Here they are: the 100 best albums of 2016 as decided by CPR's OpenAir listeners!
The top three albums came from veteran artists, but there were also strong showings from newcomers like Whitney and modern favorites like Angel Olsen and Anderson .Paak. Colorado albums from The Lumineers, Gregory Alan Isakov and Elephant Revival performed well, with additional local releases from SPELLS and YAWL filling out the list.
See the full results below. Enjoy a Spotify playlist featuring songs from the albums you selected as your favorites of 2016: