10 Albums of 2016


First, a shout-out to five albums that almost made the final cut:

Runners-up: “The Colour in Anything” by James Blake; “Sirens” by Nicolas Jaar; “For All We Know” by NAO; “22, A Million” by Bon Iver; and “Dangerous Woman” by Ariana Grande

And here they are the ten best records I’ve listened this year..

  1. “A Seat at the Table” by Solange
  2. “Hopelessness” by ANOHNI
  3. “99.9%” by KAYTRANADA
  4. “I Like It When You Sleep, for You Are So Beautiful yet So Unaware of It” by The 1975
  5. “Windflower” by The Avalanches
  6. “Lemonade” by Beyonce
  7. “Freetown Sound” by Blood Orange
  8. “Blonde” by Frank Ocean
  9. “Anti” by Rihanna
  10. “Light Upon the Lake” by Whitney


See also: 10 Songs of 2016


Archives: Best Albums 2010 | 2011 | 2012 (no list) | 2013 | 2014 | 2015 |

10 Albums of the Decade, So Far (2010-2014)


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