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. NME: Top 50 Albums of 2015
  2. Pigeons & Planes: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  3. Gorilla vs. Bear: 50 Favorite Albums of 2015
  4. Stereogum: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  5. Flavorwire: 20 Favorite Albums of 2015
  6. Consequence of Sound: Top 50 Albums of 2015
  7. Pitchfork: Top 50 Albums of 2015
  8. Diffuser: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  9. Billboard: 25 Best Albums of 2015
  10. Pretty Much Amazing: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  11. Sputnikmusic: Top 50 Albums of 2015
  12. Slant: 25 Best Albums of 2015
  13. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2015
  14. A.V. Club: 15 Best Albums of 2015
  15. Fact: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  16. Time Out London: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  17. FasterLouder: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  18. Under the Radar: Top 100 Albums of 2015
  19. Dummy: 30 Best Albums of 2015
  20. Guardian: 40 Best Albums of 2015
  21. Paste: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  22. Les Inrocks: 100 Best Albums of 2015
  23. Spin: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  24. Complex: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  25. Tiny Mix Tapes: Favorite 50 Music Releases of 2015
  26. Drowned in Sound: 100 Favourite Albums of 2015