Welcome to the Hi-Fi Choice Yearbook 2016. In putting together this special edition of your favourite hi-fi magazine, it’s clear to see what a landmark year it has been for audio, with a staggering number of high-performance components emerging to feed our passion for quality sound in increasingly innovative ways. But this has also been the year we said goodbye to too many cherished musicians, and you’ll find our tributes to David Bowie and Prince inside this bumper issue. 

Elsewhere inside this 164-page bumper issue you’ll find our pick of the greatest-sounding audio products to undergo our respected reviewing process in 2016. From headphones to turntables and loudspeakers, every product is a coveted Hi-Fi Choice badge winner applauded by our experts for a winning combination of outstanding sound quality and value for money. It’s the ideal issue for building your must-hear audition list of the very best audio equipment for 2017.