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. Rolling Stone: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  2. Dummy: 30 Best Albums of 2015
  3. Pigeons & Planes: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  4. Complex: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  5. Time Out London: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  6. Billboard: 25 Best Albums of 2015
  7. Guardian: 40 Best Albums of 2015
  8. Tiny Mix Tapes: Favorite 50 Music Releases of 2015
  9. Entertainment Weekly: 40 Best Albums of 2015
  10. Pitchfork: Top 50 Albums of 2015
  11. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2015
  12. Spin: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  13. NME: Top 50 Albums of 2015
  14. Stereogum: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  15. American Songwriter: Top 50 Albums of 2015
  16. Consequence of Sound: Top 50 Albums of 2015
  17. FasterLouder: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  18. Les Inrocks: 100 Best Albums of 2015
  19. Drowned in Sound: 100 Favourite Albums of 2015