FACT's 50 Best Albums of 2016

FACT's 50 Best Albums of 2016

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50. 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

49. serpentwithfeet - blisters

serpentwithfeet - blisters
September 2, 2016
Art Pop
Critic Score
81
4 reviews
User Score
78
32 reviews

48. Good Willsmith - Things Our Bodies Used To Have

Good Willsmith - Things Our Bodies Used To Have
February 19, 2016
Critic Score
80
1 review
User Score
77
5 reviews

47. Chino Amobi - Airport Music For Black Folk

Chino Amobi - Airport Music For Black Folk
August 10, 2016
Critic Score
NR
User Score
64
4 reviews

46. Cousin Stizz - MONDA

Cousin Stizz - MONDA
July 14, 2016
Critic Score
NR
User Score
78
4 reviews

45. Klara Lewis - Too

Klara Lewis - Too
May 27, 2016
Dark Ambient
Critic Score
74
1 review
User Score
76
6 reviews

44. Elon Katz - The Human Pet

Elon Katz - The Human Pet
May 12, 2016
Critic Score
NR
User Score
NR

43. Mozzy - Mandatory Check

Mozzy - Mandatory Check
June 10, 2016
Critic Score
68
1 review
User Score
NR

42. Will Long - Long Trax

Will Long - Long Trax
September 26, 2016
Critic Score
84
1 review
User Score
82
2 reviews

41. Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith & Suzanne Ciani - FRKWYS Vol. 13: Sunergy

Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith & Suzanne Ciani - FRKWYS Vol. 13: Sunergy
September 16, 2016
Electronic
Critic Score
74
6 reviews
User Score
75
20 reviews

40. Botany - Deepak Verbera

Botany - Deepak Verbera
October 14, 2016
Ambient
Critic Score
NR
User Score
73
2 reviews

39. Disasterpeace - Hyper Light Drifter

Disasterpeace - Hyper Light Drifter
April 13, 2016
Critic Score
NR
User Score
74
2 reviews

38. Second Woman - Second Woman

Second Woman - Second Woman
May 27, 2016
Critic Score
66
1 review
User Score
67
4 reviews

37. Abra - Princess

Abra - Princess
July 15, 2016
Alternative R&B
Critic Score
71
5 reviews
User Score
75
53 reviews

35. Kyle Dixon & Michael Stein - Stranger Things, Vol 1

Kyle Dixon & Michael Stein - Stranger Things, Vol 1
August 12, 2016
Synthwave
Critic Score
83
7 reviews
User Score
81
58 reviews

35. Kyle Dixon & Michael Stein - Stranger Things, Vol 2

Kyle Dixon & Michael Stein - Stranger Things, Vol 2
August 19, 2016
Synthwave
Critic Score
78
2 reviews
User Score
79
20 reviews

34. Anderson .Paak - Malibu

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

33. Ohal - Acid Park

Ohal - Acid Park
May 27, 2016
Critic Score
75
2 reviews
User Score
72
2 reviews

32. Seekersinternational - RaggaPreservationSociety EP

Seekersinternational - RaggaPreservationSociety EP
November 4, 2016
Critic Score
82
1 review
User Score
80
3 reviews

31. Angel Olsen - My Woman

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

30. Powell - Sport

Powell - Sport
October 14, 2016
Techno
Critic Score
74
11 reviews
User Score
65
18 reviews

29. Helena Celle - If I Can't Handle Me At My Best, Then You Don't Deserve You At Your Worst

Helena Celle - If I Can't Handle Me At My Best, Then You Don't Deserve You At Your Worst
June 17, 2016
Critic Score
NR
User Score
74
4 reviews

28. FIS - From Patterns To Details

FIS - From Patterns To Details
September 23, 2016
Critic Score
72
1 review
User Score
69
4 reviews

27. DVA - NOTU_URONLINEU

DVA - NOTU_URONLINEU
October 7, 2016
Critic Score
74
4 reviews
User Score
66
2 reviews

26. Sophia Loizou - Singulacra

Sophia Loizou - Singulacra
February 26, 2016
Critic Score
NR
User Score
77
3 reviews

25. 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

24. Negative Gemini - Body Work

Negative Gemini - Body Work
September 23, 2016
Electropop
Critic Score
70
1 review
User Score
76
10 reviews

23. David Bowie - Blackstar

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

22. Demdike Stare - Wonderland

Demdike Stare - Wonderland
November 16, 2016
UK Bass
Critic Score
81
4 reviews
User Score
73
11 reviews

21. 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

20. Peder Mannerfelt - Controlling Body

Peder Mannerfelt - Controlling Body
April 18, 2016
Electronic
Critic Score
80
2 reviews
User Score
56
7 reviews

19. Young Thug - Jeffery

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

18. Bjarki - b

Bjarki - b
June 17, 2016
Critic Score
64
2 reviews
User Score
77
2 reviews

17. Konx-Om-Pax - Caramel

Konx-Om-Pax - Caramel
July 8, 2016
IDM
Critic Score
75
4 reviews
User Score
72
7 reviews

16. The Outfit, TX - Green Lights: Everythang Goin

The Outfit, TX - Green Lights: Everythang Goin
July 28, 2016
Critic Score
NR
User Score
70
1 review

15. Beyoncé - Lemonade

Beyoncé - Lemonade
April 23, 2016
R&B
Critic Score
89
30 reviews
User Score
80
758 reviews

14. YG - Still Brazy

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

13. Rihanna - ANTI

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

12. The Body - No One Deserves Happiness

The Body - No One Deserves Happiness
March 18, 2016
Drone Metal
Critic Score
78
10 reviews
User Score
70
51 reviews

11. Jessy Lanza - Oh No

Jessy Lanza - Oh No
May 13, 2016
Alternative R&B
Critic Score
79
19 reviews
User Score
76
135 reviews

10. 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

9. Pangaea - In Drum Play

Pangaea - In Drum Play
October 14, 2016
UK Bass
Critic Score
78
2 reviews
User Score
72
8 reviews

8. 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

7. Steve Hauschildt - Strands

Steve Hauschildt - Strands
October 28, 2016
Electronic
Critic Score
78
6 reviews
User Score
76
22 reviews

6. 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

5. Mitski - Puberty 2

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

4. Lorenzo Senni - Persona

Lorenzo Senni - Persona
November 11, 2016
Critic Score
79
4 reviews
User Score
76
9 reviews

3. Danny Brown - Atrocity Exhibition

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

2. Equiknoxx - Bird Sound Power

Equiknoxx - Bird Sound Power
July 22, 2016
Juke
Critic Score
82
1 review
User Score
77
7 reviews

1. Jenny Hval - Blood Bitch

Jenny Hval - Blood Bitch
September 30, 2016
Art Pop
Critic Score
82
20 reviews
User Score
77
181 reviews
Original Source: http://www.factmag.com/2016/12/13/best-albums-of-2016/

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