In my humble opinion, these are the one hundred fifty best musical albums of the year 2016 of the Common Era:

150      D.R.A.M. – Big Baby DRAM

149      Taylor Hawkins – Kota

148      Alicia Keys – HERE

147      Broods – Conscious

146      Dej Loaf – All Jokes Aside

145      Yuna – Chapters

144      Lil Uzi Vert – The Perfect LUV Tape

143      Bloc Party – Hymns

142      Grouplove – Big Mess

141      2Chainz – Daniel Son, Necklace Don

140      Lady Gaga – Joanne

139      The Ready Set – I Will Be Nothing Without Your Love

138      Lindsey Stirling – Brave Enough

137      Jimmy Eat World – Integrity Blues

136      Local Natives – Sunlit Youth

135      Air Traffic Controller – Black Box

134      The Qemists – Warrior Sound

133      Lyon – Falling Up

132      Jim James – Eventually Even

131      Bear’s Den – Red Earth & Pouring Rain

130      Justice – Woman

129      Amaranthe – Maximalism

128      Pity Sex – White Hot Moon

127      Kygo – Cloud Nine

126      Mitski – Puberty II

125      Green Day – Revolution Radio

124      Mean Jeans – Tight New Dimension

123      Peter, Bjorn, & John – Breakin’ Point

122      Foxes – All I Need

121      Banks & Steelz – Anything But Words

120      The Reticent – On the Eve of a Goodbye

119      Two Door Cinema Club – Gameshow

118      Russian Circles – Guidance

117      Lacuna Coil – Delirium

116      Domo Genesis – Genesis

115      Anderson.Paak – Malibu

114      Kansas – The Prelude Implicit

113      The Avett Brothers – True Sadness

112      Lil Debbie – DEBBIE

111      Common – Black America Again

110      A Tribe Called Quest – We got it from Here… Thank You 4 Your service

109      Wilco – Shmilco

108      American Football – American Football LP 2

107      Run the Jewels – RTJ3

106      BABYMETAL – METAL RESISTANCE

105      Whitney – Light Upon the Lake

104      Fitz and the Tantrums – Fitz and the Tantrums

103      Silver Snakes – Saboteur

102      Hellions – Opera Oblivia

101      Sixx A.M. – Prayers for the Damned

100      Mudcrutch – 2

99        Gates – Parallel Lives

98        Dinosaur Jr. – Get a Glimpse of What Yer Not

97        The Head and the Heart – Signs of Light

96        Everclear – Black is the New Black

95        Arkells – Morning Report

94        Big Grams – Big Grams

93        Band of Horses – Why Are You OK

92        PVRIS – White Noise

91        The Naked and Famous – Simple Forms

90        Hotel Books – Run Wild, Stay Alive

89        Sik-K – FLIP

88        Third Eye Blind – We Are Drugs

87        Kings of Leon – WALLS

86        Into It. Over It. – Standards

85        Okkervil River – Away

84        Saosin – Along the Shadow

83        Bad Seed Rising – Awake in Color

82        Frightened Rabbit – Painting of a Panic Attack

81        Goodbye June – Danger in the Morning

80        Diarrhea Planet – Turn to Gold

79        Dorothy – ROCKISDEAD

78        O.A.R. – XX

77        Hiss Golden Messenger – Heart Like a Levee

76        Joyce Manor – Cody

75        Hoodie Allen – Happy Camper

74        Bear Hands – You’ll Pay for This

73        The Temper Trap – Thick as Thieves

72        American Authors – What We Live For

71        Mandroid Echostar – Coral Throne

70        Dionysia – The Breach

69        Ra Ra Riot – Need Your Light

68        Krewella – Ammunition

67        Angel Olsen – My Woman

66        Phantogram – Three

65        S U R V I V E – RR7349

64        Santigold – 99 Cents

63        Daya – Sit Still, Look Pretty

62        St. Lucia – Matter

61        Saint Motel – saintmotelevision

60        Bad Suns – Disappear Here

59        The Mowgli’s – Where’d Your Weekend Go?

58        Cardiknox – Portrait

57        Young the Giant – Home of the Strange

56        The Shelters – The Shelters

55        Descendents – Hypercaffium Spazzinate

54        Nicole Dollanganger – Natural Born Losers

53        Car Seat Headrest – Teens of Denial

52        Big Thief – Masterpiece

51        K.Flay – Crush Me

50        clipping – Splendor & Misery

49        A$AP Ferg – ALWAYS STRIVE AND PROSPER

48        Excision – Virus

47        Hailee Steinfeld – HAIZ

46        Sick Puppies – Fury

45        Skizzy Mars – Alone Together

44        TTNG (fka This Town Needs Guns) – Disappointment Island

43        Margaret Glaspy – Emotions and Math

42        Real Friends – The Home Inside My Head

41        Prettiots – Funs Cool

40        Moose Blood – Blush

39        Polyphia – Renaissance

38        Tiny Moving Parts – Celebrate

37        Band of Skulls – By Default

36        LP – Death Valley

35        Lady Lamb – Tender Warriors Club

34        Ariana Grande – Dangerous Woman

33        Basement – Promise Everything

32        Biffy Clyro – Ellipsis

31        Aesop Rock – The Impossible Kid

30        July Talk – Touch

29        Skepta – Konnichiwa

28        Glass Animals – How to be a Human Being

27        Fifth Harmony – 7/27

26        Mac Miller – The Divine Feminine

25        Touche Amore – Stage Four

24        Tove Lo – Lady Wood

23        Hinds – Leave Me Alone

22        The Japanese House – Swim Against the Tide

21        Kishi Bashi – Sonderlust

20        Baby Baby – Semifamous

19        The Besnard Lakes – A Coliseum Complex Museum

18        Kero Kero Bonito – Bonito Generation

17        Panic! at the Disco – Death of a Bachelor

16        Dream Theater – The Astonishing

15        Young Thug – No, My Name is JEFFERY

14        The Struts – Everybody Wants the Struts

13        Brian Fallon – Painkillers

12        NOFX – First Ditch Effort

11        The Lumineers – Cleopatra

10        Steady Hands – Rude Boys of Bar Rock

9          Bastille – Wild World

8          Kanye West – The Life of Pablo

7          DJ Snake – Encore

6          The Dear Hunter – Act V: Hymns With the Devil in Confessional

5          Volbeat – Seal the Deal & Let’s Boogie

4          Thank You Scientist – Stranger Heads Prevail

3          The Interrupters – Say it Out Loud

2          Stevie Nimmo – Sky Won’t Fall

1          Chance the Rapper – Coloring Book

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