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. Nitsuh Abebe: Top 10 Albums of 2011
  2. Exclaim: 30 Best Pop & Rock Albums of 2011
  3. Stereogum: Top 50 Albums of 2011
  4. Drowned in Sound: Favourite Albums of 2011
  5. Prefix: Top Albums of 2011
  6. Pretty Much Amazing: 40 Best Albums of 2011
  7. musicOMH: Top 50 Albums of 2011
  8. NME: Best Albums of 2011
  9. Treble: Top 50 Albums of 2011
  10. Les Inrocks: 100 Best Albums of 2011
  11. PopMatters: 75 Best Albums of 2011
  12. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2011