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. Jim DeRogatis: Best Albums of 2018
  2. Paste: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  3. Under the Radar: Top 100 Albums of 2018
  4. Albumism: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  5. Les Inrocks: Top 50 Albums of 2018
  6. Flood: Best Albums of 2018
  7. Mojo: 75 Best Albums of 2018
  8. Ken Tucker: Favorite Albums of 2018
  9. Slant: 25 Best Albums of 2018
  10. Q: Top 50 Albums of 2018
  11. NPR Music: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  12. Uncut: 75 Best Albums of 2018
  13. Austin Town Hall: Top 50 Albums of 2018
  14. Brooklyn Vegan: Top 50 Albums of 2018
  15. Consequence of Sound: Top 50 Albums of 2018
  16. Guardian: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  17. Rolling Stone: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  18. Spin: 51 Best Albums of 2018
  19. NME: Best Albums of the Year 2018
  20. Robert Christgau: Dean's List 2018