Album Of The Year 2016FOPP: Albums of the Year

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Overall RankResidentMusicOMHUncutMojoSister Ray
1Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Skeleton Tree212331
2David Bowie - 131118
3Christine And The Queens - Chaleur Humaine151064946 -
4Mogwai - Atomic73 - - - - -
5Bat For Lashes - The Bride6247 - - - -
6Brian Eno - The Ship53 - - 12 - -
7Field Music - Commontime7728 - - 35 -
8King Creosote - Astronaut Meets Appleman43 - - - - -
9Lambchop - FLOTUS26 - 17194 -
10Skepta - Konnichiwa30 - - 4825 -
11Pixies - Head Carrier250+ - - - - -
12De La Soul - And The Anonymous Nobody250+ - - - - -
13DJ Shadow - The Mountain Will Fall250+ - - - - -
14Margo Price - Midwest Farmer's Daughter4484 - 23 - 18
15Dexys* - Let The Record Show: Dexys Do Irish And Country Soul250+ - - - - -
16Teenage Fanclub - Here34 - - 913 -
17Thee Oh Sees - A Weird Exits139 - 11292
18Wilco - Schmilco67 - - 1536 -
19The Last Shadow Puppets - Everything You've Come To Expect250+ - - - - -
20Charles Bradley - Changes250+72 - - 14 -
21Radiohead - A Moon Shaped Pool324211 -
22PJ Harvey - The Hope Six Demolition Project23581469 -
23Agnes Obel - Citizen Of Glass665 - - - -
24Steve Mason - Meet The Humans8530 - - - 10
25James - Girl At The End Of The World250+ - - - - -
26The Coral - Distance Inbetween250+36 - - - -
27Red Hot Chili Peppers - The Getaway250+ - - - - -
28Suede - Night Thoughts79 - 39 - 33 -
29Moderat - III250+ - - - - -
30Frightened Rabbit - Painting Of A Panic Attack250+ - - - - -
31Bon Iver - 22, A Million121191416 -
32The Kills - Ash & Ice250+ - - - - -
33Case* / Lang* / Veirs* - Case / Lang / Veirs5239222827 -
34Beth Orton - Kidsticks250+ - - - - -
35M83 - Junk250+ - - - - -
36Poliça - United Crushers250+ - - - - -
37Biffy Clyro - Ellipsis250+ - - - - -
38David Holmes - LateNightTales250+ - - - - -
39Laura Mvula - The Dreaming Room250+ - - - - -
40Teleman - Brilliant Sanity250+ - - - - -
41White Denim - Stiff250+76 - - 39 -
42Metronomy - Summer 08250+ - - - - -
43Gold Panda - Good Luck And Do Your Best71 - - - - -
44Sturgill Simpson - A Sailor's Guide To Earth82 - 26 - - -
45Drive-By Truckers - American Band6092 - 13 - -
46School Of Seven Bells - SVIIB91 - 24 - - -
47King Gizzard And The Lizard Wizard - Nonagon Infinity250+ - - - - -
48The Divine Comedy - Foreverland250+ - - - 50 -
49Richard Ashcroft - These People250+ - - - - -
50The Courteeners - Mapping The Rendezvous250+ - - - - -
51Leonard Cohen - You Want It Darker11211045 -
52Anohni - Hopelessness104421842 -
53Ryley Walker - Golden Sings That Have Been Sung5527 - 521 -
54Angel Olsen - My Woman82282028 -
55Savages - Adore Life321525 - - -
56The Avalanches - Wildflower65 - - 22 - -
57Dinosaur Jr. - Give A Glimpse Of What Yer Not250+82 - - 1724
58Goat - Requiem250+51 - - - 20
59Michael Kiwanuka - Love & Hate254 - - 2 -
60Iggy Pop - Post Pop Depression21122925615
61Van Morrison - Keep Me Singing250+ - - - 47 -
62Lucinda Williams - The Ghosts Of Highway 20250+ - - 34 - -
63Warpaint - Heads Up250+ - - - - -
64Hinds - Leave Me Alone250+ - - - - -
65Tindersticks - The Waiting Room250+ - - - - -
66Paul Simon - Stranger To Stranger5440 - 248 -
67Gregory Porter - Take Me To The Alley250+ - - - - -
68Lisa Hannigan - At Swim250+ - - - - -
69Jenny Hval - Blood Bitch2929 - 36 - -
70The Fat White Family - Songs For Our Mothers7537 - - 31 -
71Swans - The Glowing Man250+48 - 46 - -
72Deftones - Gore250+97 - - - -
73Band Of Horses - Why Are You Ok250+ - - - - -
74Cate Le Bon - Crab Day47 - 1126 - 22
75Primal Scream - Chaosmosis250+ - - - - -
76Emma Pollock - In Search Of Harperfield250+ - - - - -
77Underworld - Barbara Barbara, We Face A Shining Future886 - - - -
78Pet Shop Boys - Super250+ - - - - -
79Billy Bragg, Joe Henry - Shine A Light : Field Recordings From The Great American Railroad250+ - - - - -
80Joan As Police Woman & Benjamin Lazar Davis - Let It Be You250+ - - - - -
81Explosions In The Sky - The Wilderness250+ - - - - -
82The Gloaming - 2250+ - - - - -
83Minor Victories - Minor Victories250+100 - - - -
84Eleanor Friedberger - New View250+ - - 35 - -
85Cavern Of Anti-Matter - Void Beats / Invocation Trex7616 - - - -
86Richmond Fontaine - You Can't Go Back If There's Nothing To Go Back To250+ - - - - -
87Anderson .Paak - Malibu27 - 28 - - -
88Death In Vegas - Transmission250+ - - - - -
89The Comet Is Coming - Channel The Spirits250+60 - - 4823
90The Julie Ruin - Hit Reset250+ - - - - -
91Bear’s Den - Red Earth & Pouring Rain250+ - - - - -
92Kate Tempest - Let Them Eat Chaos24523 - - -
93Wild Beasts - Boy King250+ - - - - -
94Garbage - Strange Little Birds250+ - - - - -
95Neil Young, Promise Of The Real - Earth250+ - - - - -
96TOY - Clear Shot250+ - - - - -
97Passenger - Young As The Morning Old As The Sea250+ - - - - -
98Bloc Party - Hymns250+ - - - - -
99Travis - Everything At Once250+ - - - - -
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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:

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