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Posted on Dec 23, 2016

100 Album Covers From 2016 That Will Leave You Speechless

They're music to your eyes AND ears.

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1. A Seat at the Table by Solange

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2. Paradise Gallows by Inter Arma

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3. Love You to Death by Tegan and Sara

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4. Lemonade by Beyoncé

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5. A Sailor’s Guide to Earth by Sturgill Simpson

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6. Coloring Book by Chance the Rapper

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7. The Colour in Anything by James Blake

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8. Freetown Sound by Blood Orange

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9. Redemption by Dawn Richard

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10. Skin by Flume

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11. I Had a Dream That You Were Mine by Hamilton Leithauser and Rostam

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12. Big Baby D.R.A.M. by D.R.A.M

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13. Nightride by Tinashe

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14. Oh No by Jessy Lanza

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15. Malibu by Anderson Paak

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16. The Party by Andy Shauf

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17. 99 Cents by Santigold

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18. Birds in the Trap Sing McKnight by Travis Scott

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19. Ology by Gallant

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20. Midwest Farmer's Daughter by Margo Price

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21. The Definition of... by Fantasia

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22. Night Thoughts by Suede

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23. There’s Alot Going On by Vic Mensa

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24. Genesis by Domo Genesis

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25. Paradise by White Lung

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26. We Got It From Here… Thank You 4 Your Service by A Tribe Called Quest

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27. Teens of Denial by Car Seat Headrest

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28. The Heart Speaks in Whispers by Corinne Bailey Rae

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29. Dangerous Woman by Ariana Grande

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30. Tan by Lafawndah

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31. Front Row Seat to Earth by Weyes Blood

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32. Cashmere by Swet Shop Boys

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33. Soft Hair by Soft Hair

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34. The Dream Is Over by Pup

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35. In My Mind by BJ The Chicago Kid

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36. Instigator by Kevin Devine

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37. Hopelessness by Anohni

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38. Light Upon the Lake by Whitney

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39. We Are King by King

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40. Modern Country by William Tyler

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41. Masterpiece by Big Thief

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42. Skyscraper Anonymous by Yung Bae

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43. Pile by A Giant Dog

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44. Power by Alex Newell

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45. Case/Lang/Veirs by Case/Lang/Veirs

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46. Blood Bitch by Jenny Hval

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47. 7/27 by Fifth Harmony

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48. Too Many Voices by Andy Stott

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49. Bobby Tarantino by Logic

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50. Atrocity Exhibition by Danny Brown

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51. My Woman by Angel Olsen

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52. Awaken, My Love! by Childish Gambino

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53. Emotion: Side B by Carly Rae Jepsen

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54. The Bride by Bat for Lashes

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55. Barbara Barbara, We Face a Shining Future by Underworld

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56. Telefone by Noname

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57. Schmilco by Wilco

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58. Blackstar by David Bowie

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59. Identity by Far East Movement

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60. Black America Again by Common

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61. Jeffery by Young Thug

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62. Hero by Maren Morris

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63. Suicide Songs by Money

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64. 99.9% by Kaytranada

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65. Des/Amor by Reik

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66. Pretty Years by Cymbals Eat Guitars

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67. Emily’s D + Evolution by Esperanza Spalding

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68. Trick by Jamie T

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69. 4 Your Eyez Only by J. Cole

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70. A Good Night in the Ghetto by Kamaiyah

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71. For All We Know by Nao

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72. Let Them Eat Chaos by Kate Tempest

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73. Spiritual Songs for Lovers to Sing by Lost Under Heaven

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74. Nothing’s Real by Shura

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75. Begin by Lion Babe

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76. Are You Serious by Andrew Bird

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77. Wildflower by The Avalanches

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78. Three by Phantogram

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79. Retribution by Tanya Tagaq

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80. Too High to Riot by Bas

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81. Anti by Rihanna

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82. Views by Drake

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83. I Like It When You Sleep, for You Are So Beautiful Yet So Unaware of It by The 1975

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84. The Impossible Kid by Aesop Rock

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85. Mykki by Mykki Blanco

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86. A Moon Shaped Pool by Radiohead

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87. Disguise the Limit by Nyck Caution

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88. Ash & Ice by The Kills

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89. The Visitor by Kadhja Bonet

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90. Lil Boat by Lil Yachty

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91. A Weird Exits by Thee Oh Sees

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92. Always Strive and Prosper by ASAP Ferg

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93. Kindness for Weakness by Homeboy Sandman

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94. Savage Mode by 21 Savage and Metro Boomin

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95. Velvet Portraits by Terrace Martin

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96. The Dreaming Room by Laura Mvula

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97. 22, A Million by Bon Iver

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98. The Midnight Sun by C Duncan

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99. Fishing Blues by Atmosphere

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100. The Devine Feminine by Mac Miller

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