Year-End Lists

A browsable archive of notable year-end lists. Follow the link for each list to see essential commentary from its author, at the source.

Decider: Best TV of 2021

29 November 2021

Decider: Best TV of 2021

[see also 20192018]

Economist: The Best Films of 2021

29 November 2021

The Economist: The Best Films of 2021

[see also 20202019]

Uproxx: The Best Albums Of 2021

29 November 2021

Uproxx: The Best Albums Of 2021, in alphabetical order

[see also 20202010s2019201820172016]

Glide: 20 Best Albums of 2021

29 November 2021

Glide Magazine: 20 Best Albums of 2021

[see also 202020192018]

20 Honorable Mentions

Paste: The 50 Best Albums of 2021

29 November 2021

Paste Magazine: The 50 Best Albums of 2021

[see also 20202010s201920182017201620152014201320122011]

Christopher Borrelli: Best of Books 2021

29 November 2021

Christopher Borrelli: Best of Books 2021, as published by The Chicago Tribune, "in no particular order" but numbered as follows.

[see also 202020192018]

Cahiers du Cinéma: Top Ten Films of 2021

29 November 2021

Cahiers du Cinéma: Top Ten Films of 2021

[see also 20202010s201920182017201620152014201320122011]

Ben Travers: The Best TV Shows of 2021

28 November 2021

Ben Travers: The Best TV Shows of 2021, as published by IndieWire

[see also 20202019]

The Alternative 10

Honorable Mentions

The Root: The 10 Best Shows of 2021

26 November 2021

The Root: The 10 Best Shows of 2021

Amanda Petrusich: The Best Music of 2021

26 November 2021

Amanda Petrusich: The Best Music of 2021, as published by The New Yorker

[see also 20202010s201920182017]