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. Clash: Albums of the Year 2020
  2. Time: Best Albums of 2020
  3. Artforum: Perfume Genius: Best Music of 2020
  4. A.V. Club: The 20 Best Albums of 2020
  5. Uproxx: The Best Albums Of 2020
  6. The Line of Best Fit: The Best Albums of 2020 Ranked
  7. Variety: Chris Willman: The Best Albums of 2020
  8. USA Today: Patrick Ryan: The 10 Best Albums of 2020
  9. Flood: The Best Albums of 2020
  10. Guardian: The 50 Best Albums of 2020
  11. Complex: The Best Albums of 2020
  12. Uproxx Music Critics Poll: Best Albums of 2020
  13. Billboard: The 50 Best Albums of 2020
  14. Rolling Stone: Best Albums of 2020
  15. NPR Music: The 50 Best Albums of 2020
  16. Pitchfork: The 50 Best Albums of 2020
  17. The Needle Drop: Tony Fantano: 50 Best Albums of 2020