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