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. Chris Richards: Best Music of 2018
  2. Vinyl Me, Please: Best Albums of 2018
  3. Jon Pareles: 10 Best Albums of 2018
  4. PopMatters: 70 Best Albums of 2018
  5. Bob Boilen: Top Ten Albums of 2018
  6. Fact: Best Albums of 2018
  7. Tiny Mix Tapes: Favorite 50 Music Releases of 2018
  8. NPR Music: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  9. Earbuddy: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  10. Brooklyn Vegan: Top 50 Albums of 2018
  11. Spin: 51 Best Albums of 2018
  12. Guardian: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  13. Under the Radar: Top 100 Albums of 2018
  14. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2018