Exclaim!'s Best of 2016 albums lists by genre continue today with our staff picks for the 20 best pop and rock albums this year. Yesterday (November 30), we rolled out albums 20 to 11; today, you can see the final part of the list: albums 10 through 1.
Click next to read through the albums one by one, or use the list below to skip ahead to your favourites.
Top 20 Pop & Rock Albums of 2016, 10-1:
- 10. Leonard Cohen - You Want It Darker
- 9. James Blake - The Colour in Anything
- 8. Mitski - Puberty 2
- 7. Andy Shauf - The Party
- 6. Angel Olsen - My Woman
- 5. Bon Iver - 22, A Million
- 4. Beyoncé - Lemonade
- 3. Blood Orange - Freetown Sound
- 2. David Bowie - Blackstar
- 1. Radiohead - A Moon Shaped Pool