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. American Songwriter: Top 25 Albums Of 2018
  2. Craig Jenkins: 15 Best Albums of 2018
  3. Rolling Stone: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  4. Robert Christgau: Dean's List 2018
  5. Entertainment Weekly: 20 Best Albums of 2018
  6. Ken Tucker: Favorite Albums of 2018
  7. Ringer: Best Albums of 2018
  8. NPR Music: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  9. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2018
  10. Billboard: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  11. PopMatters: 70 Best Albums of 2018