Album of the Year 2020

As we have done in the past few years, NativeDSD called upon two of our music experts – Senior Reviewer Bill Dodd and Technical Advisor Brian Moura – to carefully review the year’s releases and bring our listeners 3 to 5 nominations in several musical categories. 

See the winning albums below, read more about why these won in this blog post.

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Albums of the Year

Album of the Year 2020

Skylark: Solo Piano and Beyond

Mike del Ferro

Album of the Year 2020

Lento Religioso

Amsterdam Sinfonietta, Candida Thompson

Best Seller
Vinyl Available
Pure DSD
Album of the Year 2020

Cool Jazz (Pure DSD)

Gabor Varga, Gabor Varga Jazz Trio

Album of the Year 2020

Rimsky-Korsakov: Capriccio Espagnol, Scheherazade & Russian Easter Festival Overture

Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra, Vasily Petrenko

Album of the Year 2020

Embrace Me

Denise Jannah, Gidon Nunes Vaz Quartet

Vinyl Available
AOTY Audience Award
Album of the Year 2020

Amsterdam Moon

The Coo

Album of the Year 2020

All Things Common: Music of Tarik O’Regan

Pacific Chorale, Robert Istad, Salastina Ensemble

Album of the Year 2020

Mascagni: Cavalleria Rusticana – Live

Andreas Henning, Anna Rad-Markowska, Brian Jagde and 10 more