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. Magnet: Top 25 Albums of 2015
  2. Drowned in Sound: 100 Favourite Albums of 2015
  3. Guardian: 40 Best Albums of 2015
  4. Q: Top 50 Albums Of 2015
  5. Pitchfork: Top 50 Albums of 2015
  6. Wire: Top 50 Releases of 2015
  7. Tiny Mix Tapes: Favorite 50 Music Releases of 2015
  8. Diffuser: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  9. Under the Radar: Top 100 Albums of 2015
  10. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2015
  11. NME: Top 50 Albums of 2015
  12. Mojo: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  13. Slant: 25 Best Albums of 2015
  14. Stereogum: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  15. Pretty Much Amazing: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  16. Sputnikmusic: Top 50 Albums of 2015
  17. FasterLouder: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  18. Uncut: 75 Best Albums of 2015
  19. Rolling Stone: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  20. Gorilla vs. Bear: 50 Favorite Albums of 2015
  21. Entertainment Weekly: 40 Best Albums of 2015
  22. Consequence of Sound: Top 50 Albums of 2015