Pitchfork: 50 Best Albums of 2016

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Pitchfork: 50 Best Albums of 2016

  1. Solange – A Seat at the Table
  2. Frank Ocean – Blonde
  3. Beyoncé – Lemonade
  4. David Bowie – Blackstar
  5. Kanye West – The Life of Pablo
  6. Chance the Rapper – Coloring Book
  7. A Tribe Called Quest – We got it from Here… Thank You 4 Your service
  8. Anohni – Hopelessness
  9. Angel Olsen – My Woman
  10. Radiohead – A Moon Shaped Pool
  11. Danny Brown – Atrocity Exhibition
  12. Bon Iver – 22, A Million
  13. Anderson .Paak – Malibu
  14. Blood Orange – Freetown Sound
  15. Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds – Skeleton Tree
  16. Kendrick Lamar – Untitled Unmastered
  17. Leonard Cohen – You Want It Darker
  18. Mitski – Puberty 2
  19. Rihanna – Anti
  20. Nicolas Jaar – Sirens
  21. Young Thug – Jeffery
  22. YG – Still Brazy
  23. Jenny Hval – Blood Bitch
  24. Car Seat Headrest – Teens of Denial
  25. KAYTRANADA – 99.9%
  26. Parquet Courts – Human Performance
  27. Noname – Telefone
  28. NxWorries – Yes Lawd!
  29. Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith – EARS
  30. Esperanza Spalding – Emily’s D+Evolution
  31. Whitney – Light Upon the Lake
  32. Elza Soares – A Mulher do Fim do Mundo
  33. Maxwell – blackSUMMERS’night
  34. Kevin Morby – Singing Saw
  35. Hamilton Leithauser + Rostam – I Had A Dream That You Were Mine
  36. Jamila Woods – Heavn
  37. KING – We Are King
  38. ScHoolboy Q – Blank Face LP
  39. Moodymann – DJ-Kicks
  40. Vijay Iyer & Ishmael Wadada Leo Smith – A Cosmic Rhythm with Each Stroke
  41. Huerco S – For Those of You Who Have Never (And Also Those Who Have)
  42. Vince Staples – Prima Donna
  43. Weyes Blood – Front Row Seat to Earth
  44. Kevin Gates – Islah
  45. William Tyler – Modern Country
  46. Pinegrove – Cardinal
  47. Kamaiyah – A Good Night in the Ghetto
  48. Frankie Cosmos – Next Thing
  49. Porches – Pool
  50. 21 Savage & Metro Boomin – Savage Mode