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KEXP Blues music charts for 2016
Week: 12/2/2016 - 12/8/2016
Rank Artist Album Label
1. Buy! SolangeA Seat At The TableColumbia
2. Buy! NxWorriesYes Lawd!Stones Throw
3. Buy! Lady WrayQueen AloneBig Crown
4. Buy! Childish GambinoAwaken, My Love!Glassnote
5. Buy! Lee Fields & The ExpressionsSpecial NightBig Crown
6. Buy! Dawn RichardRedemptionLocal Action/Our Dawn
7. Buy! The Rolling StonesBlue & LonesomePolydor/Interscope
8. Buy! Frank OceanBlondeBoys Don't Cry
9. Buy! The WeekndStarboyXO/Republic
10. Buy! St. Paul & The Broken BonesSea Of NoiseRECORDS


Week: 11/25/2016 - 12/1/2016
Rank Artist Album Label
1. Buy! SolangeA Seat At The TableColumbia
2. Buy! Michael KiwanukaLove & HatePolydor
3. Buy! NxWorriesYes Lawd!Stones Throw
4. Buy! St. Paul & The Broken BonesSea of NoiseRECORDS
5. Buy! Blood OrangeFreetown SoundDomino
6. Buy! Lee Fields & The ExpressionsSpecial NightBig Crown
7. Buy! Frank OceanBlondeBoys Don't Cry
8. Buy! serpentwithfeetblisters EPTri Angle
9. Buy! Moses SumneyLamentations EPself-released
10. Buy! Nick WaterhouseNever TwiceInnovative Leisure


Week: 11/4/2016 - 11/10/2016
Rank Artist Album Label
1. Buy! SolangeA Seat At The TableColumbia
2. Buy! NxWorriesYes Lawd!Stones Throw
3. Buy! St. Paul & The Broken BonesSea Of NoiseRECORDS
4. Buy! Michael KiwanukaLove & HatePolydor
5. Buy! Lee Fields & The ExpressionsSpecial NightBig Crown
6. Buy! Blood OrangeFreetown SoundDomino
7. Buy! Frank OceanBlondeBoys Don't Cry
8. Buy! serpentwithfeetblisters EPTri Angle
9. Buy! Moses SumneyLamentations EPself-released
10. Buy! Smoove & TurrellCrown PosadaJalapeno


Week: 10/28/2016 - 11/3/2016
Rank Artist Album Label
1. Buy! NxWorriesYes Lawd!Stones Throw
2. Buy! SolangeA Seat At The TableColumbia
3. Buy! St. Paul & The Broken BonesSea Of NoiseRECORDS
4. Buy! Frank OceanBlondeBoys Don't Cry
5. Buy! Michael KiwanukaLove & HatePolydor
6. Buy! Lee Fields & The ExpressionsSpecial NightBig Crown
7. Buy! Sonny Knight and The LakersSooner Or LaterSecret Stash
8. Buy! Blood OrangeFreetown SoundDomino
9. Buy! Smoove & TurrellCrown PosadaJalapeno
10. Buy! Moses SumneyLamentations EPself-released


Week: 10/21/2016 - 10/27/2016
Rank Artist Album Label
1. Buy! SolangeA Seat At The TableColumbia
2. Buy! Frank OceanBlondeBoys Don't Cry
3. Buy! St. Paul & The Broken BonesSea Of NoiseRECORDS
4. Buy! Blood OrangeFreetown SoundDomino
5. Buy! Lee Fields & The ExpressionsSpecial NightBig Crown
6. Buy! Michael KiwanukaLove & HatePolydor
7. Buy! Smoove & TurrellCrown PosadaJalapeno
8. Buy! Nick WaterhouseNever TwiceInnovative Leisure
9. Buy! Jamie LidellBuilding A BeginningJajulin
10. Buy! serpentwithfeetblisters EPTri Angle


Week: 10/14/2016 - 10/20/2016
Rank Artist Album Label
1. Buy! SolangeA Seat At The TableColumbia
2. Buy! St. Paul & The Broken BonesSea Of NoiseRECORDS
3. Buy! Frank OceanBlondeBoys Don't Cry
4. Buy! Michael KiwanukaLove & HatePolydor
5. Buy! theMINDSummer Campself-released
6. Buy! Jamila WoodsHEAVNClosed Sessions
7. Buy! Blood OrangeFreetown SoundDomino
8. Buy! Moses SumneyLamentations EPself-released
9. Buy! Nick WaterhouseNever TwiceInnovative Leisure
10. Buy! JonesNew Skin37 Adventures/Play It Again Sam


Week: 10/7/2016 - 10/13/2016
Rank Artist Album Label
1. Buy! SolangeA Seat At The TableColumbia
2. Buy! St. Paul & The Broken BonesSea Of NoiseRECORDS
3. Buy! Frank OceanBlondeBoys Don't Cry
4. Buy! Blood OrangeFreetown SoundDomino
5. Buy! Michael KiwanukaLove & HatePolydor
6. Buy! theMINDSummer Campself-released
7. Buy! Charlotte Day WilsonCDW EPself-released
8. Buy! Moses SumneyLamentations EPself-released
9. Buy! Nick WaterhouseNever TwiceInnovative Leisure
10. Buy! JonesNew Skin37 Adventures/Play It Again Sam


Week: 9/30/2016 - 10/6/2016
Rank Artist Album Label
1. Buy! SolangeA Seat At The TableColumbia
2. Buy! Frank OceanBlondeBoys Don't Cry
3. Buy! St. Paul & The Broken BonesSea Of NoiseRECORDS
4. Buy! FlamingosisBright Momentsself-released
5. Buy! Tiffany Wilson#See SharpWeCoast
6. Buy! Michael KiwanukaLove & HatePolydor
7. Buy! Charlotte Day WilsonCDW EPself-released
8. Buy! MarchForthMagic Numberself-released
9. Buy! Blood OrangeFreetown SoundDomino
10. Buy! theMINDSummer Campself-released


Week: 9/16/2016 - 9/22/2016
Rank Artist Album Label
1. Buy! St. Paul & The Broken BonesSea Of NoiseRECORDS
2. Buy! Frank OceanBlondeBoys Don't Cry
3. Buy! Jamila WoodsHEAVNClosed Sessions
4. Buy! Tiffany Wilson#See SharpWeCoast
5. Buy! Michael KiwanukaLove & HatePolydor
6. Buy! FlamingosisBright Momentsself-released
7. Buy! Blood OrangeFreetown SoundDomino
8. Buy! theMINDSummer Campself-released
9. Buy! Xenia RubinosBlack Terry CatAnti-
10. Buy! Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band55Big Crown


Week: 9/9/2016 - 9/15/2016
Rank Artist Album Label
1. Buy! Frank OceanBlondeBoys Don't Cry
2. Buy! Michael KiwanukaLove & HatePolydor
3. Buy! St. Paul & The Broken BonesSea Of NoiseRECORDS
4. Buy! FlamingosisBright Momentsself-released
5. Buy! Tiffany Wilson#See SharpWeCoast
6. Buy! Jamila WoodsHEAVNClosed Sessions
7. Buy! Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band55Big Crown
8. Buy! The Delvon Lamarr Organ TrioClose But No Cigarself-released
9. Buy! theMINDSummer Campself-released
10. Buy! NaoFor All We KnowLittle Tokyo/RCA


Week: 9/2/2016 - 9/8/2016
Rank Artist Album Label
1. Buy! Frank OceanBlondeBoys Don't Cry
2. Buy! Blood OrangeFreetown SoundDomino
3. Buy! Michael KiwanukaLove & HatePolydor
4. Buy! Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band55Big Crown
5. Buy! Tiffany Wilson#See SharpWeCoast
6. Buy! The Delvon Lamarr Organ TrioClose But No Cigarself-released
7. Buy! Jamila WoodsHEAVNClosed Sessions
8. Buy! theMINDSummer Campself-released
9. Buy! St. Paul & The Broken BonesSea Of NoiseRECORDS
10. Buy! Betty DavisThe Columbia Years 1968-1969Light In The Attic


Week: 8/26/2016 - 9/1/2016
Rank Artist Album Label
1. Buy! Frank OceanBlondeBoys Don't Cry
2. Buy! Blood OrangeFreetown SoundDomino
3. Buy! Michael KiwanukaLove & HatePolydor
4. Buy! The Delvon Lamarr Organ TrioClose But No Cigarself-released
5. Buy! Tiffany Wilson#See SharpWeCoast
6. Buy! Jamila WoodsHEAVNClosed Sessions
7. Buy! theMINDSummer Campself-released
8. Buy! FlamingosisBright Momentsself-released
9. Buy! Xenia RubinosBlack Terry CatAnti-
10. Buy! Sharon Jones & the Dap-KingsMiss Sharon Jones!Daptone


Week: 8/19/2016 - 8/25/2016
Rank Artist Album Label
1. Buy! Blood OrangeFreetown SoundDomino
2. Buy! Michael KiwanukaLove & HatePolydor
3. Buy! Jamila WoodsHEAVNClosed Sessions
4. Buy! Frank OceanBlondeBoys Don't Cry
5. Buy! Tiffany Wilson#See SharpWeCoast
6. Buy! Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band55Big Crown
7. Buy! The Delvon Lamarr Organ TrioClose But No Cigarself-released
8. Buy! FlamingosisBright Momentsself-released
9. Buy! Xenia RubinosBlack Terry CatAnti-
10. Buy! St. Paul & The Broken BonesSea Of NoiseRECORDS


Week: 7/22/2016 - 7/28/2016
Rank Artist Album Label
1. Buy! Jamila WoodsHEAVNClosed Sessions
2. Buy! Blood OrangeFreetown SoundDomino
3. Buy! Michael KiwanukaLove & HatePolydor
4. Buy! The Delvon Lamarr Organ TrioClose But No Cigarself-released
5. Buy! Jordan RakeiCloak4101
6. Buy! Sharon ones & The Dap-KingsMiss Sharon Jones!Daptone
7. Buy! Xenia RubinosBlack Terry CatAnti-
8. Buy! PolyrhythmicsI Believe In LoveWestsound
9. Buy! St. Paul & The Broken BonesSea Of NoiseRECORDS
10. Buy! James BlakeThe Colour In AnythingRepublic


Week: 7/15/2016 - 7/21/2016
Rank Artist Album Label
1. Buy! Blood OrangeFreetown SoundDomino
2. Buy! Jamila WoodsHEAVNClosed Sessions
3. Buy! Michael KiwanukaLove & HatePolydor
4. Buy! Jordan RakeiCloak4101
5. Buy! The Delvon Lamarr Organ TrioClose But No Cigarself-released
6. Buy! AbraPrincess EPTrue Panther
7. Buy! Betty DavisThe Columbia Years 1968-1969Light In The Attic
8. Buy! Kaytranada99.9%XL
9. Buy! Jessy LanzaOh NoHyperdub
10. Buy! Xenia RubinosBlack Terry CatAnti-


Week: 7/8/2016 - 7/14/2016
Rank Artist Album Label
1. Buy! Blood OrangeFreetown SoundDomino
2. Buy! Xenia RubinosBlack Terry CatAnti-
3. Buy! Jessy LanzaOh NoHyperdub
4. Buy! Corinne Bailey RaeThe Heart Speaks In WhispersVirgin
5. Buy! SassyBlackNo More Weak Datesself-released
6. Buy! Nite-FunkNite Funk EPGlydezone
7. Buy! BeyonceLemonadeParkwood/Columbia
8. Buy! William BellThis Is Where I LiveStax
9. Buy! Kaytranada99.9%XL
10. Buy! James BlakeThe Colour In AnythingRepublic


Week: 7/1/2016 - 7/7/2016
Rank Artist Album Label
1. Buy! Blood OrangeFreetown SoundDomino
2. Buy! James BlakeThe Colour In AnythingRepublic
3. Buy! Jessy LanzaOh NoHyperdub
4. Buy! Kaytranada99.9%XL
5. Buy! Xenia RubinosBlack Terry CatAnti-
6. Buy! Corrinne Bailey RaeThe Heart Speaks In WhispersVirgin
7. Buy! SassyBlackNo More Weak Datesself-released
8. Buy! BeyonceLemonadeParkwood/Columbia
9. Buy! Allen ToussaintAmerican TunesNonesuch
10. Buy! William BellThis Is Where I LiveStax


Week: 6/24/2016 - 6/30/2016
Rank Artist Album Label
1. Buy! Kaytranada99.9%XL
2. Buy! BeyonceLemonadeParkwood/Columbia
3. Buy! James BlakeThe Colour In AnythingRepublic
4. Buy! Fly Moon RoyaltyDelicious Troubleself-released
5. Buy! Jessy LanzaOh NoHyperdub
6. Buy! SassyBlackNo More Weak Datesself-released
7. Buy! Anderson .PaakMalibuEMPIRE/OBE/Steel Wool/Art Club
8. Buy! Corinne Bailey RaeThe Heart Speaks In WhispersVirgin
9. Buy! William BellThis is Where I LiveStax
10. Buy! Jimmy "Duck" HolmesIt Is What It IsBlue Front


Week: 5/27/2016 - 6/2/2016
Rank Artist Album Label
1. Buy! Kaytranada99.9%XL
2. Buy! BeyonceLemonadeParkwood/Columbia
3. Buy! James BlakeThe Colour In AnythingRepublic
4. Buy! Jessy LanzaOh NoHyperdub
5. Buy! SassyBlackNo More Weak Datesself-released
6. Buy! Corinne Bailey RaeThe Heart Speaks In WhispersVirgin
7. Buy! Anderson .PaakMalibuEMPIRE/OBE/Steel Wool/Art Club
8. Buy! Fly Moon RoyaltyDelicious Troubleself-released
9. Buy! GallantOlogyMind Of A Genius
10. Buy! Terrace MartinVelvet PortraitsSounds Of Crenshaw/Ropeadope


Week: 5/20/2016 - 5/26/2016
Rank Artist Album Label
1. Buy! Jessy LanzaOh NoHyperdub
2. Buy! Fly Moon RoyaltyDelicious Troubleself-released
3. Buy! Kaytranada99.9%XL
4. Buy! James BlakeThe Colour In AnythingRepublic
5. Buy! BeyonceLemonadeParkwood/Columbia
6. Buy! Charles BradleyChangesDaptone
7. Buy! Corinne Bailey RaeThe Heart Speaks In WhispersVirgin
8. Buy! SassyBlackNo More Weak Datesself-released
9. Buy! Terrace MartinVelvet PortraitsSounds Of Crenshaw/Ropeadope
10. Buy! William BellThis Is Where I LiveStax


Week: 5/13/2016 - 5/19/2016
Rank Artist Album Label
1. Buy! James BlakeThe Colour In AnythingRepublic
2. Buy! BeyonceLemonadeParkwood/Columbia
3. Buy! Kaytranada99.9%XL
4. Buy! SassyBlackNo More Weak Datesself-released
5. Buy! Jessy LanzaOh NoHyperdub
6. Buy! Fly Moon RoyaltyDelicious Troubleself-released
7. Buy! Charles BradleyChangesDaptone
8. Buy! Anderson .PaakMalibuEMPIRE/OBE/Steel Wool/Art Club
9. Buy! Terrace MartinVelvet PortraitsSounds Of Crenshaw/Ropeadope
10. Buy! GallantOlogyMind of A Genius


Week: 5/6/2016 - 5/12/2016
Rank Artist Album Label
1. Buy! BeyonceLemonadeParkwood/Columbia
2. Buy! Kaytranada99.9%XL
3. Buy! James BlakeThe Colour In AnythingRepublic
4. Buy! Fly Moon RoyaltyDelicious Troubleself-released
5. Buy! GallantOlogyMind Of A Genius
6. Buy! dvsnSept. 5thOVO Sound/Warner Bros.
7. Buy! Terrace MartinVelvet PortraitsSounds Of CrenshawRopeadope
8. Buy! Charles BradleyChangesDaptone
9. Buy! Anderson .PaakMalibuEMPIRE/OBE/Steel Wool/Art Club
10. Buy! Cha WaFunk 'N' FeathersUPT Music


Week: 4/29/2016 - 5/5/2016
Rank Artist Album Label
1. Buy! BeyonceLemonadeParkwood/Columbia
2. Buy! Fly Moon RoyaltyDelicious Troubleself-released
3. Buy! Charles BradleyChangesDaptone
4. Buy! Terrace martinVelvet PortraitsSounds Of Crenshaw/Ropeadope
5. Buy! Anderson .PaakMalibuEMPIRE/OBE/Steel Wool/Art Club
6. Buy! dvsnSept. 5thOVO Sound/Warner Bros.
7. Buy! GallantOlogyMind Of A Genius
8. Buy! Esperanza SpaldingEmily's D+EvolutionConcord
9. Buy! Mayer HawthorneMan About TownVagrant/BMG
10. Buy! Cha WaFunk 'N' FeathersUPT Music


Week: 4/22/2016 - 4/28/2016
Rank Artist Album Label
1. Buy! Fly Moon RoyaltyDelicious Troubleself-released
2. Buy! Charles BradleyChangesDaptone
3. Buy! Anderson .PaakMalibuEMPIRE/OBE/Steel Wool/Art Club
4. Buy! GallantOlogyMind Of A Genius
5. Buy! Terrace MartinVelvet PortraitsSounds Of Crenshaw/Ropeadope
6. Buy! Esperanza SpaldingEmily's D+EvolutionConcord
7. Buy! dvsnSept. 5thOVO Sound/Warner Bros.
8. Buy! Mayer HawthorneMan About TownVagrant/BMG
9. Buy! Cha WaFunk 'N' FeathersUPT Music
10. Buy! Lake Street DiveSide PonyNonesuch


Week: 2/19/2016 - 2/25/2016
Rank Artist Album Label
1. Buy! Anderson .PaakMalibuEMPIRE/OBE/Steel Wool/Art Club
2. Buy! Mavis StaplesLivin' On A High NoteAnti-
3. Buy! Adrian YoungeSomething About April IILinear Labs
4. Buy! The James Hunter SixHold On!Daptone
5. Buy! KINGWe Are KINGKING Creative
6. Buy! VariousGod Don't Never Change: The Songs of Blind Willie JohnsonAlligator
7. Buy! The SuffersThe Suffersself-released
8. Buy! Charles BradleyChangesDaptone
9. Buy! Erykah BaduBut You Caint Use My PhoneMotown
10. Buy! Lake Street DiveSide PonyNonesuch


Week: 1/29/2016 - 2/04/2016
Rank Artist Album Label
1. Buy! PolyrhythmicsOctagonKept
2. Buy! Adrian YoungeSomething About April IILinear Labs
3. Buy! Erykah BaduBut You Caint Use My PhoneMotown
4. Buy! The James Hunter SixHold On!Daptone
5. Buy! Grace Love & The True LovesGrace Love & The True Lovesself-released
6. Buy! Charles BradleyChangesDaptone
7. Buy! The Flavr BlueLove Notes EPself-released
8. Buy! The SuffersThe Suffersself-released
9. Buy! Gloria Ann TaylorLove Is A Hurtin' ThingUbiquity
10. Buy! Cool UncleCool UncleFresh Young Minds/EMPIRE


Week: 1/22/2016 - 1/28/2016
Rank Artist Album Label
1. Buy! Adrian YoungeSomething About April IILinear Labs
2. Buy! The James Hunter SixHold On!Daptone
3. Buy! PolyrhythmicsOctagonKept
4. Buy! Erykah BaduBut You Caint Use My PhoneMotown
5. Buy! Cool UncleCool UncleFresh Young Minds/EMPIRE
6. Buy! Gloria Ann TaylorLove Is A Hurtin' ThingUbiquity
7. Buy! Charles BradleyChangesDaptone
8. Buy! Grace Love & The True LovesGrace Love & The True Lovesself-released
9. Buy! EscortAnimal NatureEscort
10. Buy! KelelaHallucinogen EPCherry Coffee/Warp


Week: 1/15/2016 - 1/21/2016
Rank Artist Album Label
1. Buy! Erykah BaduBut You Caint Use My PhoneMotown
2. Buy! PolyrhythmicsOctagonKept
3. Buy! Adrian YoungeSomething About April IILinear Labs
4. Buy! The James Hunter SixHold On!Daptone
5. Buy! Grace Love & The True LovesGrace Love & The True Lovesself-released
6. Buy! Cool UncleCool UncleFresh Young Minds/EMPIRE
7. Buy! Charles BradleyChangesDaptone
8. Buy! EscortAnimal NatureEscort
9. Buy! Gloria Ann TaylorLove is A Hurtin' ThingUbiquity
10. Buy! KelelaHallucinogen EPCherry Coffee/Warp


Week: 1/08/2016 - 1/14/2016
Rank Artist Album Label
1. Buy! PolyrhythmicsOctagonKept
2. Buy! Erykah BaduBut You Caint Use My PhoneMotown
3. Buy! EscortAnimal NatureEscort
4. Buy! Cool UncleCool UncleFresh Young Minds/EMPIRE
5. Buy! Grace Love & The True LovesGrace Love & The True Lovesself-released
6. Buy! Dexter StoryWondemSoundway
7. Buy! KelelaHallucinogen EPCherry CoffeeWarp
8. Buy! FKA twigsM3LL155X EPYoung Turks
9. Buy! Doug Hream BluntMy Name Is Doug Hream BluntLuaka Bop
10. Buy! Abhi/DijonStay Upself-released


Week: 1/01/2016 - 1/07/2016
Rank Artist Album Label
1. Buy! PolyrhythmicsOctagonKept
2. Buy! Erykah BaduBut You Caint use My PhoneMotown
3. Buy! Grace Love & The True LovesGrace Love & The True Lovesself-released
4. Buy! EscortAnimal NatureEscort
5. Buy! Cool UncleCool UncleFresh Young Minds/EMPIRE
6. Buy! Dexter StoryWondemSoundway
7. Buy! KelelaHallucinogen EPCherry Coffee/Warp
8. Buy! FKA twigsM3LL155X EPYoung Turks
9. Buy! Doug Hream BluntMy Name Is Doug Hream BluntLuaka Bop
10. Buy! Abhi/DijonStay Upself-released