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. Beats Per Minute: Top 50 Albums of 2020
  2. Gigwise: 51 Best Albums of 2020
  3. Flood: The Best Albums of 2020
  4. Consequence of Sound: Top 50 Albums of 2020
  5. Spin: The 30 Best Albums of 2020
  6. Guardian: The 50 Best Albums of 2020
  7. Pitchfork: The 50 Best Albums of 2020
  8. Brooklyn Vegan: Top 55 Albums of 2020
  9. Paste: The 50 Best Albums of 2020
  10. Treble: Top 50 Albums of 2020
  11. Time: Best Albums of 2020
  12. Under the Radar: Top 100 Albums of 2020
  13. The Line of Best Fit: The Best Albums of 2020 Ranked
  14. Jordan Cronk: The Top 30 Albums of 2020
  15. Clash: Albums of the Year 2020
  16. Variety: Jem Aswad: The Best Albums of 2020
  17. New York Times: Lindsay Zoladz: Best Albums of 2020
  18. Entertainment Weekly: The 15 Best Albums of 2020
  19. Stereogum: The 50 Best Albums Of 2020
  20. Slant: The 50 Best Albums of 2020
  21. The Wild Honey Pie: Top 30 Albums of 2020
  22. PopMatters: The 60 Best Albums of 2020
  23. A.V. Club: The 20 Best Albums of 2020
  24. Quietus: Albums of the Year 2020
  25. Uproxx: The Best Albums Of 2020
  26. Billboard: The 50 Best Albums of 2020
  27. Uproxx Music Critics Poll: Best Albums of 2020
  28. The Needle Drop: Tony Fantano: 50 Best Albums of 2020
  29. Noisey: The 100 Best Albums of 2020
  30. NPR Music: The 50 Best Albums of 2020
  31. Uncut: 75 Best Albums of 2020
  32. Les Inrocks: Our Top 100 Albums of 2020