Albums
Songs

2021 Music Year End List Aggregate

These numbers are obtained from the 130 lists found at the end of this page.


Honorable Mention:
Armand Hammer & The Alchemist - HARAM (49), Every Time I Die - Radical (48), Tirzah - Colourgrade (48), Bicep - Isles (47), Sons of Kemet - Black To The Future (46), Brandi Carlile - In These Silent Days (45), LINGUA IGNOTA - SINNER GET READY (45), Indigo De Souza - Any Shape You Take (44), Grouper - Shade (43), Isaiah Rashad - The House Is Burning (42), CHVRCHΞS - Screen Violence (42), Yola - Stand for Myself (42), Allison Russell - Outside Child (40), Courtney Barnett - Things Take Time, Take Time (40), Gojira - Fortitude (39), Taylor Swift - Red (Taylor's Version) (39), Arooj Aftab - Vulture Prince (39), John Glacier - SHILOH: Lost for Words (38), Kanye West - Donda (38), Porter Robinson - Nurture (37), Hiatus Kaiyote - Mood Valiant (37), serpentwithfeet - DEACON (37), Arab Strap - As Days Get Dark (37), Mustafa - When Smoke Rises (36), Ghetts - Conflict Of Interest (36), Nala Sinephro - Space 1.8 (34), Magdalena Bay - Mercurial World (34), Jane Weaver - Flock (34), Loraine James - Reflection (34), Deafheaven - Infinite Granite (34), SPELLLING - The Turning Wheel (33), illuminati hotties - Let Me Do One More (33), girl in red - if i could make it go quiet (33), Lorde - Solar Power (33), Spiritbox - Eternal Blue (32), Eris Drew - Quivering in Time (32), SPIRIT OF THE BEEHIVE - ENTERTAINMENT, DEATH (32), Faye Webster - I Know I'm Funny haha (32), Koreless - Agor (31), Genesis Owusu - Smiling With No Teeth (31), Mastodon - Hushed and Grim (30), Sufjan Stevens & Angelo De Augustine - A Beginner’s Mind (30), Damon Albarn - The Nearer the Fountain, More Pure the Stream Flows (30), Parquet Courts - Sympathy for Life (30), Space Afrika - Honest Labour (29), Lana Del Rey - Blue Banisters (29), Remi Wolf - Juno (29), shame - Drunk Tank Pink (29), Erika de Casier - Sensational (29), Cleo Sol - Mother (28)
How Points are Measured

Ranked Lists
1st Place:
10 points
2nd Place:
8 points
3rd place:
6 points
Top 10:
5 points
Top 25:
3 points
Other:
1 point
Unranked Lists
10 Albums or Less:
5 points
25 Albums or Less:
3 points
More than 25 Albums:
1 point
Recent Additions
Jan 08
Under the Radar
Jan 04
Chorus.fm
Dec 31
Norman Records, Atwood Magazine, Magnetic, Rolling Stone: Rob Sheffield, Passion of the Weiss, Dork
Dec 30
What's Good
Dec 29
The Young Folks, Record Collector
Dec 28
MondoSonoro, BrooklynVegan, Good Morning America
Dec 26
The Observer: Kitty Empire
Dec 24
HYPEBEAST, WIRED
Dec 23
No Ripcord, A.V. Club, The Needle Drop
Dec 22
Sputnikmusic, Okayplayer, Yahoo Entertainment, The Music, KCRW, Complex UK
Dec 21
The Alternative, The New Yorker: Sheldon Pearce, Slate, Evening Standard, The Forty-Five, The Independent
Dec 20
Bandcamp Daily
Dec 18
Les Inrocks
Dec 17
Coup De Main, MAGNET, DIY, American Songwriter, The Telegraph, musicOMH, Dazed, The Guardian, Associated Press, Spectrum Culture, Junkee
Dec 16
Clash, Dummy, The Wild Honey Pie, Beats Per Minute, Resident Advisor
Dec 15
Punktastic, Los Angeles Times, DJ Mag
Dec 14
People, The FADER, USA Today: Patrick Ryan, USA Today: Melissa Ruggieri, FLOOD, The Irish Times, BBC Culture, The Atlantic
Dec 13
Vinyl Me, Please, Sound Opinions: Jim DeRogatis, Sound Opinions: Greg Kot, SPIN, The Line of Best Fit, Vulture, The Philadelphia Inquirer: Dan DeLuca, Northern Transmissions, The Wall Street Journal
Dec 12
Piccadilly Records, Gaffa (Sweden), Far Out Magazine
Dec 11
The Sunday Times
Dec 10
Esquire, RIFF, Kerrang!, The Vinyl Factory, NME
Dec 09
Our Culture, Variety: Chris Willman, Variety: Jem Aswad, Gaffa (Denmark), Double J
Dec 08
NZ Herald, The Economist, Entertainment Weekly, God Is In The TV, PopMatters, Loud and Quiet
Dec 07
The Wire, The Washington Post, Slant Magazine, Albumism, Pitchfork, Consequence of Sound, Treble, The Ringer
Dec 06
AllMusic, Billboard, Crack Magazine, Stereogum
Dec 04
TIME
Dec 03
Rolling Stone, NBHAP
Dec 02
The New York Times: Lindsay Zoladz, The New York Times: Jon Caramanica, The New York Times: Jon Pareles
Dec 01
Complex, Exclaim!, The Skinny, The Quietus, Louder Than War, Gorilla vs. Bear, Gigwise, NPR Music
Nov 30
The Key, OOR
Nov 29
Uproxx, Glide, Paste
Nov 27
Prog Magazine, The New Yorker: Amanda Petrusich
Nov 26
BBC Radio 6 Music
Nov 25
Revolver
Nov 23
Bleep
Nov 18
Decibel
Nov 16
Rough Trade (UK), MOJO
Nov 11
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2y
SIMBI wins
2y
É UMA PIADA
Eles só adicionam os sites que bem entendem, vários sites com credibilidade no Entretenimento ficando de fora porquê estão com preguiça ou má vontade de adicionar, ou será que é para os favoritos deles não caírem posições?
2y
No Injury Reserve still? They got slept on hard
2y
This should be included as well since their best albums list was added.
https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-lists/best-songs-2021-rob-sheffield-1268531/
2y
The RollingStone albums list was added.
But they also posted a songs list.
https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-lists/best-songs-2021-rob-sheffield-1268531/
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