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.

Billboard: 15 Best Albums of 2013

20 December 2013

Billboard: 15 Best Albums of 2013 (as voted by Billboard staff)

[see also 2018, 2017, 2015, 2014, 2012, 2011]

  1. BeyoncéBeyoncé
  2. Kanye WestYeezus
  3. DisclosureSettle
  4. LordePure Heroine
  5. DrakeNothing Was the Same
  6. HaimDays Are Gone
  7. Daft PunkRandom Access Memories
  8. RhyeWoman
  9. Arcade FireReflektor
  10. Kacey MusgravesSame Trailer Different Park
  11. Justin TimberlakeThe 20/20 Experience
  12. Vampire WeekendModern Vampires of the City
  13. ChvrchesThe Bones Of What You Believe
  14. Lady GagaARTPOP
  15. Chance The RapperAcid Rap