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.

Fact: Best Albums of 2018

15 December 2018

Fact Magazine: Best Albums of 2018

[see also 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011]

  1. LoticPower
  2. PendantMake Me Know You Sweet
  3. RosalíaEl Mal Querer
  4. BarkerDebiasing
  5. Rico NastyNasty
  6. Aïsha DeviDNA Feelings
  7. Gábor LázárUnfold
  8. Tierra WhackWhack World
  9. VesselQueen of Golden Dogs
  10. Duppy GunMiro Tape
  11. LSDXOXOBody Mods
  12. serpentwithfeetsoil
  13. TirzahDevotion
  14. DebitAnimus
  15. Earl SweatshirtSome Rap Songs
  16. Amnesia ScannerAnother Life
  17. Neville WatsonThe Midnight Orchard
  18. Yves TumorSafe in the Hands of Love
  19. Renick BellTurning Points
  20. Cardi BInvasion of Privacy
  21. Sarah DavachiGave In Rest
  22. cupcakKeEphorize
  23. SophieOil of Every Pearl’s Un-Insides
  24. TSVIInner Worlds
  25. Space AfrikaSomewhere Decent To Live
  26. Hilary WoodsColt
  27. Astrid SonneHuman Lines
  28. Kelman Duran13th Month
  29. Young NudySlimeBall 3
  30. Tess RobyBeacon
  31. City GirlsPeriod
  32. Beta LibraeSanguine Bond
  33. Martyn BootyspoonSilk Eternity
  34. Kali UchisIsolation
  35. Playboi CartiDie Lit
  36. BruceSonder Somatic
  37. H.TakahashiLow Power
  38. U.S. GirlsIn a Poem Unlimited
  39. Laurel HaloRaw Silk Uncut Wood
  40. Teyana TaylorK.T.S.E.
  41. CeciliaAdoration
  42. Skee MaskCompro
  43. Marie DavidsonWorking Class Woman
  44. Eli KeszlerStadium
  45. Maxo KreamPunken
  46. Kali MaloneOrgan Dirges 2016​-​2017
  47. Various Artists — Patina Echoes
  48. ChevelAlways Yours
  49. LowDouble Negative
  50. Mariah CareyCaution