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New TV comedy of the year: 'Atlanta' or 'Insecure'?

It's the end of the year! And throughout December, we're facing-off the best songs, albums, movies, TV shows, comic books, video games, sports, pro athletes and entertainers of 2016. The "Best of 2016" is chosen by a combination of popularity, impact, acclaim, rankings and/or amount sold. But ultimately, we want you to let us know who and what from 2016 won the year in each category.

TV is becoming more and more diverse. There are now a several new TV shows that feature predominately Black casts. "Atlanta" and "Insecure" are arguably the best new comedies of this year, but which is the absolute best?

And don't forget to check out these other end of year debates:

MLB team of the year: Chicago Cubs or Boston Red Sox?

NFL team of the year: Dallas Cowboys or New England Patriots?

Video game of the year: 'Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End' or 'Overwatch'?

Country album of the year: 'A Sailor's Guide to Earth' or 'If I'm Honest'?

Alternative R&B album of the year: 'Blonde' or 'A Seat at the Table'?

Rap album of the year: 'Coloring Book' or 'We Got It from Here...'?

Hip-hop album of the year: 'Views' or 'The Life of Pablo'?

Urban contemporary album of the year: 'Lemonade' or 'Anti'?

NBA team of the year: Warriors or Cavs?

Alternative rock album of the year: 'Blackstar' or 'A Moon Shaped Pool'?

Pop vocal album of the year: 'Dangerous Woman' or 'Purpose'?

Adult contemporary album of the year: '25' or 'Illuminate'?

Trap song of the year: 'Black Beatles' or 'Panda'?

Country song of the year: 'H.O.L.Y.' or 'Humble and Kind'?

Rap rock song of the year: 'Heathens' or 'Sucker for Pain'?

Soccer player of the year: Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo?

Sci-fi TV show of the year: 'Stranger Things' or 'Westworld'?

Dance-pop collaboration of the year: 'Cheap Thrills' or 'Side to Side'?

Electro-R&B song of the year: 'Starboy' or 'Pillowtalk'?

EDM song of the year: 'Closer' or 'This Is What You Came For'?

Woke anthem of the year: 'Formation' or 'Don't Touch My Hair'?

Adult contemporary song of the year: 'Love Yourself' or 'Treat You Better'?

Disco-pop song of the year: '24K Magic' or 'Can't Stop the Feeling!'?

Men's tennis player of the year: Andy Murray or Novak Djokovic?

Women's tennis player of the year: Serena Williams or Angelique Kerber?

MLB player of the year: Mike Trout or Bryce Harper?

NFL player of the year: Dak Prescott or Tom Brady?

Dancehall-pop song of the year: 'Work' or 'One Dance'?

NBA player of the year: LeBron James or Steph Curry?

Best animated movie of the year: 'Moana' or 'Zootopia'?

Girl group anthem of the year: 'Shout Out to My Ex' or 'Work from Home'?


FX's "Atlanta" is acclaimed breakout hit with a 100 percent rating on Rotten Tomatoes, and many award nods under its belt. Donald Glover plays Earn Marks, an ambitious rap artist and college dropout who tries to reconnect with his estranged cousinwho happens to be a rising star in Atlanta's underground rap scene. 


Issa Rae carried over her "Awkward Black Girl" success to HBO. She and Larry Wilmore co-created "Insecure," which is about a young Black woman's awkward experiences in work, culture, relationships and life, overall. Issa Rae continues to tear down stereotypes about Black women while highlighting everyday experiences. Like her web series, the show is lauded and also holds a 100 percent rating on Rotten Tomatoes. 

New TV comedy of the year: 'Atlanta' or 'Insecure'?
A festive crown for the winner