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