As well as headline making albums like Bey's Lemonade, 2016 produced some quiet achiever albums not to be missed. By Adam Trainer

2016 has been an incredible year for music, but amongst the blockbusters and high-profile masterpieces there have been some exceptional releases that didn't get quite as much attention From understated folk-pop to brazen gangsta rap, quirky guitar pop to sprawling electronica, here are music insider Adam Trainer's picks of the year's best-kept musical secrets.

Under the radar: 12 killer 2016 albums you may have missed