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