Rolling Stone: 50 Best Albums of 2016

Lemonade - Beyoncé

Rolling Stone: 50 Best Albums of 2016

  1. Beyoncé – Lemonade
  2. David Bowie – Blackstar
  3. Chance the Rapper – Coloring Book
  4. Car Seat Headrest – Teens of Denial
  5. Frank Ocean – Blond
  6. Radiohead – A Moon Shaped Pool
  7. The Rolling Stones – Blue & Lonesome
  8. Kanye West – The Life of Pablo
  9. Leonard Cohen – You Want It Darker
  10. Young Thug – Jeffery
  11. Solange – A Seat at the Table
  12. Paul Simon – Stranger to Stranger
  13. Maren Morris – Hero
  14. Green Day – Revolution Radio
  15. Lvl Up – Return to Love
  16. Miranda Lambert – The Weight of These Wings
  17. Parquet Courts – Human Performance
  18. The 1975 – I Like It When You Sleep, for You Are So Beautiful Yet So Unaware of It
  19. Danny Brown – Atrocity Exhibition
  20. Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds – Skeleton Tree
  21. Margo Price – Midwest Farmer’s Daughter
  22. Bon Iver – 22, A Million
  23. Mitski – Puberty 2
  24. Drive-By Truckers – American Band
  25. Rihanna – Anti
  26. Sturgill Simpson – A Sailor’s Guide to Earth
  27. Brandy Clark – Big Day in a Small Town
  28. Blood Orange – Freetown Sound
  29. Mudcrutch – Mudcrutch 2
  30. A Tribe Called Quest – We Got It From Here… Thank You 4 Your Service
  31. White Lung – Paradise
  32. Alicia Keys – Here
  33. Sting – 57th & 9th
  34. Angel Olsen – My Woman
  35. ANOHNI – Hopelessness
  36. Metallica – Hardwired… to Self-Destruct
  37. Bonnie Raitt – Dig In Deep
  38. Tove Lo – Lady Wood
  39. Elton John – Wonderful Crazy Night
  40. Maxwell – blackSUMMERS’night
  41. Wilco – Schmilco
  42. Drake – Views
  43. Future – Evol
  44. The Monkees – Good Times!
  45. Iggy Pop – Post Pop Depression
  46. Norah Jones – Day Breaks
  47. Kyle Dixon & Michael Stein – Stranger Things OST Volumes 1 and 2
  48. Esperanza Spalding – Emily’s D+Evolution
  49. Dawes – We’re All Gonna Die
  50. Death Grips – Bottomless Pit