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. The Needle Drop: Tony Fantano: 50 Best Albums of 2020
  2. Slate: Brittany Spanos: Top 13 Albums of 2020
  3. Slate: Carl Wilson: The Best Albums of 2020
  4. PopMatters: The 60 Best Albums of 2020
  5. Slant: The 50 Best Albums of 2020
  6. USA Today: Patrick Ryan: The 10 Best Albums of 2020
  7. Albumism: The 100 Best Albums of 2020
  8. Slate: Chris Molanphy: Top 13 Albums of 2020
  9. The Skinny: Top 10 Albums of 2020
  10. New York Times: Lindsay Zoladz: Best Albums of 2020
  11. Rolling Stone: Best Albums of 2020
  12. Pitchfork: The 50 Best Albums of 2020
  13. Gigwise: 51 Best Albums of 2020
  14. Flood: The Best Albums of 2020
  15. Guardian: The 50 Best Albums of 2020
  16. Uproxx Music Critics Poll: Best Albums of 2020
  17. Stereogum: The 50 Best Albums Of 2020
  18. Gorilla vs. Bear: Albums of 2020
  19. Beats Per Minute: Top 50 Albums of 2020
  20. Spin: The 30 Best Albums of 2020
  21. The Line of Best Fit: The Best Albums of 2020 Ranked
  22. Paste: The 50 Best Albums of 2020