Stereogum's 50 Best Albums of 2016

Stereogum's 50 Best Albums of 2016

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50. Modern Baseball - Holy Ghost

Modern Baseball - Holy Ghost
May 13, 2016
Indie Rock
Critic Score
78
14 reviews
User Score
74
73 reviews

49. Kvelertak - Nattesferd

Kvelertak - Nattesferd
May 13, 2016
Hard Rock
Critic Score
79
7 reviews
User Score
73
36 reviews

48. Tim Hecker - Love Streams

Tim Hecker - Love Streams
April 8, 2016
Ambient
Critic Score
79
20 reviews
User Score
73
160 reviews

47. Lydia Loveless - Real

Lydia Loveless - Real
August 19, 2016
Alt-Country
Critic Score
78
12 reviews
User Score
73
22 reviews

46. Touché Amoré - Stage Four

Touché Amoré - Stage Four
September 16, 2016
Post-Hardcore
Critic Score
83
10 reviews
User Score
79
97 reviews

45. Margaret Glaspy - Emotions and Math

Margaret Glaspy - Emotions and Math
June 17, 2016
Indie Rock
Critic Score
76
5 reviews
User Score
76
31 reviews

44. Frankie Cosmos - Next Thing

Frankie Cosmos - Next Thing
April 1, 2016
Indie Pop
Critic Score
77
17 reviews
User Score
77
205 reviews

43. M83 - Junk

M83 - Junk
April 8, 2016
Synthpop
Critic Score
65
23 reviews
User Score
61
226 reviews

42. James Blake - The Colour in Anything

James Blake - The Colour in Anything
May 6, 2016
Alternative R&B
Critic Score
79
25 reviews
User Score
78
496 reviews

41. Crying - Beyond the Fleeting Gales

Crying - Beyond the Fleeting Gales
October 14, 2016
Power Pop
Critic Score
76
5 reviews
User Score
76
46 reviews

40. Kendrick Lamar - untitled unmastered.

Kendrick Lamar - untitled unmastered.
March 4, 2016
Hip Hop
Critic Score
84
26 reviews
User Score
81
644 reviews

39. The Hotelier - Goodness

The Hotelier - Goodness
May 27, 2016
Emo
Critic Score
83
10 reviews
User Score
76
178 reviews

38. Jenny Hval - Blood Bitch

Jenny Hval - Blood Bitch
September 30, 2016
Art Pop
Critic Score
82
20 reviews
User Score
77
181 reviews

37. Jamila Woods - HEAVN

Jamila Woods - HEAVN
July 7, 2016
Alternative R&B
Critic Score
83
4 reviews
User Score
80
61 reviews

36. KAYTRANADA - 99.9%

KAYTRANADA - 99.9%
May 6, 2016
Electronic
Critic Score
78
19 reviews
User Score
77
281 reviews

35. Mannequin Pussy - Romantic

Mannequin Pussy - Romantic
October 28, 2016
Noise Rock
Critic Score
82
2 reviews
User Score
76
19 reviews

34. Leonard Cohen - You Want It Darker

Leonard Cohen - You Want It Darker
October 21, 2016
Singer-Songwriter
Critic Score
87
19 reviews
User Score
82
219 reviews

33. IAN SWEET - Shapeshifter

IAN SWEET - Shapeshifter
September 9, 2016
Noise Pop
Critic Score
70
3 reviews
User Score
76
8 reviews

32. YG - Still Brazy

YG - Still Brazy
June 17, 2016
Hip Hop
Critic Score
81
12 reviews
User Score
76
201 reviews

31. Cass McCombs - Mangy Love

Cass McCombs - Mangy Love
August 26, 2016
Singer-Songwriter
Critic Score
77
18 reviews
User Score
77
79 reviews

30. Abi Reimold - Wriggling

Abi Reimold - Wriggling
January 26, 2016
Indie Rock
Critic Score
74
2 reviews
User Score
76
18 reviews

29. Mal Devisa - Kiid

Mal Devisa - Kiid
March 1, 2016
Alternative R&B
Critic Score
81
1 review
User Score
83
4 reviews

28. Noname - Telefone

Noname - Telefone
July 31, 2016
Hip Hop
Critic Score
81
8 reviews
User Score
80
180 reviews

27. Japanese Breakfast - Psychopomp

Japanese Breakfast - Psychopomp
April 1, 2016
Indie Pop
Critic Score
75
7 reviews
User Score
76
120 reviews

26. Sturgill Simpson - A Sailor's Guide to Earth

Sturgill Simpson - A Sailor's Guide to Earth
April 15, 2016
Alt-Country
Critic Score
83
16 reviews
User Score
79
232 reviews

25. Cobalt - Slow Forever

Cobalt - Slow Forever
March 25, 2016
Black Metal
Critic Score
83
4 reviews
User Score
79
33 reviews

24. Pinegrove - Cardinal

Pinegrove - Cardinal
February 12, 2016
Indie Rock
Critic Score
80
7 reviews
User Score
76
197 reviews

23. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Skeleton Tree

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Skeleton Tree
September 9, 2016
Art Rock
Critic Score
90
27 reviews
User Score
84
448 reviews

22. PUP - The Dream Is Over

PUP - The Dream Is Over
May 27, 2016
Pop Punk
Critic Score
76
14 reviews
User Score
74
82 reviews

21. The 1975 - I Like It When You Sleep, for You Are So Beautiful Yet So Unaware of It

The 1975 - I Like It When You Sleep, for You Are So Beautiful Yet So Unaware of It
February 26, 2016
Synthpop
Critic Score
71
21 reviews
User Score
63
180 reviews

20. Rihanna - ANTI

Rihanna - ANTI
January 27, 2016
R&B
Critic Score
70
28 reviews
User Score
72
464 reviews

19. ANOHNI - Hopelessness

ANOHNI - Hopelessness
May 6, 2016
Art Pop
Critic Score
81
27 reviews
User Score
78
424 reviews

18. Katie Dey - Flood Network

Katie Dey - Flood Network
August 12, 2016
Indietronica
Critic Score
75
7 reviews
User Score
71
27 reviews

17. White Lung - Paradise

White Lung - Paradise
May 6, 2016
Noise Rock
Critic Score
77
20 reviews
User Score
75
159 reviews

16. Kamaiyah - A Good Night in the Ghetto

Kamaiyah - A Good Night in the Ghetto
March 14, 2016
Hip Hop
Critic Score
85
3 reviews
User Score
73
68 reviews

15. Bon Iver - 22, A Million

Bon Iver - 22, A Million
September 30, 2016
Art Pop
Critic Score
88
33 reviews
User Score
81
673 reviews

14. Schoolboy Q - Blank Face LP

Schoolboy Q - Blank Face LP
July 8, 2016
Hip Hop
Critic Score
77
18 reviews
User Score
76
244 reviews

13. Radiohead - A Moon Shaped Pool

Radiohead - A Moon Shaped Pool
May 8, 2016
Art Rock
Critic Score
87
34 reviews
User Score
86
1001 reviews

12. Anderson .Paak - Malibu

Anderson .Paak - Malibu
January 15, 2016
Neo-Soul
Critic Score
79
15 reviews
User Score
81
582 reviews

11. Car Seat Headrest - Teens of Denial

Car Seat Headrest - Teens of Denial
May 20, 2016
Indie Rock
Critic Score
82
20 reviews
User Score
82
459 reviews

10. Danny Brown - Atrocity Exhibition

Danny Brown - Atrocity Exhibition
September 27, 2016
Hip Hop
Critic Score
83
29 reviews
User Score
85
470 reviews

9. Kanye West - The Life of Pablo

Kanye West - The Life of Pablo
February 14, 2016
Hip Hop
Critic Score
79
32 reviews
User Score
76
919 reviews

8. Mitski - Puberty 2

Mitski - Puberty 2
June 17, 2016
Indie Rock
Critic Score
86
24 reviews
User Score
80
402 reviews

7. Angel Olsen - My Woman

Angel Olsen - My Woman
September 2, 2016
Indie Rock
Critic Score
86
30 reviews
User Score
82
496 reviews

6. Solange - A Seat at the Table

Solange - A Seat at the Table
September 30, 2016
Alternative R&B
Critic Score
86
23 reviews
User Score
83
461 reviews

5. David Bowie - Blackstar

David Bowie - Blackstar
January 8, 2016
Art Rock
Critic Score
85
33 reviews
User Score
85
864 reviews

4. A Tribe Called Quest - We got it from Here... Thank You 4 Your service

A Tribe Called Quest - We got it from Here... Thank You 4 Your service
November 11, 2016
Hip Hop
Critic Score
86
23 reviews
User Score
84
392 reviews

3. Chance The Rapper - Coloring Book

Chance The Rapper - Coloring Book
May 13, 2016
Hip Hop
Critic Score
85
22 reviews
User Score
77
531 reviews

2. Frank Ocean - Blonde

Frank Ocean - Blonde
August 20, 2016
Alternative R&B
Critic Score
86
33 reviews
User Score
85
784 reviews

1. Beyoncé - Lemonade

Beyoncé - Lemonade
April 23, 2016
R&B
Critic Score
89
30 reviews
User Score
80
758 reviews
Original Source: http://www.stereogum.com/featured/the-50-best-albums-of-2016/

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