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. Pretty Much Amazing: Best Albums of 2018
  2. NME: Best Albums of the Year 2018
  3. NPR Music: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  4. Consequence of Sound: Top 50 Albums of 2018
  5. Tony Fantano: Top 50 Albums of 2018
  6. Billboard: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  7. Entertainment Weekly: 20 Best Albums of 2018
  8. Earbuddy: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  9. Spin: 51 Best Albums of 2018
  10. Guardian: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  11. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2018
  12. Rolling Stone: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  13. Stereogum: 50 Best Albums Of 2018
  14. Fact: Best Albums of 2018
  15. Pitchfork: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  16. Quietus: Albums of the Year 2018