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. Entertainment Weekly: 40 Best Albums of 2015
  2. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2015
  3. Stereogum: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  4. Time: Top 10 Best Albums of 2015
  5. Drowned in Sound: 100 Favourite Albums of 2015
  6. Magnet: Top 25 Albums of 2015
  7. Pretty Much Amazing: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  8. Slant: 25 Best Albums of 2015
  9. Guardian: 40 Best Albums of 2015
  10. Spin: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  11. Consequence of Sound: Top 50 Albums of 2015
  12. Sputnikmusic: Top 50 Albums of 2015
  13. Billboard: 25 Best Albums of 2015
  14. Tiny Mix Tapes: Favorite 50 Music Releases of 2015
  15. Pitchfork: Top 50 Albums of 2015
  16. NME: Top 50 Albums of 2015
  17. Complex: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  18. Rolling Stone: 50 Best Albums of 2015