The competition was fierce, but we narrowed it down to the 10 coolest albums (plus some honorable mentions) of 2016 including from Rihanna, David Bowie, the Queen B herself and Bon Iver.
Rihanna - Anti
While it's a shame that the Grammy folks chose to nominate Drake and Justin Bieber's albums over this one for Album of the Year, it still stands as the best work of Ri-Ri's career. Her surprise-released eighth album cuts a wide swath of styles from throwback doo-wop ("Love on the Brain") to a Tame Impala cover ("Same 'Ol Mistakes") and gets better with every listen.
David Bowie - Blackstar
With the rock/pop/glam/punk icon passing two days after...