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The Highest Rated Albums of 2016

1.

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Skeleton Tree
September 9, 2016
Critic Score
91
36 reviews

2.

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

4.

Solange - A Seat at the Table
September 30, 2016
Critic Score
88
29 reviews

5.

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

7.

Cobalt - Slow Forever
March 25, 2016
Critic Score
87
6 reviews

8.

Radiohead - A Moon Shaped Pool
May 8, 2016
Critic Score
87
47 reviews

9.

Chance The Rapper - Coloring Book
May 13, 2016
Critic Score
86
27 reviews

10.

David Bowie - ★ [Blackstar]
January 8, 2016
Critic Score
86
43 reviews

11.

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

12.

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

13.

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

14.

William Bell - This Is Where I Live
June 3, 2016
Critic Score
86
6 reviews

15.

Kae Tempest - Let Them Eat Chaos
October 7, 2016
Critic Score
86
14 reviews

16.

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

18.

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

19.

Inter Arma - Paradise Gallows
July 8, 2016
Critic Score
85
7 reviews

20.

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

21.

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

22.

Bullion - Loop the Loop
February 26, 2016
Critic Score
84
5 reviews

23.

The Jezabels - Synthia
February 12, 2016
Critic Score
84
5 reviews

24.

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

25.

Danny Brown - Atrocity Exhibition
September 27, 2016
Critic Score
84
34 reviews
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