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. Under the Radar: Top 100 Albums of 2015
  2. Drowned in Sound: 100 Favourite Albums of 2015
  3. Paste: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  4. Magnet: Top 25 Albums of 2015
  5. Guardian: 40 Best Albums of 2015
  6. Diffuser: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  7. A.V. Club: 15 Best Albums of 2015
  8. Slant: 25 Best Albums of 2015
  9. Uncut: 75 Best Albums of 2015
  10. Time Out London: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  11. Complex: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  12. FasterLouder: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  13. Entertainment Weekly: 40 Best Albums of 2015
  14. Pretty Much Amazing: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  15. Billboard: 25 Best Albums of 2015
  16. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2015
  17. Consequence of Sound: Top 50 Albums of 2015
  18. Q: Top 50 Albums Of 2015
  19. Stereogum: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  20. Pitchfork: Top 50 Albums of 2015
  21. Sputnikmusic: Top 50 Albums of 2015
  22. Spin: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  23. Rolling Stone: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  24. NME: Top 50 Albums of 2015
  25. Les Inrocks: 100 Best Albums of 2015
  26. Mojo: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  27. American Songwriter: Top 50 Albums of 2015