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 Pareles: 10 Best Albums of 2018

06 December 2018

Jon Pareles: 10 Best Albums of 2018, as published by The New York Times

[see also 2017, 2011]

  1. Janelle MonáeDirty Computer
  2. MitskiBe the Cowboy
  3. serpentwithfeetsoil
  4. Esperanza Spalding12 Little Spells
  5. Neneh CherryBroken Politics
  6. RosalíaEl Mal Querer
  7. Ariana GrandeSweetener
  8. Soccer MommyClean
  9. Jupiter & OkwessKin Sonic
  10. AutechreNTS Sessions 1-4