2020 Top Ten List Spotlight: John Richards

2020 Countdown
KEXP DJs Kevin Cole and John Richards with IDLES // photo by Jake Hanson (view set)

For the next few weeks, we'll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2020, leading up to our 2020 Top 90.3 Album Countdown. Vote today for your favorite albums of the year, and then tune in on Friday, December 18th to hear if they make the list! Voting ends at 6:00 PM PST on Friday, December 11th.


John Richards' 2020 Top Ten Albums

rank artist album label
1 Sault Untitled (Rise) Forever Living Originals
2 Sault Untitled (Black Is) Forever Living Originals
3 Run the Jewels RTJ4 BMG
4 Idles Ultra Mono Partisan
5 Deep Sea Diver Impossible Weight High Beam/ATO
6 Nation of Language Introduction, Presence Self-Released
7 Fontaines DC A Hero's Death Partisan
8 Doves The Universal Want Heavenly
9 The Weeknd After Hours XO/Republic
10 Say Hi Diamonds and Donuts Euphobia

John Richards is the host of The Morning Show, airing Monday through Friday, 7-10 AM PT.