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. Spin: 51 Best Albums of 2018
  2. Spectrum Culture: Top 20 Albums of 2018
  3. Complex: Best Albums of 2018
  4. Drowned in Sound: 15 Favourite Albums of 2018
  5. NME: Best Albums of the Year 2018
  6. Craig Jenkins: 15 Best Albums of 2018
  7. Consequence of Sound: Top 50 Albums of 2018
  8. 405: Top 50 Albums of 2018
  9. Q: Top 50 Albums of 2018
  10. Slant: 25 Best Albums of 2018
  11. Vinyl Me, Please: Best Albums of 2018
  12. Les Inrocks: Top 50 Albums of 2018
  13. Entertainment Weekly: 20 Best Albums of 2018
  14. Guardian: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  15. PopMatters: 70 Best Albums of 2018
  16. Under the Radar: Top 100 Albums of 2018
  17. Pitchfork: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  18. Tony Fantano: Top 50 Albums of 2018
  19. Paste: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  20. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2018
  21. Uncut: 75 Best Albums of 2018