Top 10s of 2016

by Melanie Mortensen

For many, 2016 was a year for the books. The entertainment industry lost some legendary stars, a new President of the United States was elected, and technology has advanced like never before. Here are some top 10 lists to round out 2016 and ring in the new year.

TOP 10 MOVIES:

10: Loving

9: Arrival

8: The Lobster

7: OJ: Made in America

6: Manchester by the Sea

5: Toni Erdmann

4: Jackie

3: Hell or High Water

2: La La Land

1: Moonlight

TOP 10 Albums:

10: Car Seat Headrest — ‘Teens Of Denial’

9: Angel Olsen — ‘My Woman’

8: Kanye West — ‘The Life Of Pablo’

7: A Tribe Called Quest — ‘We got it from Here… Thank You 4 Your Service’

6: Radiohead — ‘A Moon Shaped Pool’

5: Solange — ‘A Seat At The Table’

4: Chance The Rapper — ‘Coloring Book’

3: Frank Ocean — ‘Blonde’

2: David Bowie — ‘Blackstar’

1: Beyoncé — ‘Lemonade’

TOP 10 SONGS:

10: Anohni — ‘Drone Bomb Me’

7: Frank Ocean — ‘Ivy’

8:  Beyoncé — ‘Sorry’

7: Mitski — ‘Your Best American Girl’

6: Rae Sremmurd — ‘Black Beatles’

5: Rihanna — ‘Work’

4: Chance The Rapper — ‘No Problem’

3: Solange — ‘Cranes In The Sky’

2: Beyoncé — ‘Formation’

1: Kanye West — ‘Ultralight Beam’

TOP 10 BOOKS:

10: Garth Greenwell — ‘What Belongs To You’

9: Susan Faludi — ‘In The Darkroom’

8: Paul Kalanithi — ‘When Breath Becomes Air’

7: Adam Haslett — ‘Imagine Me Gone’

6: Matthew Desmond — ‘Evicted’

5:  Zadie Smith —  ‘Swing Time’

4: Han Kang — ‘The Vegetarian’

3: Nathan Hill — ‘The Nix’

2: Yaa Gyasi — ‘Homegoing’

1: Colson Whitehead — ‘The Underground Railroad’

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