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. Time: The 10 Best Albums of 2021
  2. NPR Music: 50 Best Albums of 2021
  3. Los Angeles Times: Mikael Wood: The 10 Best Albums of 2021
  4. Complex: The Best Albums of 2021
  5. The Fader: The 50 Best Albums of 2021
  6. Treble: The 50 Best Albums of 2021
  7. Brooklyn Vegan: Top 50 Albums of 2021
  8. Beats Per Minute: Top 50 Albums of 2021
  9. Billboard: The 50 Best Albums of 2021
  10. Uproxx Music Critics Poll: Best Albums of 2021
  11. NME: The 50 Best Albums of 2021
  12. Slant: The 50 Best Albums of 2021
  13. PopMatters: The 75 Best Albums of 2021