Best albums of 2016: No 4 The Life of Pablo by Kanye West

Best albums of 2016: No 4 The Life of Pablo by Kanye West

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[unable to retrieve full-text content] By turns brilliant and shambolic, breezy and anguished, Pablo was a perfect reflection of its maverick creator’s mindset More of the best albums of 2016... Read More

Best albums of 2016: No 5 A Seat at the Table by Solange

Best albums of 2016: No 5 A Seat at the Table by Solange

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[unable to retrieve full-text content] The younger Knowles sister needed to get something off her chest. What came out was an album billowing with hope and sadness for blackness in... Read More

Best albums of 2016: No 6 Hopelessness by Anohni

Best albums of 2016: No 6 Hopelessness by Anohni

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[unable to retrieve full-text content] The musician formerly Antony Hegarty returned with staggeringly beautiful protest songs that are escapist as well as subversive More of the best albums of 2016... Read More

Best albums of 2016: No 7 Anti by Rihanna

Best albums of 2016: No 7 Anti by Rihanna

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[unable to retrieve full-text content] Forget its shambolic release – the Barbadian singer offered a masterclass in shapeshifting on her most defiant record yet More of the best albums of... Read More

Best albums of 2016: No 8 Chaleur Humaine by Christine and the Queens

Best albums of 2016: No 8 Chaleur Humaine by Christine and the Queens

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[unable to retrieve full-text content] In the year of Bowie’s death, Héloïse Letissier’s triumphant crossover record was a salutary reminder that pop can be inspirational and comforting More of the... Read More

Best albums of 2016: No 9 Konnichiwa by Skepta

Best albums of 2016: No 9 Konnichiwa by Skepta

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[unable to retrieve full-text content] It won the Mercury prize and sold grime to a new generation – most of all, the rapper’s debut album made British music cool again... Read More

Turner Prize: Helen Marten wins 2016 award

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Painter and sculptor Helen Marten has won the 2016 Turner Prize. The 31-year-old, the youngest of the four shortlisted artists, was announced as the winner at a ceremony at Tate... Read More

Best albums of 2016: No 10 A Moon Shaped Pool by Radiohead

Best albums of 2016: No 10 A Moon Shaped Pool by Radiohead

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[unable to retrieve full-text content] Was Radiohead’s ninth album the sound of them opening up? An accidental soundtrack to the era of Trump? Whatever the answer, it was one of... Read More