Best Albums of 2016


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41 Big Day in a Small Town - Brandy Clark Big Day in a Small Town - Brandy Clark
42 Breakfast - Lawrence
43 Vanquish - Two Steps from Hell Vanquish - Two Steps from Hell
44 Run the Jewels 3 - Run the Jewels Run the Jewels 3 - Run the Jewels
45 Awaken, My Love! - Childish Gambino Awaken, My Love! - Childish Gambino

This is a great album in my opinion. Yes, he is not rapping anymore, which disappointed me at first. Yes, his new music is a bit different than what it used to be, which was hard to get used to. Despite this, he made what is one of the best R&B style albums of the year, which in my mind shows how his new style deserves some serious extra credit. Props to my man Gambino.

46 Dangerous Woman - Ariana Grande Dangerous Woman - Ariana Grande

This is an amazing album, should be higher up on the list

47 Coloring Book - Chance the Rapper
48 Let Me Get By - Tedeschi Trucks Band Let Me Get By - Tedeschi Trucks Band
49 Hydra 3D - Dat Adam Hydra 3D - Dat Adam

An astonishing debut by a very unique German group.

Mixing hip hop with experimental electronica sounds (it's NOT cloud rap as some critics call it), Taddl, Ardy and Marley aka that Adam deliver serious sociocritical content in a sometimes very artful and bizarre way that is even more experimental than Kanye West. But the album is, even with all its serious social comments, never something that will put you down. It has several humorous elements and is ultimately a celebration of life, they just try to give this world some great values back they think it lost over the years. It also has several references for all anime fans out there.

The entire album is designed to sound futuristic, it makes heavy use of Autotune, but it's one of thd few times where it actually sounds artistic and perfectly fits the mood. You never get the feeling they use it because it's cool at the moment, but because it adds to the cyberpunk-ish feeling of the music. They also use distortion in a ...more - Martin_Canine

50 Aa - Baauer Aa - Baauer

I feel this should be in the top 20. Baauer is one of the best things to happen to trap music in a while - ProPanda

51 Gore - Deftones Gore - Deftones
52 Everything You've Come to Expect - The Last Shadow Puppets Everything You've Come to Expect - The Last Shadow Puppets V 1 Comment
53 Outer Acid EP - Mr. Fingers
54 Sremmlife 2 - Rae Sremmurd Sremmlife 2 - Rae Sremmurd

Second-last place, right where it deserves for their comparison to The Beatles. - Swellow

55 Major Key - DJ Khaled Major Key - DJ Khaled
56 Civil Dusk - Bernard Fanning Civil Dusk - Bernard Fanning
57 Rheia - Oathbreaker Rheia - Oathbreaker
58 A Sailor's Guide to Earth - Sturgill Simpson A Sailor's Guide to Earth - Sturgill Simpson

This is too low because this album is being ignored by people who like good music because it's country. This album isn't your average country album, sturgill does such a great job of mixing real country along with a bit of soul. This guy is saving actual country music. Once you hear this guy he will help you realize there is great country music.

Truly the next big thing in country music. - djpenquin999

59 Southern Family - Various Artists

This should be #2, right below Blackstar. - WonkeyDude98

60 Adore Life - Savages Adore Life - Savages
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