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.
  1. Rough Trade: Albums of the Year 2020
  2. Greg Kot: The Best Albums of 2020
  3. NPR Music: The 50 Best Albums of 2020
  4. KCRW: Top 10 Albums of 2020
  5. Gorilla vs. Bear: Albums of 2020
  6. Albumism: The 100 Best Albums of 2020
  7. Ringer: The Best Albums of 2020
  8. Gigwise: 51 Best Albums of 2020
  9. Guardian: The 50 Best Albums of 2020
  10. Carl Wilson: The Best Albums of 2020
  11. Brooklyn Vegan: Top 55 Albums of 2020
  12. Chris Molanphy: Top 13 Albums of 2020
  13. PopMatters: The 60 Best Albums of 2020
  14. Jim DeRogatis: The Best Albums of 2020
  15. Entertainment Weekly: The 15 Best Albums of 2020
  16. Magnet: Top 25 Albums of 2020
  17. Uncut: 75 Best Albums of 2020
  18. Paste: The 50 Best Albums of 2020
  19. Mojo: 75 Best Albums of 2020
  20. Uproxx Music Critics Poll: Best Albums of 2020
  21. NME: The 50 Best Albums of 2020