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The Highest Rated Albums of 2016

1. Beyoncé - Lemonade

Beyoncé - Lemonade
April 23, 2016
Critic Score
90
33 reviews

2. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Skeleton Tree

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Skeleton Tree
September 9, 2016
Critic Score
90
30 reviews

4. Radiohead - A Moon Shaped Pool

Radiohead - A Moon Shaped Pool
May 8, 2016
Critic Score
88
39 reviews

5. Solange - A Seat at the Table

Solange - A Seat at the Table
September 30, 2016
Critic Score
87
26 reviews

6. Bon Iver - 22, A Million

Bon Iver - 22, A Million
September 30, 2016
Critic Score
87
37 reviews

7. William Bell - This Is Where I Live

William Bell - This Is Where I Live
June 3, 2016
Critic Score
87
5 reviews

8. Frank Ocean - Blonde

Frank Ocean - Blonde
August 20, 2016
Critic Score
86
38 reviews

10. Run the Jewels - Run the Jewels 3

Run the Jewels - Run the Jewels 3
December 25, 2016
Critic Score
86
33 reviews

11. David Bowie - Blackstar

David Bowie - Blackstar
January 8, 2016
Critic Score
86
36 reviews

12. Angel Olsen - My Woman

Angel Olsen - My Woman
September 2, 2016
Critic Score
86
33 reviews

13. Mitski - Puberty 2

Mitski - Puberty 2
June 17, 2016
Critic Score
85
26 reviews

14. Nails - You Will Never Be One of Us

Nails - You Will Never Be One of Us
June 17, 2016
Critic Score
85
10 reviews

15. Kate Tempest - Let Them Eat Chaos

Kate Tempest - Let Them Eat Chaos
October 7, 2016
Critic Score
85
13 reviews

16. Drive-By Truckers - American Band

Drive-By Truckers - American Band
September 30, 2016
Critic Score
85
14 reviews

17. Ian William Craig - Centres

Ian William Craig - Centres
July 8, 2016
Critic Score
85
6 reviews

18. Gnod - Mirror

Gnod - Mirror
April 1, 2016
Critic Score
84
5 reviews

19. Elysia Crampton - Demon City

Elysia Crampton - Demon City
July 22, 2016
Critic Score
84
7 reviews

20. Gojira - Magma

Gojira - Magma
June 17, 2016
Critic Score
83
12 reviews

21. Danny Brown - Atrocity Exhibition

Danny Brown - Atrocity Exhibition
September 27, 2016
Critic Score
83
32 reviews

22. Miranda Lambert - The Weight of These Wings

Miranda Lambert - The Weight of These Wings
November 18, 2016
Critic Score
83
11 reviews

23. Virginia Wing - Forward Constant Motion

Virginia Wing - Forward Constant Motion
November 11, 2016
Critic Score
83
5 reviews

24. Vektor - Terminal Redux

Vektor - Terminal Redux
May 6, 2016
Critic Score
83
8 reviews

25. Anna Meredith - Varmints

Anna Meredith - Varmints
March 4, 2016
Critic Score
83
6 reviews
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