Album Of The Year 2016Drowned In Sound: Albums of the Year
The table shows the closest 5 matches from the end of year lists in our database. Results go from left to right in decreasing order of how similar a list is to this published list.
Click on the name of a magazine or website in the table header to see their full Album of the Year chart. Click on an album's overall ranking to see which end of year lists it appears in.
|Overall Rank||Rolling Stone||MusicOMH||Uncut||Stereogum||NME|
|1||David Bowie - ★||1||2||1||1||5||6|
|2||Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Skeleton Tree||2||20||2||3||23||24|
|3||The 1975 - I Like It When You Sleep, For You Are So Beautiful Yet So Unaware Of It||19||18||-||-||21||1|
|4||Anohni - Hopelessness||10||35||21||8||19||43|
|5||Amber Arcades - Fading Lines||78||-||-||-||-||-|
|6||Preoccupations - Preoccupations||57||-||-||-||-||-|
|7||Angel Olsen - My Woman||8||34||8||20||7||13|
|8||Frank Ocean - Blonde||5||5||15||30||2||10|
|9||Radiohead - A Moon Shaped Pool||3||6||4||2||13||22|
|10||Suede - Night Thoughts||79||-||39||-||-||-|
|11||Jenny Hval - Blood Bitch||29||-||-||36||38||-|
|12||Beyoncé - Lemonade||4||1||-||10||1||11|
|13||School Of Seven Bells - SVIIB||91||-||24||-||-||-|
|14||Kate Tempest - Let Them Eat Chaos||24||-||3||-||-||29|
|15||Danny Brown - Atrocity Exhibition||17||19||13||-||10||16|
|16||Martha - Blisters In The Pit Of my Heart||64||-||-||-||-||-|
Credits + info
End of year lists from the following blogs, websites, record stores and labels are included in the charts. Click on the name to see their list.
How the overall rank is calculated
Our scoring system for the overall ranking is designed to provide just the right combination of big rewards for appearing high up in any list, with a little something thrown in for the consistent performers. Points are awarded as follows:1st: 50pts2nd: 42pts3rd: 36pts4th: 30pts5th: 25pts6th: 22pts7th: 20pts8th: 18pts9th: 16pts10th: 15pts11th: 14pts12th: 13pts13th: 12pts14th: 11pts15th: 10pts16th: 9pts17th: 8pts18th: 7pts19th: 6pts20th: 5pts21-30: 4pts 31-40: 3pts 41-50: 2pts 51+: 1pt