De medewerkers van NU.nl stelden een lijst samen met hun favoriete platen van 2011.

Totaallijst
1. The Vaccines - What Did You Expect From The Vaccines? (recensie) (spotify)
2. Adele - 21 (recensie)
3. Fleet Foxes - Helplessness Blues (spotify)
4. Florence + The Machine - Ceremonials (recensie) (spotify)
5. Ryan Adams - Ashes & Fire (recensie) (spotify)
6. True Widow - As High As The Highest Havens And From The Center To The Circumference Of The Earth (spotify)
7. Spinvis - Tot Ziens, Justine Keller (recensie) (spotify)
8. The Weeknd - House Of Balloons
9. Eefje de Visser - De Koek (recensie) (spotify)
10. Kurt Vile - Smoke Ring For My Halo (recensie) (spotify)

Pierre Oitmann, muziekcoördinator NU.nl
1. Adele - 21 (recensie)
2. Florence + The Machine - Ceremonials (recensie) (spotify)
3. The Vaccines - What Did You Expect From The Vaccines? (recensie) (spotify)
4. Ryan Adams - Ashes & Fire (recensie) (spotify)
5. Eefje de Visser - De Koek (recensie) (spotify)
6. Dionne Bromfield - Good For The Soul (recensie) (spotify)
7. Emmylou Harris - Hard Bargain (recensie) (spotify)
8. Jon Allen - Sweet Defeat (recensie) (spotify)
9. Roosbeef - Omdat Ik Dat Wil (recensie) (spotify)
10. De Staat - Machinery (recensie) (spotify)

Tjeerd van Erve, muziekredacteur NU.nl
1. Low Vertical - I Saw a Landscape Once (recensie) (spotify)
2. Arie-Wubbo - Arie Wubbo, De Ultieme Roadmovie Op Papier (recensie) (spotify)
3. Shabazz Palaces - Black Up (recensie) (spotify)
4. B. Fleischmann - For M/Mikro_Kosmos (recensie)
5. A Winged Victory For The Sullen - S/T
6. True Widow - As High As The Highest Havens And From The Center To The Circumference Of The Earth (spotify)
7. Odonis Odonis - Hollandaze (recensie) (spotify)
8. Wooden Shjips - West (recensie) (spotify)
9. Le Corbeau - Moth On Headlight (spotify)
10. The Antlers - Burst Apart (recensie) (spotify)

Harm Groustra, muziekredacteur NU.nl
1. Lykke Li - Wounded Rhymes (spotify)
2. PJ Harvey - Let England Shake (recensie) (spotify)
3. Rustie - Glass Swords (spotify)
4. The Weeknd - House Of Balloons
5. The Black Keys - El Camino (recensie)
6. The Vaccines - What Did You Expect From The Vaccines? (recensie) (spotify)
7. Fucked Up - David Comes To Life (spotify)
8. Sef - De Leven (recensie) (spotify)
9. Eisley - The Valley
10. Miles Kane - Colour Of The Trap (recensie) (spotify)

Abdel Chaouch, muziekredacteur NU.nl
1. CunninLynguists - Oneirology (spotify)
2. The Roots - Undun (spotify)
3. Pete Philly - One (recensie) (spotify)
4. Drake - Take Care (recensie) (spotify)
5. The Weeknd - House Of Balloons
6. TiRon & Ayomari - A Sucker For Pumps.
7. Florence + the Machine - Ceremonials (recensie) (spotify)
8. Oddisee - Rock Creek Park (spotify)
9. Clams Casino - Instrumental
10. yU - The Earn (spotify)

Lisa de Jongh, muziekredacteur NU.nl
1. The Vaccines - What Did You Expect From The Vaccines? (recensie) (spotify)
2. The Horrors - Skying (spotify)
3. Foster The People - Torches (recensie) (spotify)
4. Beirut - The Rip Tide (recensie) (spotify)
5. Cloud Control - Cloud Control
6. Spinvis - Tot Ziens, Justine Keller (recensie) (spotify)
7. Miles Kane - Colour of the Trap (recensie) (spotify)
8. Other Lives - Tamer Animals (recensie) (spotify)
9. Fleet Foxes - Helplessness Blue (spotify)
10. Radiohead - The King Of Limbs (recensie) (spotify)

Peter Muijsenberg, muziekredacteur NU.nl
1. Kate Bush - 50 Words For Snow (recensie) (spotify)
2. The Beach Boys - Smile (recensie)
3. Fleet Foxes - Helplessness Blues (spotify)
4. Elbow - Build A Rocket Boys (recensie) (spotify)
5. Ryan Adams - Ashes & Fire (recensie) (spotify)
6. Dawes - Nothing Is Wrong (recensie) (spotify)
7. Kate Bush - Director's Cut (spotify)
8. Scroobius Pip - Distraction Pieces (recensie) (spotify)
9. Benny Sings - Art (recensie) (spotify)
10. Hunx and His Punx - Too Young To Be In Love (recensie)

Marina Veereschild, muziekredacteur NU.nl
1. Bon Iver - Bon Iver (recensie) (spotify)
2. For All We Know - For All We Know (recensie) (spotify)
3. Ben Howard - Every Kingdom (recensie) (spotify)
4. Guillemots - Walk The River (spotify)
5. William Fitzsimmons - Gold In The Shadow (recensie) (spotify)
6. James Vincent McMorrow - Early In The Morning (spotify)
7. Bløf - Alles Blijft Anders (recensie) (spotify)
8. Scott Matthews - What The Night Delivers (spotify)
9. Anathema - Falling Deeper (recensie)
10. Lia Ices - Grown Unknown (spotify)

Mikko Kuiper, muziekredacteur NU.nl
1. Colin Stetson - New History Warfare Vol.2: Judges (spotify)
2. Keith Jarrett - Rio (recensie)
3. Nicolas Jaar - Space is only noise (spotify)
4. Gramatik - Beatz & Pieces Vol. 1 (spotify)
5. Medeski, Scofield, Martin & Wood - In Case The World Changes Its Mind
6. Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings - Soul Time!
7. The Brandt Brauer Frick Ensemble - Mr. Machine (recensie) (spotify)
8. Radiohead - King Of Limbs (recensie) (spotify)
9. Tom Waits - Bad As Me (recensie) (spotify)
10. DeWolff - Orchards/Lupine (spotify)

Erik Luyten, muziekredacteur/fotograaf NU.nl
1. True Widow - As High As The Highest Heavens And From The Center To The Circumference Of The Earth (spotify)
2. Slabdragger - Regress (spotify)
3. EMA - Past Life Martyred Saints (recensie) (spotify)
4. The Devil's Blood - The Thousandfold Epicentre (recensie)
5. The War On Drugs - Slave Ambient (recensie) (spotify)
6. Yob - Atma
7. Sóley - We Sink (spotify)
8. John Maus - We Must Become The Pitiless Censors Of Ourselves (spotify)
9. Kurt Vile - Smoke Ring For My Halo (recensie) (spotify)
10. Zola Jesus – Conatus (recensie) (spotify)

Wieland van Dijk, chef NU.nl
1. Alamo Race Track - Unicorn Loves Deer (recensie) (spotify)
2. Kurt Vile - Smoke Ring For My Halo (recensie) (spotify)
3. Fleet Foxes - Helplessness Blues (spotify)
4. Wilco - The Whole Love (spotify)
5. Girls - Father, Son, Holy Ghost (recensie) (spotify)
6. Atlas Sound - Parallax (spotify)
7. Pete And The Pirates - One Thousand Pictures (recensie) (spotify)
8. J. Mascis - Several Shades of Why (recensie) (spotify)
9. Blitzen Trapper - American Goldwing (recensie)
10. Beastie Boys - Hot Sauce Committee Part Two (spotify)

Jesse Burkunk, productmanager NU.nl
1. Pinch & Shackleton - Pinch & Shackleton
2. Spinvis - Tot Ziens, Justine Keller (recensie) (spotify)
3. Vladislav Delay Quartet – Vladislav Delay Quartet (spotify)
4. White Denim - D (spotify)
5. Ricardo Villalobos & Max Loderbauer - Re:ECM
6. Lucy - Wordplay for Working Bees (spotify)
7. Robert Lippok - redsuperstructure (spotify)
8. Plaid - Scintilli (spotify)
9. Atlas Sound - Parallax (spotify)
10. Gil Scott-Heron & Jamie XX - We're New Here (spotify)

Maarten Keswiel, chef NUzakelijk.nl
1. Baby Dee - Baby Dee Goes Down To Amsterdam (spotify)
2. Megafaun - Megafaun (spotify)
3. Pete and the Pirates - One Thousand Pictures (recensie) (spotify)
4. The Naked And Famous - Passive Me, Agressive You
5. Rico & Kubus - DMT (recensie) (spotify)
6. Scroobius Pip - Distraction pieces (recensie) (spotify)
7. William Elliot Whitmore - Field Songs (spotify)
8. Mike Dehnert - Framework (spotify)
9. Automatic Sam - Texino (recensie) (spotify)
10. Primus - Green Naugahyde (recensie) (spotify)

Rikke van Geest, redactrice NUzakelijk.nl
1. Adele - 21 (recensie)
2. Anouk - To Get Her Together (recensie) (spotify)
3. Selah Sue - Selah Sue (spotify)
4. Joan as Policewoman - The Deep Field (spotify)
5. Tori Amos - Night of Hunters (recensie) (spotify)
6. Eefje de Visser - De Koek (recensie) (spotify)
7. Radiohead - King of Limbs (recensie) (spotify)
8. Amy Winehouse - Lioness: Hidden Treasures (recensie) (spotify)
9. Heather Nova - 300 days at sea (recensie)
10. Maria Mena - Viktoria (recensie) (spotify)