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. Drowned in Sound: 15 Favourite Albums of 2018
  2. Greg Kot: Best Albums of 2018
  3. NME: Best Albums of the Year 2018
  4. PopMatters: 70 Best Albums of 2018
  5. Les Inrocks: Top 50 Albums of 2018
  6. Mojo: 75 Best Albums of 2018
  7. Guardian: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  8. Daily Beast: Top 10 Albums of 2018
  9. Q: Top 50 Albums of 2018
  10. 405: Top 50 Albums of 2018
  11. Treble: Top 50 Albums of 2018
  12. Tony Fantano: Top 50 Albums of 2018
  13. Under the Radar: Top 100 Albums of 2018
  14. Paste: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  15. Uncut: 75 Best Albums of 2018
  16. Robert Christgau: Dean's List 2018