AOTY 2017

2016 Album Releases

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May 8
Radiohead
A Moon Shaped Pool
87
critic score
(34)
86
user score
(1043)
Feb 14
Kanye West
The Life of Pablo
79
critic score
(32)
76
user score
(958)
Jan 8
David Bowie
Blackstar
85
critic score
(33)
85
user score
(898)
Aug 20
Frank Ocean
Blonde
86
critic score
(33)
85
user score
(836)
Apr 23
Beyoncé
Lemonade
89
critic score
(30)
80
user score
(799)
Sep 30
Bon Iver
22, A Million
88
critic score
(33)
81
user score
(712)
Mar 4
Kendrick Lamar
untitled unmastered.
84
critic score
(26)
81
user score
(665)
Jan 15
Anderson .Paak
Malibu
79
critic score
(15)
81
user score
(601)
May 13
Chance The Rapper
Coloring Book
85
critic score
(22)
77
user score
(564)
May 6
James Blake
The Colour in Anything
79
critic score
(25)
78
user score
(512)
Sep 2
Angel Olsen
My Woman
86
critic score
(30)
82
user score
(510)
Sep 27
Danny Brown
Atrocity Exhibition
83
critic score
(29)
85
user score
(505)
Sep 30
Solange
A Seat at the Table
86
critic score
(23)
83
user score
(493)
Jan 27
Rihanna
ANTI
70
critic score
(28)
72
user score
(488)
May 20
Car Seat Headrest
Teens of Denial
82
critic score
(20)
82
user score
(472)
Sep 9
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
Skeleton Tree
90
critic score
(27)
84
user score
(467)
May 6
ANOHNI
Hopelessness
81
critic score
(27)
77
user score
(433)
Dec 25
Run the Jewels
Run the Jewels 3
86
critic score
(29)
82
user score
(422)
Jun 17
Mitski
Puberty 2
86
critic score
(24)
80
user score
(409)
Nov 11
A Tribe Called Quest
We got it from Here... Thank You 4 Your service
86
critic score
(23)
84
user score
(406)
Apr 29
Drake
VIEWS
67
critic score
(28)
60
user score
(381)
Jul 8
The Avalanches
Wildflower
79
critic score
(30)
78
user score
(373)
Oct 21
Lady Gaga
Joanne
69
critic score
(24)
68
user score
(359)
May 6
Death Grips
Bottomless Pit
81
critic score
(12)
80
user score
(357)
Apr 8
Parquet Courts
Human Performance
82
critic score
(27)
77
user score
(333)
Jun 27
Blood Orange
Freetown Sound
81
critic score
(27)
80
user score
(325)
Jan 22
Savages
Adore Life
79
critic score
(33)
74
user score
(313)
Dec 2
Childish Gambino
Awaken, My Love!
78
critic score
(22)
76
user score
(302)
Jun 3
Whitney
Light Upon The Lake
80
critic score
(17)
79
user score
(301)
May 20
Ariana Grande
Dangerous Woman
72
critic score
(11)
74
user score
(299)
Nov 25
The Weeknd
Starboy
66
critic score
(25)
67
user score
(299)
May 6
KAYTRANADA
99.9%
78
critic score
(19)
77
user score
(289)
Feb 5
DIIV
Is the Is Are
72
critic score
(25)
73
user score
(288)
Feb 19
Animal Collective
Painting With
70
critic score
(33)
69
user score
(286)
Jul 8
Schoolboy Q
Blank Face LP
77
critic score
(18)
76
user score
(255)
Sep 30
Nicolas Jaar
Sirens
79
critic score
(15)
80
user score
(249)
Jan 22
Chairlift
Moth
76
critic score
(22)
73
user score
(240)
Apr 15
Sturgill Simpson
A Sailor's Guide to Earth
83
critic score
(16)
79
user score
(236)
Jan 29
Sia
This Is Acting
67
critic score
(24)
64
user score
(232)
Apr 15
PJ Harvey
The Hope Six Demolition Project
76
critic score
(32)
73
user score
(231)
Jan 15
Daughter
Not To Disappear
73
critic score
(27)
72
user score
(230)
Oct 21
Leonard Cohen
You Want It Darker
87
critic score
(19)
82
user score
(230)
Apr 8
M83
Junk
65
critic score
(23)
61
user score
(228)
Aug 25
Vince Staples
Prima Donna
81
critic score
(13)
77
user score
(216)
Apr 15
Kevin Morby
Singing Saw
82
critic score
(17)
78
user score
(213)
Apr 1
Weezer
Weezer (White Album)
73
critic score
(21)
74
user score
(211)
Apr 1
Frankie Cosmos
Next Thing
77
critic score
(17)
77
user score
(208)
Jun 17
YG
Still Brazy
81
critic score
(12)
76
user score
(207)
Aug 26
Young Thug
Jeffery
78
critic score
(11)
76
user score
(204)
Feb 12
Pinegrove
Cardinal
80
critic score
(7)
76
user score
(203)
Apr 29
King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard
Nonagon Infinity
81
critic score
(11)
77
user score
(202)
Jan 8
HINDS
Leave Me Alone
76
critic score
(26)
68
user score
(200)
May 27
Flume
Skin
68
critic score
(8)
71
user score
(198)
Apr 8
Deakin
Sleep Cycle
80
critic score
(9)
79
user score
(194)
Jul 31
Noname
Telefone
81
critic score
(8)
80
user score
(194)
Feb 5
Porches
Pool
71
critic score
(15)
74
user score
(192)
Feb 26
Charli XCX
Vroom Vroom
64
critic score
(10)
70
user score
(192)
Aug 26
Carly Rae Jepsen
E•MO•TION: Side B
75
critic score
(7)
78
user score
(192)
Jun 17
Swans
The Glowing Man
78
critic score
(17)
80
user score
(190)
Sep 16
Preoccupations
Preoccupations
79
critic score
(19)
77
user score
(190)
Mar 4
Esperanza Spalding
Emily's D+Evolution
83
critic score
(10)
75
user score
(188)
Mar 18
Iggy Pop
Post Pop Depression
75
critic score
(28)
74
user score
(187)
Sep 2
Isaiah Rashad
The Sun's Tirade
75
critic score
(12)
79
user score
(187)
Sep 30
Jenny Hval
Blood Bitch
82
critic score
(20)
77
user score
(187)
May 6
Skepta
Konnichiwa
80
critic score
(16)
74
user score
(183)
Jul 8
BADBADNOTGOOD
IV
74
critic score
(19)
77
user score
(182)
Sep 9
M.I.A.
AIM
63
critic score
(28)
60
user score
(180)
May 27
The Hotelier
Goodness
83
critic score
(10)
76
user score
(179)
Nov 18
Bruno Mars
24K Magic
70
critic score
(13)
67
user score
(173)
Dec 9
J. Cole
4 Your Eyez Only
69
critic score
(15)
63
user score
(172)
Aug 26
Britney Spears
Glory
68
critic score
(11)
63
user score
(169)
Mar 4
Anna Meredith
Varmints
83
critic score
(6)
76
user score
(167)
Jun 17
Red Hot Chili Peppers
The Getaway
64
critic score
(21)
66
user score
(167)
Jul 15
Michael Kiwanuka
Love & Hate
83
critic score
(17)
79
user score
(167)
Jul 8
Shura
Nothing's Real
79
critic score
(16)
77
user score
(166)
Jan 22
Suede
Night Thoughts
78
critic score
(22)
77
user score
(163)
Apr 8
Tim Hecker
Love Streams
79
critic score
(20)
73
user score
(162)
May 6
White Lung
Paradise
77
critic score
(20)
75
user score
(162)
Sep 2
Travis Scott
Birds in the Trap Sing McKnight
62
critic score
(9)
66
user score
(160)
Apr 1
dvsn
Sept. 5th
74
critic score
(6)
74
user score
(157)
Mar 9
Denzel Curry
Imperial
79
critic score
(4)
79
user score
(155)
Jul 1
Bat For Lashes
The Bride
76
critic score
(31)
73
user score
(155)
Sep 30
Banks
The Altar
69
critic score
(16)
71
user score
(153)
Apr 1
The Last Shadow Puppets
Everything You've Come to Expect
70
critic score
(24)
68
user score
(151)
Jan 29
Charlie Puth
Nine Track Mind
35
critic score
(5)
27
user score
(149)
Mar 25
Zayn
Mind of Mine
65
critic score
(20)
64
user score
(147)
Apr 29
Aesop Rock
The Impossible Kid
77
critic score
(11)
78
user score
(147)
Sep 9
Wilco
Schmilco
74
critic score
(22)
72
user score
(145)
Jan 28
Massive Attack
Ritual Spirit
76
critic score
(6)
77
user score
(142)
Jan 22
Ty Segall
Emotional Mugger
76
critic score
(27)
74
user score
(141)
May 13
Jessy Lanza
Oh No
79
critic score
(19)
76
user score
(138)
Aug 26
Glass Animals
How to Be a Human Being
77
critic score
(14)
75
user score
(138)
Mar 25
The Range
Potential
80
critic score
(13)
75
user score
(137)
Jan 29
Bloc Party
HYMNS
54
critic score
(23)
52
user score
(136)
Oct 28
Tove Lo
Lady Wood
72
critic score
(14)
68
user score
(135)
Feb 6
Future
EVOL
71
critic score
(18)
61
user score
(134)
Feb 26
School of Seven Bells
SVIIB
80
critic score
(18)
73
user score
(133)
Apr 1
Explosions in the Sky
The Wilderness
75
critic score
(19)
72
user score
(133)
Apr 1
Moderat
III
76
critic score
(8)
76
user score
(133)
Aug 19
Crystal Castles
AMNESTY (I)
63
critic score
(19)
64
user score
(131)
Mar 11
AURORA
All My Demons Greeting Me as a Friend
74
critic score
(8)
76
user score
(130)
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