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. Stereogum: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  2. Billboard: 25 Best Albums of 2015
  3. Slant: 25 Best Albums of 2015
  4. Pitchfork: Top 50 Albums of 2015
  5. Spin: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  6. A.V. Club: 15 Best Albums of 2015
  7. Gorilla vs. Bear: 50 Favorite Albums of 2015
  8. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2015
  9. Consequence of Sound: Top 50 Albums of 2015
  10. Pigeons & Planes: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  11. FasterLouder: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  12. Wire: Top 50 Releases of 2015
  13. Pretty Much Amazing: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  14. Entertainment Weekly: 40 Best Albums of 2015
  15. Sputnikmusic: Top 50 Albums of 2015
  16. Jim DeRogatis: 40 Favorite Albums of 2015
  17. Fact: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  18. Paste: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  19. Complex: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  20. Rolling Stone: 50 Best Albums of 2015
  21. Guardian: 40 Best Albums of 2015
  22. Under the Radar: Top 100 Albums of 2015
  23. Uncut: 75 Best Albums of 2015
  24. Quietus: Top 100 Albums of 2015