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. Time: The 10 Best Albums of 2021
  2. Dazed: The Best Albums of 2021
  3. New York Times: Jon Caramanica: Best Albums of 2021
  4. Complex: The Best Albums of 2021
  5. Variety: Jem Aswad: The Best Albums of 2021
  6. Billboard: The 50 Best Albums of 2021
  7. The Line of Best Fit: The Best Albums of 2021 Ranked
  8. NME: The 50 Best Albums of 2021
  9. NPR Music: 50 Best Albums of 2021
  10. Gigwise: 51 Best Albums of 2021
  11. Rolling Stone: 50 Best Albums of 2021
  12. Stereogum: The 50 Best Albums Of 2021
  13. Clash: Albums of the Year 2021