2016, as a year, hardly needs an introduction. It embodied the cliché of "emotional rollercoaster." But one thing remained consistent, and that was the output of incredible music. It was almost overwhelming at times.
There are plenty of "Best Of" and "Top 50" lists out there that are very worthy of your perusal, so here's something slightly different. (It's also a very personal list. These are my favorites, so don't @ me about how I got the best albums wrong. I'm also right, anyway.)