AOTY 2019

2016 Singer-Songwriter Album Releases

2016
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EP (3)
LP (100)
Genre
Ambient (74)
Art Pop (79)
Country (48)
Folk (104)
Hip Hop (360)
House (76)
K-Pop (67)
Metal (188)
Pop (130)
R&B (111)
Rock (466)
Singer-Songwriter (106)
Soul (42)
Sep 30
Bon Iver - 22, A Million
Bon Iver
22, A Million
87
critic score
(37)
81
user score
(1246)
Sep 2
Angel Olsen - My Woman
Angel Olsen
My Woman
86
critic score
(33)
82
user score
(870)
Sep 9
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Skeleton Tree
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
Skeleton Tree
90
critic score
(30)
85
user score
(790)
Oct 21
Leonard Cohen - You Want It Darker
Leonard Cohen
You Want It Darker
88
critic score
(23)
82
user score
(325)
Apr 15
PJ Harvey - The Hope Six Demolition Project
PJ Harvey
The Hope Six Demolition Project
76
critic score
(33)
73
user score
(304)
Apr 15
Kevin Morby - Singing Saw
Kevin Morby
Singing Saw
82
critic score
(18)
77
user score
(256)
Jul 15
Michael Kiwanuka - Love & Hate
Michael Kiwanuka
Love & Hate
82
critic score
(18)
79
user score
(250)
May 20
Marissa Nadler - Strangers
Marissa Nadler
Strangers
76
critic score
(19)
74
user score
(135)
Sep 30
Regina Spektor - Remember Us to Life
Regina Spektor
Remember Us to Life
70
critic score
(17)
76
user score
(117)
Aug 26
Cass McCombs - Mangy Love
Cass McCombs
Mangy Love
77
critic score
(20)
77
user score
(106)
Apr 1
Andrew Bird - Are You Serious
Andrew Bird
Are You Serious
77
critic score
(16)
76
user score
(105)
May 20
Andy Shauf - The Party
Andy Shauf
The Party
81
critic score
(7)
78
user score
(103)
Jun 17
Jake Bugg - On My One
Jake Bugg
On My One
54
critic score
(11)
47
user score
(103)
Jan 22
Eleanor Friedberger - New View
Eleanor Friedberger
New View
75
critic score
(24)
72
user score
(88)
Feb 26
Steve Mason - Meet the Humans
Steve Mason
Meet the Humans
80
critic score
(8)
70
user score
(85)
Jun 3
Paul Simon - Stranger to Stranger
Paul Simon
Stranger to Stranger
81
critic score
(18)
73
user score
(83)
Oct 14
Conor Oberst - Ruminations
Conor Oberst
Ruminations
73
critic score
(25)
78
user score
(82)
Oct 21
Agnes Obel - Citizen of Glass
Agnes Obel
Citizen of Glass
78
critic score
(9)
80
user score
(78)
Feb 26
Lucy Dacus - No Burden
Lucy Dacus
No Burden
75
critic score
(10)
78
user score
(77)
Oct 7
Julia Jacklin - Don't Let the Kids Win
Julia Jacklin
Don't Let the Kids Win
76
critic score
(10)
77
user score
(75)
Feb 5
Lucinda Williams - The Ghosts of Highway 20
Lucinda Williams
The Ghosts of Highway 20
81
critic score
(15)
72
user score
(70)
Jun 3
Steve Gunn - Eyes on the Lines
Steve Gunn
Eyes on the Lines
76
critic score
(17)
75
user score
(67)
Mar 18
Damien Jurado - Visions of Us on the Land
Damien Jurado
Visions of Us on the Land
75
critic score
(10)
73
user score
(59)
Sep 23
Devendra Banhart - Ape in Pink Marble
Devendra Banhart
Ape in Pink Marble
69
critic score
(12)
72
user score
(54)
Jan 29
Emma Pollock - In Search of Harperfield
Emma Pollock
In Search of Harperfield
80
critic score
(6)
71
user score
(49)
Oct 7
Norah Jones - Day Breaks
Norah Jones
Day Breaks
75
critic score
(6)
75
user score
(46)
Mar 4
Ray LaMontagne - Ouroboros
Ray LaMontagne
Ouroboros
76
critic score
(8)
75
user score
(44)
Sep 30
Aldous Harding - Aldous Harding
Aldous Harding
Aldous Harding
80
critic score
(1)
78
user score
(41)
May 20
Bob Dylan - Fallen Angels
Bob Dylan
Fallen Angels
74
critic score
(22)
62
user score
(40)
Aug 19
Ryley Walker - Golden Sings That Have Been Sung
Ryley Walker
Golden Sings That Have Been Sung
78
critic score
(12)
73
user score
(39)
Jan 29
Florist - The Birds Outside Sang
Florist
The Birds Outside Sang
74
critic score
(2)
73
user score
(38)
Mar 4
M. Ward - More Rain
M. Ward
More Rain
72
critic score
(15)
68
user score
(36)
Feb 12
Lissie - My Wild West
Lissie
My Wild West
70
critic score
(7)
69
user score
(35)
May 6
Mike Posner - At Night, Alone.
Mike Posner
At Night, Alone.
60
critic score
(3)
59
user score
(33)
Aug 19
Lydia Loveless - Real
Lydia Loveless
Real
77
critic score
(12)
75
user score
(30)
May 6
Thomas Cohen - Bloom Forever
Thomas Cohen
Bloom Forever
78
critic score
(8)
75
user score
(28)
Sep 16
Keaton Henson - Kindly Now
Keaton Henson
Kindly Now
70
critic score
(12)
74
user score
(28)
Jan 15
The Anchoress - Confessions of a Romance Novelist
The Anchoress
Confessions of a Romance Novelist
74
critic score
(6)
65
user score
(25)
Aug 19
Courtney Marie Andrews - Honest Life
Courtney Marie Andrews
Honest Life
79
critic score
(8)
77
user score
(25)
Mar 11
Brian Fallon - Painkillers
Brian Fallon
Painkillers
75
critic score
(10)
68
user score
(24)
Mar 25
Eric Bachmann - Eric Bachmann
Eric Bachmann
Eric Bachmann
78
critic score
(9)
64
user score
(24)
Mar 11
Jeff Buckley - You and I
Jeff Buckley
You and I
59
critic score
(8)
59
user score
(21)
Oct 21
John K. Samson - Winter Wheat
John K. Samson
Winter Wheat
82
critic score
(10)
72
user score
(20)
Mar 11
Emmy the Great - Second Love
Emmy the Great
Second Love
73
critic score
(12)
68
user score
(19)
Mar 25
Kiran Leonard - Grapefruit
Kiran Leonard
Grapefruit
75
critic score
(9)
70
user score
(19)
Jul 29
Lori McKenna - The Bird & the Rifle
Lori McKenna
The Bird & the Rifle
79
critic score
(3)
82
user score
(19)
Aug 19
Lisa Hannigan - At Swim
Lisa Hannigan
At Swim
74
critic score
(9)
74
user score
(19)
Jan 22
Aidan Knight - Each Other
Aidan Knight
Each Other
72
critic score
(5)
76
user score
(18)
Jul 29
Owen - The King of Whys
Owen
The King of Whys
72
critic score
(13)
73
user score
(18)
Sep 23
Billie Marten - Writing of Blues and Yellows
Billie Marten
Writing of Blues and Yellows
78
critic score
(6)
79
user score
(18)
Jan 22
Bonnie 'Prince' Billy - Pond Scum
Bonnie 'Prince' Billy
Pond Scum
73
critic score
(12)
70
user score
(16)
Jan 29
Cian Nugent - Night Fiction
Cian Nugent
Night Fiction
74
critic score
(8)
69
user score
(16)
May 27
Clare Maguire - Stranger Things Have Happened
Clare Maguire
Stranger Things Have Happened
60
critic score
(1)
70
user score
(16)
Feb 5
Trixie Whitley - Porta Bohemica
Trixie Whitley
Porta Bohemica
87
critic score
(3)
77
user score
(15)
Apr 8
Lights - Midnight Machines
Lights
Midnight Machines
73
critic score
(3)
76
user score
(15)
Aug 19
Ed Harcourt - Furnaces
Ed Harcourt
Furnaces
77
critic score
(7)
78
user score
(15)
Jan 15
Dylan Leblanc - Cautionary Tale
Dylan Leblanc
Cautionary Tale
64
critic score
(5)
72
user score
(14)
May 27
Daniel Romano - Mosey
Daniel Romano
Mosey
76
critic score
(5)
77
user score
(14)
Jan 15
Brooke Waggoner - Sweven
Brooke Waggoner
Sweven
70
critic score
(1)
75
user score
(13)
Dec 9
LP - Lost on You
LP
Lost on You
80
critic score
(1)
74
user score
(13)
Jul 1
Stephen Steinbrink - Anagrams
Stephen Steinbrink
Anagrams
75
critic score
(4)
70
user score
(12)
Feb 5
Matt Elliott - The Calm Before
Matt Elliott
The Calm Before
71
critic score
(3)
74
user score
(11)
Jun 17
Sarah Jarosz - Undercurrent
Sarah Jarosz
Undercurrent
77
critic score
(3)
71
user score
(11)
Apr 29
Britta Phillips - Luck or Magic
Britta Phillips
Luck or Magic
65
critic score
(4)
68
user score
(10)
Jun 3
Robert Ellis - Robert Ellis
Robert Ellis
Robert Ellis
75
critic score
(6)
78
user score
(10)
Mar 25
Parker Millsap - The Very Last Day
Parker Millsap
The Very Last Day
80
critic score
(4)
80
user score
(9)
May 20
Tim Heidecker - In Glendale
Tim Heidecker
In Glendale
69
critic score
(6)
61
user score
(9)
Jun 3
Max Jury - Max Jury
Max Jury
Max Jury
65
critic score
(3)
68
user score
(9)
Jul 1
Delta Goodrem - Wings of the Wild
Delta Goodrem
Wings of the Wild
75
user score
(9)
Aug 19
John Paul White - Beulah
John Paul White
Beulah
70
critic score
(4)
69
user score
(9)
Aug 26
Ingrid Michaelson - It Doesn't Have to Make Sense
Ingrid Michaelson
It Doesn't Have to Make Sense
80
critic score
(3)
66
user score
(9)
Sep 30
Van Morrison - Keep Me Singing
Van Morrison
Keep Me Singing
69
critic score
(8)
69
user score
(9)
Jan 8
Eefje De Visser - Nachtlicht
Eefje De Visser
Nachtlicht
69
user score
(8)
Jan 8
Pete Astor - Spilt Milk
Pete Astor
Spilt Milk
70
critic score
(5)
66
user score
(8)
Jan 22
Aoife O'Donovan - In the Magic Hour
Aoife O'Donovan
In the Magic Hour
78
critic score
(4)
71
user score
(8)
Jun 10
Brigid Mae Power - Brigid Mae Power
Brigid Mae Power
Brigid Mae Power
78
critic score
(2)
75
user score
(8)
Oct 7
Brent Cobb - Shine on Rainy Day
Brent Cobb
Shine on Rainy Day
78
critic score
(4)
75
user score
(8)
Apr 15
Graham Nash - This Path Tonight
Graham Nash
This Path Tonight
69
critic score
(5)
71
user score
(7)
Jul 8
Wymond Miles - Call By Night
Wymond Miles
Call By Night
64
critic score
(3)
69
user score
(7)
Mar 4
Carter Tanton - Jettison the Valley
Carter Tanton
Jettison the Valley
62
critic score
(2)
65
user score
(6)
Jul 1
Holly Henry - King Paten
Holly Henry
King Paten
78
user score
(6)
Nov 11
Martha Wainwright - Goodnight City
Martha Wainwright
Goodnight City
76
critic score
(9)
70
user score
(6)
Nov 18
Cory Hanson - The Unborn Capitalist From Limbo
Cory Hanson
The Unborn Capitalist From Limbo
75
critic score
(4)
82
user score
(6)
Feb 5
Jason Collett - Song and Dance Man
Jason Collett
Song and Dance Man
75
critic score
(4)
73
user score
(5)
Mar 11
Pete Yorn - ArrangingTime
Pete Yorn
ArrangingTime
67
critic score
(6)
58
user score
(5)
Jun 3
Joseph Arthur - The Family
Joseph Arthur
The Family
70
critic score
(1)
80
user score
(5)
Aug 26
Butch Walker - Stay Gold
Butch Walker
Stay Gold
75
critic score
(6)
75
user score
(5)
Nov 11
Kristin Hersh - Wyatt At The Coyote Palace
Kristin Hersh
Wyatt At The Coyote Palace
76
critic score
(6)
73
user score
(5)
Feb 5
Elliott Smith - Heaven Adores You
Elliott Smith
Heaven Adores You
76
critic score
(5)
76
user score
(4)
Apr 29
Lera Lynn - Resistor
Lera Lynn
Resistor
77
critic score
(3)
81
user score
(4)
Jun 10
Alexis Taylor - Piano
Alexis Taylor
Piano
64
critic score
(8)
64
user score
(4)
Feb 24
Gabriella Cohen - Full Closure and No Details
Gabriella Cohen
Full Closure and No Details
66
critic score
(6)
79
user score
(3)
Apr 15
Ashley Shadow - Ashley Shadow
Ashley Shadow
Ashley Shadow
80
critic score
(1)
80
user score
(3)
Oct 28
Alejandro Escovedo - Burn Something Beautiful
Alejandro Escovedo
Burn Something Beautiful
80
critic score
(5)
76
user score
(3)
Feb 18
Joe Volk - Happenings and Killings
Joe Volk
Happenings and Killings
80
critic score
(1)
60
user score
(2)
May 27
Malcolm Middleton - Summer of '13
Malcolm Middleton
Summer of '13
66
critic score
(7)
68
user score
(2)
Jun 10
Esmé Patterson - We Were Wild
Esmé Patterson
We Were Wild
73
critic score
(4)
74
user score
(2)
Sep 9
Tim Burgess & Peter Gordon - Same Language, Different Worlds
Tim Burgess & Peter Gordon
Same Language, Different Worlds
70
critic score
(3)
77
user score
(2)
Oct 21
David Crosby - Lighthouse
David Crosby
Lighthouse
71
critic score
(5)
84
user score
(2)
Feb 12
Stephen Kellogg - South, West, North, East
Stephen Kellogg
South, West, North, East
79
critic score
(3)
80
user score
(1)
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