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2016 Music Year End List Aggregate

These numbers are obtained from the 115 lists found at the end of this page.


Honorable Mention:
Maren Morris - Hero (35), Wilco - Schmilco (35), Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith - EARS (34), Ariana Grande - Dangerous Woman (34), Paul Simon - Stranger to Stranger (34), Huerco S. - For Those Of You Who Have Never (And Also Those Who Have) (32), Equiknoxx - Bird Sound Power (31), Kate Tempest - Let Them Eat Chaos (31), NxWorries - Yes Lawd! (31), Cass McCombs - Mangy Love (30), Meilyr Jones - 2013 (28), King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard - Nonagon Infinity (28), Kano - Made in the Manor (28), Weyes Blood - Front Row Seat to Earth (27), Bat For Lashes - The Bride (27), Preoccupations - Preoccupations (27), Hamilton Leithauser + Rostam - I Had A Dream That You Were Mine (27), Oh Sees - A Weird Exits (26), Bruno Mars - 24K Magic (26), Nao - For All We Know (26), Shura - Nothing's Real (26), White Lung - Paradise (26), The Radio Dept. - Running Out of Love (24), Lady Gaga - Joanne (24), Hinds - Leave Me Alone (24), Tegan and Sara - Love You to Death (24), Lucy Dacus - No Burden (22), Andy Shauf - The Party (22), Elysia Crampton - Demon City (22), Cavern of Anti-Matter - Void Beats/Invocation Trex (22), PUP - The Dream Is Over (22), Cobalt - Slow Forever (21), Omar S - The Best (21), DIIV - Is the Is Are (21), Glass Animals - How to Be a Human Being (21), Charles Bradley - Changes (21), The Hotelier - Goodness (21), Touché Amoré - Stage Four (21), Nails - You Will Never Be One of Us (20), Suede - Night Thoughts (20), Sia - This Is Acting (20), BADBADNOTGOOD - IV (20), Swans - The Glowing Man (20), Frankie Cosmos - Next Thing (20), Let's Eat Grandma - I, Gemini (20), Kornél Kovács - The Bells (19), Mark Pritchard - Under the Sun (19), Shirley Collins - Lodestar (19), D.D Dumbo - Utopia Defeated (19), Underworld - Barbara Barbara, we face a shining future (19)
How Points are Measured

1st Place:
10 points
2nd Place:
8 points
3rd place:
6 points
Top 10:
5 points
Top 25:
3 points
Other:
1 point
Recent Additions
Sep 22
Dork
Jan 04
Okayplayer
Jan 03
Mashable, The Daily Beast
Dec 30
Gaffa (Norway), Gaffa (Sweden), Northern Transmissions
Dec 29
GIGsoup, Hypebeast
Dec 24
XLR8R, The Needle Drop, Alternative Press, Variety
Dec 23
Sputnikmusic, Nerdist, Magnet
Dec 22
Pigeons & Planes
Dec 21
BrooklynVegan, No Ripcord
Dec 20
InStyle, The Wild Honey Pie
Dec 19
Earbuddy, DIY, Time Out New York, People
Dec 18
Now Magazine, Flavorwire
Dec 17
Gigwise, Under the Radar
Dec 16
Clash, Mixmag, The Guardian
Dec 15
Passion of the Weiss, The New Zealand Herald, Rolling Stone (Australia), The Vinyl Factory, Q Magazine
Dec 14
Les Inrocks, Salon, Tiny Mix Tapes, BLARE, FLOOD, The Line of Best Fit, Time Out London, Drowned in Sound
Dec 13
AOL Entertainment, The Wire, FACT, The Atlantic, God Is In The TV, Louder Than War, Pitchfork
Dec 12
Dazed, Dummy, Resident Advisor, Uproxx, Billboard, SPIN, PopMatters, The 405, A.V. Club
Dec 09
AllMusic, Cosmopolitan, musicOMH, Diffuser, Thump, Loud and Quiet, Pretty Much Amazing
Dec 08
Variance, Double J, Digital Spy, Slant Magazine, FasterLouder, Entertainment Weekly
Dec 07
Newsweek, Treble, Fuse, WIRED, For The Win, Noisey, Vulture
Dec 06
Idolator, Red Bull, The Quietus
Dec 05
Glide, The Times / The Sunday Times, Complex, NPR Music
Dec 04
OOR, Sound Opinions, Revolver
Dec 03
Albumism, LA Music Blog
Dec 01
KCRW, Esquire (US), Norman Records, American Songwriter, Gorilla vs. Bear, Crack Magazine, Stereogum, The Skinny
Nov 30
The Independent, Paste
Nov 29
Bleep
Nov 28
TIME, Rolling Stone, Consequence of Sound
Nov 24
NME
Nov 22
Fopp
Nov 20
Esquire (UK)
Nov 19
MOJO, Uncut, Piccadilly Records
Nov 16
Decibel
Nov 14
Rough Trade
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