Year-End Lists

Notable, browsable lists of the year's best music, movies, books, and TV shows. Year-end lists are fingerprints; aggregate statistics are smudges. Therefore, we make no tallies. Follow the link for each list to see essential commentary from its authors, at the source.

Entertainment Weekly: 20 Best Albums of 2011

01 January 2012

Entertainment Weekly: 20 Best Albums of 2011

[see also 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014]

  1. Adele21
  2. Fleet FoxesHelplessness Blues
  3. Lykke LiWounded Rhymes
  4. Bon IverBon Iver
  5. Florence + The MachineCeremonials
  6. Frank OceanNostalgia, Ultra
  7. Demi LovatoUnbroken
  8. My Morning JacketCircuital
  9. Pistol AnniesHell on Heels
  10. Kurt VileSmoke Ring for My Halo
  11. The Black KeysEl Camino
  12. TV on the RadioNine Types of Light
  13. Tune-YardsWhokill
  14. Brad PaisleyThis Is Country Music
  15. AlexanderAlexander
  16. Big K.R.I.T.Return of 4Eva
  17. MastodonThe Hunter
  18. RihannaTalk That Talk
  19. WilcoThe Whole Love
  20. Raphael SaadiqStone Rollin’