Adele's hit album 21 has been crowned Entertainment Weekly's top album of 2011.
The release has already topped a string of important magazine countdowns and now the Brit can add another major end-of-year accolade to her list.
The album beat Fleet Foxes' Helplessness Blues and Lykke Li's Wounded
, while Nicki Minaj
's Super Bass
was named Best Single ahead of summer anthem Pumped Up Kicks
by Foster The People
. Lou Reed
's collaborative album with Metallica
was named the Worst Album of 2011 and Kim Kardashian
's Jam (Turn it Up)
picked up the Worst Single dishonor.