PULSE Cuts on Year-End Lists (Albums)

We’ve compiled all of the 2016 year-end album lists featuring cuts by PULSE artists, songwriters, and producers. Maximum props to: Kaytranada, Starrah, D.R.A.M., Barry Dean, Natalie Hemby, Luke Laird, Gallant, Dave East, Tony Maserati, Kaytranada, BloodPop, OZ, CJ Baran, Earlly Mac, DJ Esco, Verse Simmonds, G Koop, Raja Kumari, Kari Faux, and Gladius.

Billboard – “50 Best Albums of 2016″
#1 = Beyonce – Lemonade (mixed by Tony Maserati)
#3 = Chance the Rapper – Coloring Book (co-written by & featuring D.R.A.M.)
#9 = Maren Morris – Hero (co-written by Natalie Hemby, Barry Dean, and Luke Laird)
#11 = Rihanna – ANTI (co-written by Starrah)
#14 = Miranda Lambert – The Weight of These Wings (co-written by Natalie Hemby)
#17 = Drake – Views (co-written and produced by OZ)
#19 = GallantOlogy
#21 = The Weeknd – Starboy (co-written by Starrah)
#23 = The Hamilton Mixtape (co-written by & featuring Dave East)
#24 = J. Balvin – Energia (mixed by Tony Maserati)
#26 = Kaytranada99.9%
#30 = Kevin Gates – Islah (co-written by Starrah)
#32 = Lady Gaga – Joanne (co-written and produced by BloodPop)
#40 = Alicia Keys – Here (mixed by Tony Maserati)

Pitchfork – “Top 50 albums of 2016″
#3 = Beyonce – Lemonade (mixed by Tony Maserati)
#6 = Chance the Rapper – Coloring Book (co-written by & featuring D.R.A.M.)
#19 = Rihanna – ANTI (co-written by Starrah)
#25 = Kaytranada99.9%
#44 = Kevin Gates – Islah (co-written by Starrah)

Rolling Stone – 50 Best Albums of 2016
#1 = Beyonce – Lemonade (mixed by Tony Maserati)
#3 = Chance the Rapper – Coloring Book (co-written by & featuring D.R.A.M.)
#13 = Maren Morris – Hero (co-written by Natalie Hemby, Barry Dean, and Luke Laird)
#25 = Rihanna – ANTI (co-written by Starrah)
#32 = Alicia Keys – Here (mixed by Tony Maserati)
#42 = Drake – Views (co-written and produced by OZ)

NME – “Albums of the Year 2016″
#5 = Kaytranada99.9%
#9 = Chance the Rapper – Coloring Book (co-written by & featuring D.R.A.M.)
#11 = Beyonce – Lemonade (mixed by Tony Maserati)
#17 = Drake – Views (co-written and produced by OZ)
#31 = Lady Gaga – Joanne (co-written and produced by BloodPop)
#40 = Rihanna – ANTI (co-written by Starrah)

Spin – “50 Best Albums of 2016″
#6 = Beyonce – Lemonade (mixed by Tony Maserati)
#7 = Chance the Rapper – Coloring Book (co-written by & featuring D.R.A.M.)
#12 = Rihanna – ANTI (co-written by Starrah)
#22 = Kevin Gates – Islah (co-written by Starrah)
#28 = Kaytranada99.9%
#40 = Miranda Lambert – The Weight of These Wings (co-written by Natalie Hemby)
#47 = Maren Morris – Hero (co-written by Natalie Hemby, Barry Dean, and Luke Laird)

NPR – “Best 50 Albums of 2016″
#2 = Beyonce – Lemonade (mixed by Tony Maserati)
#9 = Miranda Lambert – The Weight of These Wings (co-written by Natalie Hemby)
#10 = Chance the Rapper – Coloring Book (co-written by & featuring D.R.A.M.)
#12 = Rihanna – ANTI (co-written by Starrah)
#13 = Kaytranada99.9%
#34 = Lori McKenna – The Bird and the Rifle (co-written by Barry Dean and Luke Laird)
#36 = Maren Morris – Hero (co-written by Natalie Hemby, Barry Dean, and Luke Laird)

Complex – “50 Best Albums of 2016″
#1 = Beyonce – Lemonade (mixed by Tony Maserati)
#2 = Chance the Rapper – Coloring Book (co-written by & featuring D.R.A.M.)
#5 = Travis Scott – Birds in the Trap Sing McKnight (co-written by Starrah, and co-written and produced by OZ)
#8 = Rihanna – ANTI (co-written by Starrah)
#15 = Drake – Views (co-written and produced by OZ)
#17 = Kaytranada99.9%
#18 = Kevin Gates – Islah (co-written by Starrah)
#24 = GallantOlogy
#40 = The Weeknd – Starboy (co-written by Starrah)
#42 = D.R.A.M.Big Baby D.R.A.M.
#43 = Lady Gaga – Joanne (co-written and produced by BloodPop)

Entertainment Weekly – “Best albums of 2016″
#1 = Beyonce – Lemonade (mixed by Tony Maserati)
#3 = Rihanna – ANTI (co-written by Starrah)
#4 = Kaytranada99.9%

USA Today – “10 best Albums of 2016″
#2 = Rihanna – ANTI (co-written by Starrah)
#5 = Chance the Rapper – Coloring Book (co-written by & featuring D.R.A.M.)
#6 = Carly Rae Jepsen – Emotion B Side (co-written and produced by CJ Baran)
#7 = Beyonce – Lemonade (mixed by Tony Maserati)

TIME – “The Top 10 Best Albums”
#7 = Rihanna – ANTI (co-written by Starrah)

Esquire – “30 Best Albums of 2016″
#4 = Beyonce – Lemonade (mixed by Tony Maserati)
#15 = Kaytranada99.9%
#21 = Rihanna – ANTI (co-written by Starrah)
#25 = Drake – Views (co-written and produced by OZ)

Consequence of Sound – “Top 50 Albums of 2016″
#1 = Beyonce – Lemonade (mixed by Tony Maserati)
#2 = Chance the Rapper – Coloring Book (co-written by & featuring D.R.A.M.)
#22 = Kaytranada99.9%
#42 = Kevin Gates – Islah (co-written by Starrah)

XXL’s – “50 Best Hip-Hop Projects of 2016″
#1 = Travis Scott – Birds in the Trap Sing McKnight (co-written by Starrah, and co-written and produced by OZ)
#2 = Chance the Rapper – Coloring Book (co-written by & featuring D.R.A.M.)
#5 = Meek Mill – DC4 (co-written and produced by OZ)
#12 = DJ Khaled – Major Key (co-written and produced by Earlly Mac and G. Koop)
#13 = Young Thug – Jeffery (co-written by Starrah)
#19 = Kevin Gates – Islah (co-written by Starrah)
#22 = Drake – Views (co-written and produced by OZ)
#37 = DJ EscoProject: E.T.
#46 = The Game – 1992 (co-written by Verse Simmonds)
#47 = Dave EastKairi Chanel

KCRW – “Best of 2016″
#2 = Kaytranada99.9%

Paste – “The 50 Best Albums of 2016″
#2 = Beyonce – Lemonade (mixed by Tony Maserati)
#15 = Chance the Rapper – Coloring Book (co-written by & featuring D.R.A.M.)

Timeout London – “Best Albums of 2016″
#5 = KKaytranada99.9%
#9 = Beyonce – Lemonade (mixed by Tony Maserati)
#10 = Chance the Rapper – Coloring Book (co-written by & featuring D.R.A.M.)
#29 = Drake – Views (co-written and produced by OZ)

Glamour – “The 20 Best Albums of 2016″
#1 = Beyonce – Lemonade (mixed by Tony Maserati)
#3 = Chance the Rapper – Coloring Book (co-written by & featuring D.R.A.M.)
#6 = Rihanna – ANTI (co-written by Starrah)
#9 = Carly Rae Jepsen – Emotion B Side (co-written and produced by CJ Baran)
#10 = Miranda Lambert – The Weight of These Wings (co-written by Natalie Hemby)
#11 = Alicia Keys – Here (mixed by Tony Maserati)
#12 = Drake – Views (co-written and produced by OZ)
#13 = Lady Gaga – Joanne (co-written and produced by BloodPop)
#18 = Gwen Stefani – This is What the Truth Feels Like (co-written by Raja Kumari, mixed by Tony Maserati)
#19 = Fifth Harmony – 7/27 (co-written and produced by BloodPop and Gladius)

Idolator – “The 10 Best Albums Released in 2016″
#1 = Gwen Stefani – This is What the Truth Feels Like (co-written by Raja Kumari, mixed by Tony Maserati)
#5 = Chance the Rapper – Coloring Book (co-written by & featuring D.R.A.M.)
#7 = Lady Gaga – Joanne (co-written and produced by BloodPop)
#8 = Fifth Harmony – 7/27 (co-written and produced by BloodPop and Gladius)
#10 – Beyonce – Lemonade (mixed by Tony Maserati)

Okayplayer – “The Most Slept-on Albums of 2016″
#9 = Kari FauxLost en Los Angeles