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. Slant: 25 Best Albums of 2018
  2. Guardian: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  3. Pretty Much Amazing: Best Albums of 2018
  4. Q: Top 50 Albums of 2018
  5. Pitchfork: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  6. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2018
  7. Gorilla vs. Bear: 30 Favorite Albums of 2018
  8. Spectrum Culture: Top 20 Albums of 2018
  9. Raisa Bruner: 10 Best Albums of 2018
  10. Daily Beast: Top 10 Albums of 2018
  11. NPR Music: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  12. Spin: 51 Best Albums of 2018
  13. Brooklyn Vegan: Top 50 Albums of 2018
  14. Uproxx: 50 Best Albums Of 2018
  15. NME: Best Albums of the Year 2018
  16. PopMatters: 70 Best Albums of 2018
  17. Billboard: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  18. Consequence of Sound: Top 50 Albums of 2018
  19. Stereogum: 50 Best Albums Of 2018
  20. Albumism: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  21. Paste: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  22. Complex: Best Albums of 2018
  23. Treble: Top 50 Albums of 2018
  24. Earbuddy: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  25. Rolling Stone: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  26. Under the Radar: Top 100 Albums of 2018