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.
  1. Les Inrocks: Top 100 Albums of 2012
  2. Clash: Top 40 Albums of 2012
  3. Gigwise: 50 Albums of the 2012
  4. NME: 50 Best Albums of 2012
  5. Guardian: Best Albums of 2012
  6. BBC Music: Top 25 Albums of 2012
  7. Billboard: 10 Best Albums of 2012
  8. Fly: Top 50 Albums of 2012
  9. musicOMH: Top 100 Albums of 2012
  10. Piccadilly Records: Top 100 Albums of 2012
  11. FasterLouder: Top 50 Albums of 2012
  12. Pretty Much Amazing: 60 Best Albums of 2012
  13. PopMatters: 75 Best Albums of 2012
  14. Drowned in Sound: 100 Favourite Albums of 2012