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.

Lists

  1. Pretty Much Amazing: 60 Best Albums of 2016
  2. NME: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  3. Slant: 25 Best Albums of 2016
  4. Crack Magazine: Albums of the Year 2016
  5. Tiny Mix Tapes: 51 Favorite Music Releases of 2016
  6. Complex: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  7. Pitchfork: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  8. Vulture: Craig Jenkins: 15 Best Albums of 2016
  9. Pigeons & Planes: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  10. Les Inrocks: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  11. Rolling Stone: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  12. Stereogum: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  13. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2016
  14. Uproxx: 20 Best Albums of 2016
  15. Entertainment Weekly: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  16. Paste: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  17. Spin: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  18. Wire: Top 50 Releases of 2016
  19. A.V. Club: 21 Best Albums of 2016
  20. The Skinny: Top 50 Albums of 2016
  21. Fact: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  22. Quietus: Top 100 Albums of 2016
  23. NME: Greatest Albums of the Decade
  24. Q: Top 50 Albums Of 2016
  25. American Songwriter: Top 50 Albums of 2016