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.
2018 Albums

Jon Caramanica: 18 Best Albums of 2018

06 December 2018

Jon Caramanica: 18 Best Albums of 2018, as published by The New York Times

[see also 2017, 2011]

  1. Soccer MommyClean
  2. Charlie PuthVoicenotes
  3. Juice WRLDGoodbye & Good Riddance
  4. DrakeScorpion
  5. GunnaDrip Season 3
  6. [tie] Lil BabyHarder Than Ever
  7. [tie] Lil Baby & GunnaDrip Harder
  8. Ashley McBrydeGirl Going Nowhere
  9. Kanye Westye
  10. [tie] Kids See GhostsKids See Ghosts
  11. Cardi BInvasion of Privacy
  12. The WeekndMy Dear Melancholy
  13. Kane BrownExperiment
  14. Pusha TDaytona
  15. The BlazeDancehall
  16. TurnstileTime & Space
  17. Yves TumorSafe in the Hands of Love
  18. Lil PeepCome Over When You're Sober, Pt. 2