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. Stereogum: 50 Best Albums Of 2018
  2. Entertainment Weekly: 20 Best Albums of 2018
  3. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2018
  4. American Songwriter: Top 25 Albums Of 2018
  5. PopMatters: 70 Best Albums of 2018
  6. Ken Tucker: Favorite Albums of 2018
  7. Rolling Stone: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  8. Pitchfork: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  9. Uproxx: 50 Best Albums Of 2018
  10. Albumism: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  11. Billboard: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  12. Vinyl Me, Please: Best Albums of 2018
  13. NPR Music: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  14. Chris Richards: Best Music of 2018
  15. Spin: 51 Best Albums of 2018
  16. Craig Jenkins: 15 Best Albums of 2018
  17. Jim Harrington: Top 10 Albums of 2018
  18. Raisa Bruner: 10 Best Albums of 2018
  19. Guardian: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  20. Spectrum Culture: Top 20 Albums of 2018
  21. Consequence of Sound: Top 50 Albums of 2018
  22. Flood: Best Albums of 2018
  23. Daily Beast: Top 10 Albums of 2018
  24. Q: Top 50 Albums of 2018
  25. Jordan Cronk: Albums 2018
  26. Jeremy D. Larson: Favorite Albums of 2018
  27. Brooklyn Vegan: Top 50 Albums of 2018
  28. Pretty Much Amazing: Best Albums of 2018
  29. 405: Top 50 Albums of 2018
  30. Mojo: 75 Best Albums of 2018
  31. Treble: Top 50 Albums of 2018
  32. Slant: 25 Best Albums of 2018
  33. Complex: Best Albums of 2018
  34. Paste: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  35. Alternative: Top 50 Albums of 2018
  36. NME: Best Albums of the Year 2018
  37. Uncut: 75 Best Albums of 2018