Year-End Lists

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

Consequence: Top 50 Albums of 2022

06 December 2022

It's Almost Dry - Pusha T

Consequence of Sound: Top 50 Albums of 2022

[see also 202120202010s20192018201720162015201420132011]

Billboard: Best Albums of 2022

06 December 2022

Un Verano Sin Ti - Bad Bunny

Billboard: Best Albums of 2022

[see also 202120202010s20192018201720152014201320122011]

  1. various artists

Pitchfork: The 50 Best Albums of 2022

06 December 2022

Renaissance - Beyoncé

Pitchfork: The 50 Best Albums of 2022

[see also 202120202010s201920182017201620152014201320122011]

Vulture: Nicholas Quah: The Best Podcasts of 2022

06 December 2022

Dead Eyes, "Tom"

Nicholas Quah: The Best Podcasts of 2022, as published by New York Magazine’s Vulture

[see also 2021202020192018]

Honorable Mentions (by U.S. release date)

Entertainment Weekly: Leah Greenblatt: The 10 Best Movies of 2022

06 December 2022

Tár - Todd Field

Leah Greenblatt: The 10 Best Movies of 2022

[see also 2020]

The year's best films

Plus more we loved

Vulture: The Best Books of 2022

06 December 2022

Manhunt - Gretchen Felker-Martin

Vulture: The Best Books of 2022, as published by New York Magazine

Honorable Mentions (by U.S. release date)

The Ringer: The 33 Best Albums of 2022

06 December 2022

Renaissance - Beyoncé

The Ringer: The 33 Best Albums of 2022

[see also 2021202020192018]

Stereogum: The 50 Best Albums Of 2022

06 December 2022

Blue Rev - Alvvays

Stereogum: The 50 Best Albums Of 2022

[see also 202120202010s201920182017201620152014201320122011]

Bitter Southerner: Best Southern Albums of 2022

06 December 2022

Big Time - Angel Olsen

The Bitter Southerner: Best Southern Albums of 2022

Wire: Top 50 Albums of 2022

06 December 2022

¡Ay! - Lucrecia Dalt

The Wire: Top 50 Albums of 2022

[see also 20212020201920182017201620152014201320122011]

  1. various artists