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Billions Artists on Best of 2016 Lists

Billions Artists on Best of 2016 Lists

As 2016 draws to a close, we wanted to highlight some of our artists’ appearances on various “Best Of” lists around the web. Here are several of the accolades bestowed upon them this year. As always, thank you to everyone who made it an amazing year. We’re looking forward to another in 2017!

 

 

 

Adam Torres

NPR‘s Top 100 Songs Of 2016; Bob Boilen‘s Top 10 Albums Of 2016 (#5)

Adia Victoria

Ann Powers‘ Favorite 2016 Albums

Angel Olsen

Rough Trade’s Albums of the Year (#8); MOJO’s Top 50 LPs of 2016; Uncut’s Top 75 Albums of 2016; Consequence of Sound‘s Top 50 Albums of 2016 (#7); Pitchfork’s 25 Best Music Videos of 2016 (#10); NME’s TOP 50 LPs of 2016; Paste‘s 50 Best Albums of 2016 (#7); Rolling Stone’s Top 50 Albums of 2016; Rolling Stone‘s 50 Best Songs of 2016; Stereogum‘s 50 Best Albums Of 2016 (#7); Gorilla vs. Bear‘s Albums of 2016; Esquire‘s 30 Best Albums of 2016 (#8); Paste‘s The 50 Best Songs of 2016 (#3); Consequence of Sound‘s Top 50 Songs of 2016 (#10); NPR’s Top 100 Songs Of 2016; NPR‘s Best 50 Albums Of 2016; Complex‘s The 50 Best Albums of 2016; The Ringer‘s Best Albums of 2016 (#5); American Songwriter‘s Top 50 Albums of 2016 (#1); Crack Magazine‘s 100 Greatest LPs of 2016 (#9); LA Music Blog‘s Top 50 Albums of 2016 (#8); Sound Opinions‘ 40 Best Albums of 2016; The Times‘ 40 Best Albums of 2016; The Skinny‘s Top 50 Albums of 2016 (#5); TIME‘s Top 10 Best Albums of 2016 (#4); Exclaim‘s Best Pop & Rock Albums of 2016 (#6); Glide‘s 20 Best Albums of 2016; Fopp‘s Best Albums of 2016; Red Bull‘s 25 Best Albums of 2016 (#5); Gorilla vs. Bear‘s Songs of 2016; Pitchfork‘s 20 Best Rock Albums of 2016; Noisey‘s 100 Best Albums of 2016; Stereogum’s 100 Favorite Songs Of 2016; For The Win‘s 50 Best Albums of 2016; American Songwriter‘s Top 50 Songs of 2016 (#6); Treble‘s Top 50 Albums of 2016; FasterLouder‘s 50 Best Albums of 2016; Entertainment Weekly‘s 50 Best Albums of 2016; Newsweek‘s Top 10 Albums of 2016; Double J‘s 50 Best Albums of 2016 (#8); Variance‘s 50 Best Albums of 2016 (#9); Drift‘s 2016 Records of the Year (#6); Bandcamp Daily‘s The Best Albums of 2016; musicOMH‘s Top 50 Albums of 2016 (#8); Diffuser‘s Top 40 Albums of 2016 (#6); Loud and Quiet‘s Top 40 Albums of 2016; Pretty Much Amazing‘s 60 Best Albums of 2016; AllMusic‘s Best of 2016; Cosmopolitan‘s 15 Best Albums of 2016 (#2); Pitchfork’s Top 100 Songs of 2016 (#8); Aquarium Drunkard‘s 2016 Year In Review; PopMatters‘ 70 Best Albums of 2016; The 405‘s Top 30 Albums of 2016; The A.V. Club‘s 20 Best Albums of 2016 (#3); Spin‘s The 50 Best Albums of 2016 (#9); FLOOD’s Best Records of 2016 (#4); Spin‘s The 101 Best Songs of 2016; Pitchfork‘s The 50 Best Albums of 2016 (#9); FACT‘s The 50 Best Albums of 2016; Billboard‘s 100 Best Pop Songs of 2016; Entertainment Weekly‘s The 100 Best Songs of 2016; The Line of Best Fit‘s 50 Essential Albums of 2016; Louder Than War‘s Albums of the Year 2016; BLARE‘s 50 Best Albums of 2016 (#2); Drowned in Sound‘s 16 Favorite Albums of 2016 (#7); The Vinyl Factory‘s 50 Best Albums of 2016; Tiny Mix Tapes‘ Favorite 50 Music Releases of 2016; Q Magazine‘s 50 Best Albums of 2016 (#8); The Guardian‘s Best Albums of 2016; Under the Radar‘s Top 100 Albums of 2016 (#3); God Is In The TV‘s Best Albums of 2016; BrooklynVegan’s Top Albums of 2016 (#1)

Bon Iver

Rough Trade’s Albums of the Year; MOJO’s Top 50 LPs of 2016; Uncut’s Top 75 Albums of 2016; Consequence of Sound’s Top 50 Albums of 2016 (#9); NME’s TOP 50 LPs of 2016; Paste’s 50 Best Albums of 2016 (#9); Rolling Stone’s Top 50 Albums of 2016; Stereogum’s 50 Best Albums Of 2016; Esquire’s 30 Best Albums of 2016; Paste’s The 50 Best Songs of 2016; Consequence of Sound’s Top 50 Songs of 2016; NPR’s Top 100 Songs Of 2016; NPR’s Best 50 Albums Of 2016 (#5); Complex’s The 50 Best Albums of 2016 (#10); American Songwriter’s Top 50 Albums of 2016; KCRW‘s Best Albums of 2016 (#8); LA Music Blog’s Top 50 Albums of 2016 (#9); The Times 40 Best Albums of 2016 (#3); The Skinny’s Top 50 Albums of 2016 (#3); Exclaim’s Best Pop & Rock Albums of 2016 (#5); Esquire‘s (UK) 20 Best Albums of 2016; Fopp’s Best Albums of 2016; The Quietus‘ Albums Of The Year 2016; Stereogum’s 100 Favorite Songs Of 2016; The Fader‘s 24 Albums That Made Albums Matter Again In 2016; Pitchfork’s 20 Best Rock Albums of 2016; Noisey’s 100 Best Albums of 2016; The New York Times‘ The Best Albums of 2016 (#6); For The Win’s 50 Best Albums of 2016; American Songwriter’s Top 50 Songs of 2016; Treble’s Top 50 Albums of 2016; Fuse‘s 20 Best Albums of 2016; Bob Boilen’s Top 10 Albums Of 2016 (#3); FasterLouder’s 50 Best Albums of 2016; Newsweek’s Top 10 Albums of 2016; Double J’s 50 Best Albums of 2016 (#9); Variance’s 50 Best Albums of 2016 (#5); Drift’s 2016 Records of the Year; Bandcamp Daily’s The Best Albums of 2016; musicOMH’s Top 50 Albums of 2016 (#9); Diffuser’s Top 40 Albums of 2016; Loud and Quiet’s Top 40 Albums of 2016; Pretty Much Amazing’s 60 Best Albums of 2016 (#9); Pitchfork’s Top 100 Songs of 2016; PopMatters’ 70 Best Albums of 2016; The 405’s Top 30 Albums of 2016; Spin’s The 50 Best Albums of 2016 (#10); Spin‘s The 101 Best Songs of 2016 (#5); Pitchfork’s The 50 Best Albums of 2016; FACT’s The 50 Best Albums of 2016; Billboard’s 100 Best Pop Songs of 2016; Uproxx‘s The 20 Best Albums Of 2016 (#3); Entertainment Weekly’s The 100 Best Songs of 2016; The Line of Best Fit’s 50 Essential Albums of 2016 (#5); Louder Than War’s Albums of the Year 2016; BLARE’s 50 Best Albums of 2016; The Guardian’s Best Albums of 2016; Pigeons and Planes‘ Best Songs of 2016; Under the Radar’s Top 100 Albums of 2016; BrooklynVegan’s Top Albums of 2016

Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy

MOJO’s Top 50 LPs of 2016; Crack Magazine’s 100 Greatest LPs of 2016; Aquarium Drunkard’s 2016 Year In Review; The Wire‘s Best Releases of 2016; Gigwise‘s 51 Best Albums of 2016

Brett Dennen

Mountain Stage‘s Favorite Performances of 2016

Car Seat Headrest

Rough Trade’s Albums of the Year (#10); MOJO’s Top 50 LPs of 2016; Consequence of Sound’s Top 50 Albums of 2016; NME’s TOP 50 LPs of 2016; Paste’s 50 Best Albums of 2016 (#3); Rolling Stone’s Top 50 Albums of 2016 (#4); Rolling Stone’s 50 Best Songs of 2016; Stereogum’s 50 Best Albums Of 2016; Esquire’s 30 Best Albums of 2016 (#9); Paste’s The 50 Best Songs of 2016 (#5); Consequence of Sound’s Top 50 Songs of 2016 (#3); NPR’s Top 100 Songs Of 2016; NPR’s Best 50 Albums Of 2016 (#8); American Songwriter’s Top 50 Albums of 2016; Crack Magazine’s 100 Greatest LPs of 2016; The Skinny’s Top 50 Albums of 2016; Exclaim’s Best Pop & Rock Albums of 2016; Glide’s 20 Best Albums of 2016; Stereogum’s 100 Favorite Songs Of 2016; Paste‘s The 25 Best Live Acts of 2016 (#6); Pitchfork’s 20 Best Rock Albums of 2016; Noisey’s 100 Best Albums of 2016; WIRED‘s Best Albums of 2016; For The Win’s 50 Best Albums of 2016 (#5); American Songwriter’s Top 50 Songs of 2016 (#5); Treble’s Top 50 Albums of 2016 (#3); Bob Boilen’s Top 10 Albums Of 2016 (#1); Slant Magazine‘s 25 Best Albums of 2016; Entertainment Weekly’s 50 Best Albums of 2016; Drift’s 2016 Records of the Year; Bandcamp Daily’s The Best Albums of 2016; Observer‘s The 50 Best Songs of 2016; Diffuser’s Top 40 Albums of 2016 (#1); Loud and Quiet’s Top 40 Albums of 2016; Pretty Much Amazing’s 60 Best Albums of 2016 (#8); AllMusic’s Best of 2016; Paste’s The 20 Best New Bands of 2016; Pitchfork’s Top 100 Songs of 2016; Aquarium Drunkard’s 2016 Year In Review; PopMatters’ 70 Best Albums of 2016; A.V. Club’s 20 Best Albums of 2016; Spin’s The 50 Best Albums of 2016; Spin’s The 101 Best Songs of 2016; Pitchfork’s The 50 Best Albums of 2016; Uproxx’s The 20 Best Albums Of 2016 (#5); Louder Than War’s Albums of the Year 2016; Gigwise’s 51 Best Albums of 2016; Under the Radar’s Top 100 Albums of 2016 (#7); BrooklynVegan’s Top Albums of 2016

Charlotte Day Wilson

Blare‘s The 10 Best EPs of 2016; Complex‘s The Best Canadian EPs of 2016

Colin Stetson

musicOMH’s Top 50 Albums of 2016

Criminal

The Atlantic‘s 50 Best Podcasts of 2016 (#5); Vogue‘s Best Podcasts Of 2016; The Vine‘s 10 Best Podcasts of 2016

Daniel Lanois

Aquarium Drunkard’s 2016 Year In Review

Dawes

Rolling Stone’s Top 50 Albums of 2016; American Songwriter’s Top 50 Albums of 2016; Diffuser’s Top 40 Albums of 2016

DIANA

Gorilla vs. Bear‘s Albums of 2016 (#7); Esquire’s (UK) 20 Best Albums of 2016; Gorilla vs. Bear’s Songs of 2016

Eric Bachmann

Aquarium Drunkard’s 2016 Year In Review; A.V. Club’s 20 Best Albums of 2016

Explosions in the Sky

Rough Trade’s Albums of the Year; Consequence of Sound’s Top 50 Albums of 2016; Fopp’s Best Albums of 2016; Paste’s The 25 Best Live Acts of 2016; PopMatters’ 70 Best Albums of 2016; BLARE’s 50 Best Albums of 2016

Flasher

Stereogum‘s 25 Great EPs From 2016; Bandcamp Daily’s The Best Albums of 2016

Flock of Dimes

Under the Radar’s Top 100 Albums of 2016

Foy Vance

Mountain Stage’s Favorite Performances of 2016

Freakwater

Allmusic‘s Favorite Folk & Americana Albums

GOAT

Fopp’s Best Albums of 2016; NME’s TOP 50 LPs of 2016; Drift’s 2016 Records of the Year; Loud and Quiet’s Top 40 Albums of 2016; Q Magazine’s 50 Best Albums of 2016

Gordi

Stereogum’s 25 Great EPs From 2016

Hiss Golden Messenger

Uncut’s Top 75 Albums of 2016; Paste’s 50 Best Albums of 2016; American Songwriter’s Top 50 Albums of 2016; The Independent‘s Best Albums of 2016; Glide’s 20 Best Albums of 2016; Rolling Stone‘s 40 Best Country Albums of 2016; For The Win’s 50 Best Albums of 2016; American Songwriter’s Top 50 Songs of 2016 (#10); Drift’s 2016 Records of the Year (#8); Aquarium Drunkard’s 2016 Year In Review; Allmusic’s Favorite Folk & Americana Albums

Hoops

Gorilla vs. Bear’s Albums of 2016; Gorilla vs. Bear’s Songs of 2016; Gold Flake Paint‘s Essential Tape Releases of 2016

Inter Arma

Stereogum‘s The 40 Best Metal Albums Of 2016 (#1); Decibel’s Top 40 Albums of 2016; Treble‘s 10 Best Metal Albums of 2016 (#3); Treble’s Top 50 Albums of 2016; BrooklynVegan’s Top Albums of 2016

Jenny Hval

Rough Trade’s Albums of the Year; Uncut’s Top 75 Albums of 2016; Consequence of Sound’s Top 50 Albums of 2016; Pitchfork’s 25 Best Music Videos of 2016; Paste’s 50 Best Albums of 2016; Stereogum’s 50 Best Albums Of 2016; Crack Magazine’s 100 Greatest LPs of 2016; Sound Opinions’ 40 Best Albums of 2016 (#7); The Times 40 Best Albums of 2016; The Independent’s Best Albums of 2016 (#4); Fopp’s Best Albums of 2016; The Quietus Albums Of The Year 2016 (#10); Stereogum’s 100 Favorite Songs Of 2016; Gorilla vs. Bear’s Songs of 2016; Noisey’s 100 Best Albums of 2016; Slant Magazine’s 25 Best Albums of 2016; Drift’s 2016 Records of the Year; Bandcamp Daily’s The Best Albums of 2016 (#8); Diffuser’s Top 40 Albums of 2016; Loud and Quiet’s Top 40 Albums of 2016; AllMusic’s Best of 2016; Pitchfork’s Top 100 Songs of 2016; PopMatters’ 70 Best Albums of 2016; The 405’s Top 30 Albums of 2016 (#7); Pitchfork‘s The 20 Best Experimental Albums of 2016; Spin’s The 50 Best Albums of 2016; Pitchfork’s The 50 Best Albums of 2016; FACT’s The 50 Best Albums of 2016 (#1); The Wire’s Best Releases of 2016 (#6); The Line of Best Fit’s 50 Essential Albums of 2016 (#1); Louder Than War’s Albums of the Year 2016; Drowned in Sound’s 16 Favorite Albums of 2016; The Vinyl Factory’s 50 Best Albums of 2016 (#7); Tiny Mix Tapes’ Favorite 50 Music Releases of 2016 (#6); The Guardian’s Best Albums of 2016; Under the Radar’s Top 100 Albums of 2016; BrooklynVegan’s Top Albums of 2016

Jonny Fritz

Rolling Stone’s 40 Best Country Albums of 2016

Junior Boys

Double J’s 50 Best Albums of 2016; Exclaim!‘s Top 10 Dance & Electronic Albums of 2016

Kevin Morby

Rough Trade’s Albums of the Year; MOJO’s Top 50 LPs of 2016; Uncut’s Top 75 Albums of 2016; Consequence of Sound’s Top 50 Songs of 2016; The Skinny’s Top 50 Albums of 2016; Pitchfork’s 20 Best Rock Albums of 2016; Drift’s 2016 Records of the Year; Pretty Much Amazing’s 60 Best Albums of 2016; Pitchfork’s Top 100 Songs of 2016; Aquarium Drunkard’s 2016 Year In Review; Pitchfork’s The 50 Best Albums of 2016; Entertainment Weekly’s The 100 Best Songs of 2016; Q Magazine’s 50 Best Albums of 2016; Allmusic’s Favorite Folk & Americana Albums; Gigwise’s 51 Best Albums of 2016; Under the Radar’s Top 100 Albums of 2016; BrooklynVegan’s Top Albums of 2016

Last Podcast on the Left

Vulture‘s The 10 Best Comedy Podcasts of 2016

Margaret Glaspy

Paste’s 50 Best Albums of 2016; Stereogum’s 50 Best Albums Of 2016; NPR’s Top 100 Songs Of 2016; Mother Jones‘ These 15 Albums Might Actually Make 2016 Tolerable; American Songwriter’s Top 50 Albums of 2016; The New York Times’ The Best Albums of 2016 (#7); Bob Boilen’s Top 10 Albums Of 2016; Mountain Stage’s Favorite Performances of 2016; Billboard’s 100 Best Pop Songs of 2016

The Memory Palace

The Atlantic’s 50 Best Podcasts of 2016

Mica Levy

Rough Trade’s Albums of the Year; The Quietus Albums Of The Year 2016; The Vinyl Factory’s 50 Best Albums of 2016

Mount Moriah

Allmusic’s Favorite Folk & Americana Albums; Stereogum‘s The 50 Best Music Videos Of 2016

My Brother, My Brother And Me

The A.V. Club‘s Our Favorite Podcasts of 2016; Vulture’s The 10 Best Comedy Podcasts of 2016

Mykki Blanco

Crack Magazine’s 100 Greatest LPs of 2016; Bandcamp Daily’s The Best Albums of 2016; musicOMH’s Top 50 Albums of 2016; Dazed‘s 20 Best Albums of 2016; Stereogum’s The 50 Best Music Videos Of 2016

Noname

Consequence of Sound’s Top 50 Albums of 2016; Stereogum’s 50 Best Albums Of 2016; NPR’s Best 50 Albums Of 2016; Pitchfork‘s Top 20 Rap Albums of 2016; Complex’s The 50 Best Albums of 2016; Crack Magazine’s 100 Greatest LPs of 2016; The Skinny’s Top 50 Albums of 2016; Noisey’s 100 Best Albums of 2016; Stereogum‘s The 40 Best Rap Albums Of 2016 (#10); For The Win’s 50 Best Albums of 2016; Entertainment Weekly’s 50 Best Albums of 2016; Stereogum’s The 25 Best Rap Verses Of 2016; Variance’s 50 Best Albums of 2016; Bandcamp Daily’s The Best Albums of 2016 (#7); Time Out New York‘s The Best New Artists of 2016; Pitchfork’s Top 100 Songs of 2016; Pitchfork’s The 50 Best Albums of 2016; Uproxx‘s The Best Rap Albums Of 2016; Dazed’s 20 Best Albums of 2016 (#3); BLARE’s 50 Best Albums of 2016; Tiny Mix Tapes’ Favorite 50 Music Releases of 2016; Pigeons and Planes’ Best Songs of 2016 (#8)

Plants and Animals

Under the Radar’s Top 100 Albums of 2016

PUP

Pitchfork’s 25 Best Music Videos of 2016; Stereogum’s 50 Best Albums Of 2016; Oh My Rockness’ The 20 Best Songs of 2016; Exclaim’s Best Pop & Rock Albums of 2016; Fact‘s The 10 best album covers of 2016; Noisey’s 100 Best Albums of 2016; The New York Times’ The Best Albums of 2016; For The Win’s 50 Best Albums of 2016 (#10); The Kerrang! Staff’s Top 10 Albums of the Year 2016; Consequence of Sound‘s Top 10 Punk Songs of 2016 (#4); Chart Attack‘s 25 Best Canadian Songs of 2016; Pigeons and Planes‘ Best Music Videos of 2016 (#2); Uproxx’s The 20 Best Albums Of 2016; Pretty Much Amazing’s 2016‘s 10 Best Music Videos Not From Lemonade; Exclaim‘s 10 Best Canadian Music Videos of the Year (#3); BLARE’s 50 Best Albums of 2016; Stereogum’s The 50 Best Music Videos Of 2016 (#5)

PWR BTTM

Rolling Stone’s 50 Best Songs of 2016 (#6); Paste’s The 50 Best Songs of 2016; The Kerrang! Staff’s Top 10 Albums of the Year 2016; Paste’s The 20 Best New Bands of 2016 (#5); The Line of Best Fit’s 50 Essential Albums of 2016; Stereogum’s The 50 Best Music Videos Of 2016

Robert Ellis

NPR’s Top 100 Songs Of 2016; American Songwriter’s Top 50 Albums of 2016; Rolling Stone’s 40 Best Country Albums of 2016; Ann Powers’ Favorite 2016 Albums; Mountain Stage’s Favorite Performances of 2016; Allmusic’s Favorite Folk & Americana Albums

Sarah Jarosz

Mountain Stage’s Favorite Performances of 2016; Folk Alley‘s 10 Favorite Albums Of 2016 (#3)

Sarah Neufeld

Exclaim!‘s Top 10 Improv & Avant-Garde Albums

serpentwithfeet

Stereogum’s 25 Great EPs From 2016; Crack Magazine‘s EPs Of The Year 2016 (#2); Pitchfork’s The 20 Best Experimental Albums of 2016; Time Out New York’s The Best New Artists of 2016; Pitchfork’s Top 100 Songs of 2016; Spin’s The 101 Best Songs of 2016; FACT’s The 50 Best Albums of 2016; Tiny Mix Tapes’ Favorite 50 Music Releases of 2016

Shearwater

Drift’s 2016 Records of the Year; Under the Radar’s Top 100 Albums of 2016

Show Me The Body

NME’s TOP 50 LPs of 2016; Crack Magazine’s 100 Greatest LPs of 2016 (#5); Stereogum’s 100 Favorite Songs Of 2016; Loud and Quiet’s Top 40 Albums of 2016; Time Out New York’s The Best New Artists of 2016; NME‘s Best Debut Albums of 2016

Stuff You Should Know

Vogue’s Best Podcasts Of 2016

Tacocat

Paste’s 50 Best Albums of 2016; Rolling Stone’s 50 Best Songs of 2016; Paste’s The 50 Best Songs of 2016; Sound Opinions’ 40 Best Albums of 2016; The Skinny’s Top 50 Albums of 2016; Cosmopolitan’s 15 Best Albums of 2016 (#9)

Thao & the Get Down Stay Down

Paste’s 50 Best Albums of 2016; Paste’s The 50 Best Songs of 2016; Cosmopolitan’s 15 Best Albums of 2016

The Wedding Present

God Is In The TV’s Best Albums of 2016

The West Wing Weekly

Entertainment Weekly‘s The 10 Best Podcasts of 2016; Esquire‘s The 25 Essential Podcasts of 2016

Wire

The Quietus Albums Of The Year 2016; Louder Than War’s Albums of the Year 2016 (#10)

Wolf Parade

Observer’s The 50 Best Songs of 2016

Wye Oak

Aquarium Drunkard’s 2016 Year In Review; Uproxx‘s The Best Rock Albums Of 2016 (#3); Under the Radar’s Top 100 Albums of 2016

Posted on December 20, 2016 in Announcements, News