Metacritic Reports: Music

  1. The 20 Best Albums of 2021 So Far

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    Published: June 30, 2021
    Here are the best-reviewed albums released during the first half of 2021.
  2. Metacritic Users Pick the Best of 2020

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    Published: January 8, 2021
    Over 2,800 Metacritic users have submitted their favorite albums, movies, games, and TV shows of 2020. Here's what they picked.
  3. The 40 Best Albums of 2020

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    Published: December 24, 2020
    We reveal the 40 highest-scoring album releases of the year, as well as some of 2020's bests and worsts in other music categories.
  4. The Freshman 15: 2020's Best Debut Albums

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    Published: December 14, 2020
    Which new artists wowed critics this year? We rank the best-reviewed debut albums of 2020 by Metascore.
  5. Metacritic User Poll: Vote for the Best of 2020!

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    Published: December 9, 2020
    Pick your favorite albums, movies, games, and TV shows of 2020 in our 11th annual user poll.
  6. Best of 2020: Music Critic Top Ten Lists

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    Published: November 30, 2020
    Over the next month, we'll be collecting year-end top 10 album lists from over 200 music critics, publications, record stores, and other sources. Find all of those individual lists and 2020's consensus rankings inside.
  7. The 20 Best Albums of 2020 So Far

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    Published: July 8, 2020
    We rank the 20 highest-scoring album releases from the first half of 2020.
  8. List of Movies, TV Shows, Videogames, and Albums Postponed by the Coronavirus

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    Published: March 16, 2020
    Find a frequently updated list of the status of every current and upcoming TV and film project that has been delayed or canceled by the spread of COVID-19.
  9. 35 Albums to Hear in March

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    Published: March 3, 2020
    Listen to tracks from the top album releases due in March, including new music from Mandy Moore, The Weeknd, Pearl Jam, Stephen Malkmus, Phantogram, Alicia Keys, and more.
  10. Metacritic Rewind: Releases From 20 Years Ago This Month

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    Published: January 23, 2020
    To celebrate our 20th year, we will look back at the key TV shows, movies, games, and albums released 20 years ago each month. First, we catch up with the big titles from January 2000.
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