• By Jacquelyn White
  • Posted Wednesday, December 21, 2016

The Best of 2016 on Freegal

NPR's "#1 Album of 2016" pick:
"A Seat At Table" by Solange

Variety Magazine's #1 pick for "Best Album of 2016":
"Thank You For Your Service...We Got It From Here" by A Tribe Called Quest

Billboard's "#1 Album of The Year" 2016:
"25" By Adele

USA Today's "Best Songs of 2016":
"Cranes In The Sky" by Solange
"Lazarus" by David Bowie

New York Times' Picks for "Best Classical Albums of 2016":
"R.Nathaniel Dett: The Ordering of Moses" LP by May Festival Chorus;
"Haydn & Ligetti: Concertos and Capriccios" by Shai Wosner;
"Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto, Op. 35" by Teodor Currentzis

Rolling Stone's #1 pick for "Best Country Album of 2016":
"Hero" by Maren Morris

Billboard's "Top New Artist" of 2016:
Bryson Tiller

Rolling Stone's "Best R&B Albums of 2016" picks:
"Here" by Alicia Keys;
"A Seat At Table" by Solange;
"Sugar Symphony" by Chloe X Halle;
"Hard II Love" by Usher

NPR's "Best Jazz Albums of 2016":
"Away With You" by Mary Halverson Octet;
"Beginning of a Memory" by Matt Wilson's Big Happy Family

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