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.


  1. No Depression: Favorite Roots Music Albums of 2021
  2. Sound Opinions: Greg Kot: The Best Albums of 2021
  3. NPR Music: 50 Best Albums of 2021
  4. PopMatters: The 75 Best Albums of 2021
  5. Hanif Abdurraqib: 83 Favorite Albums Of 2021