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.

BBC Music: Top 25 Albums of 2012

09 December 2012

BBC Music: Top 25 Albums of 2012

  1. Kendrick Lamargood kid, m.A.A.d city
  2. Frank OceanChannel Orange
  3. DexysOne Day I’m Going to Soar
  4. Jessie WareDevotion
  5. Totally Enormous Extinct DinosaursTrouble
  6. Death GripsThe Money Store
  7. Busy SignalReggae Music Again
  8. David Byrne & St. VincentLove this Giant
  9. alt-JAn Awesome Wave
  10. Alabama ShakesBoys & Girls
  11. MalaMala in Cuba
  12. Carter Tutti VoidTransverse
  13. BaronessYellow & Green
  14. Nicki MinajPink Friday: Roman Reloaded
  15. SwansThe Seer
  16. LiarsWixiw
  17. Django DjangoDjango Django
  18. ChromaticsKill for Love
  19. Bill FayLife is People
  20. Father John MistyFear Fun
  21. Tame ImpalaLonerism
  22. Emeli SandeOur Version of Events
  23. First Aid KitThe Lion’s Roar
  24. MiguelKaleidoscope Dream
  25. Grizzly BearShields