American Songwriter: Top 50 Albums of 2016

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American Songwriter : Top 50 Albums of 2016

  1. Angel Olsen – MY WOMAN
  2. Michael Kiwanuka – Love & Hate
  3. Margo Price – Midwest Farmer’s Daughter
  4. Sturgill Simpson – A Sailor’s Guide to Earth
  5. case/lang/veirs – case/lang/veirs
  6. David Bowie – Blackstar
  7. Drive-By Truckers – American Band
  8. Leonard Cohen – You Want It Darker
  9. A Tribe Called Quest – We got it from Here… Thank You 4 Your service
  10. Dori Freeman – Dori Freeman
  11. Parker Millsap – The Very Last Day
  12. Chance the Rapper – Coloring Book
  13. Mudcrutch – 2
  14. Bon Iver – 22, A Million
  15. Lucinda Williams – The Ghosts Of Highway 20
  16. William Bell – This Is Where I Live
  17. Hayes Carll – Lovers And Leavers
  18. Aaron Lee Tasjan – Silver Tears
  19. Mitski – Puberty 2
  20. Paul Simon – Stranger to Stranger
  21. Brandy Clark – Big Day in a Small Town
  22. Robert Ellis – Robert Ellis
  23. Beyoncé – Lemonade
  24. Hiss Golden Messenger – Heart Like a Levee
  25. Bonnie Raitt – Dig In Deep
  26. Lydia Loveless – Real
  27. Dawes – We’re All Gonna Die
  28. Miranda Lambert – The Weight of These Wings
  29. Brian Fallon – Painkillers
  30. Against Me! – Shape Shift With Me
  31. Lambchop – FLOTUS
  32. Kelsey Waldon – I’ve Got A Way
  33. Cass McCombs – Mangy Love
  34. Savages – Adore Life
  35. Radiohead – A Moon Shaped Pool
  36. Car Seat Headrest – Teens of Denial
  37. Hamilton Leithauser + Rostam – I Had A Dream That You Were Mine
  38. Courtney Marie Andrews – Honest Life
  39. Warpaint – Heads Up
  40. Maren Morris – Hero
  41. Lera Lynn – Resistor
  42. Conor Oberst – Ruminations
  43. Amanda Shires – My Piece Of Land
  44. Pinegrove – Cardinal
  45. Frank Ocean – Blonde
  46. Felice Brothers – Life in the Dark
  47. Margaret Glaspy – Emotions and Math
  48. Brothers Osborne – Pawn Shop
  49. Kanye West – The Life of Pablo
  50. Twin Peaks – Down In Heaven