Complex's 50 Best Albums of 2016

Complex's 50 Best Albums of 2016

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50. Majid Jordan - Majid Jordan

Majid Jordan - Majid Jordan
February 5, 2016
Electropop
Critic Score
66
9 reviews
User Score
65
53 reviews

49. Ariana Grande - Dangerous Woman

Ariana Grande - Dangerous Woman
May 20, 2016
Pop
Critic Score
72
11 reviews
User Score
74
269 reviews

48. DJ Khaled - Major Key

DJ Khaled - Major Key
July 29, 2016
Hip Hop
Critic Score
63
11 reviews
User Score
61
80 reviews

47. A$AP Ferg - Always Strive and Prosper

A$AP Ferg - Always Strive and Prosper
April 22, 2016
Hip Hop
Critic Score
66
16 reviews
User Score
57
103 reviews

46. Mitski - Puberty 2

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

45. Blood Orange - Freetown Sound

Blood Orange - Freetown Sound
June 27, 2016
Alternative R&B
Critic Score
81
27 reviews
User Score
80
319 reviews

44. Maxwell - blackSUMMERS'night

Maxwell - blackSUMMERS'night
July 1, 2016
Neo-Soul
Critic Score
82
10 reviews
User Score
77
100 reviews

43. Lady Gaga - Joanne

Lady Gaga - Joanne
October 21, 2016
Pop
Critic Score
70
23 reviews
User Score
68
314 reviews

42. D.R.A.M. - BIG BABY D.R.A.M.

D.R.A.M. - BIG BABY D.R.A.M.
October 21, 2016
Hip Hop
Critic Score
76
12 reviews
User Score
73
79 reviews

41. Esperanza Spalding - Emily's D+Evolution

Esperanza Spalding - Emily's D+Evolution
March 4, 2016
Jazz Fusion
Critic Score
83
10 reviews
User Score
75
186 reviews

40. The Weeknd - Starboy

The Weeknd - Starboy
November 25, 2016
R&B
Critic Score
66
25 reviews
User Score
67
277 reviews

39. 21 Savage - Savage Mode

21 Savage - Savage Mode
July 14, 2016
Hip Hop
Critic Score
71
4 reviews
User Score
56
69 reviews

38. Frank Ocean - Endless

Frank Ocean - Endless
August 19, 2016
Alternative R&B
Critic Score
70
12 reviews
User Score
76
126 reviews

37. KA - Honor Killed the Samurai

KA - Honor Killed the Samurai
August 13, 2016
Hip Hop
Critic Score
81
4 reviews
User Score
78
58 reviews

36. Joey Purp - iiiDrops

Joey Purp - iiiDrops
May 27, 2016
Hip Hop
Critic Score
78
4 reviews
User Score
77
74 reviews

35. Baauer - Aa

Baauer - Aa
March 18, 2016
Trap
Critic Score
74
11 reviews
User Score
70
74 reviews

34. David Bowie - Blackstar

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

33. dvsn - Sept. 5th

dvsn - Sept. 5th
April 1, 2016
Alternative R&B
Critic Score
74
6 reviews
User Score
75
156 reviews

32. Angel Olsen - My Woman

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

31. Lil Yachty - Lil Boat

Lil Yachty - Lil Boat
March 9, 2016
Hip Hop
Critic Score
59
3 reviews
User Score
58
90 reviews

30. Rae Sremmurd - SremmLife 2

Rae Sremmurd - SremmLife 2
August 12, 2016
Hip Hop
Critic Score
72
13 reviews
User Score
67
93 reviews

29. Lil Wayne & 2 Chainz - ColleGrove

Lil Wayne & 2 Chainz - ColleGrove
March 4, 2016
Hip Hop
Critic Score
66
8 reviews
User Score
59
38 reviews

28. Bruno Mars - 24K Magic

Bruno Mars - 24K Magic
November 18, 2016
Funk
Critic Score
70
13 reviews
User Score
66
160 reviews

27. 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
495 reviews

26. 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
179 reviews

25. Noname - Telefone

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

24. Gallant - Ology

Gallant - Ology
April 6, 2016
Alternative R&B
Critic Score
75
5 reviews
User Score
75
68 reviews

23. Mac Miller - The Divine Feminine

Mac Miller - The Divine Feminine
September 16, 2016
Hip Hop
Critic Score
70
10 reviews
User Score
68
104 reviews

22. NxWorries - Yes Lawd!

NxWorries - Yes Lawd!
October 21, 2016
Neo-Soul
Critic Score
79
17 reviews
User Score
76
119 reviews

21. 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

20. Lil Uzi Vert - Lil Uzi Vert vs. The World

Lil Uzi Vert - Lil Uzi Vert vs. The World
April 15, 2016
Hip Hop
Critic Score
65
5 reviews
User Score
62
57 reviews

19. YG - Still Brazy

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

18. Kevin Gates - Islah

Kevin Gates - Islah
January 29, 2016
Hip Hop
Critic Score
79
7 reviews
User Score
62
116 reviews

17. KAYTRANADA - 99.9%

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

16. Young Thug - Slime Season 3

Young Thug - Slime Season 3
March 25, 2016
Hip Hop
Critic Score
73
13 reviews
User Score
69
112 reviews

15. Drake - VIEWS

Drake - VIEWS
April 29, 2016
Hip Hop
Critic Score
67
28 reviews
User Score
60
361 reviews

14. Anderson .Paak - Malibu

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

13. Young Thug - Jeffery

Young Thug - Jeffery
August 26, 2016
Hip Hop
Critic Score
78
11 reviews
User Score
76
193 reviews

12. Danny Brown - Atrocity Exhibition

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

11. Kendrick Lamar - untitled unmastered.

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

10. Bon Iver - 22, A Million

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

9. Schoolboy Q - Blank Face LP

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

8. Rihanna - ANTI

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

7. 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
459 reviews

6. Frank Ocean - Blonde

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

5. Travis Scott - Birds in the Trap Sing McKnight

Travis Scott - Birds in the Trap Sing McKnight
September 2, 2016
Hip Hop
Critic Score
62
9 reviews
User Score
66
153 reviews

4. 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
916 reviews

3. 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
389 reviews

2. Chance The Rapper - Coloring Book

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

1. Beyoncé - Lemonade

Beyoncé - Lemonade
April 23, 2016
R&B
Critic Score
89
30 reviews
User Score
80
756 reviews
Original Source: http://www.complex.com/music/2016/12/best-albums-of-2016/

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