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. Ringer: The Best Albums of 2020
  2. Rolling Stone: Best Albums of 2020
  3. Billboard: The 50 Best Albums of 2020
  4. Spin: The 30 Best Albums of 2020
  5. Slate: Chris Molanphy: Top 13 Albums of 2020
  6. Slant: The 50 Best Albums of 2020
  7. NPR Music: The 50 Best Albums of 2020
  8. Slate: Brittany Spanos: Top 13 Albums of 2020
  9. Entertainment Weekly: The 15 Best Albums of 2020
  10. Pitchfork: The 50 Best Albums of 2020
  11. New York Times: Jon Caramanica: Best Albums of 2020
  12. Noisey: The 100 Best Albums of 2020
  13. PopMatters: The 60 Best Albums of 2020
  14. Consequence of Sound: Top 50 Albums of 2020
  15. Complex: The Best Albums of 2020
  16. Uproxx Music Critics Poll: Best Albums of 2020
  17. Uproxx: The Best Albums Of 2020