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.

Slant: 25 Best Albums of 2018

12 December 2018

Slant Magazine: 25 Best Albums of 2018

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

  1. RobynHoney
  2. Janelle MonĂ¡eDirty Computer
  3. Kids See GhostsKids See Ghosts
  4. Troye SivanBloom
  5. The InternetHive Mind
  6. Cardi BInvasion of Privacy
  7. MitskiBe the Cowboy
  8. Against All Logic2012-2017
  9. BellyDove
  10. DJ KozeKnock Knock
  11. BROCKHAMPTONiridescence
  12. Mariah CareyCaution
  13. Courtney BarnettTell Me How You Really Feel
  14. Vince StaplesFM!
  15. Blood OrangeNegro Swan
  16. Christine and the QueensChris
  17. Titus AndronicusA Productive Cough
  18. Parquet CourtsWide Awake!
  19. Sofi TukkerTreehouse
  20. Ariana GrandeSweetener
  21. SuperchunkWhat a Time to Be Alive
  22. Pusha TDaytona
  23. Nine Inch NailsBad Witch
  24. Car Seat HeadrestTwin Fantasy
  25. Kacey MusgravesGolden Hour