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. Jeremy D. Larson: Favorite Albums of 2018
  2. Jordan Cronk: Albums 2018
  3. Drowned in Sound: 15 Favourite Albums of 2018
  4. Uncut: 75 Best Albums of 2018
  5. Craig Jenkins: 15 Best Albums of 2018
  6. Brooklyn Vegan: Top 50 Albums of 2018
  7. Spectrum Culture: Top 20 Albums of 2018
  8. Under the Radar: Top 100 Albums of 2018
  9. Treble: Top 50 Albums of 2018
  10. Tiny Mix Tapes: Favorite 50 Music Releases of 2018
  11. Spin: 51 Best Albums of 2018
  12. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2018
  13. Stereogum: 50 Best Albums Of 2018
  14. Quietus: Albums of the Year 2018
  15. Pitchfork: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  16. Guardian: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  17. Paste: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  18. Wire: Top 50 Releases of 2018
  19. 405: Top 50 Albums of 2018
  20. Flood: Best Albums of 2018
  21. NPR Music: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  22. Mojo: 75 Best Albums of 2018
  23. Q: Top 50 Albums of 2018
  24. PopMatters: 70 Best Albums of 2018
  25. Fact: Best Albums of 2018