Billboard Critics' 10 Best Albums of 2011



LIST SUMMARY
VIEW ORIGINAL LIST
List Rating
81
106 ratings
Genre Breakdown
Hip Hop (2), R&B (2), Dubstep (1), Singer-Songwriter (1), Soul (1), Indie Rock (1), Indie Pop (1), Hardcore Punk (1), Indie Folk (1)

1. Adele - 21

Adele - 21
February 22, 2011
Soul
CRITIC SCORE
77
12 reviews
USER SCORE
74
50 ratings

2. Bon Iver - Bon Iver, Bon Iver

Bon Iver - Bon Iver, Bon Iver
June 21, 2011
Indie Folk
CRITIC SCORE
83
20 reviews
USER SCORE
88
198 ratings

3. Kanye West & Jay-Z - Watch the Throne

Kanye West & Jay-Z - Watch the Throne
August 8, 2011
Hip Hop
CRITIC SCORE
78
15 reviews
USER SCORE
79
72 ratings

4. Frank Ocean - Nostalgia, Ultra.

Frank Ocean - Nostalgia, Ultra.
February 18, 2011
R&B
CRITIC SCORE
75
6 reviews
USER SCORE
82
45 ratings

5. Drake - Take Care

Drake - Take Care
November 15, 2011
Hip Hop
CRITIC SCORE
82
20 reviews
USER SCORE
82
66 ratings

6. Fucked Up - David Comes to Life

Fucked Up - David Comes to Life
June 7, 2011
Hardcore Punk
CRITIC SCORE
83
18 reviews
USER SCORE
80
27 ratings

7. The Weeknd - House of Balloons

The Weeknd - House of Balloons
March 21, 2011
R&B
CRITIC SCORE
83
14 reviews
USER SCORE
86
78 ratings

8. Florence + The Machine - Ceremonials

Florence + The Machine - Ceremonials
November 1, 2011
Indie Pop
CRITIC SCORE
73
15 reviews
USER SCORE
79
60 ratings

9. James Blake - James Blake

James Blake - James Blake
February 8, 2011
Dubstep
CRITIC SCORE
84
20 reviews
USER SCORE
86
163 ratings

10. The Joy Formidable - The Big Roar

The Joy Formidable - The Big Roar
March 15, 2011
Indie Rock
CRITIC SCORE
78
11 reviews
USER SCORE
75
8 ratings
Original Source: http://www.billboard.com/features/critics-picks-10-best-albums-of-2011-1005670352.story#/features/critics-picks-10-best-albums-of-2011-1005670352.story

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