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. Gigwise: 51 Best Albums of 2020
  2. The Line of Best Fit: The Best Albums of 2020 Ranked
  3. New York Times: Jon Caramanica: Best Albums of 2020
  4. USA Today: Patrick Ryan: The 10 Best Albums of 2020
  5. Rough Trade: Albums of the Year 2020
  6. Guardian: The 50 Best Albums of 2020
  7. Slate: Brittany Spanos: Top 13 Albums of 2020
  8. The Skinny: Top 10 Albums of 2020
  9. Clash: Albums of the Year 2020
  10. NME: The 50 Best Albums of 2020
  11. A.V. Club: The 20 Best Albums of 2020
  12. Paste: The 50 Best Albums of 2020
  13. Consequence of Sound: Top 50 Albums of 2020
  14. Flood: The Best Albums of 2020
  15. Uproxx Music Critics Poll: Best Albums of 2020
  16. Slant: The 50 Best Albums of 2020
  17. Billboard: The 50 Best Albums of 2020
  18. Noisey: The 100 Best Albums of 2020
  19. The Needle Drop: Tony Fantano: 50 Best Albums of 2020
  20. Uproxx: The Best Albums Of 2020
  21. NPR Music: The 50 Best Albums of 2020
  22. Pitchfork: The 50 Best Albums of 2020
  23. Treble: Top 50 Albums of 2020
  24. Under the Radar: Top 100 Albums of 2020