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. Q: Top 50 Albums Of 2016
  2. Uncut: 75 Best Albums of 2016
  3. Mojo: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  4. Flood: The Best Records of 2016
  5. Les Inrocks: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  6. American Songwriter: Top 50 Albums of 2016
  7. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2016
  8. Slant: 25 Best Albums of 2016
  9. Rolling Stone: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  10. Variety: Chris Willman: The Best Albums of the 2010s
  11. Consequence of Sound: Top 50 Albums of 2016
  12. A.V. Club: 21 Best Albums of 2016
  13. Jordan Cronk: 30 Favorite Albums of 2016
  14. Spin: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  15. Brooklyn Vegan: Top Albums of 2016
  16. Entertainment Weekly: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  17. Paste: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  18. Pitchfork: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  19. Wire: Top 50 Albums of 2016
  20. The Wild Honey Pie: Top 30 Albums of 2016
  21. Stereogum: 50 Best Albums of 2016
  22. Mercury News: Jim Harrington: 50 Best Albums of the Decade
  23. Rolling Stone: 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
  24. Robert Christgau: Dean's List 2017
  25. Quietus: Top 100 Albums of 2016
  26. Slant: The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
  27. Pitchfork: The 200 Best Albums of the 2010s