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. Billboard: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  2. Daily Beast: Top 10 Albums of 2018
  3. Stereogum: 50 Best Albums Of 2018
  4. Entertainment Weekly: 20 Best Albums of 2018
  5. Complex: Best Albums of 2018
  6. Rolling Stone: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  7. Uproxx: 50 Best Albums Of 2018
  8. Gorilla vs. Bear: 30 Favorite Albums of 2018
  9. Jon Pareles: 10 Best Albums of 2018
  10. Pitchfork: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  11. Spectrum Culture: Top 20 Albums of 2018
  12. Spin: 51 Best Albums of 2018
  13. Slant: 25 Best Albums of 2018
  14. Guardian: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  15. NME: Best Albums of the Year 2018
  16. NPR Music: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  17. Vinyl Me, Please: Best Albums of 2018
  18. Pazz & Jop: Top 100 Albums of 2018
  19. PopMatters: 70 Best Albums of 2018