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. Magnet: Top 25 Albums of 2015
  2. FasterLouder: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  3. Billboard: 25 Best Albums of 2015
  4. Jim DeRogatis: 40 Favorite Albums of 2015
  5. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2015
  6. Entertainment Weekly: 40 Best Albums of 2015
  7. American Songwriter: Top 50 Albums of 2015
  8. Uncut: 75 Best Albums of 2015
  9. Diffuser: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  10. Complex: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  11. Consequence of Sound: Top 50 Albums of 2015
  12. Rolling Stone: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  13. Paste: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  14. Pretty Much Amazing: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  15. Mojo: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  16. Les Inrocks: 100 Best Albums of 2015
  17. Drowned in Sound: 100 Favourite Albums of 2015