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.

Billboard

on the web

Lists

  • Billboard: The 50 Best Albums of 2019 (So Far)
  • Billboard: 50 Best Albums of 2018
  • Billboard: 50 Best Albums of 2017
  • Billboard: 25 Best Albums of 2015
  • Billboard: 10 Best Albums of 2014
  • Billboard: 15 Best Albums of 2013
  • Billboard: 10 Best Albums of 2012
  • Billboard: 10 Best Albums of 2011