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. Gorilla vs. Bear: 60 Favorite Albums of 2016
  2. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2016
  3. Flood: The Best Records of 2016
  4. Complex: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  5. Stereogum: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  6. Slant: 25 Best Albums of 2016
  7. Q: Top 50 Albums Of 2016
  8. Mojo: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  9. Vulture: Craig Jenkins: 15 Best Albums of 2016
  10. Paste: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  11. Spin: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  12. Brooklyn Vegan: Top Albums of 2016
  13. Uproxx: 20 Best Albums of 2016
  14. Pitchfork: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  15. Fact: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  16. American Songwriter: Top 50 Albums of 2016
  17. Pigeons & Planes: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  18. Robert Christgau: Dean's List 2010s
  19. Consequence of Sound: Top 50 Albums of 2016
  20. Jeremy D. Larson: Favorite Albums of 2016
  21. The Wild Honey Pie: Top 30 Albums of 2016
  22. NPR Music: Best 50 Albums of 2016
  23. Spin: The 101 Best Albums Of The 2010s
  24. Wire: Top 50 Albums of 2016
  25. Entertainment Weekly: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  26. Gorilla vs. Bear: Albums of the Decade
  27. Rolling Stone: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  28. Quietus: Top 100 Albums of 2016
  29. Slant: The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
  30. Pretty Much Amazing: 60 Best Albums of 2016
  31. Mercury News: Jim Harrington: 50 Best Albums of the Decade
  32. Pitchfork: The 200 Best Albums of the 2010s
  33. Uproxx: The Best Albums of the 2010s
  34. Paste: The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
  35. Stereogum: The 100 Best Albums Of The 2010s
  36. Consequence of Sound: Top 100 Albums of the 2010s
  37. Crack Magazine: Albums of the Year 2016