2016 Album Releases

2016
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May 8
Radiohead - A Moon Shaped Pool
Radiohead
A Moon Shaped Pool
87
critic score
(37)
86
user score
(1236)
Feb 14
Kanye West - The Life of Pablo
Kanye West
The Life of Pablo
78
critic score
(34)
77
user score
(1180)
Aug 20
Frank Ocean - Blonde
Frank Ocean
Blonde
86
critic score
(36)
86
user score
(1071)
Jan 8
David Bowie - Blackstar
David Bowie
Blackstar
85
critic score
(36)
86
user score
(1020)
Apr 23
Beyoncé - Lemonade
Beyoncé
Lemonade
90
critic score
(32)
80
user score
(952)
Sep 30
Bon Iver - 22, A Million
Bon Iver
22, A Million
87
critic score
(37)
81
user score
(811)
Mar 4
Kendrick Lamar - untitled unmastered.
Kendrick Lamar
untitled unmastered.
84
critic score
(29)
81
user score
(738)
Jan 15
Anderson .Paak - Malibu
Anderson .Paak
Malibu
79
critic score
(15)
80
user score
(673)
Sep 27
Danny Brown - Atrocity Exhibition
Danny Brown
Atrocity Exhibition
83
critic score
(32)
86
user score
(668)
May 13
Chance The Rapper - Coloring Book
Chance The Rapper
Coloring Book
85
critic score
(23)
77
user score
(657)
Jan 27
Rihanna - ANTI
Rihanna
ANTI
69
critic score
(30)
73
user score
(581)
Sep 2
Angel Olsen - My Woman
Angel Olsen
My Woman
86
critic score
(33)
82
user score
(580)
Sep 30
Solange - A Seat at the Table
Solange
A Seat at the Table
87
critic score
(25)
83
user score
(580)
May 20
Car Seat Headrest - Teens of Denial
Car Seat Headrest
Teens of Denial
82
critic score
(23)
83
user score
(561)
May 6
James Blake - The Colour in Anything
James Blake
The Colour in Anything
79
critic score
(26)
78
user score
(553)
Dec 25
Run the Jewels - Run the Jewels 3
Run the Jewels
Run the Jewels 3
86
critic score
(31)
82
user score
(518)
Sep 9
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Skeleton Tree
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
Skeleton Tree
89
critic score
(30)
84
user score
(514)
Nov 11
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
86
critic score
(25)
84
user score
(482)
May 6
Death Grips - Bottomless Pit
Death Grips
Bottomless Pit
80
critic score
(12)
80
user score
(473)
Apr 29
Drake - VIEWS
Drake
VIEWS
67
critic score
(30)
59
user score
(472)
May 6
ANOHNI - Hopelessness
ANOHNI
Hopelessness
80
critic score
(28)
77
user score
(468)
Jun 17
Mitski - Puberty 2
Mitski
Puberty 2
85
critic score
(26)
80
user score
(459)
Dec 2
Childish Gambino -
Childish Gambino
"Awaken, My Love!"
77
critic score
(25)
77
user score
(445)
Oct 21
Lady Gaga - Joanne
Lady Gaga
Joanne
68
critic score
(24)
68
user score
(436)
Jul 8
The Avalanches - Wildflower
The Avalanches
Wildflower
79
critic score
(32)
78
user score
(416)
Nov 25
The Weeknd - Starboy
The Weeknd
Starboy
65
critic score
(28)
67
user score
(378)
May 20
Ariana Grande - Dangerous Woman
Ariana Grande
Dangerous Woman
71
critic score
(11)
75
user score
(375)
Jun 27
Blood Orange - Freetown Sound
Blood Orange
Freetown Sound
79
critic score
(30)
80
user score
(366)
Apr 8
Parquet Courts - Human Performance
Parquet Courts
Human Performance
82
critic score
(28)
77
user score
(351)
Jun 3
Whitney - Light Upon The Lake
Whitney
Light Upon The Lake
80
critic score
(18)
79
user score
(327)
May 6
KAYTRANADA - 99.9%
KAYTRANADA
99.9%
76
critic score
(21)
77
user score
(323)
Jan 22
Savages - Adore Life
Savages
Adore Life
80
critic score
(34)
74
user score
(322)
Feb 19
Animal Collective - Painting With
Animal Collective
Painting With
69
critic score
(35)
68
user score
(319)
Feb 5
DIIV - Is the Is Are
DIIV
Is the Is Are
72
critic score
(27)
73
user score
(303)
Jul 8
Schoolboy Q - Blank Face LP
Schoolboy Q
Blank Face LP
74
critic score
(20)
76
user score
(284)
Sep 30
Nicolas Jaar - Sirens
Nicolas Jaar
Sirens
77
critic score
(16)
80
user score
(268)
Feb 26
Charli XCX - Vroom Vroom
Charli XCX
Vroom Vroom
66
critic score
(10)
73
user score
(265)
Jan 22
Chairlift - Moth
Chairlift
Moth
76
critic score
(22)
73
user score
(263)
Jan 29
Sia - This Is Acting
Sia
This Is Acting
65
critic score
(26)
64
user score
(257)
Apr 29
King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard - Nonagon Infinity
King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard
Nonagon Infinity
81
critic score
(12)
78
user score
(257)
Aug 25
Vince Staples - Prima Donna
Vince Staples
Prima Donna
81
critic score
(13)
77
user score
(256)
Apr 1
Weezer - Weezer (White Album)
Weezer
Weezer (White Album)
73
critic score
(21)
75
user score
(255)
Apr 15
Sturgill Simpson - A Sailor's Guide to Earth
Sturgill Simpson
A Sailor's Guide to Earth
83
critic score
(19)
79
user score
(255)
Jan 15
Daughter - Not To Disappear
Daughter
Not To Disappear
73
critic score
(27)
71
user score
(254)
Aug 26
Young Thug - Jeffery
Young Thug
Jeffery
77
critic score
(11)
77
user score
(252)
Apr 15
PJ Harvey - The Hope Six Demolition Project
PJ Harvey
The Hope Six Demolition Project
76
critic score
(33)
73
user score
(249)
Oct 21
Leonard Cohen - You Want It Darker
Leonard Cohen
You Want It Darker
88
critic score
(23)
82
user score
(244)
Apr 8
M83 - Junk
M83
Junk
64
critic score
(23)
61
user score
(240)
Nov 18
Bruno Mars - 24K Magic
Bruno Mars
24K Magic
69
critic score
(15)
66
user score
(238)
Jul 31
Noname - Telefone
Noname
Telefone
80
critic score
(9)
80
user score
(237)
Aug 26
Carly Rae Jepsen - E•MO•TION: Side B
Carly Rae Jepsen
E•MO•TION: Side B
77
critic score
(7)
79
user score
(237)
Dec 9
J. Cole - 4 Your Eyez Only
J. Cole
4 Your Eyez Only
69
critic score
(16)
62
user score
(237)
Jun 17
YG - Still Brazy
YG
Still Brazy
81
critic score
(13)
76
user score
(230)
Apr 15
Kevin Morby - Singing Saw
Kevin Morby
Singing Saw
82
critic score
(18)
78
user score
(229)
Feb 12
Pinegrove - Cardinal
Pinegrove
Cardinal
80
critic score
(7)
77
user score
(226)
Apr 1
Frankie Cosmos - Next Thing
Frankie Cosmos
Next Thing
76
critic score
(17)
76
user score
(224)
Aug 26
Britney Spears - Glory
Britney Spears
Glory
69
critic score
(13)
68
user score
(223)
Sep 2
Travis Scott - Birds in the Trap Sing McKnight
Travis Scott
Birds in the Trap Sing McKnight
59
critic score
(9)
66
user score
(223)
May 27
Flume - Skin
Flume
Skin
69
critic score
(8)
70
user score
(222)
Sep 16
Preoccupations - Preoccupations
Preoccupations
Preoccupations
79
critic score
(21)
77
user score
(222)
Jun 17
Swans - The Glowing Man
Swans
The Glowing Man
77
critic score
(17)
81
user score
(217)
Sep 30
Jenny Hval - Blood Bitch
Jenny Hval
Blood Bitch
82
critic score
(21)
78
user score
(215)
Sep 2
Isaiah Rashad - The Sun's Tirade
Isaiah Rashad
The Sun's Tirade
73
critic score
(12)
78
user score
(212)
Feb 5
Porches - Pool
Porches
Pool
69
critic score
(15)
74
user score
(211)
Jan 8
Hinds - Leave Me Alone
Hinds
Leave Me Alone
76
critic score
(27)
68
user score
(210)
May 6
Skepta - Konnichiwa
Skepta
Konnichiwa
79
critic score
(16)
74
user score
(209)
Mar 18
Iggy Pop - Post Pop Depression
Iggy Pop
Post Pop Depression
75
critic score
(29)
74
user score
(202)
Apr 8
Deakin - Sleep Cycle
Deakin
Sleep Cycle
80
critic score
(9)
79
user score
(202)
Jul 8
BADBADNOTGOOD - IV
BADBADNOTGOOD
IV
74
critic score
(22)
77
user score
(199)
Mar 4
Esperanza Spalding - Emily's D+Evolution
Esperanza Spalding
Emily's D+Evolution
82
critic score
(10)
75
user score
(197)
Sep 9
M.I.A. - AIM
M.I.A.
AIM
63
critic score
(30)
60
user score
(196)
Jun 17
Red Hot Chili Peppers - The Getaway
Red Hot Chili Peppers
The Getaway
66
critic score
(21)
66
user score
(194)
Mar 9
Denzel Curry - Imperial
Denzel Curry
Imperial
79
critic score
(4)
79
user score
(192)
May 27
The Hotelier - Goodness
The Hotelier
Goodness
81
critic score
(10)
75
user score
(189)
Jul 15
Michael Kiwanuka - Love & Hate
Michael Kiwanuka
Love & Hate
83
critic score
(17)
79
user score
(186)
Jul 8
Shura - Nothing's Real
Shura
Nothing's Real
79
critic score
(17)
78
user score
(179)
Mar 4
Anna Meredith - Varmints
Anna Meredith
Varmints
83
critic score
(6)
77
user score
(177)
Sep 30
Banks - The Altar
Banks
The Altar
70
critic score
(18)
71
user score
(176)
Oct 21
Kero Kero Bonito - Bonito Generation
Kero Kero Bonito
Bonito Generation
82
critic score
(9)
78
user score
(173)
Jan 22
Suede - Night Thoughts
Suede
Night Thoughts
78
critic score
(24)
76
user score
(171)
Apr 1
The Last Shadow Puppets - Everything You've Come to Expect
The Last Shadow Puppets
Everything You've Come to Expect
70
critic score
(25)
68
user score
(171)
Apr 29
Aesop Rock - The Impossible Kid
Aesop Rock
The Impossible Kid
78
critic score
(11)
79
user score
(170)
Jul 1
Bat For Lashes - The Bride
Bat For Lashes
The Bride
75
critic score
(35)
73
user score
(170)
Aug 19
Frank Ocean - Endless
Frank Ocean
Endless
73
critic score
(15)
77
user score
(170)
Apr 1
dvsn - Sept. 5th
dvsn
Sept. 5th
70
critic score
(6)
75
user score
(169)
Apr 8
Tim Hecker - Love Streams
Tim Hecker
Love Streams
79
critic score
(23)
73
user score
(169)
May 6
White Lung - Paradise
White Lung
Paradise
76
critic score
(22)
75
user score
(168)
Aug 26
Glass Animals - How to Be a Human Being
Glass Animals
How to Be a Human Being
77
critic score
(15)
76
user score
(168)
Mar 25
Zayn - Mind of Mine
Zayn
Mind of Mine
65
critic score
(20)
63
user score
(167)
Jan 29
Charlie Puth - Nine Track Mind
Charlie Puth
Nine Track Mind
43
critic score
(5)
28
user score
(165)
Oct 28
Tove Lo - Lady Wood
Tove Lo
Lady Wood
72
critic score
(14)
69
user score
(165)
Sep 9
Wilco - Schmilco
Wilco
Schmilco
74
critic score
(23)
72
user score
(160)
Jan 22
Ty Segall - Emotional Mugger
Ty Segall
Emotional Mugger
76
critic score
(28)
75
user score
(157)
May 13
Jessy Lanza - Oh No
Jessy Lanza
Oh No
79
critic score
(19)
76
user score
(151)
Aug 19
Crystal Castles - AMNESTY (I)
Crystal Castles
AMNESTY (I)
63
critic score
(20)
63
user score
(150)
Oct 21
Weyes Blood - Front Row Seat to Earth
Weyes Blood
Front Row Seat to Earth
80
critic score
(10)
78
user score
(150)
Jan 15
Panic! at the Disco - Death of a Bachelor
Panic! at the Disco
Death of a Bachelor
65
critic score
(11)
60
user score
(149)
Jan 28
Massive Attack - Ritual Spirit
Massive Attack
Ritual Spirit
77
critic score
(6)
77
user score
(149)
Oct 14
Jeff Rosenstock - WORRY.
Jeff Rosenstock
WORRY.
82
critic score
(7)
80
user score
(149)
Feb 6
Future - EVOL
Future
EVOL
70
critic score
(18)
61
user score
(145)
Apr 1
Japanese Breakfast - Psychopomp
Japanese Breakfast
Psychopomp
74
critic score
(7)
75
user score
(145)
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