Best Music Of 2011 archive
Read Ken Tucker's Top 10: The Year In Music
Read Download: NPR Music's Favorite New Artists Of 2011
December 19, 2011 – Each one gave us something to fall in love with this year, so we're passing the gift along to you.
Read The Top 10 Top 40 Of 2011
Read New Adventures In Folk: The Best Of 2011 FolkAlley
Read Charting Their Own Paths: Top 5 Orchestral Albums Produced In-house WGBH
December 15, 2011 – Once contracted to big labels, orchestras are now releasing their own impressive recordings. WGBH
Read Listeners Pick Their Favorite Albums Of 2011: The Complete List Of 100
December 14, 2011 – After tens of thousands of votes were cast and counted, 100 albums remain.
Read Listeners Pick Their Favorite Albums Of 2011
Read NPR Music's 100 Favorite Songs Of 2011
December 14, 2011 – Hear a mix of what the year sounded like to us — funny, joyful, heavy and always surprising.
Read 5 Great Cover Songs From 2011
Read 5 Artists You Should Have Known In 2011 KEXP
Read The Best Jazz Of 2011
Read Vote For Your Favorite Albums Of 2011
Read Top Classical Albums Of 2011
Listen Lo Que Más Nos Gustó: Alt.Latino's Favorite Artists Of 2011
December 7, 2011 – There was so much great music this year, it was nearly impossible to fit it all into one show.
Read Discussion: The Year In Music, 2011