics Poll: Best Albums of 2020
  11. Guardian: The 50 Best Albums of 2020
  12. Uncut: 75 Best Albums of 2020
  13. Under the Radar: Top 100 Albums of 2020
  14. Consequence: Top 50 Albums of 2020
  15. The Skinny: Top 10 Albums of 2020
  16. Northern Transmissions: Top 30 Albums of 2020
  17. Uproxx: The Best Albums Of 2020
  18. Rolling Stone: Best Albums of 2020
  19. Flood: The Best Albums of 2020
  20. Treble: Top 50 Albums of 2020
  21. PopMatters: The 60 Best Albums of 2020
  22. Spin: The 30 Best Albums of 2020
  23. Noisey: The 100 Best Albums of 2020
  24. Rough Trade: Albums of the Year 2020
  25. The Line of Best Fit: The Best Albums of 2020 Ranked
  26. Slant: The 50 Best Albums of 2020
  27. No Depression: Favorite Roots Music Albums of 2020
  28. A.V. Club: The 20 Best Albums of 2020
  29. Brooklyn Vegan: Top 55 Albums of 2020
  30. Gigwise: 51 Best Albums of 2020
  31. Clash: Albums of the Year 2020
  32. Robert Christgau: Dean's List 2020
  33. Beats Per Minute: Top 50 Albums of 2020
  34. NPR Music: The 50 Best Albums of 2020
  35. Albumism: The 100 Best Albums of 2020