15 Great Albums of 2016

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This year has definitely been a phenomenal year for music. There were points in the year that I needed the flow of good music to slow down because I couldn't keep up. But somehow I was able to narrow down my never-ending list of amazing albums. From popular to arguably lesser known, below are 15 great albums of 2016.

15. Lemonade

Artist: Beyonce

Genre: R&B and Alternative

Released: April 23, 2016

# of tracks: 12

Singles: Formation, Sorry, Hold Up, Freedom, Daddy Lessons and All Night

Favorite songs: Hold Up, Sorry, Daddy Lessons and Freedom


Artist: Drake

Genre: Rap, R&B and Pop

Released: April 29, 2016

# of tracks: 20

Singles: Hotline Bling, One Dance, Pop Style, Controlla and Too Good

Favorite songs: U With Me, Hype, Weston Road Flows, Pop Style and Fire & Desire

13. 24K Magic

Artist: Bruno Mars

Genre: R&B, Funk and Soul

Released: November 18, 2016

# of tracks: 9

Singles: 24K Magic

Favorite songs: 24K Magic, Chunky and That's What I Like

12. SremmLife 2

Artist: Rae Sremmurd

Genre: Rap

Released: August 12, 2016

# of tracks: 16

Singles: Look Alive, By Chance and Black Beatles

Favorite songs: Start A Party, By Chance, Black Beatles Just Like Us and Patti Cake

11. 4 Your Eyez Only

Artist: J. Cole

Genre: Rap

Released: December 9, 2016

# of tracks: 10

Singles: N/A

Favorite songs: Immortal, Deja Vu and Neighbors

10. Blank Face

Artist: Schoolboy Q

Genre: Rap

Released: July 8, 2016

# of tracks: 17

Singles: That Part and Groovy Tony

Favorite songs: That Part, Overtime, Groovy Tony and By Any Means

9. A Seat At The Table

Artist: Solange

Genre: R&B and Neo Soul

Released: September 30, 2016

# of tracks: 21

Singles: Cranes In The Sky

Favorite songs: F.U.B.U, Mad, Don't Touch My Hair and Cranes In The Sky

8. Still Brazy

Artist: YG

Genre: Rap

Released: June 17, 2016

# of tracks: 17

Singles: FDT, Word Is Bond, Twist My Fingaz, Still Brazy and Why You Always Hatin'

Favorite songs: Don't Come To LA, FDT, Bool Balm & Collective and Why You Always Hatin'

7. Mind of Mine

Artist: Zayn

Genre: Pop and R&B

Released: March 25, 2016

# of tracks: 14

Singles: Pillowtalk, Like I Would and Wrong

Favorite songs: She, Drunk and Wrong

6. Twenty88

Artist: Jhene Aiko and Big Sean

Genre: Rap and R&B

Released: April 1, 2016

# of tracks: 8

Singles: Selfish

Favorite songs: On The Way and Talk Show

5. Big Baby D.R.A.M.

Artist: Big Baby D.R.A.M.

Genre: Rap, R&B and Neo Soul

Released: October 21, 2016

# of tracks: 14

Singles: Broccoli, Cash Machine and Cute

Favorite songs: Wifi, Broccoli and 100%

4. Malibu

Artist: Anderson Paak

Genre: Rap, R&B and Neo Soul

Released: January 15, 2016

# of tracks: 16

Singles: Am I Wrong, Room in Here, The Season / Carry Me and Come Down

Favorite songs: The Waters, Am I Wrong and Silicon Valley

3. Charlene

Artist: Tweet

Genre: R&B and Neo Soul

Released: February 26, 2016

# of tracks: 15

Singles: Won't Hurt Me, Neva Shoulda Left Ya and Magic

Favorite songs: Addicted and I Didn't Know

2. 90951

Artist: Audio Push

Genre: Rap

Released: September 22, 2016

# of tracks: 12

Singles: N/A

Favorite songs: Leftside, Control Us, Black Man and Throw It Back II

1. A Good Night In The Ghetto

Artist: Kamaiyah

Genre: Rap

Released: March 14, 2016

# of tracks: 16

Singles: N/A

Favorite songs: I'm On, Niggas and Fuck It Up

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