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.

AllMusic

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Lists

  • AllMusic: Best Albums of 2018
  • AllMusic: 70 Best Albums of 2017
  • AllMusic: 48 Best Albums of 2016
  • AllMusic: 55 Best Albums of 2015
  • AllMusic: 50 Best Albums of 2014
  • AllMusic: 50 Best Albums of 2013
  • AllMusic: 50 Best Albums of 2012
  • AllMusic: Favorite Rock Albums of 2011